Kimberly Smith
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Technology for ESL classrooms

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amber Riniker Apr 17, 2013. 3 Replies

I've been studying different ways to integrate technology into a classroom. One problem that seems to come up is how one might use technology in a classroom that has to overcome a language barrier.…Continue

Integrating Digital Tablets

Started Feb 12, 2013 0 Replies

        Using a tablet in the classroom is a great way to integrate technology. Not only do tablets offer apps for education, but they can engage students of all ages to open their minds to new ways…Continue

 

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Amber Riniker replied to Kimberly Smith's discussion Technology for ESL classrooms
"Hi Kim. My school has a large population of Hispanic students. I do not know what grade you teach, but Google Translate is a great resource. Other than just doing basic translations, you can also translate whole Web pages. All you need to do is copy…"
Apr 17, 2013
melvin mccord replied to Kimberly Smith's discussion Technology for ESL classrooms
"there could a dictionary on a simple handheld device that translates as you speak into it, but that is the easy way out.  then going along with that, there are games where you could match the picture to the word, on the board that is. …"
Apr 16, 2013
laurie ralls replied to Kimberly Smith's discussion Technology for ESL classrooms
"Interesting question, Kim. My first question is, "How much English do the students already know, and how old are they?"  If they are adults and already familiar with the internet and basic computer skills, they may simply need help…"
Apr 16, 2013
Kimberly Smith posted a discussion

Technology for ESL classrooms

I've been studying different ways to integrate technology into a classroom. One problem that seems to come up is how one might use technology in a classroom that has to overcome a language barrier. How could an ESL teacher use technology to connect with their students?See More
Apr 15, 2013
Kimberly Smith replied to Shana Maines's discussion Technology in the Classroom
"Being proactive with the use of technology integration is a great idea. If you are trying to go green and use less paper and pencils, you can use various apps that different educators have developed for tablets and have your students form their…"
Apr 15, 2013
Kimberly Smith replied to Shelby Clarke's discussion Integrating iMovie into the Classroom
"This is a great idea, and there are many ways that you can use an iMovie for educational purposes. Depending on the subject that you are focusing on, there are many ways that you can have your students make a movie: some examples might be a cooking…"
Apr 15, 2013
Kimberly Smith replied to Natalie Yates's discussion Challenges with Technology Integration
"One of the most difficult subjects, in my opinion, would be English as a second language. As this is my personal interest, I am probably biased when it comes to my interest in this question. I think that an innovative way to integrate technology…"
Apr 15, 2013
Kimberly Smith replied to Katy Scott's discussion Digital Storytelling for Beginners
"These programs show great potential in improving the integration of technology. Of the listed programs, I had only ever heard of Voicethread. My new favorite has to be Little Bird Tales. This is a great tool for children who aren't literate…"
Mar 4, 2013
Kimberly Smith posted a discussion

Integrating Digital Tablets

        Using a tablet in the classroom is a great way to integrate technology. Not only do tablets offer apps for education, but they can engage students of all ages to open their minds to new ways of comprehension. I stumbled upon a link while researching the topic, and I found it really useful: http://www.wacom.com/en/business-and-education/interests/education. This article really highlights the uses of a tablet…See More
Feb 12, 2013
Kimberly Smith replied to Dave Eveland's discussion How to create a screen shot.
"If you are using a PC, use the snipping tool to capture a screenshot"
Feb 5, 2013

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Johnson University
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I am currently attending Johnson University to get my ESL Teacher Education degree.

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