PenzuSimple online tool for creating apersonal journal http://penzu.com/Entries are automaticallydatedEasy editing: Ss can addtitles and text as well asimagesRegistration required tosave entries requiring onlyemail address.Sharing by email and/orprinted.
How to use Penzu with students Online presentation Listening and viewing tasks Student video projects (pro) Student-created materials
Listen and WriteListening & dictation tool. http://www.listenCreate your own -and-write.com/dictation.Ready-made dictationexercises in a number oflanguages.Track students progressCreate homework tasks.Competitions: keep aclass scoreboard to showwhich students are doingbest.
How to use it with studentsSet listening for homeworkLet students select the listeningCreate your own activities, e.g., yourown dictation activities
Forvo•A multilingual user-generatedpronunciation dictionary.•Search for the pronunciation of http://forvo.com/words•A range of languages.•Add words and record pronunciation•Add words to find pronunciation forand wait for someone to record theword.•Additional information about thenationality, ethnicity, geographicalorigin of the speaker•Multiple pronunciations of words tocompare different accents.•Input from such a range of sources.
How to use this with studentsPronunciation researchRequest pronunciationsDemonstrate different accents
Wordle•Create colorful graphicrepresentations of texts based http://www.wordle.non word occurrence from any et/given text.•Feed in the text either bycopy and paste or byspecifying a URL•Analyze text and creates acolorful representation withmore frequently occurringwords appearing much largerthan less frequent words.•Adjust colors and designs tosuit your taste.
How to use this with studentsReview/Summarize/Retell textPredictionDialogue reconstructionShort poems / HaikuText comparisonPersonal informationTopic research tasksLearner training
Wallwisher•a virtual sticky notice-board, http://www.wallwisher.com/ wall/teachersweb20•post stickies with textimages, links to websitesand even videos.•simple to use•set access rights•easy to create a wall•collaboration verysimple and quick too.
How to use this with studentsVideo tasks Treasure huntTheme based walls Fan wallsShare resource links Image-based tasksCreate debate Grammar wallsWishing walls
280 SlidesA web-basedpresentation tool http://280slides.com/Editor/Create presentationswith a series of slidesEmbed rich web-basedmedia into theDeliver presentationsonline, embed them intoblogs or websites ordownload them to acomputer hard driveintegrate media intoonline presentationsw/out downloading it
How to use this with studentsOnline presentationListening and viewing tasksStudent video projectsStudents created materials