background preloader

ESL with technology

Facebook Twitter

ELT tech tools. Tech in ELT. Teaching Ideas. TIC per l'insegnamento. IMI 09.04.16. Learn to Tell Time Worksheets. iPad Multimedia Tools. 10 lifesaving websites for ESL teachers. Lisa has asked me for some recommendations regarding useful sites for EFL teachers and I’m happy to make a little compilation of the places I visit most often to find ideas, inspirations, betimes lesson plans if I feel exceptionally lazy (The Liberation of the Garden Gnomes by Peter Vahle is just shiny!)

10 lifesaving websites for ESL teachers

And share them with you. So, here we go – my ten favourite websites: Hope you’ll like my choice and give these sites a go. I must admit, my life as a teacher is WAY easier thanks to those wonderful people contributing there, but I also appreciate their influence when I see my own teaching style spiced up with different inspirations and ideas – I feel motivated to change, experiment, develop, to make my classes as interesting as I can. Enjoy the recommendations I’ve shared and if you know some interesting sites, please, share them with me as well. Enjoy! 4 Good Digital Storytelling Apps for Android. November 21, 2015 Digital storytelling is a great way to engage students in a wide range of multimodal learning activities where they get to practice key literacy skills.

4 Good Digital Storytelling Apps for Android

It is also an effective method in helping students express their own narratives in both written and verbal media. In today’s post we are introducing you to some good digital storytelling apps to use on Android-operated devices. For those of you using iPad, check out this resource instead. 4 Good Digital Storytelling Apps for Android. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by CK-12, a non-profit foundation that creates and aggregates high quality curated STEM content.

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners. 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh.

50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know. Educators need only utilize the tools available, most of them for free. Free apps list. Digital Storytelling with an iPad. A Very Good Google Apps Guide for Teachers. 50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners. ESL Technology Inc. - Home Page. COMICS TOOLS. eTwinning 10th Year 10 Tools 10 Activities 10 Tips - Ourboox. English Resources. Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words.

Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014. December 26, 2014 Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning.

Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014

Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and literacies in a multimodal environment. They can use text, audio , video, images to communicate their ideas and enhance their visual literacy and writing competencies. Some of the pluses of digital storytelling in education include: You can access and download the Google Doc version of these charts from this LINK. Quizizz: Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes.

The TH Sound In English (A.J. Hoge) –[Multimedia-English videos] Technology lesson plans for ESL Teachers: eslflow webguide. The Social Toolbox. Arcola-Ameglia, 27/02/2015: Il baule della classe "techno" by Anna Rita Vizzari on Prezi. 20 Chrome Apps & Extensions for Teachers and Students. Tools for Educators - free worksheet templates, printable game templates, 100% customizable worksheet makers with images! Untitled. Jf20 - Writing With Web 2.0 Tools. Lower Elementary 3-4 -

Mini guida per studiare l'inglese con la tecnologia (parte II) “E’ assolutamente possibile migliorare una lingua straniera anche senza recarsi all’estero” assicura Laura Linzitto, professoressa di inglese dell’IIS Pacioli di Crema.

Mini guida per studiare l'inglese con la tecnologia (parte II)

Come? English as a second language - Basic questions %%page. When students start to learn English as a second language, there is a set of basic questions in English they need to master.

English as a second language - Basic questions %%page

All language courses start with these questions, but many people struggle to learn them. It is necessary to learn these by heart. However, you also need to be able to vary them a bit. Family Time: created with Zunal WebQuest Maker. Tree.pdf. Beginning%20Short%20Stories%20with%20Questions,%20My%20family.pdf. Toontastic. Teaching Reading and Writing with Technology: Phases of the Moon. For the last few weeks, I've been mentoring a fabulous student teacher.

Teaching Reading and Writing with Technology: Phases of the Moon

She has been gradually taking over more subject areas, and later this week, she'll be teaching everything. I really enjoy having the opportunity to work with student teachers because they bring a lot of enthusiasm to the classroom, and they often have really creative lessons. My current student teacher is no exception. Recently, we studied the phases of the moon, and I was blown away by her visual model. Using black foam board, ping pong balls, Sharpies, and hot glue, she was able to create a really great interactive model to reinforce the concept. Video e canzoncine per l'apprendimento della lingua inglese. Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - Rethinking ThingLink. This is a guest post from Shawn McCusker of, an advertiser on this site.

Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - Rethinking ThingLink

While there are some very creative web tools out there, ThingLink is one of my favorites. It has earned this status by passing several of my key benchmark-tests for the classroom: It is dependable and accessible.Students need not fear that their work will be lost as it automatically saves.It is relatively easy to learn and use.Rarely does a lesson become more about “ThingLink” than the topic about which students are trying to express their knowledge. For new users, ThingLink allows you to upload a picture and active links to a variety of media, essentially making an image touchable as illustrated below.

