Technology and World Languages          Standards –  Engaging 21st century students     SCOTL 2011- March 11th, 2011 Catal...
About us…
What skills do today’s students              need?1.   If you can text, you can wiffiti!2.   Send a text message to: 87884...
Partnership for     21                      century Skills                          st              The 4 “C’s”•   Critica...
ACTFL World Languages      Standards
How can we teach our languages ANDincorporate the skills that our students need to be          successful in the 21st cent...
Using technology in the World    Languages classroom:•   Enhances student creativity•   Allows students to communicate out...
Don’t start from scratch…
Start with a “classic”  that you love…
Then “re-design” it intosomething exciting and new!
“Classic” projectstransformed with web 2.0
Language Standard 4:     Presentational Speaking:The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to a...
Turn to someone near you…What are some “Classic” speaking presentations that you use currently?
Bonus Tool – Classtools
Some of our “revamped”        Classics
New Web 2.0 Family Projects        Web tool: Voicethread     Beginning German -     http://ed.voicethread.com/?#u86836    ...
New Web 2.0 “About Me” Projects               Web tool: VoxopopBonjour. Je mappelle.. Je viens....Doù viens-tu?           ...
Voki Speaking Avatar
Language Standard 5:      Presentational Writing:The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to a...
Turn to someone near you…What are some “Classic” writing presentations that you currently use?
Random Name Chooserhttp://www.aschool.us/moodle-scripts/random-name.php
New Web 2.0 Writing Projects        Web tool: Storybird         http://mfl-storybirds.wikispaces.com/    Storybirds are sh...
Your turn…How could you useStorybird in Presentational Writing?
Mixbook   http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/los-cahorritos-2831166        http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/al...
Wallwisherhttp://www.wallwisher.com/wall/updatingwithtech
Examples of wallwishers…
Go Animate/Toon Doo   http://goanimate.com/movie/0FZ_aoErA988/1
Language Standard 1:      Interpretive Listening :The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concep...
Lang Media  The site aprovides authentic materials depictingdifferences in regional dialects and language-usage   among sp...
Audio Lingua
Culture Standard 6:The student will be able to use the target language to gain  knowledge and demonstrate understanding of...
Tag Galaxy
A little bit of Culture Every Day!         Travel Videos - Geobeats –       2 Minute Travel Videos (English)   Movie Theat...
Teacher Bonus Websites  www.classtools.net   www.20q.net    Virtual Dice
We are already 10 years into     the 21 st Century  The “Future” is NOW
What can you do TODAY to help   prepare your students for        TOMORROW?
One WOW and one   WONDER…
Catalina Bohorquez and Michelle OlahWorld Languages Technology Consultants      www.wltechconsultants.com
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  1. 1. Technology and World Languages Standards – Engaging 21st century students SCOTL 2011- March 11th, 2011 Catalina Bohorquez and Michelle Olah Seminole Co. Public Schools, FloridaWorld Languages Technology Consultants www.wltechconsultants.com
  2. 2. About us…
  3. 3. What skills do today’s students need?1. If you can text, you can wiffiti!2. Send a text message to: 878843. At the beginning of your message type @wif56005 and then your answer.
  4. 4. Partnership for 21 century Skills st The 4 “C’s”• Critical Thinking• Communication• Collaboration• Creativity
  5. 5. ACTFL World Languages Standards
  6. 6. How can we teach our languages ANDincorporate the skills that our students need to be successful in the 21st century?
  7. 7. Using technology in the World Languages classroom:• 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
  8. 8. Don’t start from scratch…
  9. 9. Start with a “classic” that you love…
  10. 10. Then “re-design” it intosomething exciting and new!
  11. 11. “Classic” projectstransformed with web 2.0
  12. 12. Language Standard 4: Presentational Speaking:The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners on a variety of topics in a culturally appropriate context in the target language.
  13. 13. Turn to someone near you…What are some “Classic” speaking presentations that you use currently?
  14. 14. Bonus Tool – Classtools
  15. 15. Some of our “revamped” Classics
  16. 16. New Web 2.0 Family Projects Web tool: Voicethread Beginning German - http://ed.voicethread.com/?#u86836 Spanish Collaborative Family Project http://ed.voicethread.com/share/235029/ Intermediate Spanish – Grammar focus http://ed.voicethread.com/share/8974/
  17. 17. New Web 2.0 “About Me” Projects Web tool: VoxopopBonjour. Je mappelle.. Je viens....Doù viens-tu? Chinese
  18. 18. Voki Speaking Avatar
  19. 19. Language Standard 5: Presentational Writing:The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of readers on a variety of topics in a culturally appropriate context in the target language.
  20. 20. Turn to someone near you…What are some “Classic” writing presentations that you currently use?
  21. 21. Random Name Chooserhttp://www.aschool.us/moodle-scripts/random-name.php
  22. 22. New Web 2.0 Writing Projects Web tool: Storybird http://mfl-storybirds.wikispaces.com/ Storybirds are short, visual stories that you make with family and friends to share and (soon) print.
  23. 23. Your turn…How could you useStorybird in Presentational Writing?
  24. 24. Mixbook http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/los-cahorritos-2831166 http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/all/libro-digital-4528131 http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/mi-amigo-y-yo-4793813http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/spanish-class-project-3976588 http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/pablo-neruda-898736
  25. 25. Wallwisherhttp://www.wallwisher.com/wall/updatingwithtech
  26. 26. Examples of wallwishers…
  27. 27. Go Animate/Toon Doo http://goanimate.com/movie/0FZ_aoErA988/1
  28. 28. Language Standard 1: Interpretive Listening :The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concepts, and ideas orally from a variety of culturally authentic sources on a variety of topics in the target language.
  29. 29. Lang Media The site aprovides authentic materials depictingdifferences in regional dialects and language-usage among speakers of the more commonly taught languages worldwide.
  30. 30. Audio Lingua
  31. 31. Culture Standard 6:The student will be able to use the target language to gain knowledge and demonstrate understanding of the relationship among practices, products, and perspectives of cultures other than his/her own and will be able to discuss and analyze cultural practices within the political, economic, social, educational, religious, and artistic realms in the target language in order to determine their global significance.
  32. 32. Tag Galaxy
  33. 33. A little bit of Culture Every Day! Travel Videos - Geobeats – 2 Minute Travel Videos (English) Movie Theaters (vocabulary, money, time, dates) •Cinéma Gaumont Champs-Elysées Marignan-Paris •Cinemark – MéxicoNewspaper headlines from around the World YouTube, TeacherTube, SchoolTube
  34. 34. Teacher Bonus Websites www.classtools.net www.20q.net Virtual Dice
  35. 35. We are already 10 years into the 21 st Century The “Future” is NOW
  36. 36. What can you do TODAY to help prepare your students for TOMORROW?
  37. 37. One WOW and one WONDER…
  38. 38. Catalina Bohorquez and Michelle OlahWorld Languages Technology Consultants www.wltechconsultants.com

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