www.joedale.typepad.com [email_address] Blogs and Podcasts:  ICT in your Pocket
Young people’s familiarity with ICT offers a great opportunity to language teachers. It seems to   us that a determined co...
+ = = + Blogs and Podcasts =  Using technology to enhance learning outcomes across all four language skills
Komment aise kon aprand a ékrir? "You can learn how to conjugate the verb "to like" every week for several ...
Blogging <ul><li>Promotes creativity and global citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Familiar technology for pupils who use Bebo/...
Video Tutorials Blogger -  http:// movies.atomiclearning.com/uk/blogging / WordPress -  http:// www.swict.com/wordpresscou...
How to set up a blog
Purpose Audience  Content Before you start …
Blog rules I will only use my first name  I will never give out my email address  I will never give out my home address  I...
Two Stars and a Wish Purpose, audience and content one-click publishing Real communication Assessment for learning Secure ...
Integrating ICT into the MFL classroom
Photos Search engine Local weather Local time Video player Audio player Bookmarks Survey Sitemeter Cluster Map Calendar Wi...
Sitemeter
Mobile blogging = Moblogging 2, 200 hits in one weekend!
Podcasting with Audacity <ul><li>Suitable for all levels (stretches high ability) </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes creativity us...
ASSIGNMENT: Podcast BT education script record edit
Podsafe music <ul><li>Flashkit  loops   </li></ul><ul><li>iBeat   </li></ul><ul><li>Opuzz   </li></ul><ul><li>stock20   </...
TES article September 2007   by Helen Ward describes how a group of 159 pupils aged between six and thirteen were able to ...
Le podcast de 8VM et 8JH
Le podcast de 7JD
Nine Acres Primary Podcasting Day
Nodehill French Grammar Podcasts on iTunes <ul><li>Upload mp3 files to Podomatic </li></ul><ul><li>Copy automatically gene...
MFL Podcasts for GCSE / A’level revision practice whenever and wherever your students want to learn <ul><li>Stantonbury Ca...
Record Skype conversations with Pretty May
Nodehill Bloggers on Radio 5 Live
Making recordings - mp3, sound editing,  podcasting and all that Jazz!   We are podcasters!  We have published to the inte...
http:// del.icio.us/joedale/MFLblog MFL bloggers and podcasters http://joedale.typepad.com/integrating_ict_into_the_/podca...
The Isle of Wight Conference 2008 25 th -26 th  October Plug on IOW radio “ a win-win situation”
 
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  1. 1. www.joedale.typepad.com [email_address] Blogs and Podcasts: ICT in your Pocket
  2. 2. Young people’s familiarity with ICT offers a great opportunity to language teachers. It seems to us that a determined commitment to use this world, which is so familiar to young people, is a key to increasing the engagement of young people of all ages with languages. New technologies can facilitate real contacts with schools and young people in other countries. They can also provide stimulus for creative and interactive work. (Lord Dearing - Languages Review March 2007) Technology - So what … ?
  3. 3. + = = + Blogs and Podcasts = Using technology to enhance learning outcomes across all four language skills
  4. 4. Komment aise kon aprand a ékrir? &quot;You can learn how to conjugate the verb &quot;to like&quot; every week for several years. However, it is only in a written context that the use of the words make proper sense. It is the same thing with vocabulary, spelling or even grammar. In order to develop the art of writing, you need ... to write. Our blog project encourages pupils to write and to read to help them to write better.&quot; Roberto Gauvin – Le projet des Cybercarnets du Centre d'apprentissage Haut-Madawaska 2005 - present
  5. 5. Blogging <ul><li>Promotes creativity and global citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Familiar technology for pupils who use Bebo/MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Helps subject to be more relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to use – one click publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Writing for a purpose (real audience) increases standards at all levels </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for peer assessment through comments in a safe environment </li></ul>
  6. 6. Video Tutorials Blogger - http:// movies.atomiclearning.com/uk/blogging / WordPress - http:// www.swict.com/wordpresscourse.asp Edublogs - http:// www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey =5dd536c185e19a804a73 Typepad – Coming soon on SSAT site Blogger Typepad WordPress Edublogs Blogging Platforms
  7. 7. How to set up a blog
  8. 8. Purpose Audience Content Before you start …
  9. 9. Blog rules I will only use my first name I will never give out my email address I will never give out my home address I will never give out my telephone number I will respect others I will not use rude or threatening words I will not use text talk or chat language I will not copy other people’s work I will be responsible for everything I write I will check my spelling before posting
  10. 10. Two Stars and a Wish Purpose, audience and content one-click publishing Real communication Assessment for learning Secure environment Promote global citizenship Pupil voice Celebrate your pupils’ work Feedback Comments
  11. 11. Integrating ICT into the MFL classroom
  12. 12. Photos Search engine Local weather Local time Video player Audio player Bookmarks Survey Sitemeter Cluster Map Calendar Widgets
  13. 13. Sitemeter
  14. 14. Mobile blogging = Moblogging 2, 200 hits in one weekend!
