Marisa Constantinides – TEFL Matters » Blog Archive » My Blog in the Clouds My Blog in the Clouds Written on March 28, 2011 – 12:24 am | by Marisa Constantinides A quick and fun mini blog challenge by David Dogson in his blog post here – I fed my blog URL to Wordle and Tagxedo and look which words they have gone for! Here is my blog in the clouds! made with Tagxedo.com I still can’t embed this Tagxedo properly to show the words animated! The Teacher’s Guide To Keeping Students Safe Online This is the second in a series of online safety discussions. Please be sure to check out Jill Rooney’s recent article for Edudemic ‘ The Student’s Guide To Staying Safe Online ‘ for even more tips and tricks. Most students are familiar with and active users of mobile technology. While it does facilitate sharing and knowledge exchange, it can be a dangerous tool if improperly used. By this I mean students using their smartphones (or dumbphones, for that matter) to share things they would never normally share. From inappropriate comments to sexting, it’s a dangerous minefield.
Mark Oliver: Text chat in the classroom Date: 8 October 2016 Link to the recorded talk: My interest in this topic began while I was undertaking my MA TESOL. I wrote my dissertation on learner noticing of corrective feedback provided in a text chat environment. After completing my MA, I self-published a guide to using text chat in language classrooms ( In this book, I highlight the advantages of text chat practice for learners and provide a step-by-step guide for teachers and 29 text chat tasks. The book has been well received and reviews will appear in the autumn editions of Voices and IH journal. Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Click to expand login or register menu Select to go to your workspace Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Educators Info Page NOTE: Please scroll down and fill out the form below to join this mailing list. Greetings! This list is for educators interested in or currently using Second Life, and we will be using it to send out information we feel is of interest to educators and academics. Marisa Constantinides – TEFL Matters » Blog Archive » Tech Tools & Pedagogy II – Word Clouds Tech Tools & Pedagogy II – Word Clouds Written on February 11, 2010 – 2:37 am | by Marisa Constantinides In this post, I am going to look at Wordle , Wordsift , Word it out and Word Mosaic and try to briefly compare them as I think they all have great potential for a variety of learning activities.
The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2011 It’s that time of year again when I start posting year-end “The Best….” lists. Coincidentally, this one is also the eight-hundredth “The Best…” list I’ve published! You can see them all here. I figured it was appropriate to make number 800 one that is likely to be the most popular post that I’ve published since I’ve begun this blog — the annual one highlighting The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education.
Nik Peachey - Managing the digital classroom Date: 9 October 2016 Link to the recorded talk: britishcouncil.adobeconnect.com/p5kphw1x00w/ The language classroom is becoming an increasingly complex environment with students attending classes equipped with a variety of digital devices. These devices can become a tiresome distraction or a powerful tool for learning depending on the skill and knowledge of the teacher. In this workshop we will explore together a range of digital tools and teaching techniques that teachers can use to utilize the presence of digital devices in the classroom and make them productive. The workshop will show how we can use these devices to enable digital collaboration and develop a range of traditional and digital literacies in ways that are not possible in the analogue classroom.
LEARN NC: Search Results Partes del cuerpo (Parts of the body) Students learn Spanish vocabulary for parts of the body. Format: lesson plan (grade 9–12 Second Languages) By Teresa Payne. Spanish and Hispanic English in North Carolina In this lesson, students will listen to audio recordings and view a video clip in order to gain an understanding of the Hispanic English dialect. 35 Best Online Language Learning Resources Guest post by Goranka. What are the best Online Language Learning resources? Learning a foreign language is an excellent way to add another string to your bow and advance your career. It is also a way to get to know other cultures, expand your views, meet other people and enrich your own world.