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  • 1.  
  • 2. Useful Sites and Tools
    • Wonder Wheel
    • Timeline
    • Mind Map
    • Google Sets
    • Screen Hunter
    • Hyperlink
    • Dvolver
    • Voice Thread
    • www.wordle.net
    • Google images
    • www.bubleshare.com
    • www.comic strip com
    • Google Image Labeler
    • Google Images
    • www.delicious.com
    • www.blogger.com
    • Animoto.com
  • 3. Wonder Wheel
    • Visually presents connections between related searches and your search term as an interactive diagram.
  • 4. Wonder Wheel How it works?
    • Wonder Wheel is used to teach students how to narrow down their research and shows them to see the connections that they may not think.
    • Students can type a keyword and get ideas for other related keywords they may not have thought of.
  • 5. Timeline
    • A timeline is a graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events, also referred to as a chronology. .
    • Swine / Mexican Flu
    • The 2009 swine flu outbreak is the spread of a new strain of H1N1 influenza virus that was first detected by public health agencies in March 2009. Localized outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) were detected in three areas initially in Mexico and soon aft...
    • News Time Line
    • Produced by the children of Y6B in Wistaston Church Lane Primary School. Our timeline of news events in 2009....
    • Timeline of the Twentieth Century
    • Timeline of the 20th Century for my SEALP Humanities assessment task.   When you hover over an item a box will come up at the top of the timeline with the date of the event and a picture representing it's category. ..
  • 6. Timeline example
    • Swine / Mexican Flu
    • The 2009 swine flu outbreak is the spread of a new strain of H1N1 influenza virus that was first detected by public health agencies in March 2009. Localized outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) were detected in three areas initially in Mexico and soon aft...
    • News Time Line
    • Produced by the children of Y6B in Wistaston Church Lane Primary School. Our timeline of news events in 2009....
    • Timeline of the Twentieth Century
    • Timeline of the 20th Century for my SEALP Humanities assessment task.   When you hover over an item a box will come up at the top of the timeline with the date of the event and a picture representing it's category. The six categories and the pictures th...
  • 7. Timeline How to use it!
    • It is a useful tool for speaking activity.The teacher may ask students to search events in the past 24 hours and chose the one that s/he thinks the most important and justify his or her choice .
    • Students can also use this tool while preparing their presentations.
  • 8. Mind Map
    • Mind map is a diagram used to link words and ideas to a central key word or idea..
  • 9. Mind Map I How to use it!
    • Students can use mind maps to make vocabulary networks.
    • Mind maps can be used to organize , to brainstorm and prepare notes for speeches.
    • It can be used to take notes from written materials.
  • 10. Mind Map II How to use it!
    • Students can be arranged in groups and given cluster of words and asked to organize vocabulary groups , e.g. your central theme is ‘food ’ and sub-themes are ‘meat ’ ‘fruit’ ‘vegetable’ etc.
    • Another way might be to associate the various nouns , adjectives and verbs with your central theme , e.g. television , programme , film , switch on , watch , interesting ,boring and compare ideas on how they have grouped words.
    • It can also be used as a tool in the planning stage for a writing activity.
  • 11. Google Sets
    • Automatically creates sets of items from a few examples ... Enter a few items from a set of things. (example) Next, press Large Set or Small Set and we'll try to predict other items ...
    • Predicted Items
    • flu
    • colds
    • cold
    • fever
    • asthma
    • arthritis
    • genes
    • allergies
    • influenza
    • headache
    • cough
    • bronchitis
  • 12. Hyperlink
    • A hyperlink is a reference in a document to an external piece of information
    • It is a predefined linkage between an object and another.
    • A word , phrase, picture, icon, in a computer document on which a user may click to move to another document.
  • 13. Screen Hunter
    • Screen Hunter is a screen capture tool that allows you to capture the content of your desktop.
  • 14. Screen Hunter How to use it!
    • Teachers can utilize the “Screen Hunter” as a conversation tool, i.e. use it as an activity tool. For example individual human faces, scenery or anything of an interest can be chopped in a pieces and arranged in a puzzle fashion to create complex images. By asking question , students are encouraged to converse. For example: Angelina Jolie and Janifer Aniston`s features can be cut and arranged in a mixed mosaic fashion so that teacher or students can ask questions to identify certain features as to whom they belong to and justify their choices. The theme can be expanded to various teaching forms where students may be asked to write a sort assay to exercise recently thought subject of teacher’s choosing.
