Implementing technology into our English classes<br />fnnT<br />nicatesol conferences Friday december 10th 2010<br />Prese...
introduction<br />English teachers face a new challenge in this new generation where technology plays an important role in...
IMPORTANT FACTS TO CONDISER<br />Technology, specially computer technology is MORE PERSUASIVE than even before. As such, i...
Obstacles to face<br />Computer and technology are still a source of FEARS and INSECURITY for many teachers everywhere in ...
Web links<br />Nowadays there are so many links that can be used as reinforcement for class:<br />These are some that can ...
Useful links to check out!!<br />Click on the word:<br />http: //www.englishclub.com/es/-quizzes/matching-quizzes.htm<br /...
Students motivation for learning the language.<br />You grow as a professional and you find your own classes more dynamic!...
http://www.worldofenglish.com/exe.php?Idioms/proverbs.fly<br />http:www.worldofenglish.com/exe.php?Constructs/Conditionals...
Creation of your blog<br />You can create your own blog and use it with your students as part of class assignment.<br />Ho...
slide share<br />Slide share is another website where you can publish your own Power Point Presentations.<br />It’s an int...
Facebook<br />You can create your own Facebook account and use it with your students to publish not only pictures but also...
conclusions<br />There is so much to learn as Educators this shouldn’t be a threat but rather a challenge in our professio...
Technology must be a tool …..rather than an obstacle<br />Technology can change totally our teaching methodology…..and the...
TELL ME AND I FORGET….<br />TEACH ME AND I REMEMBER….<br />INVOLVE ME AND I LEARN.<br />   ( BENJAMIN FRANKLIN )<br />
Best wishes<br />THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND FOR COMING!!!<br />Merry Christmas and Happy  New Year 2011!!!!<br />MS CARME...
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  1. 1. Implementing technology into our English classes<br />fnnT<br />nicatesol conferences Friday december 10th 2010<br />Presenter: Miss Carmen Maria Barbosa<br />Uam University<br />
  2. 2. introduction<br />English teachers face a new challenge in this new generation where technology plays an important role in our students lives.<br />The use of technology is essential!!!<br />Language Teaching must require to integrate the recent technologies in modern English Language Teaching ( ELT ) classes<br />
  3. 3. IMPORTANT FACTS TO CONDISER<br />Technology, specially computer technology is MORE PERSUASIVE than even before. As such, it has dramatically change the face of education in the 21st Century and will continue to do so.<br />Teachers can use the Internet as a tool for their own development as a resource for classroom teaching.<br />Integration of language skills in a HOLISTIC WAY!!<br />
  4. 4. Obstacles to face<br />Computer and technology are still a source of FEARS and INSECURITY for many teachers everywhere in the world, despite the latest advances applicable to language teaching such as specialized websites, blogs, wikies, language teaching, methodology journals……<br />Many teachers still miss the APPROPIATE INTEREST, STRONG WILL…….to learn and a challenging attitude towards teaching with computers.<br />
  5. 5. Web links<br />Nowadays there are so many links that can be used as reinforcement for class:<br />These are some that can be used for grammar:<br />For example –ed Endings:<br />http://www.englishclub.com/es/-quizzes/matching-quizzes.htm<br />Prepositions: http: www.english-4u.de/prepoftimeex3.htm<br />
  6. 6. Useful links to check out!!<br />Click on the word:<br />http: //www.englishclub.com/es/-quizzes/matching-quizzes.htm<br />Hang Man:<br />http://www.worldofenglish.com/exe.php?Vocabulary/Hangman/vegetables.hmn<br />Drag-Syntax: <br />http://www.englishclub.com/esl_quizzes/jumbled-quizzes.htm<br />
  7. 7. Students motivation for learning the language.<br />You grow as a professional and you find your own classes more dynamic!!!.<br />You not longer have a teachers’ center class.<br />How to motivate teachers?<br />
  8. 8. http://www.worldofenglish.com/exe.php?Idioms/proverbs.fly<br />http:www.worldofenglish.com/exe.php?Constructs/Conditionals/conditionals_1.tra<br />Web links<br />Shootdown:<br />Multiple Choice<br />
  9. 9. Creation of your blog<br />You can create your own blog and use it with your students as part of class assignment.<br />How do you create your blog?<br />First of you create your account in gmail.com<br />You go towww.gmail.comand you first create your new account.<br />Then you can have your blog and use it to communicate with your students <br />You can check my blog at http: carmenbarbosatwin.blogspot.com<br />
  10. 10. slide share<br />Slide share is another website where you can publish your own Power Point Presentations.<br />It’s an international site where you can have communication with your peers, colleagues and students.<br />Can be used to assign also presentations to your students or ask them to task assignment to have a project or further activity in your English class.<br />Link: www.slideshare.com<br />
  11. 11. Facebook<br />You can create your own Facebook account and use it with your students to publish not only pictures but also presentations.<br />You can use the social web to have a discussion about certain topic, debates, round tables…..on line<br />How to create a Facebook Account? www.facebook.com<br />
  12. 12. conclusions<br />There is so much to learn as Educators this shouldn’t be a threat but rather a challenge in our professional career.<br />At first we can be afraid to change…..but once we take a step forward we will realize any time spent to improve our teaching is worth taking!<br />You have the capacity anything you wish with practice and dedication<br />
  13. 13. Technology must be a tool …..rather than an obstacle<br />Technology can change totally our teaching methodology…..and therefore we must<br />“Embrace change…….because things are changing fast”<br />
  14. 14. TELL ME AND I FORGET….<br />TEACH ME AND I REMEMBER….<br />INVOLVE ME AND I LEARN.<br /> ( BENJAMIN FRANKLIN )<br />
  15. 15. Best wishes<br />THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND FOR COMING!!!<br />Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2011!!!!<br />MS CARMEN MARIA BARBOSA <br />EMAIL: carmenbarbosatwin@gmail.com<br />barbosatwin@hotmail.com<br />

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