All posts by Xavier Mas Bach

Make Me Pirate

Make me Pirate” is an intuitive, funny and FREE app that allows you to create your own personalize pirate portrait.
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IOS and Android Version, i use this iPad application and it’s very interesting when I was teaching the book “Treasure Island.  It is one more way to make them engage and feel as if they were really pirates :) . Also you can use a little trailer of film  from Youtube 

It also can be used in drama in order to prepare some scenarios.

After finishing your own portrait there is the option of sending it via email or sharing it via Twitter or Facebook.

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ABC Ninja

ABC Ninja is an exciting educational game that helps kids rapidly learn their letters by sight, sound, and touch.
The interface is very intuitive and allows also to teach and learn phonics.

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It is an adaptation of the successful game Fruit Ninja, but with letters.

I was a little skeptical in the beginning but I have to confess that the students’ learning was great and that they love it.

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GRID 2 – How to link different pages? (Tutorial)

In this section we will talk about how to link different pages so it will allow us to navigate and classify the content in the same User.

grid 2 tut 12  This is the new command we will introduce today.

For information about how to create a user and add words, please look the previous tutorial GRID 2 – Creating and Adding new words (Tutorial).

TIPS BEFORE TUTORIAL

  • When you want to change between GRID screen and the tutorial in this website keep press the key Alt and later press tab.
  • You can click the pictures to watch them in a big size (later you can go back through the back arrow in the internet explorer).
  • The numbers with the description are shown also in the picture.
  • In the end of the post there is a videotutorial.

FIRST STEP

For showing an example we will open the default Symbol Talker B.

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– We will click with the mouse “At school”.

– We must go to the section Edit.  You can also type F11.

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GRID 2 – Creating and Adding new words (Tutorial)

In this first tutorial I will explain how to create and add/modify new words in the grid.

TIPS BEFORE TUTORIAL

  • When you want to change between GRID screen and the tutorial in this website keep press the key Alt and later press tab.
  • You can click the pictures to watch them in a big size (later you can go back through the back arrow in the internet explorer).
  • The numbers with the description appear also in the picture.
  • In the end of the post there is a videotutorial.

FIRST STEP

– Double click and open the program GRID 2    logo grid2

This is the first page that will appear:

  1. Click “Create new User”
  2. Import grid bundle (import a grid already made extension *.bdl)

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