Learning technology updates 22 July 2008
- Dear All,
Here are the latest updates from my blogs. Hope you find something interesting and useful here.
Microblogging for EFL with Plurk
I've been looking at microbloggiong over the past few weeks and
perticularly how to use Plurk. You can find a video demonstartion here
along with some teaching suggestions.
Video conferencing for EFL
For months now I've been looking at web based video conferencing
platforms, and I've finally found one which I think is really great.
Check out the demo and get some suggestions on how to use the various
Improve your Vocabulary and send Aid to Children
This is a review of a great site for higher level students to improve
their vocabulary. It also helps you to send aid to poor children
without it actually costing you anything at all.
Great Video Commenting Tool
I've also found a really nice video commenting tool whihc can help you add video annotation to web pages.
Create EFL / ESL Lesson Plans in Mins
This is a dream tool for teachers pressed for time and helps you create
a lesson plan with lots of vocabulary and grammar activities from an
authentic text within minitues!
Free IWB Software
If you want to have an interactive whiteboard but don't have much money, then it's worth chicking out this review.
Preparing EAP Students
This is a wonderful site for teachers and students of EAP
A Virtual Language Learning World for Kids
Lastly, If you want to get younger learners involved in language
learning within virtual worlds, you should read about this site.
Well I hope these links, resources and reviews are of some use.
Nik Peachey | Learning Technology Consultant, Writer, Trainer
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