Todaysmeet http://www.todaysmeet.comThis is a good chatroom. We use it in the language classroom. When everybody in the classhas a laptop, this tool serves as a backchannel where students can chat with one another. Youcan create your room for a private chat. Here are the steps:1. Look at the red arrow. This is the place where you have to write ‘Todaysmeet’. See thenext screenshot2. After typing ‘Todaysmeet’ press Ctrl Enter keys simultaneously to get the full url. 3. When you press Control & Enter keys together, the following screenshot appears.
4. Give a name to your ‘room’ and select the life of the room as indicated by the red arrows.You may give any name to your room.5. Click on ‘Create your Room’ as shown below6. When you have created your room, the following screen shot will appear7. Write your name and then click on ‘Join’
8. Write your message as shown in box 1 and then click on ‘Say’ as shown by box 2.9. Your message will be published in the ‘Listen’ portion of ‘Todaysmeet’10. Continue to write message in the ‘Talk’ box and click on ‘Say’ to publish them in the leftsection called ‘Editor’ or ‘Listen’.
11. Your messages will bepublished in the TalkColumn.If you want to keep theroom private between fewfriends, then copy the urland send email the link toyour friends. Only yourselected friends will knowthe address for chat. Theroom I have created is apublic room for theteachers of Havelian. Itaddress is as follows:http://www.todaysmeet.com/callhavelianIf you want to chat here justenter the url in the addressbar of your browser ,typeyour name and join theroom.12. This tool is used to teach students free-writing skill. There are many other uses o the toolwhich I’ll keep sharing with the group CALL Havelian.RegardsRustamEnglish Language Teacher