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  1. 1. +Tech Integrationin the Elementary School English Language Learners (ELL) Classroom Susan Weitzman-Trifman EdTech541 Fall 2011
  2. 2. + se TPACKU To Math Math Math understand, Content PCK Pedagogical plan and Knowledg Knowledge develop e (PK) technology Math (CK) TPCK enriched Math Math curriculum TCK TPK Math Technological Knowledge (TK)
  3. 3. Problem Statement+ Students need maximum exposure to books – both reading them and listening to them being read.
  4. 4. + singU the InternetIntegration Strategy “Interactive storybooks support language acquisition” (Roblyer and Doering, 2010, p.304) Photo used through Creative Commons from Pablo Lara H
  5. 5. Interactive Storybooks+Relative Advantage • Authentic language interaction in a less stressful environment • Readings can be individualized for varying language levels in a class • Students can adjust programs to meet their needs, i.e. read aloud or not, vocabulary help, etc.Photo used through Creative Commons from Callum MacDonald
  6. 6. Interactive Storybooks + Expected Outcomes • Students’ English listening, reading, vocabulary and comprehension levels improve • Students are motivated to continue reading in EnglishPhoto used through Creative Commons from Callum MacDonald
  7. 7. Interactive Storybooks+Resources & Links ABC Mouse Books and other activities for beginning readers.
  8. 8. Interactive Storybooks+Resources & Links Starfall This site’s systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awarenesspractice, is perfect for English language learners (ELL).
  9. 9. Interactive Storybooks+Resources & Links PBS’s Between the Lions These folktales and fables are best for ELL students in Grades 2-5
  10. 10. Interactive Storybooks+Resources & LinksMighty BooksThis site helps kidsdiscover the joy ofreading withhundreds ofanimated, read-aloud story booksand songs
  11. 11. Interactive Storybooks+Resources & Links Storyline Online This site is sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild. It features celebrities reading childrens books aloud.
  12. 12. ProblemStatement+ roblem StatementP Students need tools to help them demonstrate their language skills.Photo used through Creative Commons from Coventry City Council
  13. 13. Tool Based Software+Integration Strategy “Presentation aids help...students demonstrate their range of language skills” (Roblyer andPhoto used through Creative Commons from Coventry City Council Doering, 2010, p.304)
  14. 14. Presentation Aids+Relative Advantage • Provides opportunities for students to listen, speak, read & write • Reduces student stress & helps them focus on presentations • Helps scaffold students’ language use • Easily shared with a widePhoto used through Creative Commons from Anthony Kelly audience
  15. 15. Presentation Aids+Expected Outcomes • Students learn effective language and presentation skills • Presentations are more understandable and interesting Photo used through Creative Commons from Anthony Kelly
  16. 16. Presentation Aids+Resources & Links Max Show (part of Max’s Toolbox) and Scholastic KeysSimplified versions of Powerpoint for younger ELL students Au/Educators/Pages/Home.aspx sp?SKU=KEYK07
  17. 17. Presentation Aids+Resources & Links Museum Box This site provides the tools for you to build a description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box.
  18. 18. Presentation Aids+Resources & Links Thinkport’s Create a Museum With this tool, students can select objects and images and add text for each item in their private virtual “museum” collection.
  19. 19. Presentation Aids+Resources & Links Bubblr With this tool students search Flickr by tag or by user for a photo, then add text in comic bubbles to go with it.
  20. 20. Problem Statement+ Teacher has difficulty designing lessons and units for a wide variety of students. Photo used through Creative Commons from Greg Turner
  21. 21. Productivity Software+Integration Strategy “The Internet holds a wealth of lesson design support resources to help …teachers prepare for and carry and Doering, 2010, p.308) (Roblyer out lessons.”
  22. 22. Lesson Design Support+Relative Advantage • Endless 24/7 resources from people in the field • Network and share ideas & concerns • Projects and programs evaluated so you can pick & choose the best • Chances for professional development Photo used through Creative Commons from Matthew Freeman
  23. 23. Lesson Design Support+Expected Outcomes • Teachers plan and execute fantastic units and lessons • Instruction differentiated for individual needs • Students learn more! Photo used through Creative Commons from Matthew Freeman
  24. 24. Lesson Design Support+Resources & Links English Raven EFL/ESL resources site created by Jason Renshaw with a focus on practicality as well as innovation.
  25. 25. Lesson Design Support+Resources & Links Dave’s ESL Café A meeting place for ESL + EFL teachers and students from around the world
  26. 26. Lesson Design Support+Resources & Links TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links
  27. 27. Lesson Design Support+Resources & Links ESL Lounge This site gives free access to hundreds of ESL lesson plans and materials that can be used for communicative English lessons in the classroom.
  28. 28. Lesson Design Support+Resources & Links BBC’s Teaching English This site provides free classroom materials to download. There are also articles on aspects of teaching, and free teacher development and teacher training materials.
  29. 29. + roblem StatementP Students need differentiated language skills practice where they can work at their own speed.
  30. 30. +nstructional SoftwareIIntegration Strategy “Interactive software for handheld (mobile) devices provide students with language skills practice.” (Roblyer and Doering, 2010, p.304)
  31. 31. Software for Mobile Devices + Relative Advantage • Individual practice • Practice in following oral English direction and reading • Expanded opportunities for language acquisitionPhoto used through Creative Commons from LE Eyes
  32. 32. Software for Mobile Devices + Expected Outcomes • Student language skills improve • Student technology skills improve • With some software, students create original work that they can share with others.Photo used through Creative Commons from LE Eyes
  33. 33. Software for Mobile Devices+Resources & Links Toontastic This creative learning tool empowers kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons through imaginative play
  34. 34. Software for Mobile Devices+Resources & Links SoundNote This application helps students take notes by tracking what they type and draw while recording audio
  35. 35. Software for Mobile Devices+Resources & LinksMad Libs AppStudents can practice vocabulary, parts ofspeech and more, then share their stories withothers.
  36. 36. Software for Mobile Devices+Resources & Links AudioBoo An application for students to record and share voice with a mobile device. Free version available. 04540?mt=8
  37. 37. Software for Mobile Devices+Resources & LinksPlayTime TheaterStudents make original “plays” with thisapplication for mobile devices.
  38. 38. Software for Mobile Devices+Resources & Links PhotoCard Instructions Students learn how to send virtual (or physical)post cards after watching this video.
  39. 39. Software for Mobile Devices+Resources & Links My Language Translator for mobile devices can help students learn new phrases. http://www.mylanguage.meDemonstration of this app (next slide=13 minutes long):
  40. 40. References+ Dale, J. (2011). Mfl edapps [Web log message]. Retrieved from Darrow, D. (2011). K-5 ipad apps according to blooms taxonomy. Edutopia, Retrieved from elementary-blooms-taxomony-diane-darrow Roblyer, M.D. & Doering, A.H. (2010).Integrating educational technology into teaching. (fifth ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc. Schrock, K. (2011, August 25). Bloomin ipad [Web log message]. Retrieved from