  • 15. Dvolver Voice Thread Animoto.com
    • D volver helps you make a movie in a few simple steps.
    • Voice thread : is an Online application that allows you to create and comment on multimedia presentations using voice, video and/or images.
    • Animoto is a website to help people create videos out of pictures.
  • 16. Voice Thread How to use it!
    • Students can be arranged in groups to copy a fable and then asked to leave an audio comment about the message or characters in the fable.
    • They can also choose a picture to leave an audio comment telling their own ideas about it .
  • 17. Animoto.com How to use it!
    • Teacher can create a video and embed her video on her blog or website or e- mail to her students.
    • The students can create their own videos and share with their friends.
  • 18. www.wordle.net Collocations Save time go mad go crazy go white find a cure get frightened get a surprise make progress miss a goal make an effort get home make a mess bump into give her advise do a favor make a sound get better
    • Wordle is a toy for creating “word clouds” from text that you provide.
  • 19. Wordle example I
  • 20. Wordle example II Love is…………………………..
  • 21. Wordle I How to use it!
    • Students can create word cluster to describe themselves , print , switch papers and then determine whose word grouping belongs to whom.
    • As a reading activity, teacher can create a wordle first and then ask students to close their books and try remember the smaller or bigger words from the wordle.
    • As a pre-reading activity, teacher can create a wordle and ask students to guess what the text is about.
  • 22. Wordle II
    • Students can build a thesis statement from a wordle.
    • As a post reading activity, students can create new sentences using the words in the wordle.
    • Teacher can create a wordle from collocations and ask students to identify them.
    • Students can make vocabulary list for each unit and email them to the teacher. Teacher can show them the most frequently used words.
  • 23. Wordle III
    • Students brainstorm thoughts and memories about teacher and print them as poster.
    • Words and their collocations are used to prepare a wordle and students are asked to look for their collocations in word cluster.
    • Another idea is that you can create word groups from a number text genres (news article, poem, short story, advertisement, dialogue, ect) and then ask the students to work out which genre each is from and have them justify their choices.
  • 24. Google Images
    • The most comprehensive image search on the web.
    • Images can be used for speaking activity or pre-reading activity.
    • They can also be used for teaching grammar .
  • 25. www.comic creator.site Comic Strip How to use it?
    • The Comic Creator is an interactive tool that invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts.
    • Comic strips can be used for a variety of language and discussion activities.
    • Students can compose their own online comic strips with pictures and text ;for example, students may work in pairs for instant use of Nasreddin Hodja jokes to create their comic scripts together.
  • 26. Comic strip I
  • 27. Comic Strip II
  • 28. Comic Strip III
  • 29. Google Image Labeler
    • Google Image Labeler is an online Google “game’’ that puts you against another online user in a labeling game.
    • You'll be randomly paired with a partner You and your partner will:
    • View the same set of images.
    • Provide as many labels as possible to describe each image you see.
    • Receive points when your label matches your partner's label.
  • 30. Google Image Labeler How to use it?
    • This is a real time game with real players and can be used as a lab warmer activity.
    • It can also be used to encourage vocabulary development.
  • 31. www.delicious.com
    • It is a social bookmarks manager. It allows you add sites you like to your personal collection of links.
  • 32. Delicious.com How to use it?
    • Teacher can bookmark some videos and use them for listening or speaking activity because videos provide not only sound, but also visual input.
    • Students can bookmark some videos and share with one another , so they will have more opportunity to watch and improve their listening.
  • 33. Blog
    • A blog is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.
  • 34. Blog I How to use it?
    • Teacher can blog to stay in touch with students or they can incorporate.
    • Students can display and share ideas and other information like pictures, videos or links.
    • They comment on different subjects, link up with other classes.
  • 35. Blog II
    • They can create posts on their favourite groups and singers or football teams .They can choose one that they like or they think they are really bad .
    • They can write comments about one another`s blog.
    • They can use blog as electronic portfolios.
  • 36.