It’s time to blog! Embracing technology  Ana Claudia Montes Beatriz Cea Camila Vidal Inés Rossi Alianza Prado September 22...
Technology we use at Alianza Prado: Computers TV and DVD Videos and PowerPoint  presentations Internet Blogs
Three stages: P P P resentation ractice roduction
<ul><li>Student as a human being  </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional and Affective dimensions  </li></ul><ul><li>Comfortable lear...
Advantages: <ul><li>Save: Time and money!  </li></ul><ul><li>It is environment friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Takes into accou...
Implementation How? <ul><li>Create the PowerPoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Convert it to a video file. </li></ul><u...
OCCUPATIONS: Place: Activity: <ul><li>In a studio </li></ul><ul><li>Take pictures of people </li></ul>Occupation: <ul><li>...
What  do/does  _______ do? tom YOU PETER Carol anna Patty
<ul><li>How??? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what to do </li></ul><ul><li>Pairs </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul>Practice ...
<ul><li>www.ego4u.com  </li></ul><ul><li>www.englishgrammar.com  </li></ul><ul><li>www.englishpage.com </li></ul><ul><li>w...
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to authentic materials </li></ul><ul><li>Faster and catchy </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Writing  </li></ul><ul><li>New evaluation policy – CEFR </li></ul><ul><li>ECCE and ECPE </li></ul><ul><li>Integrat...
<ul><li>Homework  </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures of students </li></ul><ul><li>Videos from YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Interacti...
 
 
<ul><li>Source of materials to improve their writing: </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar practice </li></ul><ul><li>Sample resumes ...
 
 
 
For further questions or information on  the subject: Contact us at: [email_address]  – Beatiz Cea [email_address]  – Ana ...
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  1. 1. It’s time to blog! Embracing technology Ana Claudia Montes Beatriz Cea Camila Vidal Inés Rossi Alianza Prado September 22, 2008
  2. 2. Technology we use at Alianza Prado: Computers TV and DVD Videos and PowerPoint presentations Internet Blogs
  3. 3. Three stages: P P P resentation ractice roduction
  4. 4. <ul><li>Student as a human being </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional and Affective dimensions </li></ul><ul><li>Comfortable learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Different learning styles – different strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive learning </li></ul><ul><li>Team work </li></ul>Our philosophy
  5. 5. Advantages: <ul><li>Save: Time and money! </li></ul><ul><li>It is environment friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Takes into account the Lexical Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Catches students' attention – motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Gives authenticity </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforces course material </li></ul>Presentation
  6. 6. Implementation How? <ul><li>Create the PowerPoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Convert it to a video file. </li></ul><ul><li>Burn it on a DVD. </li></ul>Easy! Note: Remember to include pictures and sounds in your presentation Converter: download it free on the internet! See an example
  7. 7. OCCUPATIONS: Place: Activity: <ul><li>In a studio </li></ul><ul><li>Take pictures of people </li></ul>Occupation: <ul><li>Photographer </li></ul>PETER
  8. 8. What do/does _______ do? tom YOU PETER Carol anna Patty
  9. 9. <ul><li>How??? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what to do </li></ul><ul><li>Pairs </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul>Practice Implementation
  10. 10. <ul><li>www.ego4u.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.englishgrammar.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.englishpage.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.eslflow.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.elllo.org </li></ul>Some examples:
  11. 16. <ul><li>Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to authentic materials </li></ul><ul><li>Faster and catchy </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative learning </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of skills </li></ul><ul><li>Student centered </li></ul><ul><li>Student’s pace </li></ul>Advantages:
  12. 17. <ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>New evaluation policy – CEFR </li></ul><ul><li>ECCE and ECPE </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of skills </li></ul><ul><li>Process writing </li></ul>Production
  13. 18. <ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures of students </li></ul><ul><li>Videos from YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction: opinion polls, comments, students as blog authors </li></ul><ul><li>List of links to other blogs – building community </li></ul><ul><li>Links for language practice </li></ul>Intermediate I Class blog: http:// alianzapradointermediate.blogspot.com
  14. 21. <ul><li>Source of materials to improve their writing: </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar practice </li></ul><ul><li>Sample resumes and job application letters </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive exercises to review vocabulary related to jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Collocations </li></ul><ul><li>Links - interactive practice of </li></ul><ul><li>writing </li></ul>PRE-PROFICIENCY Class blog: http://preproficiency.blogspot.com/
  15. 25. For further questions or information on the subject: Contact us at: [email_address] – Beatiz Cea [email_address] – Ana Claudia Montes [email_address] – Inés Rossi [email_address] – Camila vidal Thanks for coming!!!

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