Edtech for World Languages IWLA13


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Edtech for World Languages IWLA13

  1. 1. Tech Tools for WL Don Doehla, MA, NBCT Co-Director, East Bay WL Project Berkeley Language Center, UC Berkeley
  2. 2. Why? What would be the point? What about the goals? What are we attempting to accomplish? Would we just be complicating our lives? And what exactly IS the meaning of it all????
  3. 3. Our objectives! Communicative proficiency! Interpersonal Presentational Interpretive Oral and written Cultural Competency Cross cultural awareness Global citizenship
  4. 4. Technological and 21st Century Skills Communication Collaboration Critical Thinking Creativity and Innovation Information Literacy Media Literacy Technology Literacy Flexibility and Adaptability Initiative and Self Direction Social and Cross Cultural Skills Productivity and Accountability Leadership and Responsibility
  5. 5. Technology can support our work… … but it is a tool, not an end in itself!
  6. 6. So what to do? What can we do with technology? What tools are most useful? What tools are essential? Where do we get started?
  7. 7. Digital Citizenship http://www.digitalcitizenship.net/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital _citizen http://www.nisd.net/digitalcitizen/ http://www.microsoft.com/security /resources/digital-citizenship.aspx
  8. 8. Edmodo A class management and social media tool Calendar/planner for assignments and agendas Communication S-T Pair your class with another Network with other WL teachers Post handouts, videos, pics, and much more!
  9. 9. Evernote Remember everything! Also use: Clearly, WebClipper, Skitch, Penultimate
  10. 10. Diigo Bookmark websites Highlight text Post sticky notes Annotate texts for digital close reading Tag for sorting bookmarks Create lists of materials Create Groups for sharing and collaborating
  11. 11. Wikis Wikis are great for… Create your own digital textbook Create playlists of learning opportunities Embed videos, widgets, Google forms… Engage students with learning at their own pace Digital Portfolios of student work: blogs, projects, etc.
  12. 12. Google it! Docs – collaborate Forms – embed Voice – inbox Calendar – embed & share Art Project ! Sites – make your own Earth – visit the world
  13. 13. SlideShare Turn your PPT and PDF files into embeddable code Post on your wiki or website Share with colleagues
  14. 14. Twitter / HootSuite
  15. 15. Pinterest ‘Pin’ images Create boards on various themes Create prompts for communicative practice Share boards with colleagues Collect infographics
  16. 16. Mural.ly Create a virtual bulletin board Post sticky notes Create a board for your class, post links, pics… Students can share info with the class or post questions Project the mural on the wall Save the board for later use
  17. 17. Glogster
  18. 18. Want ideas? Download our free e-Book, a gift from the #LangChat team on Twitter
  19. 19. All files, links, slideshow available at: http://drdmd-iwla13.wikispaces.com/
  20. 20. fin