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20 WebCam Activities for EFL ESL Students

20 WebCam Activities for EFL ESL Students | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

Back in November 2008 I published Part 1 of a series of articles intended to explore the use of WebCams in education. I have now finally got round to writing Part 2 which is a collection of 20 activities EFL ESL teachers can do with their students.


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Wiliam González's curator insight, July 24, 2013 3:50 PM

Fantastic activities that can be used at any level!

Wiliam González's comment, July 24, 2013 3:57 PM
Fantastic ideas that can be used at any level!
Dafnord 's curator insight, August 2, 2013 12:51 PM

Fantastinen kivoja vinkkejä webkameran ja videon käyttämiseksi opetuksessa. Helppo kokeilla ja löytää suosikkinsa.

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Photos For Class - The World's Easiest Way to Download Properly Attributed, Creative Common Images

The World’s easist way to search for safe, creative commons images and cite them.

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Very useful for teachers, students and more...

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Dragana Filipović's curator insight, November 27, 5:34 PM

We are getting more visual learners. That is why it is important to put pictures and other visuals on learning platforms.

 

Deborah Davison's curator insight, November 28, 3:27 AM

Great for class

Simon Condon's curator insight, November 29, 4:10 PM

Site that lets teachers and students search for creative commons images that are g rated, and when downloaded come with the attribution and source information.

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ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf

ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

Binders with interactive activities, tools, & platforms


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Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, May 2, 1:55 PM

Always on the look out for great resources.   Thanks.  

Georgette's curator insight, May 21, 8:40 AM

The great thing about LiveBinders is all of the wonderful resources you can find when you create an account!  LiveBinders can be searched by subject or grade or topic!

Jennifer Lowton's curator insight, August 24, 7:40 AM

Have to love Ana Cristina Pratas. Such a great resource. 

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PictureTrail: Online Photo Sharing, Social Network, Image Hosting, Online Photo Albums

PictureTrail provides online photo sharing, personal homepages and image hosting.

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In Pictures: The simplest way to learn office applications.

In Pictures: The simplest way to learn office applications. | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

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Storyline Online | Where Reading Is Fun!

Storyline Online | Where Reading Is Fun! | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

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YoouKids | Sync educational YouTube videos to children's tablets, PCs and TV

YoouKids | Sync educational YouTube videos to children's tablets, PCs and TV | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

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Download videos from ALL video sites, Free!

Download videos from Youtube, SoundCloud mp3, Facebook, VK, Xvideos, Vimeo, Metacafe, Putlocker and more.

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Kim Spence-Jones's curator insight, January 30, 12:47 PM

A tool like this is a must-have for anyone who wants to include video clips in presentations. Relying on a network connection is just too scary!

Nataliasterns's curator insight, January 31, 12:42 PM

para desc videos

Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, February 8, 7:26 PM

This can be a teachers friend when the internet goes down or blocked. Thank you for sharing this valuable and free service.

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English Classic Verb Conjugator & Verbal Phrase Paths

English Classic Verb Conjugator & Verbal Phrase Paths | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

An interactive conjugator of English verbs arranged in a classic table format, with the additional feature allowing instructors to make links for their syllabus that control what students see so that they can be exposed only to what they have already studied along with the new features being studied.


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delta14's curator insight, February 26, 8:07 AM

Recurso para apoyar el aprendizaje del idioma inglés.

John O'Connor's curator insight, March 19, 7:49 PM

A nice tool for reminding students about some grammar relationships.

Rosanna López 's curator insight, March 30, 6:59 AM

English tenses. Interactive conjugator of English verbs.

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Quick video conferencing

Quick video conferencing | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
appear.in is an easy to use video meeting system in your browser

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This sounds perfect for video conferencing. It's good for groups of up to 8 people and is  free too!

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Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, March 4, 2:43 AM

alternative  for hangouts

Patty Ball's curator insight, March 10, 12:26 PM

another video conferencing option

John O'Connor's curator insight, March 20, 7:15 AM

FaceTime on the iPad is great but this could be better in that its multiplatform.

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Life and Paintings of Camille Pissarro (1830 - 1903)

Life and Paintings of Camille Pissarro (1830 - 1903) | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
Camille Pissarro (10 July 1830 – 13 November 1903) was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas

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new ceramics from beijing-based artist DENG YING /// NeochaEDGE ///

new ceramics from beijing-based artist DENG YING /// NeochaEDGE /// | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
Beijing-based artist Deng Ying was first exposed to pottery three years ago at the historical Jiangxi pottery center, forming an instant connection with the

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Storytelling's Periodic Table: A Great Tool to Play With

Storytelling's Periodic Table: A Great Tool to Play With | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
You probably won't recognize these storytelling elements from creative writing class.

