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  • Great stuff here - lots to think about and use. Thanks Isabelle!
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  • really useful Isabelle!!

    Am going to use this with my department too, great to help us move on!

    Merci!!
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  • brilliant.

    clear, concise, FULL of good ideas, and basically a 'how to' for what to do to take your teaching to the next level.

    Thanks, Isabelle - will be sharing this with my entire Dept (if not school!)
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  • 1. Get Inspired, Create and Share: Developing the Use of ICT in the MFL Faculty Isabelle Jones, The Radclyffe School Oldham [email_address] http://isabellejones.blogspot.com Twitter: icpjones
  • 2. Aims s
    • Find out about 7 top tools to use with students
    • Discover how to promote creativity in the classroom with the support of ICT
    • Find out about 7 top tools to share good practice with your Faculty colleagues
    • Use ICT to bring the World into your classroom
    AIMs
  • 3. Why do we need to use ICT?
    • Core skill
    • Life skill
    • Part of students’ lives
    • Cross-curricular skill
    • Uneven distribution of students’ skills
    • Develop students’ awareness of how appropriate tools are
    • When NOT to use ICT
  • 4. How can we use ICT?
    • For lessons
    • In lessons
  • 5. Barriers to using ICT for Lessons
    • Facilities: own/school computer?
    • home broadband?
    • Staff: Confidence
    • Lack of training/ideas
    • Time management
    • Resistance to change:
    • the “OHP syndrome”
  • 6. Barriers to using ICT in Lessons
    • Facilities: Enough computers?
    • Good working order?
    • Easy to get sites unblocked?
    • Specialist support available?
    • Timetabled? Bookable? Shared?
    • Staff: Confidence
    • Lack of training/ideas
    • Worries over behaviour
    • “ Soft option”?
  • 7. Advantages of using ICT in Lessons
    • Students: Engagement
    • Motivation (set period of time)
    • Feel good factor/self-image as linguists
    • Differentiation
    • Developing independent learning
    • Tutoring time/personal touch
    • Staff: Building confidence/skills
    • New ideas
    • Relationships
  • 8. Assessing the situation
    • Get a feel to see how ICT is integrated in your Faculty: ICT audit
    • Consider student use of ICT and staff training needs
    • Present audit and discuss an Action Plan
    • Observe changes through snapshots and “invitations”
    • TRUST is key
  • 9. Assessing the situation
  • 10. Assessing the situation ICT SKILLS AUDIT NAME OF TEACHER: ……………………………….. SUBJECT: … Please circle your level of confidence along a scale of 1-5 (1 = not confident, 5 = highly confident) Description Level of Confidence • Load a programme 1 2 3 4 5 • Connect up the computer & peripherals 1 2 3 4 5 • Organise your electronic files 1 2 3 4 5 • Understand how a word processor can be used 1 2 3 4 5 • Use simple editing, e.g. bold, centre, etc. 1 2 3 4 5 • Use a spellchecker 1 2 3 4 5 • Import text & images into word processed documents 1 2 3 4 5 • Lay out text and pictures 1 2 3 4 5 • Publish work using multimedia 1 2 3 4 5 • Understand how a spreadsheet can be used 1 2 3 4 5 • Set up a spreadsheet 1 2 3 4 5 • Use a spreadsheet to produce charts 1 2 3 4 5 • Input formulae 1 2 3 4 5 • Use a spreadsheet to make predictions 1 2 3 4 5 • Use simulations, e.g. “Flying over Paris” to explore key landmarks 1 2 3 4 5 • Understand how a painting package can be used 1 2 3 4 5 • Use a range of tools e.g. brush, colour chart etc. 1 2 3 4 5 • Understand how a drawing package can help you 1 2 3 4 5 • Understand the differences between drawing and painting packages 1 2 3 4 5 • Export images and text between drawing and painting 1 2 3 4 5 • Use a scanner for importing images 1 2 3 4 5 • Use a CD-ROM 1 2 3 4 5 • Use search engines to find information 1 2 3 4 5 • Use Bookmarks 1 2 3 4 5 • Download information from the Internet 1 2 3 4 5 • Publish work on the Internet 1 2 3 4 5 • Understand how e-mail can be used 1 2 3 4 5 • Send and receive e-mail 1 2 3 4 5 • Attach files to outgoing e-mails 1 2 3 4 5 • Save files attached to incoming e-mails 1 2 3 4 5
  • 11. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • Powerpoint
    • Audacity
    • Voki
    • You Tube
    • Google search engines
    • Wallwisher
    • Classtool.net
    Tools, NOT language sites!
  • 12. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • Powerpoint
    • Non-threatening, familiar tool
    • Pictures/ Animated characters
    • Animations/shapes: slow reveal activities
    • Easy to link to sound and video
    • Good tool to “frame” a lesson
    • Teach students how to insert sound: evidence
    • of pronunciation, afl or revision material
  • 13. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • Audacity
    • Great to devise own listening material/podcasts (or get FLA to record them)
    • Good to get students to practise pronunciation at text level
    • Versatile tool that can allow students to take sound with them (mp3)
    • Students can make their own podcasts and practise their writing and speaking skills through
    • scripting and recording
  • 14. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • Voki http://www.voki.com/
    • Design a speaking avatar
    • Students script what the avatar is going to say in the target language
    • Students type the script up and listen to the pronunciation
    • Students record themselves using headsets
    • Students email their creation to their teacher
  • 15. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • Google http://www.google.fr
