Transcript: What are your favorite websites to learn and teach English? Quiz generator based on videos available in the web, like Youtube. Improve listening, speaking, grammar, and vocabulary skills. Teachers can: Assign quizzes View student scores Create new quizzes. Create your own study sets: Flashcards Tests Study games Let's choose a topic Objectives To motivate English teachers to share their successful experiences with teaching websites. To interact with free educational websites and share English teaching materials of high quality. To explore how to use handy online tools to teach English like Kahoot, ESLVideo, and Padlet. https://quizlet.com/ QUIZLET TUTORIAL https://goo.gl/sG2C6l http://www.eslvideo.com/ For Collaborative Teaching Free Educational Websites Bibliography Quizlet KAHOOT TUTORIAL kahoot.it ESL video ESL VIDEO TUTORIAL http://es.padlet.com/nathalieteachin/free http://goo.gl/v1DBcY Blake, R. J. (2008). Brave New Digital Classroom: Technology and Foreign Language Learning. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press. Marczak, M. (2013). Communication and Information Technology in (Intercultural) Language Teaching. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Warschauer, M., Reinders, H., & Thomas, M. (2012). Contemporary Computer-assisted Language Learning. London: Bloomsbury Academic.
Transcript: Free Read PowerPoint Project Judith Rumelt, better known by her pen name Cassandra Clare, is an American author of young adult fiction. Main Characters Summary Prominent literary item Will Herondale-Will has dark hair and ocean blue eyes. Will is rude and cruel because he believes everyone that loves him will die. He believes this because a demon put a 'curse' on him. Tessa Gray- Tessa has blonde hair and grey eyes. She is very witty and enjoys literature. Recommendation of book Setting Jem Carstairs-Jem has silver hair and eyes, due to the drug he was tortured with before his family was killed. He plays the violin and is very kind, caring, and lovable. The most unique thing in Clockwork Angel is that there are supernatural occurrences such as demons, shape shifters, witches, vampires, and werewolves, etc. I definitely recommend Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare. I recommend this book because it uses great figurative language, such as "The machine walked like a man." Also, "There was a boy standing in front of her. He couldn´t have been much older than she was-seventeen or possibly eighteen. He was dressed in what looked like workman´s clothes-a frayed black jacket, trousers, and tough-looking boots. He wore no waistcoat, and thick leather straps crisscrossed his waist and chest. Attached to the straps were weapons-daggers and folding knives and things that looked like blades of ice. In His left hand-slim and long fingered-was bleeding where she had gashed the back of it with her pitcher. But that wasn´t what made her stare. He had the most beautiful face she had ever seen. Tangled black hair and eyes like blue glass. Elegant cheekbones,and long, thick lashes. He looked like every fictional hero she´d ever conjured up in her head. Tessa Gray goes to London to live with her brother. When she arrives Tessa is captured by twin sisters dubbed 'the Dark Sisters'. She was tortured and forced to use her gift of shape shifting for evil until Will Herondale rescues her. He then takes her to the institute, a place for shadowhunters to be cared for. Tessa meets the residents of the institute, Charlotte Branwell, the head of the institute, Henry Branwell, Charlotte's husband and inventor of a many great inventions, Jessamine Lovelace, girly and against all things shadowhunter, Jem Carstairs, a kind but very ill shadowhunter. Presentation Themes Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare Most unique thing in the book Presentation by Canaan Hall Clockwork Angel takes place in the institute, and the Dark Sister's home. The institute is an old church with very many rooms for passing visitors. The Dark Sister's house is large but sparsly furnished, in Tessa's room there is a bed with restraints, a mirror, and a nightstand with a few books. The themes for Clockwork angel are; you always need friends that you can trust, don't judge someone by their looks you don't know what they are going through, and even someone you wouldn't expect could be the hero. Cassandra Clare One prominent literary item in the book is personification. Personification is used throughout Clockwork Angel, such as "The machine walked like a man." Another example is, "The door creaked with a noise that sounded like a scream."
Transcript: CCC.8.SL.4 Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. Wonderopolis is a fun website providing "Wonders of the Day." Each lesson provides a vocabulary list. Related questions will spark students' curiosity and motivate them to learn more about the topic. The "Wonderize It" tool lets teachers customize a lesson based on a daily "Wonder" question. The engaging informational text can be used to address Common Core Standards in reading while encouraging critical and creative thinking. Standards for the 21st-Century Learner 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and und understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess. 3.3.4 Create products that apply to authentic, real-world context. 19Pencils is an easy-to-use online platform for locating and sharing PreK – 6 educational resources, assignments and quizzes. The site’s quality search engine allows teachers to search the library for resources specific to their students’ needs. After creating class pages of resources, teachers can monitor student progress and assignment completion. Grades PreK-6. Inklewriter Smore Meets the technology to organize information standard for each grade level http://seriouslyamazing.si.edu/ Common Core This site allows teachers to organized lessons and give quizzes to meet all common core standards in all grade levels Biblionasium Wonderopolis Seriously Amazing http://www.socrative.com/ http://www.edudemic.com/ This site makes it easy for students to create online flyers to share information. Students will love creating colorful online flyers to share instead o boring posters or overdone Powerpoints. Students can upload their own images to personalize their creation. The web site, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institute catches the attention of learners, grades 3-12. The site is broken into six characters which represent diversity, landscape, technology and creativity, artistic expression, stories of American people, and the world and universe. Each category is filled with information. This site is designed to spark inquiry, a major part of CCSS and Standards for the 21st Learner. Students of all ages will love this interactive web site. Best Media Websites 2013 CC.2.SL.5 Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings. CC.9-10.SL.6 Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (See grades 9-10 Language standards 1 and 3 on pages 54 for specific expectations.) Explore by topics such as How-To, Tools, or Online Learning. Or browse collections of videos for amazing examples of teaching and learning. Grades 6-12. CC.8.SL.4 Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation. Blendspace Common Core Allows teachers to share resources with students for all standards on all levels Standards for the 21st-Century Learner 3.1.2 Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners. 4.1.7 Use social networks and information tools to gather and share information. 