Teaching S.M.A.R.T with the Web: Screencasts and ELLLO ELT + IT Michael Krauss
Workshop Objectivesn Consider a S.M.A.R.T. framework for choosing/implementing Web resourcesn Explore screencasting – Uses by teachers and by students – Two popular free tools (Jing and Screenr)n Observe, then explore hands-on ELLLO (English Language Listening Lab Online) – Utilize cooperative learning techniques 2
S.M.A.R.T. Frameworkn Synthesis of language and thinking skillsn Motivating content and comm. with purposen Appropriate for age and language abilityn Relevant to students’ lives (curricular objs)n Tangible product with feedback/evaluation 3
What is screencasting?n Ability to capture and share for viewing anything displayed on the computer screenn Both audio and images are capturedn Short video capture possible (files get very large fast!)n Send link to view screencast ORn Embed in Web page (blog, wiki, social network, etc.) 4
How can ELTs use screencasting?n Extend classroom or “flip” the classroom – Guided “tour” of interesting Web resources – Tutorials – displaying Web pages, Word docs, PPT slides, etc. – Feedback on student writing – Presentation of vocabulary – Provide pronunciation model – Presentation of grammar points 5
How can ELLs use screencasting?n Narrate a trip while showing Web pagesn Explain how to get somewhere displaying a Google Map or Google Earth.n Create a timeline and narrate eventsn Create a mindmap and give a guided tourn Take the listener on a virtual tour of a zoo or museum Web site.n Create family tree and share family history 6
More ways?n Show a mystery object and talk about it.n Put together a biography on a famous person and narrate his/her lifen Record one’s voice while reading a story or poem. ELT assesses pron., intonation, etc.n Use Web cam and narrate *short* video. Ex. Michael’s house (Jing) (online or open local file with browser) 7
Hands-on practice with ELLLOn Follow your handout – Cooperative Learning exploration of ELLLO in small groups. – Come back and share in the large group. – Wrap up. Questions? 15
Resources of Interest -1n Training Resource Guide 2012 (Krauss) – http://tinyurl.com/6qd8j9bn How to use Jing with ELLs (2 screencast tutorials) Russell Stannard – http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/Jing/ index.html – http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/ jingInReality/index.html 16
Resources of Interest -2n Howto use Jing to make screenshots (Nik Peachey) – http://www.scribd.com/doc/47249872/Task-7- Creating-screenshots-using-Jingn Howto use Screenr (screencast tutorials) Russell Stannard – http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/screenr/ index.html 17
Resources of Interest -3n Comparison of features: Jing vs. Screenr (Bramble) – http://www.learninginstitute.qmul.ac.uk/ elearning/introducing/screencasting-jing- versus-screenr/n How to use ELLLO (screencast tutorials) Russell Stannard – http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/elllo/ index.html 18
Resources of Interest -4n Exploring Web 2.0: Tools for Classroom Teaching and Professional Development (Krauss). Contact ELO to apply to take this course. You may freely use the materials at – http://tinyurl.com/56jqc9 19
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