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
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:

Open Culture
 
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