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Technology integration tools foregin language


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Technology integration tools foregin language

  1. 1. Technology Integration Tools: Foreign Language<br />By: Laura Cusick<br />WCS Instructional Technology Facilitator<br />June 15th, 2011<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Disclaimer<br />Dear Foreign Language Department,<br />I am NOT an expert…<br />In any way, shape, or form!<br />Signed, <br />Laura Cusick<br />June 17, 2011<br />2<br />
  3. 3. The Plan<br />What can I use on my new computer?<br />The Power of Digital Storytelling<br />What Web 2.0 tools could I try with students?<br />More resources than you can imagine<br />June 17, 2011<br />3<br />
  4. 4. June 17, 2011<br />4<br />What can I use on my new computer?<br />New Software Tools<br />
  5. 5. Comic/Graphic Novel Creator<br />Can upload and file type including photos & original scanned art<br />Comic Life<br />June 17, 2011<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Video Editing Software<br />Easily create movies with images, video, narration & music<br />Adobe Premiere Elements<br />June 17, 2011<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Concept-Mapping Software<br />Use to brainstorm topics or projects, click to generate outlines, presentations or websites<br />MindView 4<br />June 17, 2011<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Sound Recorder<br />June 17, 2011<br />8<br />On Every Computer<br />Records Sound Files which can be used on video projects<br />
  9. 9. June 17, 2011<br />9<br />The Power of Digital Storytelling<br />Creativity + Depth of Thought = Authentic Voice<br />
  10. 10. June 17, 2011<br />10<br />Narrative imagining – story – is the fundamental instrument of thought … rational capacities depend on it. It is our chief means of looking into the future, of predicting, of planning, and of explaining … most of our experience, our knowledge and our thinking is organized as stories.<br />-Mark Turner, The Literary Mind <br />(quoted in A Whole New Mind, <br />by Daniel Pink)<br />
  11. 11. June 17, 2011<br />11<br />When data is ubiquitously accessible, facts<br />are increasingly less important than the<br />ability to place these facts in context and<br />to deliver them with emotional impact.<br />-Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind<br />
  12. 12. June 17, 2011<br />12<br />The Process is Critical for Success<br />
  13. 13. Meaningful Evaluation<br />June 17, 2011<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Amazing Resource<br />June 17, 2011<br />14<br />Digital Storytelling Heaven!<br />Philosophy, Current Resources, Links to Experts, Tutorials, etc… <br />Basically a treasure trove of information<br /><br />
  15. 15. How to Scaffold Skills<br />from a sequence of images<br />from a sequence of images with specified persona<br />from a muted video clip<br />from a muted video clip and/or sequence of images with background sound<br />with student-generated images, sound and set narrative<br />with student-generated images, video, sound and student-created narrative<br />June 17, 2011<br />15<br />
  16. 16. June 17, 2011<br />16<br />What Web 2.0 tools could I try with students?<br />The Web is an Infinite Resource<br />
  17. 17. The Big Three<br />June 17, 2011<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Other Notables<br />For a Variety of <br />Language Related Tasks<br />June 17, 2011<br />18<br />Voki<br />Glogster<br />Popplet<br />Storyjumper<br />Zooburst<br />Tagxedo<br />Issuu<br />GoAnnimate<br />Diigo<br />Blabberize<br />Crocodoc<br />Edistorm<br />Google Apps<br />BrainPop<br />Discovery Education<br />
  19. 19. Global Connections<br />June 17, 2011<br />19<br />Skype Education<br />The MixxerLanguage Exchange<br />ISTE Ambassador Program<br />iEarn<br />ePals<br />Twitter<br />Blogger<br />
  20. 20. June 17, 2011<br />20<br />Other Resources<br />Blogs, Wikis, Experts<br />
  21. 21. June 17, 2011<br />21<br />Copyright Clarity, Renee Hobbs: <br /><br />Endless Web 2.0 Links for Digital Storytelling: <br /><br />Royalty Free Resources: <br /><br />WCS Summer Technology University: <br /><br />