 

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Not only is this a great tool to use, but what I really like about this article is that is hows how to use it!

 

"And it gives more background on how the table was created (culled from TV plots). 

 

"The table creates wild and fun plots to play with -- even for business stories! In fact, you may find some of yours buried in here.

 

"Or if you are stuck for stories, play around with the table and I bet you will find some to tell from your real life.

 

"In any event, this should keep you busy and happy for awhile :))"


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Sieg Holle's curator insight, February 14, 2:31 PM

Cure for writers cramp......

Jennifer Gandarias's curator insight, February 15, 7:42 PM

This infographic would be a hit in creative writing class

David Baker's curator insight, March 20, 12:43 PM

What a great support to deepen writing practice for students as they learn to identify different roles, ideas and structures in their reading and use it in their writing

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Institute for Responsible Technology - Genetically Modified Corn Study Reveals Health Damage and Cover-up

Institute for Responsible Technology - Genetically Modified Corn Study Reveals Health Damage and Cover-up | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
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The dangers of GMOs have been known since 2005. How can we stop their production and sales???

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning

Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy (Andragogy, Heutagogy) of Mobile Learning | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
The evolution of the web from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and now to Web 3.0 can be used a metaphor of how education should also be evolving, as a movement based on the evolution from Education 1.0 to Educa...

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VideoNot.es: The easiest way to take notes synchronized with videos!

VideoNot.es: The easiest way to take notes synchronized with videos! | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
The easiest way to take notes synchronized with videos!

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Transcribe audio from interviews

Transcribe audio from interviews | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

A free HTML5 app to take the pain out of transcribing interviews. Useful for journalists, academics and anyone else transcribing audio. And it's open source, too.


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Emma Lozano's curator insight, February 10, 2:47 PM

Herramienta para transcribir vídeos y audio.

Aguilar Dominique's curator insight, February 26, 1:28 PM

Indispensable et fabuleux pour faciliter les interviews .

Les plans de relève lors de départs en retraite s'en trouvent facilités.

Eva Lacroix's curator insight, March 12, 1:28 PM

Un outil permettant de réaliser assez rapidement et de façon très simple des transcriptions. Je ne sais pas si c'est limité en durée / poids, mais aussi bien l'audio que la vidéo semble fonctionner. Génial quoi !

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CamScanner

Intelligent solution for document management on all devices, starting from capturing information precisely to storing, sharing, annotating and managing documents for different purposes. It makes the contents easily-accessed, organized and the collaboration efficient.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 30, 5:31 AM

This looks like a handy tool for getting student work or class worksheets digitized quickly.

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Expresso text analyzer

Expresso text analyzer | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it

Expresso is a practical tool to analyze, edit and compare text styles in English. It is built on top of Python Natural Language Toolkit package by Mikhail Panko, a PhD student in computational neuroscience and high-tech enthusiast.


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Richard Lloyd Thomas's curator insight, February 25, 6:30 PM

Literacy helper

A/Prof Jon Willis's curator insight, March 12, 6:23 PM

Another potentially useful writing-style tool

Krishna Prasad Subedi's curator insight, May 11, 5:23 AM

Fear to speak in the target language in non-native speakers' classroom has been a long topic of debate among the educationist, teachers and planners alike. Most children in Nepalese context either feel humiliated before they make mistakes in their utterance. Others fear to share their thoughts due to lack of proper knowledge of target language. While a large group of students, in the school where I teach, do not want to hear the negative feed backs from their teachers. There is always one or other reasons, which may not work together in every students, for excuses to students when it comes to speaking in the targeted language.

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Eal toolkit, Mike Gershon (TES)

Follow up resource for EAL session at Edge Hill University, 21st October (Isabelle Jones)

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Darren Kuropatwa's curator insight, January 31, 9:47 AM

This slide deck illustrates over 50 different language learning teaching strategies. While these ideas were originally shared in the context of learning English as an Additional Language (EAL) they easily transfer to the learning of other languages as well.

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Language and the Brain Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

Language and the Brain Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | Art and English language tips | Scoop.it
The Language and the Brain Infographic looks at languages and our brains to figure out how we are able to learn them.

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Online Comic Creators

This presentation offers ideas on how to use comics in the classroom and a list of online comic creators

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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, August 11, 1:34 PM

Great list of comic creators. Love that there are many different styles.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 12, 2:54 PM

Creadores de Comic Online

Edgar Mata's curator insight, August 13, 7:52 PM

Es una buena idea, pueden obtenerse beneficios si se emplean en la educación.