*Not all students come to class prepared with supplies. What do you do? *Not all students come to class with the same advantages? How do you make sure everyone has the same opportunities? *Students are already cheating. How do you monitor them? *LOTS of things distract students. How do you keep them focused? *Students misuse other resources (write in textbooks, doodle on desks, etc. What do you do?
This is really important- DQ2 6 Identifying critical information
Previewing New information DQ2 8
QR code goes to weebly FFLA 2012 handouts/presentation
Cellphones in the
While you are waiting...
If you have a smart phone or iPad, Please...
Go to App Store (apple) or Google Play/Android
Market and search for a
QR Reader (Kaywa is one brand)
Download free app
Ask me for help if needed :)
World Languages Technology
Enhances student creativity
Allows students to communicate outside of the classroom
Provides opportunities for student collaboration
Requires students to think critically to evaluate resources
Engages and motivates students to
Communicate in the TARGET Language!
Why allow BYOD?
(bring your own device) :)
*They are powerful computers
*They are instant recording labs
*They are an organizational tool
*They can be used ‘on demand’
*Students already have them
*Students already know how to use them
*It’s not allowed at my school
*Not all students have one
*Students will cheat
*It will be a distraction
*Students will use them when they
aren’t supposed to
My 2 cents
Mange BYOD like you
would any other
Which tools should I use?
what you want
THEN pick the right
Use BYOD in formative assessments to
inform instruction, identify potential gaps
in knowledge or misunderstandings, and
encourage student self reflection on what
Some good tools for this - Poll Everywhere,
Socrative, Padlet, and Infuse Learning.
Multi-platform! Texting or web
Free Student Response System
Answer the posted question
Open your texting window (like you are
going to text a friend)
The number you are going to text is:
In your message box you will type the
number that corresponds with your
How to use Poll Everywhere?
Preview a topic - find out what they
know and are interested in
Review yesterday’s topic
Quick comprehension check on
what was just learned
Easy access to ANYTHING from
your smart phone or tablet!
Getting info to your students FUN, FAST and EASY
It is a 3D bar code encoded with
The information can be text, a website,
contact info, etc.
All you need is a “smart” phone, ipod or
ipad with a camera, and a QR code reader
It links something physical to the online
Download Kaywa (or
other QR code) Reader
Scan the code to access
My Contact info
Make your own
No more long URLs...
How can we use QR codes in the
World Languages Classroom?
Scavenger hunts in the Target Language
Put website and additional resources on vocabulary
list/homework - students can then access them
ANYTIME with their cell phones.
Link to youtube video, Quia practice page, etc.
Promote your language dept.
Add voice with http://qrvoice.net
Let students show you what
they know using their
Web based and Mobile
(Apple and Android)
Text and/or video
High Quality works of art
Goal: Create an
You have 15 minutes to:
*Take 5 pictures and/or videos
*Add text and music
*EVERYONE must participate in some
1. Download the Animoto App
2. Log in Information:
3. Create your video!