All Blog Posts Tagged 'language' (16)

Practice writing in the classroom with Carnigie's MyStory Maker

My Carnigie's story maker is an excellent tool that can be used for teaching creative writing to your students. With this tool, students will be able to create a story in minutes, with animation if desired, and then share their story with somebody else or even create a print…

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Added by Brian Weir on June 21, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

Using Technology to Teach Language Arts

Today in class, I guided students through the steps of creating their own introductory wikipage for my Language Arts class. On this page, they included a welcome greeting using a “cool” text generator, uploaded a favorite picture using Morguefile.com, and added a favorite quote from a quotation site. These pages will be linked from a Student Pages site on our class wiki, and students will be responsible for maintaining them throughout…

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Added by Melissa Johnston on September 26, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments

EnglishCentral - a new version

We've cleaned up things and have started a vocabulary tracking focus. Use youtube videos and increase your word power!  Lots more features to help in ESL, literacy, vocabulary building and public speaking. Learn more about the changeshere.

 

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Added by ddeubel on August 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

EnglishCentral - what's coming...

As an "insider", I'm privy to a little of what is going on at EnglishCentral.  The team has really been working overtime and coming up with some fantastic changes that will be in a new release. 

 

Here's my insider's sneak preview! 

 

I hope you like the new look and…

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Added by ddeubel on July 23, 2011 at 9:17am — No Comments

TEFList - a new way to find an English teaching job

Well, it is finally here! TEFList, the video ELT job site. A l ot of work went into it and it really does some amazing things. Ning is charging us through the nose and I hope any revenue provided by TEFList will help our community survive.



1) All the jobs in ELT in one spot (no being a chicken with your head cut off)…

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Added by ddeubel on September 2, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

Technology and Teaching Languages

My thoughts on how technology is part of the curriculum for language teachers. You might also like my ebook of top sites for language teaching



Here is a presentation in brief - focusing on how technology relates to curriculum. Some tips, some thoughts .......…





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Added by ddeubel on July 11, 2010 at 9:05pm — 1 Comment

How to find quotes using Google Books

I wrote a blog post on how to use the Books feature on Google to find quotes when writing a research paper. I imagined a freshman English class as my target audience. Check out my post at http://cassinespor.blogspot.com/2010/05/how-to-find-quotes-using-google-books.html



If there are any changes or additions you think that I should make, please let me know, either via Classroom2.0 or my blog… Continue

Added by Cassi Nespor on May 20, 2010 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Using Pandora Radio in the classroom

I recently spent an afternoon goofing around on youtube.com searching for Spanish and Latin American music to use with students. As much as I adore mariachis, Celia Cruz, Plaza Sésamo, and Marc Anthony, I…

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Added by Cassi Nespor on April 26, 2010 at 10:45pm — 2 Comments

Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Assistive Technology, and Universal Design for Learning: Technology for the 21st Century ----

No, I haven't come up with the "theory of everything". I wrote two posts related to this topic, which can be found on my TechPsych blog:




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Added by Lynn Marentette on April 5, 2010 at 11:59am — No Comments

Free Workshop: Spanish Language Learning and Technology

Title: Global Communication and Today’s Foreign Language Students

Presenter: Rosa Shely, Spanish teacher, Earl Warren High School

Date: April 10, 2010

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Northside Activity Center, San Antonio, Texas (On Culebra just inside Loop 410)

Contact: Dr. Barbara Pino of UTSA…

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Added by Joseph Chmielewski on April 4, 2010 at 5:25am — No Comments

Teach a Child to Use Picture Clues and Beginning Sounds

Teach a Child to Use Picture Clues and Beginning Sounds



Stories with a pattern and good picture clues build…
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Added by Michelle Breum on February 22, 2010 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Language Exchange Projects

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Added by Benjamin Stewart on October 29, 2009 at 6:41am — No Comments

Global Awareness, Collaboration, and Conversation

I had the privilege last month of traveling across the country to speak to teachers, administrators, and technology trainers. The "light bulb" of awareness for the need to empower teachers and student to collaborate globally is definitely shining brightly! Whether you are a second grade general education teacher or a high school foreign language teacher, our field of education gets it! In order to prepare our students to be competitive, analytical, and successful, we need to arm them with an… Continue

Added by Dr. Kari Stubbs on August 2, 2008 at 5:21pm — 2 Comments

VisuWords is a free online graphical dictionary that is an excellent resource for language development and language support. You can type any word into the searchbox or click on Random to view random…

VisuWords is a free online graphical dictionary that is an excellent resource for language development and language support. You can type any word into the searchbox or click on Random to view random words defined. The site then searches for related words and then produces a user-friendly diagram. Each node in the diagram is clickable to view a definition of that word or double click on the node to expand the search for that particular term. In the example… Continue

Added by Kylie Stewart on June 13, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

Multi-Language Keyboard

Gate2Home is an online, onscreen keyboard emulator. What's so great? Now you can type characters in Spanish, Japanese, Hebrew and many more!

Great for language learners and native speakers enabling writing in many languages from any computer in the world!



This site even solves traditional problems such as a need to change keyboard language at internet places (these… Continue

Added by Ellen on June 1, 2008 at 10:40am — No Comments

The Savvy Teacher’s Digital Toolbox: iGoogle Homepage

By Alix E. Peshette



Cross-posted from EdTech Gold Rush



Many teachers search the web for online resources, images, dictionaries, translation help, news of the day, interactive activities and blogs of interest. Those sites are often bookmarked and usually forgotten in the hodge-podge of the web browser Favorites list.



A lot of teachers spend the day with the web browser homepage showing on the computer monitor. Some… Continue

Added by Alix E. Peshette on March 17, 2008 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

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