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  • This is me and some classmates at my MA graduation this summer. I was a student at Leeds from 2006 to 2008 – this was my first trip up to Leeds during this time and the first time I’d met my fellow students or tutors face to face.
  • South africa presentation2

    1. 1. Welcome to the World ORT Office in London
    2. 2. <ul><li>Overcast with some sun – maximum 20 degrees </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Ideas for working with students using online </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for teacher collaboration and development using online communication tools </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration of tools </li></ul>
    4. 4. Leeds Cyprus Not in photo: Students from Egypt, Brazil, Malta, Ascension Islands etc. My background
    5. 5. <ul><li>Experiment </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be scared if a student knows more than you – use the student to help! </li></ul><ul><li>Have a backup plan </li></ul><ul><li>Test it first if possible </li></ul><ul><li>If you know what you want to achieve choose the best tool – if you don’t them experiment! </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for help – online, offline, anywhere </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Pupils adapt very quickly to online learning </li></ul><ul><li>There is often a great novelty value which is motivational but this doesn’t last for ever! </li></ul><ul><li>Groundrules need to be set as in any other classroom. Pupils will often use inappropriate language or behaviour, not as a sign of disrespect to the teacher but because they are used to the online space being informal. </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>http://langwitches.org/blog/2010/01/24/globally-connect-communicate-21st-century-skills/ </li></ul>Virtual Jewish Community Fair Jerusalem Day <ul><li>http://reuw.wikispaces.com/%D7%A7%D7%95%D7%A8%D7%A1+% D7%9E%D7%95%D7%A4%D7%AA </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Mini version for 3 users is free. </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of features, more than most need. Good for teacher led group work and presentations. </li></ul><ul><li>A little complicated to start but great once you are confident. </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Simple, free and works worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>Available free to all via UK Open University though other local versions may be available. </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on participant webcams, has a presentation option but not so effective. </li></ul><ul><li>One person speaks at a time so easy to hear and follow. </li></ul><ul><li>Works well with lots of participants though normally a cap of 20/25 </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Everyone has it (almost) </li></ul><ul><li>Very simple </li></ul><ul><li>Educational support is growing. </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Ustream </li></ul><ul><li>Livestream </li></ul><ul><li>Blip.tv </li></ul><ul><li>Bambuser </li></ul><ul><li>All very simple to use from Webcam or even mobile phone. No special hardware needed though better the hardware better the quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming could be used to share training sessions for teachers, classes for absent students, bad weather, school plays, religious services (where appropriate!) </li></ul><ul><li>Streams are often recorded so they can be played back later. </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>http://www.dabbleboard.com/draw </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scriblink.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skrbl.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scribblar.com/ </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Edtechroundup http://www.edtechroundup.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>MFL Flashmeeting http://lmhtob.wikispaces.com/MFL+Flashmeeting </li></ul><ul><li>Led by teachers, agenda set by teachers, great professional development and seems like a social meeting. </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>www.teachmeet.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>An “unconference” anyone can sign up to present an example of classroom practice for a 7 minute or a 2 minute slot. </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast online using streaming. </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxed atmosphere with time for networking and if sponsorship available food and drink (often beer) </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Flashmeeting Booking </li></ul><ul><li>http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/blocks/learning_tools/learning_tool.php?courseid=2909&tool=fm </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Edtechroundup </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edtechroundup.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://edtechroundup.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>MFL Flashmeeting http://lmhtob.wikispaces.com/MFL+Flashmeeting </li></ul><ul><li>Teachmeet – www.teachmeet.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Zipcast </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>Wiziq http://www.wiziq.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Online Boards </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dabbleboard.com/draw </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scriblink.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skrbl.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scribblar.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming </li></ul><ul><li>www.Ustream.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Livestream.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.bambuser.com </li></ul>

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