Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education What is a Podcast ? According to the New Oxford American Dictionary a podcast is a " digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the internet for downloading to a personal audio payer." in other words, it is a digital audio file that is created, shared and heard. Podcast can also be in the form of videos streamlined online, however, video podcast is known as vidcast or vodcast. Educational Uses of Podcasts Podcasts can be used for several educational purposes. Here are some of them : 1- Recording for this you will need a microphone and an audio recording software like the ones mentioned below. 2- Test your Podcast Always make sure you listen to your podcasts and redo the parts that you dont like until you finally get the vesrion you want then move on to the next step 3- Publish your podcast You can use online platforms for publishing your podcasts. Tools to create your podcast Here are some of the softwares you might start with to create your podcasts .
Disney 'Connected Learning' Aims To Infuse Games with Learning When Disney rolls something out, there's a fanfare of trumpets, a red carpet and sometimes even a glittering burst of fireworks. By contrast, the launch of the Disney Connected Learning program has been as subtle as, oh, say a green screen. Six years ago, Disney began exploring how use its considerable design, entertainment and financial muscle in the "learning" arena. It decided to try to create games that children would find genuinely entertaining that were nonetheless built on legitimate learning "goals." Over the past two years, it has quietly been refining eight games based on learning objectives in its wildly popular online site for kids, Club Penguin. "No child should have to choose between a 'learning' game and 'fun' game," says Starr Long, who is executive producer of Disney Connected Learning. Whether the students are learning anything deeper than they do when they play the purely "entertaining" games in Club Penguin, however, is still anybody's guess.
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16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary There are now several web tools that are really great in teaching vocabulary and that you can use with your students in the classroom. We have curated a list a list of some of the best web tools to teach vocabulary. Check them down below. 1- Vocabulary.com This is a website that will hep students master the vocabulary essential to their academic success. 2- BBC Learning English In this section, learns will have access to a plethora of vocabulary act ivies and tasks great for classroom inclusion. 3- Confusing Words Confusing Words is a collection of 3210 words that are troublesome to readers and writers. 4- Just The Word Just The Word is a cool website that helps students make informed decisions as to the right word selection to use in their writing 5-Lexipedia Lexipedia is an online visual semantic network with dictionary and thesaurus reference functionality 6- Wordnik Wordnik shows definitions from multiple sources, so you can see as many different takes on a word's meaning as possible.
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Nueve herramientas de narración digital con las que desearás volver a ser alumno. Esta es, más o menos, la traducción del artículo original en inglés que hoy comparto en este espacio: 9 Creative Storytelling Tools that you will make you wish you were a student again, procedente de The Journal. Algunas herramientas ya las conocía, seguro que vosotros muchas más que yo, e incluso ya las habíamos reseñado en este blog, pero otras aún no las he utilizado en el aula, y no sé si realmente conseguirán que desee volver "al otro lado", pero desde luego, como docente, sí que me van a animar a seguir en el que estoy: el aula de idiomas. Popplet My StoryMaker StoryLines for Schools Zooburst Sock Puppets Meograph Xtranormal MentorMob Storybird
English Grammar Online - free exercises, explanations, vocabulary, dictionary and teaching materials Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz! Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing this resource! ImageQuiz is a fantastic new website that lets users create image-based quizzes with ease. Just upload your image, choose a title, and begin tagging the locations of the labels. Tagging works by drawing on the image to define what the quiz should test people on, and then labeling each of those tags. It is very easy to use and has a basic, simple interface and best of all – no signup required! This means you can get students to create their own quizzes without worrying about them having to create accounts and then forgetting the passwords… For example, below is a screenshot of a quiz someone created about the parts of a bicycle. As you can see, it even keeps score, so you can use it as an assessment in the classroom if you would like. Happy quizzing, y’all! Like this: Like Loading...