An emphasis on learning to communicate through interaction in the target language. The introduction of authentic texts into the learning situation. The provision of opportunities for learners to focus, not only on language but also on the Learning Management process. An enhancement of the learner’s own personal experiences as important contributing elements to classroom learning. An attempt to link classroom language learning with language activities outside the classroom.
www.literacynet.org CNN and CBS news. Reading materials, outlines, vocabulary exercises, comprehension exercises, listening, writing, video, audio www.realenglish.com Audio, video with exercises on several topics http://www.pbs.org/saf/previous.htm interesting videos on science and technology, resources for teachers on pdf, on-line quizzes and pdf, e-mail the scientists, models, grade level, links, unable to see videos on the page, use youtube instead, and the printables from the page.
http://www.ldrc.ca/projects/miinventory/miinventory.php and http://www.ldrc.ca/projects/miinventory/mitest.html Multiple intelligences and learning styles tests
Technology matters: let’s talk
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To revisit the concepts of communicative
competence and communicative
To collaboratively overview the different
ways we can exploit technological tools to
develop language skills
To focus on specific communicative tasks
that require the aid of technology
Refers to the actual use of that language in
David Nunan’s (1991) five features
Communication through interaction
Introduction of authentic texts
Attention to learning management process
Enhancement of learner’s personal
Classroom learning and activities outside
How familiar are we with these tools? How
often do students use them? What for? How
often do we use them in our clases?
How can we better implement them in our
classes to help students improve their use
What are the challenges we face when
using these tools?
Motivation and involvement
Exploration and management of new tools
Impact (inside and outside classroom)
http://www.tesol.org TESOL Technology
Standards Framework : TECHNOLOGY
STANDARDS FOR LANGUAGE
LEARNERS AND LANGUAGE TEACHERS
Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us
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