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Let’s Go
Viral!
Exploring Memes
and Culture with
Learners
“Imita'on	
  is	
  not	
  just	
  the	
  
sincerest	
  form	
  of	
  fla4ery	
  -­‐	
  
it's	
  the	
  sincerest	
  form	
 ...
What is a meme?
"an idea, behavior, or style that
spreads from person to person
within a culture.”
~ Merriam-Webster Dicti...
What is a meme?
"an idea, behavior, or style that
spreads from person to person
within a culture.”
~ Merriam-Webster Dicti...
What is a meme?

from the Greek word,
mimeme, “to imitate”

Coined by Richard
Dawkins in 1975

"an idea, behavior, or styl...
What is the learning value?
I Speak Meme by Nina Jerončič

http://bit.ly/ispeakmeme
Can you name these memes?

By Dan Nguyen, Flickr.com/photos/zokuga/5443393115/

Flash Attack By Yahoo, Flickr

ROTFL

“Did...
Can you name these memes?

Photo by Andrew Ferguson / Flickr
Present Rules
Introduce a Difficult Topic
Teach Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Writing Prompts
Blog Prompts
Give Tips
Spark Discussion/Icebreaker
What People Think I Do/ What I Really Do….
ENGLISH	
  LANGUAGE	
  TEACHER	
  

What my students think I do

What parents t...
What People Think I Do/ What I Really Do….
STUDENT,	
  TEEN,	
  COLLEGE	
  STUDENTS,	
  FOOTBALL	
  PAYERS	
  

What my te...
Alessonplanaday.tumblr.com
What kinds
of videos
tend to go
viral?
What kinds
of videos
tend to go
viral?
How to Make a Viral Video - Smash Mouth Parody
Create a
viral video
Why do
these
things go
viral?

What does it
say about
society?
KnowYourMeme.com
Noslang.com
Meme Face App on Google HangOuts
Shortened from Greek word,
mimeme, “to imitate”

Coined by British evolutionary
biologist...
Imgur.com/memegen
Memecenter.com/memebuilder
Pic Collage IOS/Android App

©http://pic-collage.com/
Image Chef IOS App

©https://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/imagechef/id330357169?l=en&mt=8
ShellyTerrell.com
Bit.ly/ELTLINKs
Let's Go Viral! Memes and Culture for Learning
Let's Go Viral! Memes and Culture for Learning
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  1. 1. Let’s Go Viral! Exploring Memes and Culture with Learners
  2. 2. “Imita'on  is  not  just  the   sincerest  form  of  fla4ery  -­‐   it's  the  sincerest  form  of   learning.”     -­‐  George  Bernard  Shaw   sequoia tries to pop his finger like chips - _MG_2092 by sean dreilinger, Flickr
  3. 3. What is a meme? "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary The Last Cult of England By francistoms, Flickr
  4. 4. What is a meme? "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary It acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices that can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable phenomena. The Last Cult of England By francistoms, Flickr
  5. 5. What is a meme? from the Greek word, mimeme, “to imitate” Coined by Richard Dawkins in 1975 "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.” ~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary It acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices that can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable phenomena. The Last Cult of England By francistoms, Flickr Meme. (2013). In Wikipedia, Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Meme&oldid=579602404
  6. 6. What is the learning value?
  7. 7. I Speak Meme by Nina Jerončič http://bit.ly/ispeakmeme
  8. 8. Can you name these memes? By Dan Nguyen, Flickr.com/photos/zokuga/5443393115/ Flash Attack By Yahoo, Flickr ROTFL “Did I do that?”
  9. 9. Can you name these memes? Photo by Andrew Ferguson / Flickr
  10. 10. Present Rules
  11. 11. Introduce a Difficult Topic
  12. 12. Teach Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
  13. 13. Writing Prompts
  14. 14. Blog Prompts
  15. 15. Give Tips
  16. 16. Spark Discussion/Icebreaker
  17. 17. What People Think I Do/ What I Really Do…. ENGLISH  LANGUAGE  TEACHER   What my students think I do What parents think we can do What I think we do What society thinks we should do What we really do
  18. 18. What People Think I Do/ What I Really Do…. STUDENT,  TEEN,  COLLEGE  STUDENTS,  FOOTBALL  PAYERS   What my teachers think I do What I think we do What my parents think I do What society thinks we should do What we really do
  19. 19. Alessonplanaday.tumblr.com
  20. 20. What kinds of videos tend to go viral?
  21. 21. What kinds of videos tend to go viral?
  22. 22. How to Make a Viral Video - Smash Mouth Parody
  23. 23. Create a viral video
  24. 24. Why do these things go viral? What does it say about society?
  25. 25. KnowYourMeme.com
  26. 26. Noslang.com
  27. 27. Meme Face App on Google HangOuts Shortened from Greek word, mimeme, “to imitate” Coined by British evolutionary biologist, Richard Dawkins, in The Selfish Gene (1976)
  28. 28. Imgur.com/memegen
  29. 29. Memecenter.com/memebuilder
  30. 30. Pic Collage IOS/Android App ©http://pic-collage.com/
  31. 31. Image Chef IOS App ©https://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/imagechef/id330357169?l=en&mt=8
  32. 32. ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/ELTLINKs
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