4.3.1 Participate in the social exchange of ideas, both electronically and in person. Standards for the 21st-Century Learner 1.3.4 Contribute to the exchange of ideas within a learning community. 3.1.2 Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners. 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess. 4.3.1 Participate in the social exchange of ideas, both electronically and in person. https://www.biblionasium.com/#tab/all-books Edudemic Common Core Meets the research skills standard for each grade level This site is a social network for readers. It allows them keep track of what they've read and share their reads with other interested readers. http://wonderopolis.org/ Blendspace is a space where students and adults can organize, present and share information. Gather, annotate and share presentations easily by dragging and dropping images, movies, maps, audio and text and embedding hyperlinks onto a blank canvas. . Use your own content or information from the Internet without leaving the page to create collaborative projects. Older elementary and secondary students can create collaborative projects by copying individual canvases to make a complete dynamic canvas. Grades
Transcript: Other stuff Stardoll is awesomely amazing!You can play games, shop, dress up dolls and chat to your friends! What you can do Best websites ever!!!! The game is mainly aimed at girls who are aged 7 plus, but male members are also permitted. Once a member joins, they are introduced to the rules and regulations on Stardoll and are given 500 "Starcoins" and 20 "Stardollars" to get started, that will encourage the new doll to in the future purchase Stardollars. The member can then make progress in their level status and explore the game. In the "Starplaza", they can spend their Starcoins and Stardollars (which have a higher value) on clothes, accessories, make-up for their doll, and items for their suite. Members can become friends, interact, and give items to each other. Kizi is a really good websites for playing games and watching videos. There are so many good games on there and everyday there is at least one new one!!!! Stardoll is a browser game based on the paper doll concept. Launched in 2004, the Stardoll website was attracting a reported 200 thousand unique users a month in September 2009. As of March 2014, there were over 300 million users worldwide. General concept
Transcript: If you are a writer, you might be struggling with getting your writing noticed. If this is a problem for you, online publishing might be the miracle you've been waiting for! It's easy, fast, (in this presentations' case) free, and you can get your writing seen by many people. Even if you aren't a writer, it's still great to read writing written by people your age. This presentation will show you four free writing websites I personally recommend. Widbook is a seriously legit (haha my use of wording :P) writing website. You can follow writers you like, and ask to collaborate with them on your own project. Widbook allows you to upload writing from your computer as well. It is very well organized, but does take some fiddling and getting used to. The site itself is very detailed. One whole category is titled "My Bookshelf" where you can put books from your favorite writers on for quick browsing. Widbook provides just as many tools for their readers as they do their writers. I like this writing website, but it can be distracting if you really just want to write. Booksie Screenshot: Website No. 3 : Wattpad.com Wattpad was actually the first writing website I ever used. It is very user-friendly; all of the subjects of writing are categorized at the top and you can quite easily scroll through stories and genres. I really like this website; It has the simplicity Widbook lacks and better over-all web design than Booksie. I would highly recommend this site if you want to easily write and read without distractions but easy navigation options. Intro: Reader or Writer? Website No. 1: Booksie.com Booksie is a very simple writing website. You quite basically write and publish whatever you're working on. I personally don't like this website; it isn't that authenic or nice to look at (which is kind of important to me) and the actual published writing on it isn't very interesting either. However, this website is a good place to start if you aren't feeling very dedicated to what you're working on. Out of these four writing website options I have shown you, Figment is my personal favorite. It is simple and easy to use, and the web design is really amazing to look at. It's great to read and write from. I have found really admirable writers on Figment. There is this cool feature for rating stories that is also unique to this site. Website No. 4 Figment.com Figment Screenshots Wattpad Screenshot Free Writing Websites ;) Writing Website No. 2: Widbook Screenshot of Widbook
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Transcript: Teachers need to learn and use internet technology. Here are 5 Websites you should use if you are a teacher... Website #1 is Prezi Website # 2... Photo credits: 'horizon' by pierreyves @ flickr Delicious! Google it! Here's what I found: Why? Best Websites Number four This way to begin top 5... http://prezi.com/ http://www.picnik.com/ TeacherTube http://www.teachertube.com/ http://www.dropbox.com/ What is delicious? web bookmarks you can share find what other teachers liked best #3 But, there are so many websites out there. What are the best ones? Dropbox And Finally Let's start with the obvious one. This is Prezi. You can use it to make your presentations a little more interesting. http://www.emergingedtech.com/2009/05/5-reasons-why-educators-need-to-embrace-internet-technologies/ http://www.delicious.com/ http://www.google.com/ picnik
Transcript: Top 100 Websites PC Magazine These are my favorite 3 By:Fernando Toledo First site is,ThinkGeek at,http://www.thinkgeek.com/gadgets/ You do not need to register to veiw this site, but if you want to buy some thing you will have to make an account for this site i like this site because it has weird an awesome things to buy pros: when i was using this site it was very easy to navigate.There were seperate sections for different things,if you clicked on the thinkgeek logo it would take you back home The next website is Instuctables web address:http://www.instructables.com/ instructables is a good site beacase it gives you instructions on projects you can do on your spare time . This site is very easy to navigate in You have to sigh up,so there are no advertisements,or popups. The next web site is:http://gdgt.com/ This website has reviews of many electronics from different people,and are in the scale of 1-10 for this site you do not need to sighn up for the service. this web site is easy to navigate with a search engine feel.
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