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Jan 31, 2012

Web 2.0 Intro

Diigo In The Classroom

Wallwisher

How To Use Wordle And Save It

Wordle- part 2: extending Wordle a bit

Wordle- part 1: the basics

Become A Wordle Power User

Tagxedo Tutorial

Glogster in 90 Seconds

Wordle Tutorial

How To Use Zooburst Tutorial

Making A Weebly Website

VOICE THREAD TUTORIAL

This tutorial introduces you to the website "Voice Thread." Voice Thread allows you to create an online discussion with your students on a topic, picture, or video. You will learn how to create an account, upload a thread, and make a comment on it. Please subscribe to our channel, rate our videos, and leave comments. If you have any questions or suggestions that you do not want to post directly to our channel, email us at radfordeducation@gmail.com.

ICT4MFL Community Tutorials

If you're interested in your PLN these tutorials are for you.

Carla Arena Starts Week 4 and Comments On Week 3

Jan 26, 2012

EVO 2012: Week 3 Tasks

Week 3 (Jan 23 - Jan 29, 2012) This is what we are to do during this week.

During this week, participants will

  • have an overview of online tools that can be used to develop learners' listening skills
  • choose, at least, two online tools that might be used for listening skills and compare them
  • share their findings with the group




Week 3 Tasks
http://classdigitools.pbworks.com/w/page/47831214/Week3 here you'll find tasks with the necessary pictures


Task 1 - Listening Treasure Hunt


a. Time is short. You're preparing for a class in which you want to enhance your students' listening skills. You've got exactly 30 minutes to find a hidden listening treasure. Click on any image below and start your exploration for the great listening hidden treasure. Take notes on what sites/resources you found interesting, their advantages and drawbacks.


b. Ready? Click on this alarm clock to set it up for 30 minutes and leave it there as you browse through the online possibilities.


c. Go!



  Task 2 - Listening Review


a. Now that you've found your listening hidden treasure, share your notes and findings with your peers by comparing and contrasting some of the digital resources you've come across.

Go to our Edmodo Group, add your thoughts and see what others have found.


 Task 3 - Listening Math
a. You've gone on a treasure hunt, had some time for reflection, interaction and learning. How about some Listening Math? Click again on the numbers above if you need, and you're going to choose two of the resources to combine them into a lesson plan idea.



For example, Our Moderator's Team chose the numbers

    = 14



Our idea for a lesson plan would be:

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OUR STORIES
DIGITAL RESOURCES http://smories.com
http://www.mediabistro.com/10000words/3-unique-ways-to-record-edit-and-publish-your-audio_b980
computer lab with Internet connection and headsets or cellphones with recording capabilities
CLASS LEVEL Young learners in intermediate level and above
TIME FRAMEtwo 50-minute classes (one for choosing and listening to the stories and another for the recording part)
LESSON GOALBy the end of this lesson, students will have

  • practiced their listening skills by choosing stories to listen to
  • understood the basic steps in storytelling
  • written their own stories based on what they listened to
  • enhanced their digital literacy by learning how to record themselves
STEPS The teacher tells a story about herself; then, the teacher invites students to listen to other kids telling their stories at http://smories.com. The teacher goes through the story building process with the kids, showing them the need for an introduction, the development and conclusion of the story and asking for examples from the stories the students listened to, pointing out to language structure to make a powerful story. For homework, the students write their own stories according to the teachers' guidelines and based on the story they listened to. In the following class, the teacher collects and checks the students' stories. Finally, the teacher chooses one of the tools suggested at http://www.mediabistro.com/10000words/3-unique-ways-to-record-edit-and-publish-your-audio_b980 to record students' own stories. The teacher publishes students' stories on a class blog or wiki.
ISSUES TO CONSIDER The teacher might check if the headsets at the computer lab are all working.
The teacher must make sure that the students take some notes about the stories they listen to in order to help them write their own stories.
The teacher must make sure the school's firewall will allow for the use any chosen digital resource to record students' stories.
The teacher might consider ask for some helping hands of other teachers in the recording stage.
If recording in class is not possible, this stage could be done at home. Students could, for example, record their stories in their cellphones and send them to the teacher via email or MMS.



b. Once you've decided for your two numbers, go to your digital portfolio and write a post telling us about your math (the two resources you chose) and sharing with the group your lesson plan idea.



c. Add the link to your lesson plan idea in the COMMENT AREA below.



d. Check what your colleagues have come up with and leave them comments.
 
Task 4 - Listening List - Going Beyond with your Listening Math

a. How about a twist to your Listening Math? You've got two numbers and their addition. Now, use the math result you got to make a list of X things you can do using to enhance your students' listening skills with the sites you've explored in your treasure hunt.

 b. Add your list to your digital portfolio and share with us the link to your ENHANCING STUDENTS' LISTENING SKILLS LIST in our Edmodo Discussion Forum.



