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Blogging Podcasting Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) I will be talking about… www.chrisfuller.typepad.com
<ul><li>What is missing from Modern Languages? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real purpose fo...
“ If school is to be a truly rewarding experience for today’s students, it must be relevant to them.” Connected magazine, ...
<ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>To look at reasons for using a blog </li></ul><ul><li>To analyse ways to use a blog <...
Blogging
What is a blog?!?!?! <ul><li>Blog=  web       log   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditionally used as an online diary </li></ul>...
Blogging <ul><li>Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>at the moment, who can see the work? </li></ul><ul><li>work no longer confin...
The last 100 visitors to the Spanish blog as of 26 th  April, 2008  www.edgehillcollege.typepad.com   Blogging
International dimension for languages?! - Also ideal for projects e.g. eTwinning / Comenius /  www.edgehilleuro08.typepad....
<ul><li>Assessment for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>- Comment function allows peer assessment using “Two Stars and a Wish” <...
<ul><li>So, why use a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>motivation </li></ul><ul><li>purpose for learning / work </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Blogging
Podcasting
<ul><li>What is a podcast? </li></ul><ul><li>- effectively an audio file which is then put onto the Internet </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Why use podcasts? </li></ul><ul><li>extending learning beyond the classroom walls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>grammar se...
<ul><li>Why use podcasts? </li></ul><ul><li>making speaking exercises usable long-term </li></ul><ul><li>taking the fear o...
<ul><li>Voicethread.com </li></ul>Podcasting Further fun tools
<ul><li>Voki.com </li></ul>Podcasting Further fun tools <ul><li>-Allows pupils to “build”a character </li></ul><ul><li>Hig...
<ul><li>Why use podcasts? </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils learn more by explaining than by listening to explanations </li></ul><u...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadow...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadow...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadow...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadow...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadow...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadow...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>Benefits of CLIL </li></ul><ul><li>providing a  genuine  context f...
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>Benefits of CLIL </li></ul><ul><li>enhances learning for both your...
… there is no road: we make the road by walking Antonio Machado
Blogging Podcasting Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) www.chrisfuller.typepad.com
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  1. 1. Blogging Podcasting Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) I will be talking about… www.chrisfuller.typepad.com
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is missing from Modern Languages? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real purpose for learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extending learning beyond the classroom walls </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. “ If school is to be a truly rewarding experience for today’s students, it must be relevant to them.” Connected magazine, Learning and teaching Scotland
  4. 4. <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>To look at reasons for using a blog </li></ul><ul><li>To analyse ways to use a blog </li></ul><ul><li>To examine ways to make speaking more effective and less scary through podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>To reflect on the use of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to provide a context for learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. Blogging
  6. 6. What is a blog?!?!?! <ul><li>Blog= web log </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditionally used as an online diary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A typical blog combines a variety of media forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key element is huge increase in interactivity- INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY. </li></ul></ul>Blogging
  7. 7. Blogging <ul><li>Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>at the moment, who can see the work? </li></ul><ul><li>work no longer confined to an exercise book </li></ul>
  8. 8. The last 100 visitors to the Spanish blog as of 26 th April, 2008 www.edgehillcollege.typepad.com Blogging
  9. 9. International dimension for languages?! - Also ideal for projects e.g. eTwinning / Comenius / www.edgehilleuro08.typepad.com Blogging
  10. 10. <ul><li>Assessment for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>- Comment function allows peer assessment using “Two Stars and a Wish” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>= 2 positive elements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>+ 1 element to work at next time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancement of self-evaluation skills </li></ul></ul>Blogging
  11. 11. <ul><li>So, why use a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>motivation </li></ul><ul><li>purpose for learning / work </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment for Learning /self-evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>access to resources, inc. podcasts / videos </li></ul><ul><li>increased international dimension </li></ul><ul><li>safe learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>- nothing can go online without approval of teacher </li></ul>Blogging
  12. 12. Blogging
  13. 13. Podcasting
  14. 14. <ul><li>What is a podcast? </li></ul><ul><li>- effectively an audio file which is then put onto the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>speaking the pupils’ language whilst teaching them ours </li></ul>Podcasting
  15. 15. <ul><li>Why use podcasts? </li></ul><ul><li>extending learning beyond the classroom walls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>grammar series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>role-play raps </li></ul></ul>Podcasting
  16. 16. <ul><li>Why use podcasts? </li></ul><ul><li>making speaking exercises usable long-term </li></ul><ul><li>taking the fear out of speaking </li></ul>Podcasting
  17. 17. <ul><li>Voicethread.com </li></ul>Podcasting Further fun tools
  18. 18. <ul><li>Voki.com </li></ul>Podcasting Further fun tools <ul><li>-Allows pupils to “build”a character </li></ul><ul><li>Highly motivational </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Why use podcasts? </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils learn more by explaining than by listening to explanations </li></ul><ul><li>editing using Audacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>great repetition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>useful skills for digital world </li></ul></ul>Podcasting
  20. 20. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
  21. 21. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadowed the Geography SoW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>European countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the EU and its role? </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadowed the Geography SoW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>South America + cardinal points </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadowed the Geography SoW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flags of Spanish speaking nations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(colour revision / cultural awareness) </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadowed the Geography SoW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Populations of Hispanic nations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(larger numbers / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cultural awareness) </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadowed the Geography SoW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>climate (revision of weather / seasons) </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>How have I used CLIL? </li></ul><ul><li>Year 8 have loosely shadowed the Geography SoW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>moving on to international development and tourism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>links in with GCSE topics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>+ a developing link with a school in Chile </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>Benefits of CLIL </li></ul><ul><li>providing a genuine context for learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>where does their learning fit into the real world? </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) <ul><li>Benefits of CLIL </li></ul><ul><li>enhances learning for both your department and the department you work with </li></ul><ul><li>furthers cultural understanding </li></ul><ul><li>developing thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>AND linguistic communication skills </li></ul>
  29. 29. … there is no road: we make the road by walking Antonio Machado
  30. 30. Blogging Podcasting Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) www.chrisfuller.typepad.com

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