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Get Them Talking Using Web 2.0 FETC Conference 2009  Michelle Olah, Spanish teacher www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com== ww...
Who Am I?  <ul><li>A teacher learning along with her students </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
What am I not? <ul><li>A technology facilitator or educational technology expert </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
Why does this matter? <ul><li>My main goal is to enhance my students LEARNING of the language –The technology is just an a...
The Most Important “C” Communication <ul><li>Communicate in Languages Other Than English </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1.1:  ...
Barriers to Speaking in the Classroom <ul><li>Individual student practice – students do not speak enough </li></ul><ul><li...
How can Web 2.0 tools assist in getting students to  speak ? www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
Save class time and  still keep an audience <ul><li>All students can speak at once in a lab and it can be presented on a w...
Some Technology Tools <ul><li>Voki Speaking Avatar  </li></ul><ul><li>Voicethread  </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Photostory ...
What is a Voki Speaking Avatar? www.voki.com www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
Voki Speaking Avatars <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
Student Examples: http://paytonr09.edublogs.org http://hannahp2009.edublogs.org/ http://brandonm09.edublogs.org   http://m...
VoiceThread www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
Voicethread <ul><li>What is a Voicethread? </li></ul><ul><li>A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that ...
How to Use VoiceThread in the Classroom www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
Voicethread to Practice Specific Concepts www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
VoiceThread to Practice Pronunciation www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
VoiceThread to Record Student Presentations www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
How easy is it to comment on a VoiceThread?  www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com Go to: http://voicethread.com/share/322123 ...
Microsoft Photo Story 3 and Window Movie Maker <ul><li>Students can create and narrate digital stories in the target langu...
Student Photo Story www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com www.paytonr09.edublogs.org
Student Movie Maker Example www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
iPods in the Classroom  <ul><li>From 14.99 – 45.00 you can find a  microphone that adapts to an iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Stu...
The Other Important “C’ – Culture  <ul><li>Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standa...
Using Realia in Communication Tasks www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
Ecuador and Peru Resources and Lesson Plans <ul><li>http://www.latam.ufl.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>Audio  recordings </li></u...
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  • STANDARDS FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING COMMUNICATION Communicate in Languages Other Than English Standard 1.1:  Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions Standard 1.2:  Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics Standard 1.3:  Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics. CULTURES Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures Standard 2.1:  Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied Standard 2.2:  Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied CONNECTIONS Connect with Other Disciplines and Acquire Information Standard 3.1:  Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language Standard 3.2:  Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures COMPARISONS Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture Standard 4.1:  Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own Standard 4.2:  Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own. COMMUNITIES Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home &amp; Around the World Standard 5.1:  Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting Standard 5.2:  Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment.
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    1. 1. Get Them Talking Using Web 2.0 FETC Conference 2009 Michelle Olah, Spanish teacher www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com== www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    2. 2. Who Am I? <ul><li>A teacher learning along with her students </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    3. 3. What am I not? <ul><li>A technology facilitator or educational technology expert </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    4. 4. Why does this matter? <ul><li>My main goal is to enhance my students LEARNING of the language –The technology is just an added bonus. </li></ul><ul><li>All tools I will show you are EASY to use and can be used in the classroom on Monday morning </li></ul><ul><li>My experience is based in a real (and messy) classroom and were tested on actual, real life middle school students. </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    5. 5. The Most Important “C” Communication <ul><li>Communicate in Languages Other Than English </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1.1:  Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. (Interpersonal) </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1.2:  Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topic. (Interpretive) </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1.3:  Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics. (Presentational) </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    6. 6. Barriers to Speaking in the Classroom <ul><li>Individual student practice – students do not speak enough </li></ul><ul><li>Pair activities – students off task, hard to monitor and correct errors </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations – take days of class time and other students are not engaged </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    7. 7. How can Web 2.0 tools assist in getting students to speak ? www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    8. 8. Save class time and still keep an audience <ul><li>All students can speak at once in a lab and it can be presented on a website, blog, or wiki for an authentic audience </li></ul><ul><li>Students can do speaking activities at home with a microphone or telephone and you can listen to them at your convenience </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    9. 9. Some Technology Tools <ul><li>Voki Speaking Avatar </li></ul><ul><li>Voicethread </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Photostory 3 and Windows Movie Maker </li></ul><ul><li>I pods with microphones </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    10. 10. What is a Voki Speaking Avatar? www.voki.com www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    11. 11. Voki Speaking Avatars <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    12. 12. Student Examples: http://paytonr09.edublogs.org http://hannahp2009.edublogs.org/ http://brandonm09.edublogs.org http://micaelap09.edublogs.org/ www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    13. 13. VoiceThread www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    14. 14. Voicethread <ul><li>What is a Voicethread? </li></ul><ul><li>A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos </li></ul><ul><li>It allows people to leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or phone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). </li></ul><ul><li>It is able to be Shared with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments and continue the conversation. . </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    15. 15. How to Use VoiceThread in the Classroom www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    16. 16. Voicethread to Practice Specific Concepts www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    17. 17. VoiceThread to Practice Pronunciation www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    18. 18. VoiceThread to Record Student Presentations www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    19. 19. How easy is it to comment on a VoiceThread? www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com Go to: http://voicethread.com/share/322123 OR www.voicethread.com and in Browse tab search for “voicethread and FETC ”
    20. 20. Microsoft Photo Story 3 and Window Movie Maker <ul><li>Students can create and narrate digital stories in the target language on any topic. </li></ul><ul><li>These stories can then be embedded in a wiki, blog, or webpage for a global audience. </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    21. 21. Student Photo Story www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com www.paytonr09.edublogs.org
    22. 22. Student Movie Maker Example www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    23. 23. iPods in the Classroom <ul><li>From 14.99 – 45.00 you can find a microphone that adapts to an iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Students can step into the hall and spontaneously record themselves speaking on any topic </li></ul><ul><li>Students can check out the iPod and microphone to conduct interviews in the community. </li></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    24. 24. The Other Important “C’ – Culture <ul><li>Gain Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 2.1:  Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard 2.2:  Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied </li></ul></ul>www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    25. 25. Using Realia in Communication Tasks www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
    26. 26. Ecuador and Peru Resources and Lesson Plans <ul><li>http://www.latam.ufl.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>Audio recordings </li></ul><ul><li>Power Points </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>worksheets </li></ul>Summer 2008 Fulbright Hays HATSS Project www.getthemtalking.wikispaces.com
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