Web-netting Refugee Youth Jane Curry ESL teacher, CALD Youth class Swinburne TAFE, Croydon Campus firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter @parrpakalaUsing Class Blog and Facebook for: E _Learning – learning knowledge & skills, access on-line, anywhere/time. Group belonging/ownership -CYC Facebook group & Youth Class Blog –current & past students. Storage space for pictures, videos, English language text, themes. Collaboration – with peers- msg, chat, emails, comments, share. Reaching youth, allow for feedback, teachers (Swinburne TAFE), volunteers, Foundation House counselors, Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY). CSWE curriculum – performance & progress evaluation, study, revision, reference Using Web2tools – facilitate learning, appeals to different learning styles. Gaining Learning strategies- reading, research, www. adding links, discussion board participation Using technology for social inclusion (networking & keeping up with current & emerging technologies and identify with Australian English-speaking peers/friends)http://2ycroydon.edublogs.org/ (Wordpress - edublogs)http://www.facebook.com/ (Croydon Youth Class)Below is a picture of teachers and volunteers involved with 2Y sem 2. 2010 Mentors, teachers, counsellors, friends.Facebook4Refugee YouthSen:I like it is facebook because I can talk to Kathy from Foundation House. I can lookat picturesPaw:I like facebook because there are many pictures,and I can chat to my friends.Henry:Yes, i like using facebook because i want to know more friends and learn how toput something in facebook.sometimes i chat with my friends on facebook.Lian:I really like using face book. Because i can contact all of my friends and i can sent a meaasge.When i use face book it made me so fun and when i use smiley chat . I can looked up nicephoto, wall and video from the others country. Face book was very helpful for people because ireally love it. :)Li:I like using Facebook because it is a great idea to get friends. It is nice to speak an our wall.When we write to each ather we need to write sentences.We talk to friends. When we write wecan inprove an English. When we talk to each ather we look like leaves on a tree.Has H: I want to using for facebook. And put the phitos And video. and telk to my friends.