Create word clouds which work on the principle that the more frequent the word, the larger the word appears. Great for warmers into reading / writing, vocabulary work, or discourse analysis with higher levels.
Look up words in the Visuwords online graphical dictionary and thesaurus to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate.
Really cool and easy to use site which helps you to improve your pronunciation, your listening and your vocabulary whilst watching video clips. You can watch almost anything from serious videos on things such as 'How to make a telephone call' to more fun things like interviews with Lady Gaga and even the 'Rapping Flight Attendent'! Speech recognition records your voice and provides instant feedback on pronunciation. TRY IT!
Blog from Pete Sharma (co-writer of Blended Learning and 400 Ideas for Interactive Whiteboards) which reflects his interests and has links to presentations and slides for training sessions he has given.
One of the best writers on using Learning Technologies in the classroom, José Picardo. José is Head of Modern Foreign Languages at Nottingham High School, where he teaches Spanish and German, and uses technology to great effect. Everything he suggests, he has tried out in the classroom, and you can see eveidence of this at his website AsíSeHace.net and his school’s Modern Foreign Languages website.
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