Teaching Spanish with Web 2.0 Tools

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Teaching Spanish with Web 2.0 Tools

This is a group that focuses upon technology integration within the content area of teaching Spanish.

Members: 82
Latest Activity: Sep 30, 2013

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Welcome to everyone!

It is my hope that this will be common sharing ground for Spanish teachers interested in a mindful teaching practice, where reflection and exploration of new technology tools support a real world connection to the rich tapestry of Spanish-speaking peoples and cultures.

May you find like-minded educators here...

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Spanish/English Immersion Experience

Started by Ibrahim Ibby Rios Jul 14, 2012. 0 Replies

Hello,I have planned a tele-collaborative project that allows students in the U.S. to have an inter-lingual exchange with students from Spanish-speaking countries - preferably Spain.If you are…Continue

Best Web 2.0 tools

Started by Wendy Cotta. Last reply by Senora Holmes May 15, 2012. 19 Replies

Hello,What are the best web 2.0 tools you are using to support your language teaching?Continue

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Looking for Immersion experience using Web 2.0

Started by Ibrahim Ibby Rios. Last reply by Ibrahim Ibby Rios Apr 1, 2012. 10 Replies

Hi,I am looking for teachers who are willing to collaborate in a Spanish Immersion experience by using some Web 2.0 tools.  If you're interested in collaborating, please respond.  I teach 8th grade…Continue

Cooperative Learning and Student Motivation

Started by Ibrahim Ibby Rios. Last reply by Ibrahim Ibby Rios Mar 8, 2012. 2 Replies

What activities have you had your students participate in that have kept them engaged and motivated in your Spanish lessons? IbbyContinue

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Comment by Cem Can on September 13, 2010 at 1:40am
Dear colleagues and friends,

I was just wondering if you had some questionnaire/checklist to obtain data on foreign language teachers' perceptions on the use of Web2.0 tools. I would like to collect data on this topic. The results will be shared here, of course.

Many thanks for your assistance and cooperation in advance.

Cem Can
Comment by Dr. Rita Oates on April 28, 2010 at 12:43pm
Will you attend ISTE 2010 in Denver in the last week of June? If so, please plan to attend a "Birds of a Feather" session on June 28 at the end of the day. The topic is "Technology en espanol" and the idea is that people attending can share resources, ideas, projects, etc. that they are using. ISTE asked me to be the moderator. (I did the same thing last year and we had a great group sharing interesting sites and ideas.)
On the ISTE conference Ning there is a discussion for this topic and you can post your ideas whether or not you can attend. Gracias! Rita
Comment by Carlos Torres on April 26, 2010 at 9:17am
Hello. I just joined this goup a few minutes ago. I wanted to mention that I started a group called "Foreign Language in High School" if anyone is interested. It's just another way to share with other language teachers.
Comment by Beth Leidolf on April 12, 2010 at 12:45pm
I currently use WizIQ once a week and hold an online help session for all Sp2 students in my school. If you have not checked this out, it is a good way to work with students outside of school. www.wiziq.com
Comment by Creighton Hulse on April 1, 2010 at 9:23pm
Hello all, I just stumbled upon this site. I'm sure it's mentioned somewhere on this Ning, but hopefully it's new for a few of you... http://toolsforschools.wikispaces.com/ The collaboration, audio, and video sites are all pretty good...
Comment by Wendy Cotta on March 24, 2010 at 4:36pm
To learn more about Google video chat, here is a link.
Comment by Wendy Cotta on March 24, 2010 at 4:19pm
I have used Google video chat as an alternative to Skype. Your students would need to have a gmail account. It is so easy to use because rather than having to initiate a call in Skype, you will see who is available for a video chat whenever you login to your gmail account. The new gmail buzz feature also encourages instant communication. In fact, you may have to think about communication extending beyond your control with the ease of these Google tools.
Comment by Amanda Teixeira on March 15, 2010 at 4:40am
I use it daily though mostly to make parental phone calls. It is free for Skype to Skype users so if you wanted to set up some "group" meetings with students in a lab you could. Students can send pictures, documents, use web cams, etc. very easily and there is instant messaging as well. In an ideal world you would be able to set up "pen pals" with another school. Hope this helps!
Comment by Amy Rankin on March 14, 2010 at 9:36pm
Is anyone familiar with Skype? I've heard it via secondary sources that language teachers found it useful in the classroom, but I haven't heard anything from someone who has personally used it.
Comment by Amanda Teixeira on March 7, 2010 at 7:05pm
Am sure you all may know this already but just in case---there is a "Spanish teacher" group on Facebook that is posting discussions and news to view. From time to time I also post this site to my students as they are interested in entertainment. peopleenespanol.com
 

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