Further Explorations - Here are more Listening Resources


Listening Resources










My "EVO-2012 -Classdigitools Portfolios" Bundle



  • 2012 TEACHING WITH DIGITAL TOOLS





  • A life-long journey





  • A teacher's diary





  • Achieve your Goals





  • Andrea's online space





  • angieteachingtools





  • Arzu Baloglu's Space





  • Azhar's Reflections





  • Being taught teaching using online tools





  • Berta's My Spot in Cyberspace





  • Blogging to learn





  • Carla's Collablogatorium





  • carmen's posterous





  • Class-Digitools-Liz-Bell





  • Classdigitools





  • Cleide Nascimento





  • datenglish





  • Davor's Space





  • Digital Portfolio





  • Digital Tools in the Classroom





  • Digital Tools in the Classroom - My Studies





  • Educational Tools





  • eslteacheraz





  • ESOL CPD e-Portfolio





  • EVO 2012 Classdigitools





  • EVO 2012 ePortfolio





  • EVO 2012: Classdigitools: underwoodsensei





  • EVO portfolio-classdigitools | Scoop.it





  • EVO sessions reflection and archive





  • Exploring English





  • Innovations in ELT





  • Inspired and Innovative EFLTeaching





  • Integrating ICT to Learning





  • Issues Concerning Language Education





  • Learning English is awesome!





  • Learning English through advertising and Advertising...





  • lia's posterous





  • life is a feast - Ana Maria Menezes





  • mjEVOcourses





  • My Classdigitools Sandbox





  • My Electronic Village Online Sessions





  • My eportfolio





  • My EVO 2012 digital tools blog





  • My EVO Portfolio





  • My Lifelong Learning Corner





  • My Shifting World





  • new CALL





  • Nikki's Electronic Village Blog





  • Nina's ClassDigiTools e-Portfolio





  • Online Resources





  • philczns





  • Reflections on digital tools in the classroom course...





  • Ruslana from Ukraine presents...





  • Sharing Learning





  • Sharing&Teaching





  • Silvia´s portfolio 2012





  • snezanafilipovic's posterous





  • Svetlana Rovenskikh





  • Teach Less Learn More





  • Teaching Foreign Languages





  • Teaching Knowledge Test Prep





  • teaching with fun tga





  • Tech English - Teaching English thru digital tools





  • The Flightless English teacher





  • The read-write e-connection-:Literacy in Action





  • Towards Professional Growth



  • Awesome Ana Maria Menezes's Blog

     Ana Maria is my moderator in EVO-2012 Session
    http://lifefeast.blogspot.com/

    The Role of the Teacher

    100 Top Tools

    1. Twitter - micro-sharing site | 1 | 1 | 11 | 43= F O
    2. YouTube - video-sharing tool | 2 | 3 | 18 | 22= F O
    3. Google Docs – collaboration suite (incl Google Forms) | 3 | 5 | 7 | 14 F O
    4. Skype - instant messaging/VoIP tool | 6 | 11= | 4 | 3= F/P D
    5. WordPress - blogging tool | 8 | 6 | 5 | 6=6= F O/D
    6. Dropbox - file synching software | 13 | 71= | – | - F/P O/D
    7. Prezi - presentation software | 12 | 28 | - | - F O
    8. Moodle - course management system | 10 | 14= | 9 | 12= F/D
    9. Slideshare - presentation sharing site | 5 | 7 | 20 | 31 F O
    10. (Edu)Glogster - interactive poster tool | 25 | 55= | – | - F O
    11. Wikipedia - collaborative encyclopaedia | 16 | 17 | 13 | 26= F O
    12. Blogger/Blogspot - blogging tool | 14 | 14= | 10 | 9 F O
    13. diigo - social annotation tool | 15 | 22= | 35= | 72= F O
    14. Facebook - social network | 9 | 31= | 24 | 17= F O
    15. Google Search - search engine | 11 | 8 | 6 | 3 F O
    16. Google Reader - RSS reader | 7 | 4 | 3 | 7= F O
    17. Evernote - note-taking tool | 23 | 27 | – | 16= F D
    18. Jing - screen capture tool | 17 | 20 | 26= | - F D
    19. PowerPoint - presentation software | 21 | 13 | 8 | 5 P D
    20. Gmail - web-based email service | 31 | 21 | 14 | 7= F O
    21. LinkedIn - prof social network | 30 | 38= | 30= | 31= F O
    22. Edmodo - edu social networking site | 46 | 88 | – | - F O
    23. Wikispaces - wiki tool | 17 | 29 | 19 | 15 F/P O
    24. Delicious - social bookmarking tool | 4 | 2 | 1 | 2 F O
    25. Voicethread - collaborative slideshows | 19 | 19 | 23 | – F/P O
    26. Google+ - social network - F O Highest placed new tool
    27. Animoto - videos from images | 28 | 31= | - | - F O
    28. Camtasia- screencasting tool | 27 | 26 | 26= | 50= P D
    29. Audacity - sound editor/recorder | 24 | 9= | 12 | 11 F D
    30. TED Talks - inspirational videos F O New