Thinglink is a powerful tool, and some new uses are making it even more compelling. Free Technology for Teachers: Four Ways to Thin... Little Red Riding Hood. Video Lesson: Mr. Bean. Follow me on twitter This is a video lesson based around the video “Mr.

Video Lesson: Mr. Bean

Bean packs his suitcase” thanks to British Council for bringing it to my attention in their lesson plan on making predictions but I’ve adapted it for use in different ways with different levels. Kids and lower levels The aim of this lesson plan is to practice holiday vocabulary (clothes and items that go in a suitcase) and some basic grammar structure. Project a picture of a suitcase on to the board (or draw one) and ask “What do you put in your suitcase when you go on holiday?” The Notebook. This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Greg Gray and the theme of household chores. Students learn and practise vocabulary related to household chores, talk about household chores and watch a short film. Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2)- Intermediate (B1) Learner type: Teens and adults.

Il filo di Arianna. Rivista on line per la didattica nelle scuole superiori (ISSN 2036-8458) - La battaglia di Verdun. Family worksheet - Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachers. Wheel_0f_Apps_V1_0.pdf. LearnEnglish Apps. Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014. 30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015. 30 Trends In Education Technology For The 2015 School Year by Terry Heick What’s trending up for 2015 school year in terms of education technology? iPads are still the standard but other platforms are making headway. That should be fun to watch over the next 3-5 years. Educators are getting better at spotting crap edtech, but waste still abounds. Schools are getting better at thinking tech-first (not in terms of priority, but design). Digital Storytelling. Mind Mapping. Using QR Codes to Share Videos with Parents. Ever since I discovered QR codes last year, I knew I wanted to find a way to use QR codes to share videos with parents.

Thanks to one of those serendipitous hallway conversations with a parent/co-worker, I was finally able to figure out how to make it work using dropbox! To read more about how to create basic QR codes that aren’t linked to videos, visit this page on this website. QR Code Generator: QR Stuff Free Online QR Code Creator And Encoder For Brochures, Print Advertising, Business Cards & Stickers.

QR Code Generator. Costruire mappe mentali: 5 tool gratuiti per realizzarle. Una mindmap, o mappa mentale, è uno strumento che aiuta a pensare, a semplificare (a differenza di altre cose mentali), a comunicare ciò che abbiamo in mente, a memorizzare più facilmente alcuni concetti complessi. 50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners. QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator from Research, create, and present school projects online - Biteslide. "Topics": Connect Fours Revision Quiz. Resources for Using iPads in Grades 3-5.

EDpuzzle. Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools. About the Course Are you overwhelmed by the tidal wave of new technology tools available for teachers and learners? Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools can help channel that flood into a manageable power source for student engagement and motivation in your classroom! This course is designed to provide teachers with strategies to effectively integrate Web 2.0 technologies into their instruction. Simply The Best Group Writing Site. IPAD, un nuevo concepto socio-educativo! Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps [Infographic] Exploring Resources for the Digital Classroom!

An iPad Toolkit - apps that have transformed my practice. iPad Published on January 30th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson In case you hadn’t noticed, I’m quite a fan of the iPad (the Lollipop Nexus 9’s not too bad either). Not because of its design or because its by Apple or any of that, but because of its keen heritage in the learning arena. Crafting the ePerfect eTextbook [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Webtools. EdTech Tools by Luciana Viter. Thinking About Syncing? Technology Resources for the World Language Classroom - Catherine Ousselin. Em´s Amazing Journey with SMART Amp. QR Codes in the Classroom. Your Smarticles: QR Code Ideas and Resources. Tools. Technology: Tools. Teaching Children ESL through ICT. Insegnare l’inglese con gli EAS (Episodi di Apprendimento Situato) L’ITSOS “Marie Curie” ha una lunga esperienza di formazione online, realizzata nell’ambito di progetti europei dal 1990 e piani di formazione nazionali.

In questo lungo percorso di ricerca e sperimentazione attiva sul campo, possiamo dire di aver sperimentato i vari momenti indicati da Antonio Calvani (Università di Firenze): insegnare la tecnologia, insegnare con la tecnologia ed ora insegnare nella tecnologia, in ambienti e con strumenti web 2.0 naturalmente migrati nella nostra didattica. Fig. 1 – Insegnare “la”, “con la” e “nella” tecnologia. Fig. 2 – L’ambiente Moodle dell’ITSOS. La struttura degli EAS prevede un’articolazione in tre fasi: preparatoria, operatoria e ristrutturativa. Fig. 3 – Da “Fare didattica con gli EAS” di Pier Cesare Rivoltella. WebQuests: Explanation. What is a WebQuest?