Iris Myers - Resources

Powerpoint for FLAVA

We should want our students to be able to do the following:

  • Create
  • Collaborate
  • Share
  • Publish
  • Connect
  • Influence

    Geography and Culture 101

    Google Maps
    Traveler IQ Challenge
    Kwintessential
    Cyberschoolbus
    The World A.T. Ways
    Gapminder
    Espanol Coloquial
    Worldometers
    don Quijote

    Newspapers from around the world:

    Nuzs
    Newseum

    Make your own newspaper article:

    Fodey

    Vocabulary Helper:

    StudyStack
    Quizlet
    Educational Press
    Wordsmyth
    don Quijote

    Review Sites:

    Memorize
    Class Tools

    Great Sites for All Languages:

    Miscositas
    Russnet
    Sealang
    Yabla

    Resources from Cindy Kendall:

    Delicious
    Lexipedia

    Resources from Greg Duncan:

    Resources from Greg

    Broadcasting Live Online:

    Ustream
    Livestream

    Visual Narrations (Ebooks, Cartoons, Tags, Presentational Tools):

    Mixbook
    Tikatok
    Befunky
    ToonDoo
    Pixton
    Prezi
    Sliderocket
    Make beliefs comix
    Tagxedo
    Capzles
    Simplebooklet

    Text to speech:

    Odiogo
    Text-to-speech

    MindMaps:

    Mind 42
    Wise Mapping
    Mindmeister

    Video-based and Movie Making:

    Cnet
    Xtranormal (Click on Education)
    Zimmer Twins
    TechSmith (30 day free trial)
    JayCut
    Screencast-o-matic
    VoiceThread

    Surveys and Polls:

    Kwiksurvey
    Polleverywhere
    Text The Mob

    Tools for Teaching (Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Checklists, Notes to parents, Rubrics, UDI principles, etc...):

    Tools for Educators
    Cortland
    4Teachers
    Kerpoof
    Schoolrack
    Freetech 4 Teachers
    Slideshare
    Wordle (Presentation slides)
    Voki (Speaking Avatar)
    21st Century Skills
    Glogster
    DropBox

    Language Exchanges and Group Discussions Online (Sites, Tools):

    epals
    Language-exchange
    Todaysmeet
    Shared Talk
    Cover it Live
    Tiny Chat
    Time and Date
    Peace Corps

    Make an online passport for your students:

    World Passports
    Lyrics Training

    Online learning for Modern Languages:

    Ning
    DePaul University Claudia Fernandez
    Coffee Break Spanish
    Langmedia
    Open Culture

    The World of Google: Communicate, show & share

    Blogger - Share your life online with a blog - it's quick, easy and free
    Calendar - Organize your schedule and share events with friends
    Docs - Create and share your online documents, presentations and spreadsheets
    Groups - Create mailing lists and discussion groups
    Google Mail - Fast, searchable email with less spam
    Orkut - Meet new people and stay in touch with friends
    PanoramioNew! - Explore and share photos of the world
    Picasa - Find, edit and share your photos
    PicnikNew! - Fast, easy and fun photo-editing
    Reader - Get all your blogs and news feeds fast
    Sites - Create websites and secure group wikis
    SketchUp - Build 3D models quickly and easily
    Talk - IM and call your friends through your computer
    Translate - View web pages in other languages
    Voice - One number for all your phones, online voicemail and cheap calling
    YouTube - Watch, upload and share videos
    Google Doc 101 - Youtube
    Stump the teacher
    Cell phones in the class room
    Clear (Michigan State University)
    Clustermaps (For your website)
    Doodle (Meetings)
    Songs

    Learn Spanish Through Pop Culture

    Zambombazo
    Lingus
    Elgancho
    Notes in Spanish

    Cellphones in the classroom (ideas):

    Cine con clase
    Spanish Connects Us!

    Spanish Lessons and Legends

    FluencyProf

    Games:

    Game-O-Matic
    Filamentality
    Jeopardylabs
    Kubbu
    Crossword Puzzle Games
    Print Bingo

    Computer Sites:

    Logmein
    PC World
    Stereo Mood
    Video Download Helper
    Around the World in Academic Technology Ways
    YouTube EDU

    The Einztein Knowledge Network:

    Einzstein
    Open Culture
     
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