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Teacher’s Guide for Movie. Integrate Technology Effectively (for The 40th ELT Blog Carnival) I often hear teachers stubbornly claim that they are no techies and that they have no intention to mess with technology at all.

Integrate Technology Effectively (for The 40th ELT Blog Carnival)

But the same teachers have long been using technology without even realizing it. The truth is that some things have become commonplaces and thus it's not surprising that we (teachers) keep forgetting the fact that there are the computers, overhead projectors, printers, and DVD players in our classrooms which we use skilfully on a daily basis. It's almost as if the term 'technology' itself inspired inexplicable fear, dread, and uneasiness. Personally, I can no longer imagine not having those 'shiny' objects at my disposal. But yes, sometimes I can't help but complain that technology is unreliable. From my experience, there is one thing that almost never fails to work: the cell phone.

Like Fabiana, I had also asked myself the question: Why not turn these commonplace mobile devices into powerful learning tools? And now technology comes in handy. Audio QR Codes. 10 Good iPad Book Creator Apps to Use with Your Students. March 7, 2014 Below is an updated list of some powerful iPad apps for creating books that you can use with your students.

10 Good iPad Book Creator Apps to Use with Your Students

I have only selected ten of what I think are the best and ideal apps for using with different age groups from kids up to adults. I invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues. 1- Book Creator The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad.Use Book Creator to create a personalised story for your child, or arrange family pictures and art into a beautiful eBook. #MysterySkype. How information and communications technology (ICT) can connect children from around the world.

How can ICT help children learn about people from other cultures?

How information and communications technology (ICT) can connect children from around the world

Teacher Wilma Gordon has this week won an eTwinning European prize for an online school project which joined together primary school pupils from around Europe. Here, she explains the benefits of using ICT in the classroom and tells us about some useful tools. What role did ICT play in the success of the project? The schools involved used a variety of ICT tools. eTwinning provides an easily accessible platform for sharing materials and ideas. We also used Dropbox when files were too heavy to email. Apps K-12 Lesson Plans using Docs, Sites, and Calendar. [OSX Mavericks] Apple apps no abren.

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[OSX Mavericks] Apple apps no abren

Volví. El día de ayer estuve peleando con una macbook recién actualizada a OSX Mavericks. ¿El problema? Ninguna aplicación de apple abría, por aplicación de apple me refiero a: AppstoreTextEditTerminalCalculadoraRemindersPreviewEtc etc etc. Después de un rato intentando descifrar el problema, lo encontré junto con la solución y la causa! Si alguna vez han utilizado una aplicación del tipo “Clean my mac” , “MacKeeper”, o algo parecido, parece ser que estas aplicaciones en alguna de sus tareas de limpieza elimina una carpeta con archivos de cada una. En el caso específico de la aplicación de Mail, en el caso de la computadora que reparé en especifico si abría, pero al darle click a cualquier correo no mostraba nada y se medio atoraba.

En fin, la solución al problema es copiar esta carpeta de regreso. La carpeta “Base.lproj” la pueden encontrar dentro de cada app. Cualquier duda y/o comentario, como siempre, abajo me pueden escribir! Print rubric: RCampus Open Tools for Open Minds. DROPitTOme - Securely receive files from anyone to your Dropbox. Recursos educativos.

21 Things 4 Students. Detect a Hoax Website - April Fool's! If you want to play an innocent April Fool's prank on someone, visit The Dialectizer website.

Detect a Hoax Website - April Fool's!

It will take a website, (you must provide the URL address for it), and convert it to any one of these dialects: Redneck, Jive, Cockney, Elmer Fudd, Swedish Chief, Moron, Pig Latin, Hacker, or Censor. Classroom Idea: Convert a website to a chosen dialect. Classroom Challenge: Be virtually everywhere for your students with Tellagami. Have you ever wished you had a little helper to teach your students in ways that caught their attention, if only to break things up a bit?

Classroom Challenge: Be virtually everywhere for your students with Tellagami

What if I told you that little helper existed, and it was, well, you…? Tellagami is a free mobile app (iTunes) (Google Play) that allows you to create a 3D-like speaking avatar to present information to whomever you’d like, then save the presentation to share anywhere, any time. There are a variety of ways to use Tellagami to support your curriculum, many of which will be covered here, along with a challenge for your class… Let’s start off with a simple tutorial on getting started with the Tellagami app… After installing Tellagami, you’ll be asked right off to either create a message (called a Gami), or click to watch a short video tutorial.

Movie-making for everyone. Citelighter - The fully automated bibliography, research, citation, and internet highlighting tool. Phones - Plan ELT. Teach, develop and innovate.

Phones - Plan ELT

Digicentral - Social networking detective. This social networking profile has been created to stimulate discussion about safe and potentially unsafe practices and features on social networking sites.

Digicentral - Social networking detective

Together with the accompanying questions, it has been designed to highlight ways in which users can protect themselves through appropriate use of the technology and also through choices they make online. Friendbook profile. DROPitTOme - Securely receive files from anyone to your Dropbox. StoryJumper: Publish and read children's story books.

Signup. Educating the World: 45 Resources to Help You Widen Your Impact. There is an incredible amount to be said for the small difference educators make daily in the lives of students and colleagues, but many of us don’t realize how easy it can be to expand that difference to a global scale.

Educating the World: 45 Resources to Help You Widen Your Impact

Countless organizations and individuals across the world are involved in an international education movement that brings communities and cultures together in the name of human progress. Capture a Screen Shot with Mac OS X. Algunas plantillas de Google docs para usar en clase. Aviso: Cada plantilla tiene dos botones para poder usarlas (una para castellano y la otra para catalán).

Algunas plantillas de Google docs para usar en clase

Si no ves los botones es probable que estés utilizando una versión antigua de Internet Explorer. Con Firefox o Chrome estos botones funcionan sin ningún problema. También tienes que iniciar sesión previamente en Google docs para poder utilizarlas. My Asymptote. TodaysMeet.

Papel para la web. Lino - Sticky and Photo Sharing for you.