This is a tutorial for the Speech Cards app. Speech Cards is an easy to use, customizable and versatile app for improving speech and language skills. Speech Cards is available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch on the App Store. In this tutorial you will learn about the basic functionality of the app. This tutorial uses the iPad version of the app in the examples. A future tutorial will show how to customize.
Speech Cards Professional includes 4 decks of cards. On the Home Screen, press on a deck to select it. Multiple decks can be selected. Swipe left or right to navigate to additional decks if they have been added.
Scores for up to 30 students can be tracked. Students can be added and selected on the Students Screen. Press the blue Students button at the bottom of the Home Screen to show the Students Screen.
When you have selected your students and decks of cards, press on the green Start button to begin the session.
Each card shows text and a picture. Press on the text or picture to play a voice recording. In the example above, the voice recording will say “dog”.
At the bottom of the screen is a microphone to record your student practicing their speech.
To the right of the microphone is a button for playing back the student’s practice recording. Please note that the play button is hidden until a recording is made with the microphone.
Navigate to other photos by swiping left or right on the screen or by pressing the left or right arrow buttons.
Speech Cards Professional supports multiple students per session. Click on the person button in the upper right to quickly change students.
Keep score for each student. Full, zero and partial marks can be given.
Student practice recordings are automatically saved to the report for the session.
At the end of the session, a Session Summary is displayed showing the students and their scores.
View Detailed Session Reports for each student. Add notes and listen to practice recordings. Reports can be e-mailed as a PDF. Access this screen by pressing the Reports button on the Home screen.