DIGITALLY AIDED EDUCATION
Using iPhones and iPads in the
Other than having
classrooms, the use of
devices may work as an aid
to enhance learning “(…) the digital technology now
coming, more or less
rapidly, into our classrooms – if
used properly – can help make
our student's learning
real, engaging, and useful for
their future.” (Prensky, 2010)
“A teacher that can
be replaced by a
Today‘s students want to learn differently than in the past.
They want ways of learning that are meaningful to them, ways that
make them see—immediately—that the time they are spending on
their formal education is valuable, and ways that make good use of
the technology they now is their birthright.
• Is it necessary to learn new languages
at all? Maybe machines will translate…
• Why go to culinary school when you
can watch a cooking video on
• Is the absence of a teacher a
• Is education obsolete ?
• Technology = scaffolding
• Digital Natives x Digital Immigrants
• Partnering Pedagogy
“In a partnering pedagogy, using technology is
the students‘ job. The teachers‘ job is to coach
and guide the use of technology for effective
• Go to Socrative.com
• Click Student’s Login
• Classroom 414164
• Answer the quiz
Name your top 5 APPs
Facebook Ted Kindle Estadao Oxford collection
Whatsapp Facebook Candy Crush Gmail Viber
Skype, Facebook, viber instagram whatsapp
Whatsapp facebook, , games
Whatsapp Facebook Evernote Google agenda Dictionary
Facebook Instagram Whatsapp Global news Radio
Whatsapp, Viber facebook
Instagram, prezi dropbox Evernote
The Phrasal verbs
Facebook Bbc Pintrest Whatsapp Radio
Facebook Instagram Memory Match Scan WhatsApp
Teacher kit Facebook iCloud Whatsapp Dictionnaries
Edmodo, moodle, Facebook, Skype, Maps
Digitally aided classroom
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Ideas worth spread
• TeacherKit: a personal organizer for educators. It makes it simple to keep track of
classes and students, whether in class or on-the-go.
• Evernote: With Evernote, teachers can easily save great ideas from the Web,
access them later, and even search through them to find what they need.
• Pinterest: has become a great place for teachers to share and save ideas for the
classroom. Set up your own account and start networking with coworkers and
other educators to find amazing lessons and resources that can improve your
• Pick Me: Trying to keep who you call on in class fair and balanced? Use this app to
choose and track things so that no students are left out.
• Attendance2: Track the daily attendance of all of your students using this
• School & Stuff, Grades and Timetables: This app makes it easy to input and
monitor the grades of junior high and high school students, as well as tracking
• Wikipedia: Just because you don’t allow students to use Wikipedia for research doesn’t mean
it isn’t a great tool for quickly looking up information.
• TED: Hear from some of the best and brightest minds in education, science, psychology, and
more about innovative new ideas that might just change the world through the TED app.
• Edublogs: Students and teachers can take advantage of the secure and education-focused
blogs offered through this site and its corresponding application.
• Facebook: Facebook is a great place to connect with students, so stay current on what’s going
on and let them know about assignments and upcoming events through a shared page on the
site, accessed right through your mobile device.
• Learnist: On Learnist, teachers can share what they know about education and find helpful
videos and tutorials from other educators as well.
• Socrative: makes it possible to engage students through educational games and exercises in
real time, provided you’ve got the setup. With this app, teachers who use Socrative can easily
monitor performance and get students excited about learning.
• Twitter: No educator should be without a Twitter account these days. Download this app to
keep up with industry professionals, students, and education news anywhere you are.
Dropbox: With Dropbox, you can store
documents, media, presentations, and more on the Web, so they’ll be at
your fingertips even if you forget your flash drive.
Google Drive: Store and share your documents, presentations, and
spreadsheets using this free Gmail-integrated app.
StoryKit: Create and illustrate stories for your class or just for fun when you
use this innovative app.
AirProjFree: share the screen of your iphone or ipad (pictures) with a
computer through IP address.
TAF for YEP1B
Unit 9 - Getting to know places
Vocabulary Build-Up 1 / Task 2
• Objectives: Consolidate vocabulary used to ask for and give directions.
• Input Data: Siri, Google Maps
• Grouping: Whole group - open pairs - pairwork
• Preparation: Show map of the area through Google Maps (visual aid) and elicit places of
interest. Model locations and directions using target language (e.g. “Is there a ____ next to
____?” and “How do I get to ____?”). Use SIRI to show the way. Perform in open pairs.
• Instructions: Ask students to choose a place on the map (it can be the one projected or on
their own devices) and ask SIRI how to get there. They should give directions and location to
their partner according to SIRI’s instructions.
• Performing: In pairs, students ask SIRI for directions to a selected place and give these
directions to their partner. Exchange roles.
• Accountability: Report their findings and check with SIRI.
• Related Homework: House of English > GETTING TO KNOW PLACES > FOCUS ON LANGUAGE
Go to website
Generate a QR Code with Text or URL to any
content you wish – a picture, video, audio, website,
Print the generated code and have fun!
Users must have a QR CODE READER in their
smartphones or tablets to see its content.
In groups, select a task from Yázigi Material and
prepare a TAF using the exposed tools
• Use QR Codes as grouping arrangement
• YTeen2 / Unit 1 – Students Bump pictures of
their vacation to interactive board
• AIO / Law – Dictionary – students research
and explain definition of new vocabulary
• YEP2 / Unit 1 – physical description – Google
images of celebrities
• MYP4 / Unit 1 – Socrative (SOC
Send contributions to
• Yteen 1 / Unit 5 – students use Google
Maps to talk about their neighborhood.
• YEP1 / Unit 7 – TripAdvisor, Booking.com to
make traveling plans.
• YEP2 / Unit 12 – allrecipes.com – use
“Spinner” tool to shuffle ingredients and
• LÉVY, Pierre; AUTHIER, Michel. As árvores de conhecimentos. 2. ed São Paulo:
• Escuta, 2000.
• PRENSKY, Marc. Teaching digital natives: partnering for real learning. Corwin, 2010.
• VYGOTSKY, D. (1962). Thought and language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
• MITRA, Sugata. Beyond the hole in the wall. TED Conferences, 2012.