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Students Connected


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Presented at JALT International Conference, October 2013, Kobe Japan

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Students Connected

  1. 1. Students Connected for Social Media Collaboration Anna Loseva iTDi JALT2013: Learning is a Lifelong Voyage Kobe, Japan October 25th - 28th, 2013
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  4. 4. to help learners of English aged 17-23 get in touch, practise and improve their English in the most natural way - by communicating with one another. Our mission is …
  5. 5. closed group  safe community no obligation or pressure to take part (lurking allowed!) friendly, polite, welcoming , curious Our principles
  6. 6. Introduce yourself Sample activity #1
  7. 7. Share a photo Sample activity #2
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  10. 10. Share a video Sample activity #3
  11. 11. Ask a question & initiate a discussion Sample activity #4
  12. 12. Raise awareness Sample activity #5
  13. 13. Fool around Sample activity #6
  14. 14. Saturday Splash series
  15. 15. Group chats
  16. 16. Why join? Let the connected students explain • “I have met amazing people…” • “I have improved my English through different activities, videos and pictures people share in the group.” • “… nice thing is that there are a lot of teenagers here, we are not shy to speak with them…” • “It’s an interesting way to learn not just with native speakers but with students from other countries.” • “This group is very important for us to improve our English and thoughts because there are students and teachers from other countries. We talk to our new friends, we learn about their culture, form of education, regional dishes, etc. This group is like a rainbow, it has different colours to want to see. ” Gabriela (Chile), Maria (Brazil), Sultan (Turkey)
  17. 17. Thank you! @AnnLoseva iTDi Associate