Using YouTube, Web 2 and hand held devices in the Brunei English Programme
You Tube High interest. Short and sharp. 3-4 minutes. Breaks up lesson Helps comprehension Modelling ideas to students Teacher ideas Reward Save to computer
Examples 4 sausages in a pan I can sing a rainbow Busy Beavers prepositions song 10 green bottles Head shoulders knees and toes Hokey Pokey I’m a little teapot Goldilocks and the 3 bears Clothes line song Days of the week The wheels on the bus We are going on a bear hunt Busy Beaver colour song 5 little monkey’s Sesame Street face song
Web 2 Web 1 Skype, Ustream, You Tube, Flickr, google docs, Blogs, Wikis, Facebook, Glogster, Slideshare, Voicethread, Little Bird Tales, Wordle etc etc Anytime, anywhere. Brunei’s infrastructure. Faster connections. Limited at present. Giving the students an audience. School, community, country and worldwide. Share ideas, comments, forums, ratings. Motivation and enthusiasm for learning. Connectivity, Creativity and Collaboration.
Examples Blogs- Blogger.com. Make your own class blog to create an audience Embed Web 2 into your blog. Here are a few examples that could work for you in Brunei. Voice Thread Glogster Little Bird Tales. Digital story telling. Wordle. Making word clouds Puzzlemaker. Creating word finds for green and red words.
Hand held devices Apple Iphone, Itouch, Ipad and other hand held devices in the classroom. Itunes store/Open source Examples
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