Social Media and ICT in MFL         Helena Butterfield    http://helenabutterfield.net
Objectives today• To know how MFL teachers are using Social  Media and ICT• To know about some websites that could be  use...
1. Wordle: http://wordle.net   Create word clouds
C’est quel film?
2. Image chef:www.imagechef.com
3. Tagxedo:http://www.tagxedo.com
Uses and ideas Introduce a topic Introduce, learn, memorise, revise or  practice vocabulary Analyse the content and gis...
4. Wallwisher: www.wallwisher.com                     Create a wall of                      sticky notes
Revision
Key points from aworkshop
Plenary
Collaboration
5. Linoit: http://linoit.com• Social Media and New Technologies in MFL• Favourite ICT tools for MFL
Other uses•   Brainstorming ideas•   Share success criteria•   Revision•   International projects•   Collaboration for you...
6. Voicethread:http://voicethread.com                         Upload a picture                         People can record  ...
Ideas for use•   Spontaneous speaking•   Prepare for presentations•   Collaboration•   Creative speaking / writing
7.Voki: www.voki.com            Create a            talking avatar• Use for Speaking Assessments• Create one account for a...
8. Toondoo www.toondoo.com•Easy to make•Pupils can create their own accounts•Choice of layouts
9. Go Animate: www.goanimate.com•Pupils create their own accounts•Give specified number of slides to create•Pupils can ema...
10. Storybird:http://storybird.com• Write a book• Develop creative writing• Some MFL teacher have already made  several St...
How to do it
11. Glogster: www.glogster.com(Educator accounts available)
12. Make a mindmap• http://popplet.com• http://8agerman.posterous.com/?page=4• http://bubbl.us
Sharing work• Via a blog  – http://8agerman.posterous.com• Via a wiki  – http://micheleneurope.wikispaces.    com/
More informationThe Langwitch Chronicles:http://helenbutterfield.netEmail: helenabutterfield@gmail.comTwitter: @Langwitch
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Soc media and ICT in MFL

  1. 1. Social Media and ICT in MFL Helena Butterfield http://helenabutterfield.net
  2. 2. Objectives today• To know how MFL teachers are using Social Media and ICT• To know about some websites that could be used with pupils to use their languages• To have a go at using some of the tools we have found out abouthttp://ril-studentambassadors.wikispaces.com/
  3. 3. 1. Wordle: http://wordle.net Create word clouds
  4. 4. C’est quel film?
  5. 5. 2. Image chef:www.imagechef.com
  6. 6. 3. Tagxedo:http://www.tagxedo.com
  7. 7. Uses and ideas Introduce a topic Introduce, learn, memorise, revise or practice vocabulary Analyse the content and gist of a longer text Compare two texts at different levels Help pupils how to do a presentation without reading from a sheet Use key words as a writing promt Pupils create a “Key Words” wordle
  8. 8. 4. Wallwisher: www.wallwisher.com Create a wall of sticky notes
  9. 9. Revision
  10. 10. Key points from aworkshop
  11. 11. Plenary
  12. 12. Collaboration
  13. 13. 5. Linoit: http://linoit.com• Social Media and New Technologies in MFL• Favourite ICT tools for MFL
  14. 14. Other uses• Brainstorming ideas• Share success criteria• Revision• International projects• Collaboration for you across different centres
  15. 15. 6. Voicethread:http://voicethread.com Upload a picture People can record themselves People can write comments Voicethread link
  16. 16. Ideas for use• Spontaneous speaking• Prepare for presentations• Collaboration• Creative speaking / writing
  17. 17. 7.Voki: www.voki.com Create a talking avatar• Use for Speaking Assessments• Create one account for all pupils to access• Make the sound recording in Audacity before they make the Voki
  18. 18. 8. Toondoo www.toondoo.com•Easy to make•Pupils can create their own accounts•Choice of layouts
  19. 19. 9. Go Animate: www.goanimate.com•Pupils create their own accounts•Give specified number of slides to create•Pupils can email you the URL of their video Video
  20. 20. 10. Storybird:http://storybird.com• Write a book• Develop creative writing• Some MFL teacher have already made several Storybirds which can be found here: http://mfl-storybirds.wikispaces.com
  21. 21. How to do it
  22. 22. 11. Glogster: www.glogster.com(Educator accounts available)
  23. 23. 12. Make a mindmap• http://popplet.com• http://8agerman.posterous.com/?page=4• http://bubbl.us
  24. 24. Sharing work• Via a blog – http://8agerman.posterous.com• Via a wiki – http://micheleneurope.wikispaces. com/
  25. 25. More informationThe Langwitch Chronicles:http://helenbutterfield.netEmail: helenabutterfield@gmail.comTwitter: @Langwitch

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