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Presentation for Routes into Languages Student Ambassador Training

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  • Helena Butterfield 2010


  • 1. Social Media and ICT in MFL Helena Butterfield http://helenabutterfield.net
  • 2. Objectives today• To know how MFL teachers are using Social Media and ICT• To know about some websites that could be used with pupils to use their languages• To have a go at using some of the tools we have found out abouthttp://ril-studentambassadors.wikispaces.com/
  • 3. 1. Wordle: http://wordle.net Create word clouds
  • 4. C’est quel film?
  • 5. 2. Image chef:www.imagechef.com
  • 6. 3. Tagxedo:http://www.tagxedo.com
  • 7. Uses and ideas Introduce a topic Introduce, learn, memorise, revise or practice vocabulary Analyse the content and gist of a longer text Compare two texts at different levels Help pupils how to do a presentation without reading from a sheet Use key words as a writing promt Pupils create a “Key Words” wordle
  • 8. 4. Wallwisher: www.wallwisher.com Create a wall of sticky notes
  • 9. Revision
  • 10. Key points from aworkshop
  • 11. Plenary
  • 12. Collaboration
  • 13. 5. Linoit: http://linoit.com• Social Media and New Technologies in MFL• Favourite ICT tools for MFL
  • 14. Other uses• Brainstorming ideas• Share success criteria• Revision• International projects• Collaboration for you across different centres
  • 15. 6. Voicethread:http://voicethread.com Upload a picture People can record themselves People can write comments Voicethread link
  • 16. Ideas for use• Spontaneous speaking• Prepare for presentations• Collaboration• Creative speaking / writing
  • 17. 7.Voki: www.voki.com Create a talking avatar• Use for Speaking Assessments• Create one account for all pupils to access• Make the sound recording in Audacity before they make the Voki
  • 18. 8. Toondoo www.toondoo.com•Easy to make•Pupils can create their own accounts•Choice of layouts
  • 19. 9. Go Animate: www.goanimate.com•Pupils create their own accounts•Give specified number of slides to create•Pupils can email you the URL of their video Video
  • 20. 10. Storybird:http://storybird.com• Write a book• Develop creative writing• Some MFL teacher have already made several Storybirds which can be found here: http://mfl-storybirds.wikispaces.com
  • 21. How to do it
  • 22. 11. Glogster: www.glogster.com(Educator accounts available)
  • 23. 12. Make a mindmap• http://popplet.com• http://8agerman.posterous.com/?page=4• http://bubbl.us
  • 24. Sharing work• Via a blog – http://8agerman.posterous.com• Via a wiki – http://micheleneurope.wikispaces. com/
  • 25. More informationThe Langwitch Chronicles:http://helenbutterfield.netEmail: helenabutterfield@gmail.comTwitter: @Langwitch