    • Parallel texts: Teach students how to search for documents and pictures in the target language or documents translated in both language. Student collect specific or new language
    • Webquests: Get students to use google in the target language to find out about cultural items like places and food.
  • 16. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • You Tube http://www.youtube.com/
    • Advertisements, Cartoons, extracts of TV programmes: soaps, keep fit, cooking, Music videos, Documentaries & Travel videos, Language tutorials...
    • Introduction to a topic http://il.youtube.com/watch?v=P1I_leowIRw
    • Listening for gist and spotting cultural clues
    • Listening for detail with a transcript
    • Using videos subtitled in English and in the TL
    • Using videos without sound/Using sound and transcript-students re-make the video!
  • 17. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • Wallwisher http://www.wallwisher.com
    • http://www.diigo.com/user/isabellejones/wallwisher
    • “ yellow stickies” walls
    • opinion poll reading exercise
    • homework/extension reading/writing
    • discuss the result of a feedback exercise
    • mysteries-student post their choice & the reason for their choice
  • 18. 7 top tools to use for/with students
    • Classtool.net http://classtools.net/
    • Site with templates for resources to be printed or put on a blog or a VLE.
  • 19. Promote Creativity
    • What is Creativity anyway?
    Creativity can...
  • 20. Promote Creativity
    • The Creativity Circle
    • ICT as a vehicle to share resources and ideas
    • There is no such thing as an outstanding ready-made lesson
    DISCOVER REVIEW SHARE
  • 21. Promote Creativity
    • What can you do promote creativity?
    • Encourage/ be aware of/share strengths
    • Find out about and share innovative practice
    • Sharing from within the Faculty, with other Faculties and ... The rest of the world
  • 22. 7 top tools to share good practice
    • VLE/Shared Faculty area
    • Faculty Bulletin
    • Faculty blog
    • Slideshare
    • Diigo
    • NING/ grou.ps
    • Twitter
  • 23. 7 top tools to share good practice Template for a Faculty Bulletin
    • Thank you
    • Meeting dates/ Agenda (L&T slot)
    • Staff out (and why)
    • SoW focus/ PLTS and SEAL focus
    • Deadlines for reporting and assessment
    • Resources links: Direct and Diigo
    • Recent courses attended
    • CPD opportunities
    • Languages in the News
  • 24. 7 top tools to share good practice Faculty Blog/Blog for the Faculty
    • Decide whether it is personal or just for school
    • Post own useful resources and ideas
    • Use as an evaluation tool
    • Post about language-related news
    • Write about the training events you have been to/ you have lead
    • Post links to other people’s useful blogs and resources
    • Encourage use as a reference document
    • http://isabellejones.blogspot.com
  • 25. 7 top tools to share good practice Slideshare
    • Site where you can upload your own presentations and documents
    • Open sharing or view only
    • Complements free blog platforms like Blogger
    • Useful back up
    • Comments can be added
    • Get followed/Follow other language teachers
    • Search for other language teachers/ languages-related groups
    • http://www.slideshare.net/icpj
  • 26. 7 top tools to share good practice Diigo
    • Social bookmarking : ability to save web addresses and share them with other people;
    • Bookmarks are accessible from any computer from your Diigo account http://www.diigo.com/user/isabellejones
    • They can be “tagged” and called up as a list of bookmarks on the same topic or “tag”
    • The lists that can be created can be referred to by a URL http://www.diigo.com/user/isabellejones/video
    • The lists are automatically updated when new bookmarks are saved and tagged
  • 27. 7 top tools to share good practice NING/grou.ps
    • Platforms to set up online groups (paying/free)
    • Each member has a profile and can post documents, photos and videos
    • Members that are accepted as “friends” can contact you direct
    • Some group also have chatting facilities
    • All members of the group can be contacted by the creator of the group
    • http://primarymfl.ning.com/
    • http://grou.ps/oldhamlanguages
  • 28. 7 top tools to share good practice Twitter
    • Good to connect with other language teachers
    • Exchange ideas and resource as well as get moral and professional support
    • Create an account and follow language-related
    • lists http://twitter.com/icpjones
    • http://twitter.com/#!/joedale/mfl-twitterers
    • http://twitter.com/#!/icpjones/worldlanguagesteachers
    • Versatile tool-can be accessed from mobile
  • 29. Strategies to bring the World into your classrom
    • Use Pictures ... of real places, food, cover of magazines, of real people, of real cultural events- “Thoughts For The Day”;
    • Use Sound ... news headlines/ podcasts, music videos;
    • Use the Moving Image ... target language country TV programmes, film trailers;
    • Use Real People ... videoconference, Skype, webcams, Twitter, Wallwisher ;
  • 30. Aims s
    • Find out about 7 top tools to use with students
    • Discover how to promote creativity in the classroom with the support of ICT
    • Find out about 7 top tools to share good practice with your Faculty colleagues
    • Use ICT to bring the World into your classroom
    AIMs
  • 31. What Next? s
    • step to develop my own use of ICT for teaching
    • steps to develop my students use of ICT in lessons
    • steps to increase the amount of sharing I do
    AIMs
  • 32. Get Inspired, Create and Share: Developing the Use of ICT in the MFL Faculty Isabelle Jones, The Radclyffe School Oldham [email_address] http://isabellejones.blogspot.com Twitter: icpjones