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Practical classroom activities       using Wikipedia
Practical classroom activities          using WikipediaKnowledge battle  Link search and story-making     Interesting fact...
Knowledge battleTEACHER       Choose a page  for students to read(I recommend one of the featured pages)     ENTSSTUD    R...
Practical classroom activities          using WikipediaKnowledge battle       Link search and story-making           Inter...
Link search and story-makingPenny Arcade: The gamification of education   http://www.penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/gamifyin...
Link search and story-makingTEACHER  Choose a start page  Choose an end page      (Make sure there is a link         betwe...
...but there is a quicker         route...     ...and your students will find it!
Link search and story-making                                     Mario → Plumber → Economy →                              ...
Practical classroom activities          using WikipediaKnowledge battle  Link search and story-making     Interesting fact...
Interesting fact hunt    Rives: Reinventing the encyclopedia gamehttp://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/rives_reinventing_the_en...
Interesting fact hunt                                    (Homework)TEACHER    Choose a start page TUD ENTSSFind an interes...
Interesting fact hunt                       (Next Class)       SSTUDENT                                     Previous Facts...
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マインクラフトで          英語が学べる?東京電機大学共通教育群の英語担当、ヨークと申します。仮想世界で言語が学べるかというテーマで研究をしています。それで、あなたの英語能力をマインクラフトを楽しくやりながら鍛えてみませんか。他の大学を...
Simple English Wikipedia Activities
Simple English Wikipedia Activities
Simple English Wikipedia Activities
Simple English Wikipedia Activities
Simple English Wikipedia Activities
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  1. 1. Practical classroom activities using Wikipedia
  2. 2. Practical classroom activities using WikipediaKnowledge battle Link search and story-making Interesting fact hunt
  3. 3. Knowledge battleTEACHER Choose a page for students to read(I recommend one of the featured pages) ENTSSTUD Read the page Write five questions •When did tea come to Japan from China? Bring them to school •When did matcha become popular? Collate group •What is chasen in English? questions •What do people wear at a tea ceremony? Battle! •How long is a tea ceremony?
  4. 4. Practical classroom activities using WikipediaKnowledge battle Link search and story-making Interesting fact hunt
  5. 5. Link search and story-makingPenny Arcade: The gamification of education http://www.penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/gamifying-education
  6. 6. Link search and story-makingTEACHER Choose a start page Choose an end page (Make sure there is a link between the two) ENTSSTUD Go to start page Click on a link REPEAT! Find end pageWrite down your route
  7. 7. ...but there is a quicker route... ...and your students will find it!
  8. 8. Link search and story-making Mario → Plumber → Economy → House →Tent → Circus → ENTSSTUD ClownUsing each of the links write a (very) short story Mario the plumber set out to improve his countries economy. He thought initially to save money by getting rid of houses and replacing them with tents. The people that had big houses were given circuses instead. A real boom time for professional clowns!
  9. 9. Practical classroom activities using WikipediaKnowledge battle Link search and story-making Interesting fact hunt
  10. 10. Interesting fact hunt Rives: Reinventing the encyclopedia gamehttp://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/rives_reinventing_the_encyclopedia_game.html
  11. 11. Interesting fact hunt (Homework)TEACHER Choose a start page TUD ENTSSFind an interesting fact Write it down (simplifying if necessary) Click a link to a new page
  12. 12. Interesting fact hunt (Next Class) SSTUDENT Previous Facts of the Day Read facts to group • If male-only clown fish are brought together, the Choose the best fact largest will become a female. from the group • The center of a comet is one of the blackest things in the universe. When light is shone on it, only 4% of light reflects back. Tell the class the best • When The Beatles performed on American television in fact 1964, about half the population tuned in to watch. • Pigs are very intelligent animals. They can be taught to Choose the “Fact of dance, race, pull carts and sniff out land mines. the Day”
  13. 13. Thanks!• View this presentation again on Slideshare: slideshare.net/yorksensei
  14. 14. Latest Project!!
  15. 15. マインクラフトで 英語が学べる?東京電機大学共通教育群の英語担当、ヨークと申します。仮想世界で言語が学べるかというテーマで研究をしています。それで、あなたの英語能力をマインクラフトを楽しくやりながら鍛えてみませんか。他の大学をもっと知り、国際交流を行い、海外の友達を作り、想像力を高め、面白い物を作りましょう!Watch out for creepers ----->サーバーアドレス: miningenglish.org時間: ! 中無休 年 !質問等:メール:! ork.sensei@gmail.com yウェブ:! ww.miningenglish.org w

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