  15. 15. Podcasting with Audacity <ul><li>Suitable for all levels (stretches high ability) </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes creativity using podsafe music and sound </li></ul><ul><li>Real audience </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages pupils to listen actively to their own and others’ work </li></ul><ul><li>Increases the frequency, length and quality of spoken work </li></ul><ul><li>Scripting also helps writing techniques </li></ul>
  16. 16. ASSIGNMENT: Podcast BT education script record edit
  17. 17. Podsafe music <ul><li>Flashkit loops </li></ul><ul><li>iBeat </li></ul><ul><li>Opuzz </li></ul><ul><li>stock20 </li></ul><ul><li>Magnatune (see tutorial ) </li></ul><ul><li>Incompetech </li></ul><ul><li>Soundsnap </li></ul><ul><li>Dogmazic </li></ul><ul><li>PodSafe Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Jamendo </li></ul><ul><li>Partners in Rhyme </li></ul><ul><li>Splice </li></ul><ul><li>Podsafe music network </li></ul><ul><li>ccMixter </li></ul><ul><li>Freesound project </li></ul><ul><li>Podsafe Music Resources </li></ul>
  18. 18. TES article September 2007 by Helen Ward describes how a group of 159 pupils aged between six and thirteen were able to accelerate their reading age 'four times as quickly' as their peers over a period of ten weeks by listening back to recordings of themselves saying words they found difficult to remember. Based on research carried out by Dr Flora Macleod, Dr Philip Macmillan and Professor Brahm Norwich from Exeter University in the study Listening to myself: improving oracy and literacy among children who fall behind Headphones help pupils improve their reading
  19. 19. Le podcast de 8VM et 8JH
  20. 20. Le podcast de 7JD
  21. 21. Nine Acres Primary Podcasting Day
  22. 22. Nodehill French Grammar Podcasts on iTunes <ul><li>Upload mp3 files to Podomatic </li></ul><ul><li>Copy automatically generated feed </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe in iTunes </li></ul>500MB for free!
  23. 23. MFL Podcasts for GCSE / A’level revision practice whenever and wherever your students want to learn <ul><li>Stantonbury Campus </li></ul><ul><li>St John Fisher </li></ul><ul><li>Parkstone Grammar School </li></ul><ul><li>Wheatley Park School </li></ul><ul><li>Notre Dame Catholic College </li></ul><ul><li>Heathfield College </li></ul><ul><li>Oldbury College of Sport </li></ul><ul><li>Bristnall Hall Technology College </li></ul><ul><li>Southend High School for Girls </li></ul><ul><li>Northgate High School </li></ul><ul><li>Edgehill College </li></ul><ul><li>Elliott School </li></ul><ul><li>Shireland CLC </li></ul>
  24. 24. Record Skype conversations with Pretty May
  25. 25. Nodehill Bloggers on Radio 5 Live
  26. 26. Making recordings - mp3, sound editing, podcasting and all that Jazz! We are podcasters! We have published to the internet. We’ve gone hi-tec. We feel cool, hip and happening! Try it if you haven’t already. It’s easy – honest!
  27. 27. http:// del.icio.us/joedale/MFLblog MFL bloggers and podcasters http://joedale.typepad.com/integrating_ict_into_the_/podcasting/index.html http://joedale.typepad.com/integrating_ict_into_the_/blogging/index.html
  28. 28. The Isle of Wight Conference 2008 25 th -26 th October Plug on IOW radio “ a win-win situation”
  29. 30. And finally …

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