I learned about the free Shadow Puppet Edu (what appears to be a premium version of the more commercial Shadow Puppet app) through an article in this month’s ASCD Educational Leadership, and am very, very impressed.

It has a bunch of bells and whistles that I haven’t even explored yet but, at its core, it’s an iPhone/iPad app that lets you pick photos and super-easily (and I do mean easily) lets you add audio narration to each photo and create a slideshow.

Here’s a simple one I made in about thirty seconds:

You can be sure I’ll be using this app on my phone frequently. It’s ease-of-use will make it perfect for English Langauage Learner speaking practice.

I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Beginning iPhone Users Like Me.