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Things teachers never say once the SATs have finished!

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TextingStory in the Classroom

So last week, I made this tongue in cheek video all about the struggles of dating a teacher using the app TextingStory:


I have been thinking about how to use this FREE app in the classroom. Here are a few ideas I have:
It is a great way to teach how to punctuate direct speech. Similar to this idea I blogged a while ago (click here.) The app will help children visualise that the words spoken including the punctuation goes inside the speech bubble, so they must remember to put the words and punctuation in our inverted commas. You also see that we start a new line whenever a new character speaks. The addition of emojis 😃 can also then help the development of adverbial phrases for the reporting clause.You can have a conversation between two characters to show shifts in formality. The app can be used to have a simple conversation in another language such as French or Spanish to enhance your MFL lessons.As you can see from the example above, the app allows you to think out a text without ac…