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GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT

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This is the presentation I used in an Oxford Webinar in May 2012. I hope you enjoy it.

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GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT

  1. 1. ABEL GALVEZ BENITO May 8th,2012
  2. 2. 1. WELCOME &INTRODUCTION2. WHY USE SOCIAL NETWORKS3. SETTING LIMITS4. FACEBOOK ACTIVITIES5. TWITTER ACTIVITIES6. SOME MORE NETWORKS7. TIME FOR QUESTIONS GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  3. 3. TYPE IN THE CHAT BOX… Where are you from?What levels do you teach? GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  4. 4. IT’S NOT ABOUT THE TOOLS. IT’S USING THE TOOLS TO FACILITATE LEARNING ANDREW CHURCHESAll tools are an excuse for learning: we’ve survived centuries with pen&paper but…• Should we dismiss technological tools? GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  5. 5. • The role of curiosity• The role of emotions in the class • This is what I like • Shy students have a “voice” • These are my friends • “I’ll be there for you”• The sense of belonging to a group GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  6. 6. • The teen generation has more infuence than ever before with social networks.• Who’s going to teach them use this influence?• They have concerns and the share GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  7. 7. I HAVE A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT : B)YES C)NO GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  8. 8. I HAVE A TWITTER ACCOUNT: B)YES C)NO GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  9. 9. I HAVE A GOOGLE+ B)YES C)NO GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  10. 10. I USE A DIFFERENT SOCIALNETWORK OTHER THAN FB OR TWITTER: B)YES C)NO GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  11. 11. FACEBOOK ANDEDUCATORS IN THE US HOW SOCIAL NETWORKS ARE CHANGING THE WORLD OF EDUCATION
  12. 12. • IF TEACHERS DON’T TEACH THEM... WHO WILL? We have an obligation as educators to model appropriate online behavior and learn right alongside our students RONNIE BURT• http://theedublogger.com/2011/05/11/the-wh
  13. 13. • Should we be “friends” with students?• Get to know them in a whole different light• Create an open and supportive environment• Keep up with students years later • BUT… RESPECT PARENTAL DECISIONS IF THEY HAVE OBJECTIONS GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  14. 14. CLOSED GROUPSCAN HELP YOULIMIT TASKS ANDCORRECTION TIME
  15. 15. 1)DISCUSS THE ISSUE OF DIGITAL PRIVACY BEFORE YOU WORK WITH SOCIAL NETWORKS IN CLASS2)SEPARATE YOURLIFE FROM YOURWORK
  16. 16. BEWARE OF THE 14YEAR OLDRESTRICTION.EDMODO PROVIDESA SECUREENVIROMENT FORTEACHERS ANDSTUDENTS.http://www.edmodo.com/ GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  17. 17. TELL STUDENTS TO LIMIT THEIR EXPOSURE TO SOCIAL NETWORKS AND COMPUTER TIME YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT MAY REFLECT POSITIVELY ON YOU AS AYOU MUST PERSON OR IT MAYSTOP AFTER THREE NOTHOURS THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK!
  18. 18. WHAT DO YOU THINK? WRITE YOUR OPINIONS INTHE CHAT BOX ABOUT THE IDEAS I’VE MENTIONED SO FAR GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  19. 19. RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM INVICTUS GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  20. 20. • FIND THE EXPERT AND ASK HIM• BACHILLERATO• CHESTER WILLIAMS WAS THE ONLY BLACK RUGBY PLAYER IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN TEAM BACK IN 1995.• PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA WANTED TO END DECADES OF APARTHEID HATRED.• SPORT WAS USED TO UNITE A DIVIDED COUNTRY• MY STUDENTS EXCHANGED EMAILS WITH CHESTER WILLIAMS AND GOT INDIVIDUAL ANSWERS
  21. 21. • FACEBOOK-3ESO CITIES I’VE VISITED • I’VE VISITED LONDON, AND YOU?• THIS FACEBOOK APP IS GOOD FOR REAL COMMUNICATION.
  22. 22. TRIPADVISOR+ GLOGSTER+ YOUTUBE+COPYRIGHT FREE IMAGES
  23. 23. • OPINIONS AFTER THE FILM• A HEATED DISCUSSION ABOUT JUSTIN BIEBER GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  24. 24. • THEME TREASURE HUNTS EXCELLENT FOR HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES, TOPICAL SESSIONS, CROSS CURRICULAR TOPICS, CLIL GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  25. 25. • PEER CORRECTION • GOOD FOR SPOTTING PLAGIARISM OR COPIED ANSWERS. • REFLECTIONS ON THE “COPY/PASTE” GENERATION GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  26. 26. • SHORT WRITINGS• ERROR CORRECTION GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  27. 27. GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  28. 28. • LET YOUR STUDENTS DECIDE PARTS OF YOUR CLASS SYLLABUS • THEY CAN DECIDE, TOO!GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  29. 29. On Facebook I see how you dress… On Twitter I see how you think. GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  30. 30. http://historicaltweets.com/ GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  31. 31. Pay attention to TT TRENDING TOPICS#SPANISHREVOLUTION#15M GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  32. 32. • Web search about Dickens • Tweeting a quote or a fact you enjoyed.• Remember to type the correct HASHTAG # • #DICKENS2012 • #TDPENGLISH GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
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  36. 36. LEARNING TO LEARNCOLLABORATIVELEARNING
  37. 37. WRITE IN THE CHAT BOX ONE THING THAT YOU HAVE LEARNT IN THIS WEBINAR GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  38. 38. GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012
  39. 39. abelgalvez@gmail.com TWITTER: @abelgalvezelt FACEBOOK: ABEL GALVEZ ELT HTTP://WWW.ABELSENGLISHPAGE.BLOGSPOT.COMhttp://www.abelsteachertrainingpage.blogspot.com.es GET SOCIAL: SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ELT ABEL GALVEZ BENITO MAY 2012

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