Sparkol Presentations was discontinued on 9 October 2013. Technology and Education. Posted by José Picardo on December 31, 2011 In my role as teacher of languages, I have sought to study and understand how the social aspect of Web 2.0 can be harnessed to strengthen the teaching and learning of MFL.
16 Ways Educators Can Use Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC] Teachers are known for their organizational skills, so chances are they'll love Pinterest's intuitive and logical design. The social network's user experience has helped it earn a top spot among today's most popular social networks. Therefore, we predict that teachers will give it a gold star, too. Our friends at OnlineUniversities.com have put together the following infographic, which details how teachers can use Pinterest to organize lesson plans, distribute curricula, collaborate with other faculty, and even encourage student participation.
CLIL lesson for Science/Geography. This lesson plan is another "present" by Dr Diana Hicks. Brilliant course and brilliant teacher indeed. So, once again, thank you Mrs Hicks and thank you Comenius :) I was planning to try this activity in one of my History courses, as it can be adapted to suit different subjects. But in the end I never actually had the time to try it with my students since, as it often happens, we had to rush through things during this first semester. CLIL Projects and Materials (ready to be used) / Actividades y materiales CLIL - listos para usar / A Model of Learning Objectives. A statement of a learning objective contains a verb (an action) and an object (usually a noun).
The verb generally refers to [actions associated with] the intended cognitive process. The object generally describes the knowledge students are expected to acquire or construct. (Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001, pp. 4–5) The cognitive process dimension represents a continuum of increasing cognitive complexity—from remember to create. Anderson and Krathwohl identify 19 specific cognitive processes that further clarify the bounds of the six categories (Table 1). Add phonetic transcription to any English text with Phonetizer.
Weconnect [licensed for non-commercial use only] / PLN. 5 Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) for Educators. Professional development and networking are vital in any field, and that’s especially true for educators. Whether it’s coming up with fresh ideas for lesson plans and classroom activities, seeking mentorship and support from veteran educators, or cultivating resources for technology integration or for meeting state standards, teachers need one another’s expertise.
WEB VP 1. Title (for report): Enter your text here. This program will then tell you how many word types the text contains from the following four frequency levels: (1) the list of the most frequent 1000 word families, (2) the list of the second 1000 word families, (3) the Academic Word List, and (4) the words that do not appear in any of the preceding lists. For a demonstration, just enter this text. TEXT SET-UP General: Include an empty space after every comma or full stop. Research: Correct any spelling or word use errors and deal with proper nouns. Words you want recategorized as high frequency (e.g. common names etc in your text). None.
Free Tools To create and Administer Quizzes. Here is a compilation of some good web tools to help you create and administrate digital quizzes: 1- Yacapaca Yacapaca is a great web tool for educators.
It allows teachers to have access to a plethora of already made quizes. They can also make their own using the provided tools there. 2- Hot Potatoes Hot Potatoes is another awesome tool that allows teachers to create interactive quizzes. This one here requires a download. Personalized Learning 30-31. Personalized Learning 14-15. The ‘little book of ICT ideas’ How Technology Could Improve Personalized Learning.
Word Lists. The Academic Word List Useful academic vocabulary is contained in the Academic Word List, which is divided into 10 sublists in order of frequency, ie Sublist 1 has the most frequent academic words.
117078_Teaching_Geography_through_English_-_a_CLIL_Approach.pdf (Oggetto application/pdf) How to Teach Math to English Language Learners. Teachers across the country have increasing numbers of English language learners (ELLs) in their classrooms. As a result, teachers need strategies that will help them reach all of their students and ensure that students learn what they need to know. Many lessons in existing curricula are designed for native speakers of English and do not support second language acquisition. This is particularly true for math instruction. Students need specific vocabulary to talk about and do math.
Digital classrooms. Some of you may be working in a technology-rich environment where you have interactive whiteboards and students have access to the internet in the classroom, or a computer lab that you can take students to. Some of you may only have a single computer in your classroom or, perhaps, like the majority of schools around the world, you may have no computer access in school at all. Robin Yu.