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Conference Handout - FLENEF 2014 Guzzo & Siracusa

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  1. 1. Donna Guzzo Administrator Language Exploration Enrichment (L.E.E.) Donna.Guzzo@leestjohnsedu.org leestjohns@aol.com Frances Siracusa World Languages Department Chair, Educational Technologist Country Day World School fransiracusa@gmail.com iLearn. iTeach. iPad. iWant. iNeed. FLENEF Summer Conference 2014 “Language Learning Without Borders” Donna.Guzzo@leestjohnsedu.org leestjohns@aol.com Skype: donnag101 Twitter/Facebook: leestjohns Instagram/Pinterest: donnaguzzo Linkedin: Donna Guzzo http://my.yapp.us/UL87G5 http://leestjohns.pbworks.com/   fransiracusa@gmail.com Skype: franlaprofesora Twitter: @la_Profe_S FB: fran.siracusa.1 Delicious/Pinterest: fransiracusa Linkedin: Fran Siracusa http://exploramos.wikispaces.com http://hablamostechnology.blogspot.com http://ourglobalprojects.blogspot.com Increasingly global economies, a heightened need for national security, and changing demographics in the U.S. have increased attention to our country’s lack of language capability. Every call to action to prepare our students for the 21st Century includes offering them the opportunity to learn languages other than English and increase their knowledge of other cultures. (https://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/21stCenturySkillsMap/p21_worldlanguagesmap.pdf) Learning activities are centered around modes of communication: INTERPERSONAL INTERPRETIVE PRESENTATIONAL Integration of World Languages and 21st Century Skills: How do we do this? http://www.p21.org/storage/documents/Skills%20Map/p21_worldlanguagesmap.pdf The Language Classroom -- Then & Now Unlike the classroom of yesteryear that required students to know a great deal of information about the language but did not have an expectation of language use, today’s classroom is about teaching languages so that students use them to communicate with native speakers of the language. -STUDENTS LEARNED ABOUT THE LANGUAGE (GRAMMAR) -TEACHER-CENTERED CLASS -SAME INSTRUCTION FOR ALL STUDENTS http://surbitoncgschool.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/language-lab-1962_63-pd.jpg http://www.freemosquitoringtones.org/wp-content/uploads/free-ipad.jpg -STUDENTS LEARN TO USE THE LANGUAGE -LEARNER-CENTERED WITH TEACHER AS FACILITATOR/ COLLABORATOR -DIFFERENTIATING INSTRUCTION TO MEET INDIVIDUAL NEEDS
  2. 2. Donna Guzzo Administrator Language Exploration Enrichment (L.E.E.) Donna.Guzzo@leestjohnsedu.org leestjohns@aol.com Frances Siracusa World Languages Department Chair, Educational Technologist Country Day World School fransiracusa@gmail.com This presentation will focus on 21st Century Information, Media and Technology Skills: Communication: Students as effective communicators use languages to engage in meaningful conversation, to understand and interpret spoken language and written text, and to present information, concepts, and ideas. Technology Literacy: Students as productive global citizens use appropriate technologies when interpreting messages, interacting with others, and producing written, oral, and visual messages. Creativity and Innovation: Students as creators and innovators respond to new and diverse perspectives.They use language in imaginative and original ways to make useful contributions. Use of Apps in our Classrooms: Technology allows for the creation of new tasks, previously inconceivable, both by the teacher AND the learner! Make it dynamic! Make it authentic! Top 5 Apps in our Toolkit: Necessary Apps to Keep Workflow Moving: Other Favorite Apps: Notability Educreations Haiku Deck Nearpod Google Suite* Dropbox Google Drive* Photos Vimeo TypeDrawing Socrative Skype Google Earth* PhotoMapo Tellagami Voicethread iMovie PuppetPals HD Pages Book Creator Penultimate Blogger* Primary Writer Duolingo Animoto Notability -powerful and functional note-taking app (saves as PDF to Google Drive, Dropbox) -write, illustrate, annotate, import files, take a photo, audio record, and more Educreations -software that transforms your iPad into an interactive whiteboard by using your voice, handwriting, pictures, and videos -videos can be be browsed and/or shared online, and can be accessed on any web browser as well as an iPad Haiku Deck -presentation software (iPad or web-based beta version) that is effective, simple and beautiful -printable images can be used immediately with centers material* Nearpod -“create, engage and assess:” interactive multi-media presentations can be shared in real time -platform diverse: iOS, Android, PC, Mac
  3. 3. Donna Guzzo Administrator Language Exploration Enrichment (L.E.E.) Donna.Guzzo@leestjohnsedu.org leestjohns@aol.com Frances Siracusa World Languages Department Chair, Educational Technologist Country Day World School fransiracusa@gmail.com WORKSHEET APPS: What does it do? Benefits Cost 21st Century Skill(s) addressed Learning Activity Ideas (What can I do?) How does it support reading, writing, research &/or presentations? Cultural discoveries? Virtual field trip? NOTES:

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