Faiza Khan
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Converting Videos from one format to another

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Mules Mar 26, 2009. 7 Replies

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Faiza Khan replied to Da-Ib's discussion Safe Image Searching for Vocabulary Words
"Mariam, you may want to check out http://VocabAhead.com You can create pictures using ToonDoo or hand drawn sketches or Voicethreads etc and upload it to the site. There are also over 1000 words with pictures and audios already on the site. And it…"
Jul 28, 2010
Faiza Khan replied to ddeubel's discussion ESL / EFL teachers - What link did you use today?
"You will love the Teacher Stumpers series at English Spark It is awesome!"
Jul 27, 2010
Faiza Khan posted a video

Jul 27, 2010
Faiza Khan posted a video
Jul 16, 2010
Faiza Khan commented on Doug Valentine's video
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Hot Dog Book Reviews: Fancy Nancy

"Great work! May i ask which software/tool did you use to animate the drawing?"
Jan 7, 2010
Faiza Khan replied to Derek Benavides's discussion Study Techniques for 10, 11 and 12 students
"You may visit www.WordAhead.com for fun vocabulary videos and flashcards. These are very popular with high school students preparing for SAT, GRE or ACT."
Oct 19, 2009
Faiza Khan posted a video

 

WordAhead for Classrooms!

WordAhead has just launched its most anticipated feature, WordAhead for Classrooms. Here is a widget from www.WordAhead.com.
Oct 19, 2009
Faiza Khan posted a video

WordAhead Vocabulary Video: Clamor (n)

A fun way to define the word Clamor. Middle and High school students may enjoy building their vocabulary by watching short and simple multimedia clips at www.WordAhead.com Do check them out!
Sep 5, 2009
Faiza Khan replied to Lisa Nielsen's discussion Needed - Innovative ideas for teaching English Language Learners
"Some teachers have actually engaged their students in learning difficult English words by assigning word projects to the students. One such example is here: Teachers can also make their own wordlists and embed their personalized wordlist widget…"
Sep 2, 2009
Faiza Khan replied to Nathan Ketsdever's discussion Coolest videos that get students thinking? (or inspire them)
"A few Students of 6th grade have created and uploaded videos of their own to the website under the direction of their teacher. This might be a good project for students to work on!"
Jun 30, 2009
Faiza Khan replied to Nathan Ketsdever's discussion Coolest videos that get students thinking? (or inspire them)
"I have a nice collection of multimedia clips and short videos for vocabulary building at www.WordAhead.com Here is the widget:  "
Jun 30, 2009
Faiza Khan posted a video
Jun 28, 2009
Faiza Khan posted a video

Learning difficult Words: Append

A student created this short multimedia clip with the help of her teacher to define and explain the word Append. Take a look at the work of students at www.WordAhead.com
May 28, 2009
Faiza Khan posted a video

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Vocab Test 1

I created this test using FunQuizCards.com. This tool is easy to use. Learn these and a lot of new words by watching vocab videos at www.WordAhead.com
May 19, 2009
Faiza Khan commented on Joe Fatheree's video
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Sticks and Stones

"Its a great film! Congratulations to you and your students. Faiza"
Apr 23, 2009
Faiza Khan posted videos
Apr 18, 2009

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FaizaK
About Me
Hi,

I am a strong supporter of using technology in the classrooms to facilitate learning and making lessons interesting for the students.

That is why I have recently launched a vocabulary building website:

http:/VocabAhead.com

This website has a collection of short, simple and fun video clips with pictures, illustrations or animations and an audio narration to correctly pronounce, define, and provide examples of words in context. The website is a great learning and teaching tool equally benefitting both students and teachers. My goal was to create something which can aid students in improving their vocabulary and at the same time help teachers in developing new and interesting ways to use in classrooms for teaching new words.

WordAhead.com : Vocabulary Videos and Flashcards

 

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At 10:04pm on July 10, 2009, Joe Fatheree said…
By the way, we are starting to do some really cool things with cell phones in the classroom. The kids feel really comfortable in that environment, and focus more on the storytelling than the technology.
At 10:02pm on July 10, 2009, Joe Fatheree said…
Faiza,

I just found the message that you left me on classroom 2.0. Please check to see if you can log in, and let me know. Sorry for the long delay. We will start posting a material for the start of the school year some about the middle of August. Hope all is well.

Best,
Joe
At 5:59pm on June 28, 2009, Mark Cruthers said…
Hi Faiza,

With your interest in Education Technology, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service. Here’s a public class recording conducted by Nellie Deutsch on Technology Integration.

At 3:08pm on May 14, 2009, Anne Pemberton said…
Faiza,

I am getting no complaints from users, so let's let it go for now.

Anne
At 5:45pm on March 31, 2009, Anne Pemberton said…
Faiza,
Let's resolve this by email. Much easier. apembert@erols.com .... I'd love the icons or logos to go with the links!!!! Thanks!!!
At 11:02pm on March 25, 2009, Tim Bedley said…
Hi Faiza,
Yes, if you watch the promo video that you posted, you don't nearly enough time to read the text at the bottom of the vocabulary card. The Burns effect on your still moves too quickly and the text is too close to the edge. I think you'll get what I'm saying if you watch your video and try to read the cards as the video plays.
I'm amazed at your website. What a fantastic resource. I am afraid that people will not give you a chance with the promo video that is sub par quality. I think you would be better off posting an actual vocabulary video on this site as a sample. Those are very professional and powerful!
At 1:10pm on March 19, 2009, Madame Thomas said…
Your latest video is private. No one can view it.
At 10:13am on March 19, 2009, Gilmar Mattos said…
It's really comforting to read such posts and realize I am not the only one (reminds me of "Imagine" -lol). We'll surely find the time to actually do what we want to do.
See you around.....
At 9:06pm on March 17, 2009, Gilmar Mattos said…
Hello again Faiza...
My pleasure to have you around on our ning page. Sorry for not being in contact as often as I'd like but I've been rather busy at CCBEU these days - tests and compositions and projects...You know what it's like. I really wish I had some 5 extra hours a day - that would be fine (lol).
At 8:51pm on March 13, 2009, Gilmar Mattos said…
Hi Faiza...
Thank you so much for the invitation. I'll certainly visit your space and let's keep in touch. This is kind of new for us down here and I've been in charge of the implementation of web 2.0/technology in the classroom.
Feel free to visit me too at : http://gilteacherbrazil.blogspot.com ; http://ccbeufrancaeducators.ning.com; http://ccbeufranca-learningcenter.ning.com
 
 
 

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