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Literacy In The World Languages Classroom


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Presentation for Literacy in the Foreign Language Classroom. Includes links to resources for speaking, writing, listening, and collaborating.

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Literacy In The World Languages Classroom

  1. 1. Literacy in the World Languages Classroom A 21st Century Toolkit Presented by Elizabeth Helfant and Patrick Woessner
  2. 2. Technology as Passport There will be a day, not far distant, when you will be able to conduct business, study, explore the world and its cultures, call up any great entertainment, make friends, attend neighborhood markets, and show pictures to distant relatives- without leaving your armchair. It will be more than an object that you carry or an appliance that you purchase. It will be your passport into a new mediated way of life. Bill Gates 1995
  3. 3. TPCK - Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge From-
  4. 4. Requirements to Teach with Tech Teaching successfully with emerging technologies requires: • A spirit of experimentation • Willingness to engage learners in the creation of learning resources (co-creation of content) • Willingness to “let go” of control and content presentation approaches to teaching • Tolerance of failure From Handbook or Emerging Technologies for Learning- Siemens and Tittenberger
  5. 5. New Literacies Partnership for 21st Century Skills ISTE Nets NCREL-Metri Group
  6. 6. New Literacies Basic Literacy Information Literacy Visual Medial Literacy Intercultural Literacy Network Literacy Digital Citizenship/Ethical Literacy
  7. 7. Traditional Skills Vocabulary Grammar Speaking Listening Writing Communicating/Creating/Collaborating
  8. 8. Vocabulary Tools
  9. 9. Quizlet
  10. 10. TabletFlash TabletFlash is a flashcard program for Tablet PCs. Handwrite anything you like on a series of blank cards, record audio hints or answers for each card, and then step through the cards either sequentially or randomly.
  11. 11. Flash Card Machine Flash Card Machine enables users to create interactive web-based study flash cards and share them with others. Search the database for existing sets or create your own. Content options include text, images, and audio.
  12. 12. Knowtes
  13. 13. PowerPoint with Audio
  14. 14. Cell Phones and Flickr Groups
  15. 15. Grammar Tools
  16. 16. Online Practice Quia Create games and quizzes LangoLAB “Authentic” video and text My Language Exchange Interact with a native speaker LiveMocha Self-study approach that includes courses, flashcards, and submitting work for review
  17. 17. OneNote Grammar Notebooks Create Original Workbooks Students can add audio Students can clip screenshots Students can share notebooks
  18. 18. Zoho Shared Notebook Exercise Workbook wih Audio and Video Ability to Share Also good for Research Notebook
  19. 19. Listening
  20. 20. Podcasting Resource Page
  21. 21. Podcast Tools Audacity Garage Band or TrakAxPC FeedforAll Gabcast
  22. 22. Podcasting with Gabcast is a podcasting platform that offers an easy way to create and distribute audio content. Record using your phone (.10/min), VoIP (free), or upload files (free) 200 MB with automatic RSS feeds and blog integration
  23. 23. Podcasting with FirstClass Podcasts can be created using Audacity and FirstClass email Record the audio in Audacity and save as an .mp3 file Use the Web Publishing feature in FirstClass to create the podcast
  24. 24. VoiceThread
  25. 25. Annotated Video Examples
  26. 26. Subtitles
  27. 27. Speaking
  28. 28. Audio DropBox Wiki
  29. 29. Vaestro
  30. 30. Message Board (and More)
  31. 31. Voxopop
  32. 32. Vocaroo
  33. 33. Video Comments
  34. 34. Learnosity
  35. 35. Writing
  36. 36. Blogging
  37. 37. Photo Essay Photo Essays (digital storytelling) combine images, audio, and text Photostory 3 for Windows Free tool for creating essays and stories Sharing Culture Through Digital Stories Includes a unit plan with lessons
  38. 38. Creating
  39. 39. Comic Life and ArtRage
  40. 40. easily allows users to upload photos, videos, text, and audio to create an online, interactive poster. With an EDU account, you can create a virtual classroom for up to 200 students Only members of your classroom can view class content
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  42. 42. MixBook
  43. 43. Google Earth Tour Google Earth 5.0 allows users to create tours with motion and audio Tours can be created with or without placemarks Placemarks can include text, images, and embedded audio
  44. 44. Connecting and Collaborating
  45. 45. Wikispaces Wikispaces provides ad-free space for K-12 educators Wikis can be public-protected-private Classes/accounts can be bulk uploaded Wiki pages can contain nearly any type of media from numerous Web 2.0 tools
  46. 46. Skype: VoIP Skype is a popular and simple tool for making free VoIP calls and chats Conversations can be recorded using tools like Pamela and the Skype Call Recorder
  47. 47. Ning
  48. 48. Wimba
  49. 49. Creating a Classroom Space to Use these Tools
  50. 50. Additional Resources Visit the MICDS Summer Teacher Institute 2009 Wikispace for more information and resources