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Languages online: memory game maker

Students can use this tool to make their own interactive memory game in which a player must find up to six matching pairs of cards arranged in two rows. Students can create text, pictures or sounds on each row of cards. They can customise the look and sound of the game. Also included are five files for students and teachers ...

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Languages online: Tetris game maker

This resource is a tool students can use to make their own Tetris computer game in which a player must correctly respond to a clue that appears after every fourth falling block. Clues can be text, pictures or audio. If the answer is correct, the game continues. If it is incorrect, a 'bomb' falls through the game space, ...

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Languages online: matching game maker

Students can use this tool to make their own interactive matching game. In this game there are two columns, each containing six lines. To complete the game a player must drag lines to connect matching sets of text in each column. The game designer can type in their own text or include voice recordings in each column. Included ...

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Languages online: sentence game maker

This respurce is a tool students can use to make an interactive sentence game. The game involves sentences that have one or more words missing and a number of possible 'answer' words. The player must select the correct answer words to complete the sentences by either dragging and dropping or ‘shooting' the words in the ...

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Connecting to a sister school in Japan

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) is an online video that shows how a teacher of Japanese language engaged her year 9 students by having them set up a wiki website to communicate with a sister school in Japan. Students used iPod touches and Movie Maker software to create video clips about ...

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The bridge to Japan

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video in which a teacher of year 7 Japanese language describes the benefits of using ICT to re-engage students and improve learning outcomes. The teacher created iPod tutorials that students could access to learn at their own ...

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Cross-age tutoring

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video that demonstrates the potential of a virtual learning environment for peer teaching in primary school Japanese language programs. The video shows how a teacher addressed the question of how to implement a cross-age tutoring ...

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iPads in my Japanese classroom: Oakleigh Primary School

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video focusing on the use of iPads in enhancing learning motivation amongst language students. Pitched at language teachers in general, it offers support in coping with disengaged learners, promoting ICT as the means to do this. ...

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Japan by iPad

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video using teacher voice-over and images of students to demonstrate how eLearning may be used to enhance language students' cultural interaction on overseas study tours. By having two iPads, students' Japanese language use ...

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Japanese outside the classroom

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video that looks at the potential of ICT for intercurricular language learning. The video is set in a primary school where students from Foundation to year 6 study Japanese in a separate weekly lesson. The teacher of Japanese ...

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ICT in an open learning space

This short online video is a National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource for teachers of Japanese, and language teachers in general. It discusses the flexible delivery of educational software: how a year 9 Japanese language teacher, working in an open-plan school with no ICT infrastructure, ...

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Using iPads and iPod touches to improve Japanese reading and writing

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video that demonstrates self-directed learning in the Japanese language classroom. The video describes how year 10 students of Japanese improved their reading, writing and independent learning skills through the use of ICT. ...

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Learning to read Japanese through ICT

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video that looks at ICT and self-directed learning in a year 7 Japanese language classroom. In the video the teacher describes creating a classroom environment in which year 7 boys who were studying Japanese improved their reading ...

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Using Web 2.0 technologies with year 10 Japanese

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video that demonstrates the use of educational software for self-directed Japanese language learning. Described by the teacher as a 'Digi story', the video utilises voiceover, subtitles, images and footage to demonstrate how ...

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Impact of Web 2.0 technologies in Asian LOTE classrooms: ICT professional development project

This online PDF resource is an evaluation report of the National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) ICT Professional Development Project (ICTPD). This cross-sectoral research project, led by DEECD, trialled the use of Web 2.0 and other forms of ICT in LOTE classrooms for Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese ...

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My Japan

This is a web page produced by the Asia Education Foundation with two videos of Australians talking about their intercultural experiences working in Japan and the important influence of Asian cultures and languages on their lives. In the first clip, Asian Flavours, Adam Liaw talks about his personal journey and the importance ...

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Language Learning Space

This is a website to support teachers and students of Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese languages in Australian schools. The section for teachers includes professional learning modules, links to relevant networks and access to resources. It provides teachers with thirty curated learning challenges per language, and gives ...

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Individualising student learning

The head of languages has led colleagues to identify and select appropriate teaching strategies to foster students’ achievements in learning languages and cultures, in particular through the innovative use of ICT. The teacher uses a range of ICT with her students to individualise student learning after reflecting on the ...

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Go Nihongo!

This resource is a series of videos with supporting activities for learners of Japanese across Stages 3-6.

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Waking up in Japan

This resource embeds the use of online collaboration tools and 21st century learning skills to support students studying the 100-hour mandatory Stage 4 or 100/200 elective Stage 5 Japanese courses. Students work collaboratively to research a topic of cultural interest in Japan and make a presentation (digital and/or face-to-face) ...