    31- 65

    1. Yammer - private microsharing platform | 68 | 71= | – | - F/P O
    2. Google Earth - virtual globe | 41 | 43= | 40=| 40= F D
    3. Scoopit - curation software – F O New
    4. PBWorks - wiki tool | 33 | 34 | 35= | 43= F/P O
    5. Google Apps - branded app suite | 34 | 38= | 68= | - F/P O
    6. flickr - photo sharing site | 20 | 18 | 15 | 16 F O
    7. Tweetdeck - Twitter client | 37 | 43= | - | - F D
    8. Google Maps - online maps | 58 | 67 | 34 | 36= F O
    9. Wordle - word cloud generator | 22 | 30 | - | – F O
    10. Voki- speaking avatar creator | 75 | - | – | - F O
    11. Symbaloo - Internet portal/dashboard F O New
    12. Word - word processing software | 60 | 36= | 22 | 10 P D
    13. Google Sites - wiki/website tool | 39= | 71= | 59= | - F O
    14. iPad and apps - New
    15. Google Chrome - web browser | 44 | 55= | – | - F D
    16. Articulate – e-learning software | 43 | 24 | 25 | 22= P D
    17. Snagit - screen capture tool | 42 | 25 | 21 | 26= P D
    18. Adobe Captivate - demo/scenario tools | 38 | 22= | 30= | 17= P D
    19. Vimeo - video sharing site | 70 | – | - | - F O
    20. Geogebra - maths software for schools – F D New
    21. Screenr - screencasting tool | 58 | 55= | – | – F O
    22. Mindmeister - mindmapping software | 73= | 55= | 42= | - P D
    23. Picasa - photo organiser | 46 | 63 | - | 57= F D
    24. Wallwisher - online noticeboard | - 26 | - | - | - F O
    25. iPhone/iPod Touch and apps | 39 | 31= | 50= | 43=
    26. Scribd - document sharing tool | 54 | 71=| 83= | 50= F O
    27. Ning - private social networking plat form | 31 | 11= | 16 | 31= P O
    28. eFront - course management system F/P D/O New
    29. Adobe Connect - web conferencing tool | 61 | 41= | 66= | 72= P O
    30. Elluminate/Blackboard Collaborate - web conferencing | 35 | 43= | 50= | 50= P O
    31. OpenOffice - office suite | 61 | 71= | 41= | 31= F D
    32. Storybird - collaborative storytelling | 71 | – | – | - F O
    33. Knol - share what you know – F O New
    34. LiveBinders - 3-ring binder for the web | 61 | – | – | – F O
    35. Sharepoint - intranet platform | 75= | 50= | – | - P D

    66-100

    In this the bottom 1/3rd of the list, there are a lot of tied places.
    1. iTunes and iTunesU - music/podcast player/site | 51 | 41= | 28 | 26= F/P D
    2. Mahara - e-portfolio platform F D New
    3. lino - online stickies F O New
    4. Outlook - email client | 95 | 67= | 38= | 17= P D
    5. Posterous - blogging software | 36 | 55= | – | - F O
    6. Storify - makes stories using social media F O New
    7. Udutu - collaborative course authoring tool | 95 | 64= | – | - F/P O
    8. Hootsuite - social media dashboard | 74= | – | – | – F D
    9. BigBlueButton - web conferencing F O New
    10. Edublogs - educational blogging tool | 48 | 49 | 59= | 72= F O
    11. Etherpad + clones - real-time text collab | 50 | 71= | – | - F O
    12. iGoogle - personalised start page | 44 | 16 | 17 | 17= F O
    13. iMovie - Video editing software | 95 | 88= | 66= | - P D
    14. Khan Academy - learning platform F O New
    15. SurveyMonkey - survey tool | 48= | 88= | 54= | - F/P O
    16. Excel - spreadsheet software | – | 50= | 27 P D
    17. Google Calendar - online calendar | 53 | 50= | 29 | 36= F O
    18. Kindle - ebook reader New
    19. Poll Everywhere - instant audience feedback F/P O/D New
    20. Quizlet - flash card and study games website F O New
    21. Screencast-0-matic - online screen recorder F O New
    22. TeacherTube - edu video sharing site | 90 | 64= | 80= | 57= F O
    23. Zotero - collect/manage research | 57 | – | 66= | 72= F O
    24. Blackboard - course management system | 68 | – | – | - P D
    25. Android phones and apps | 85 | - | - | -
    26. bubblus - collaborative mind mapping tool | 89 | 55= | 83= | - F O
    27. Buddypress - social networking software F D New
    28. Composica - social e-learning authoring system P D New
    29. Adobe Flash - animation authoring | 81= | 38= | 38= | 43= P D
    30. Fuze meeting - web conferencing P O New
    31. Netvibes - personal start page | 61 | 55= | 37 | 26= F O
    32. Paper.li - daily digest of tweets F O New
    33. ReadItLater - save pages for later F O New
    34. Weebly - website/blog software F O New
    35. OneNote - personal information manager | 85= | – | 66= | - P D