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  1. 1. Technology in English Language Learning and Foreign Language Instructions<br />BreannaAswege, Clare Manecke, and Nicole Rose<br />
  2. 2. Important Concepts<br />Preparing students for mainstream classes in English and integrating students’ native languages<br />How teachers can deliver instruction that covers a wide range of proficiency levels<br />Creating a broader audience and opportunities for learning<br />Creating an authentic atmosphere by using up-to-date technology and materials <br />
  3. 3. devices used with computer systems and software examples<br />Presentation aids for Students and Teachers <br />Digital photos<br />Scanned photos<br />Presentation tools for Students<br />Homemade videos<br />
  4. 4. Technology used in communicating, collaborating, conducting research, and problem solving<br />Virtual Collaboration<br />Websites that provide practice with language skills and vocabulary<br />Interactive Storybooks and Software<br />
  5. 5. Productivity tools for students<br />Microsoft productivity tools available in different languages<br />Microsoft Word<br />Autobiography assignment<br />Research projects<br />Journals <br />
  6. 6. multimedia tools<br />Interactive books<br />Language labs<br />Podcasts<br />
  7. 7. resources for adaptive/assistive devices <br />Leap Frog<br />Switches/Alternative keyboards<br />Max’s Toolbox<br />
  8. 8. Students practice socially responsible, ethical, and legal use of technology<br />Rules<br />Examples of netiquette <br /><br />Video<br />Vocabulary activities<br /><br />
  9. 9. How teachers and students can adhere copyright laws and guidelines<br />Example of an activity teaching copyright<br /><br /> <br />
  10. 10. TrackStars<br />A Collection of Websites That Are Useful With ESL Learners<br />Track #323569<br /><br />Online Reading Help for ELL Students<br />Track #322396<br /><br /> <br />ESL Learners<br />Track #255550<br /><br />
  11. 11. Instructional Software<br />HELP Math<br /><br />Tell Me More<br /><br />ESL LearningSmart<br /><br />
  12. 12. Teleresearch and telecommunication tools and resources<br />Skype<br />Moodle<br />Google Docs<br />
  13. 13. Rubrics for assessing student outcomes<br />Arlington County Spanish Immersion Program<br /><br />Designed for first grade<br />Assessing students spoken language abilities in vocabulary, grammar, fluency, and comprehension. <br />Skill components rate from 1-5 (5 being the highest).<br />
  14. 14. Rubric <br />Measuring Completion of Technology Competencies<br /><br />English as a Second Language Program at Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington. <br />Different levels of assessing ESL students’ competencies<br />Assessing understanding of technological vocabulary <br />Assessing ability to do simple tasks on computer<br />
  15. 15. Rubric<br />ESL Materials Evaluation Rubric<br /><br />Created for ESL teachers to use in assessing the use of materials for writing, vocabulary, and learning activities<br />Technology component category assesses the use of integrating creative technological ideas into the curriculum<br />Each category is ranked from 1-4 (4 being the highest score)<br />
  16. 16. Lesson Plan<br />“Integrating Technology into the ESL Classroom using MS Excel as a Learning Object”<br /><br />Objectives are:<br />working with basic English tenses (simple and progressive)<br />checking their work using Excel<br />Copying/pasting work onto Word <br />following instructions <br />finding and correcting their own mistakes<br />
  17. 17. Delicious Bookmarks<br /><br />
  18. 18. Summary<br />Technologies that cover a wide range of profiency levels are: ESL ReadingSmart, Tell Me More, interactive storybooks, hand-held devices, and TrackStar. <br />Examples of telecommunication used to create an audience and purpose are: Skype, Moodle, and Google Docs <br />ESL classrooms are preparing students into mainstream classes in English by using multimedia tools, productivity tools, instructional software, and devices.<br />Interactive storybooks, handheld devices, language labs, and podcasts provide authentic materials and/or experiences for ESL or FL students.<br />
  19. 19. Works Cited<br />Doering, Aaron H. (10.) Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching. M.D. Roblyer. 5th ed. Pearson, 2010. 295-312.<br /><br /><br /><ul><li>
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