You’re the Storyteller: The Surprise Pro HD
By Hamaguchi Apps for Speech, Language & Auditory Development
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From ConsonantlySpeaking.com: "Hamaguchi Apps has revolutionized storytelling in their application, "You're the Storyteller: The Surprise."
You’re the storyteller! In this beautifully animated, wordless story, the child watches each scene and can then record and/or write their very own narration! **THIS IS THE PRO VERSION, for the iPAD. It holds up to 30 users' narrations and writing. For a single user, please check out our Home Version. (There is no iPHONE version)
In this delightful story, a boy brings home a stray dog and attempts to hide it from his mother. Using body language, facial expressions, and carefully selected sound effects, watch the story unfold and find out why it is called “The Surprise!”
There are 8 chapters in this story. Each chapter’s animation clips runs an average of 15 seconds, allowing the child to describe and retell the story in small increments. The user may replay the entire narrated story from beginning to end via the Table of Contents. You can also watch the original story with or without music accompaniment, email your story including the voice file, or print it out!
There are “Challenge Words” provided for each chapter. These are optional and for more advanced language learners who want to try and put them into their narration. The “Questions” bone provides 3 questions for each chapter. Answers and suggestions for both of these are available in the Information page.
This is the Professional version. Up to 30 users’ voice files and written narration is kept in the program. When a new recording or writing is provided for that user, it erases whatever was previously recorded or written for that user.
Aside from being just plain FUN, this app lends itself well to a host of educational and therapeutic possibilities: practice with articulation, fluency, syntax development, social cognitive skills including perspective-taking and body language/facial expression interpretation, and much more!
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Developed by noted speech-language pathologist and author of Childhood Speech, Language & Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know, Patti Hamaguchi, M.A., CCC-SLP.
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What's New in Version 1.3
- Minor fixes
- Video preview for the App
More, more please!
How great is this app! While it is only one story the versatility and the perfect design of this app makes it an exceptional tool for language impaired kids. It has been particularly helpful for some of my autistic students. What I've found is that repeated viewing of individual segments or reviewing the entire story over many sessions is very helpful. The ability to pause the story and look at the facial expressions within the context of a story is wonderful. Hope there will be more stories to come!
Wonderful App with Many Educational Applications!
My intermediate elementary school students love this app. It is perfect for small groups and can address expressive and receptive language, oral and written narrative skills, perspective taking and inferencing. Please make some more stories!
- Category: Education
- Updated: Jan 21, 2015
- Version: 1.3
- Size: 61.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Hamaguchi Apps for Speech, Language & Auditory Development
- © Copyright 2015 Hamaguchi Apps, a division of Hamaguchi & Associates Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists, Inc. All Rights Reserved. “You’re the Storyteller” pending trademark.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.