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Technology for Spanish teachers

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Technology to enhance your teaching resources, with Google Docs, Smartphones an Twitter

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Technology for Spanish teachers

  1. 1. Technology to enhance your teaching resources Pilar Munday, Ph.D. Sacred Heart University
  2. 2. Contents Google Docs
  3. 3. Contents Google Docs Smartphones Twitter for professional development
  4. 4. Contents Google Docs Smartphones Twitter for professional development
  5. 5. Google Docs By NedraI
  6. 6. Google Drive: Why use it? Never lose a document
  7. 7. Google Drive: Why use it? Never lose a document Never have to remember to save
  8. 8. Google Drive: Why use it? Never lose a document Never have to remember to save Never have to send attachments
  9. 9. Google Drive: Why use it? Never lose a document Never have to remember to save Never have to send attachments No need to create several versions of a document
  10. 10. Google Drive: Why use it? Never lose a document Never have to remember to save Never have to send attachments No need to create several versions of a document Access on any device
  11. 11. Google Drive: Why use it? Never lose a document Never have to remember to save Never have to send attachments No need to create several versions of a document Access on any device Very easy to share or embed
  12. 12. Google Drive: Even more reasons! Create a webpage very easily
  13. 13. Google Drive: Even more reasons! Create a webpage very easily Create self-corrected quizzes
  14. 14. Google Drive: Even more reasons! Create a webpage very easily Create self-corrected quizzes Collaborate! With colleagues With students Students with students
  15. 15. Google Forms
  16. 16. Examples: Forms Create a form that can be shared with a link to collect homework
  17. 17. Examples: Forms Results will be collected in spreadsheet, which can be later shared with students for feedback
  18. 18. Examples: Forms Other uses: Get to know your students & talk about results in class.
  19. 19. Examples: Forms Other uses: Collaborate with other teachers Form created by
  20. 20. Forms for self corrected quizzes Flubaroo!
  21. 21. How to create forms
  22. 22. How to create forms
  23. 23. You can change this part. I like to say ¡Gracias por sus respuestas y ya los veo en clase!
  24. 24. Google spreadsheets As a bulletin board
  25. 25. Google Docs Use them for corrections that can be seen with REVISION HISTORY
  26. 26. Google Docs Create a very basic website
  27. 27. Google Docs It can be used for announcements, homework links, contacts with parents.
  28. 28. Google Docs: Collaborate Doc created by
  29. 29. Easy ways to use smartphones By Johan Larsson
  30. 30. Smartphones: Why use them? Most students already have one: cost, $0
  31. 31. Smartphones: Why use them? Most students already have one: cost, $0 Students like to use them
  32. 32. Smartphones: Why use them? Most students already have one: cost, $0 Students like to use them No new technology to learn
  33. 33. Smartphones: Why use them? Most students already have one: cost, $0 Students like to use them No new technology to learn Very easy media creation
  34. 34. Smartphones: Why use them? Most students already have one: cost, $0 Students like to use them No new technology to learn Very easy media creation Everything is shareable
  35. 35. Create recordings Voice Memo for iPhone or Android Use in class for short pair work exercises Use outside of class for oral homework
  36. 36. Create videos Make short videos, in or outside of class
  37. 37. Have students take pictures!
  38. 38. Take pictures of web tasks Students can go to websites like VideoELE.com, complete the exercises & take picture with phone of their results (easier than a screenshot)
  39. 39. Twitter for professional development By infelix
  40. 40. Twitter: Why use it? Easy to use (Although you may need a little practice)
  41. 41. Twitter: Why use it? Easy to use Curation of interesting things by interesting people
  42. 42. Twitter: Why use it? Easy to use Curation of interesting things by interesting people Connection to other professionals
  43. 43. Twitter: Why use it? Easy to use Curation of interesting things by interesting people Connection to other professionals Collaboration
  44. 44. Twitter: Why use it? Easy to use Curation of interesting things by interesting people Connection to other professionals Collaboration Growth
  45. 45. Follow other teachers Find these and many more in this list
  46. 46. Look for #hashtags Other hashtags: #twitterele, #mfltwitterati, #profesele, #authres, #spanishteach #flteach
  47. 47. Check out #langchat ~ Thursdays @ 7:00 pm Use TweetChat: It adds the hashtag automatically & refreshes the page
  48. 48. And some inspiration to end http://zachary-jones.com/ Great resources, music, commercials, etc. very well organized and easy to use http://musicuentos.com/blog/ Excellent blog, many useful ideas for teaching, assessment and theory http://www.cultyciv.blogspot.com/ Amazing blog with culture and civilation units already created (for high school students)
  49. 49. Enlaces de la presentación en http://bit.ly/MLAPV_Links_2013 No duden en ponerse en contacto conmigo si tienen alguna pregunta: Pilar Munday mundayp@sacredheart.edu Twitter.com/mundaysa http://about.me/pilarmunday

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