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20 WebCam Activities for EFL ESL Students

20 WebCam Activities for EFL ESL Students | ICT tools for EFL | 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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UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Directory of Free Educational Resources for Teachers

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Directory of Free Educational Resources for Teachers | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
“Directory of Free Educational Resources for Teachers: Classroom Productivity” is a collection of free quality software which is ready to be installed directly onto your computer. It includes a collated set of freely available productivity tools, such as content authoring software, mind-mapping software, graphic editors, office suite among many others.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 31, 12:30 AM

Some very big files to download but sounds very useful.

Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, August 31, 2:49 AM
een lijst met tools
elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, August 31, 3:33 AM
A complete and interesting directory for teachers !
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Maptia · A World of Stories

Maptia · A World of Stories | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Join Maptia to discover a world of remarkable stories, told by some of the most inspiring photographers, writers, and adventurers on the planet, and to publish and share your stories as part of our thoughtful community.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 24, 2:53 PM

Amazing content to build lessons around.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, July 26, 2:44 AM
A beautiful website where we can read some captivating stories about the world around us. The creative part is also present as we can be the ones publishing our own. One mor challenge for our students!
Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, August 12, 12:38 PM
This site has incredible visuals if you need them for content areas.  The readings could be difficult for many ESL/EFL students, but the text could be pasted into sites that simplify reading.  I believe I've scooped some of those sites in the past.
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Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Modern classrooms are teeming with students of varying interests, backgrounds, abilities and learning needs. As educators, it’s important to understand the nuanced differences between the terms personalized, differentiated and individualized learning in order to best meet their needs.

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There's a difference? Oh There's a difference!

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Konstantinos Kalemis's curator insight, April 4, 6:55 AM

There's a difference? Oh There's a difference!

Silvia Nascimento's curator insight, April 4, 8:22 PM

There's a difference? Oh There's a difference!

Dunc Oyama's curator insight, April 5, 4:57 AM

There's a difference? Oh There's a difference!

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BoomWriter

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WordWriter - Let students apply, share, and assess their vocabulary knowledge in a fun and interactive way

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 20, 2015 1:45 AM

This looks like a really useful tool for vocabulary development.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Vibby - Break YouTube Videos Into Segments With Commentary

Free Technology for Teachers: Vibby - Break YouTube Videos Into Segments With Commentary | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Taking the very useful tubechop a step further: adding comments!

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Why Online Students Succeed

Why Online Students Succeed | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Improving online student success can be overwhelming, but findings from a recent Eduventures study suggest that it is not as complicated as it seems.

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Loved the checklist!

 

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Pamela Hills's curator insight, June 17, 2015 12:10 PM

 A new class room opened sometime ago and now students and the world can learn from one another.

ERBRAINS MICROSOFT DYNAMICS's curator insight, June 18, 2015 2:07 AM

Real Time and the conversation

ElizabethHS's curator insight, June 19, 2015 10:31 AM

From Nik Peachey.

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Write About

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At Write About, we believe that writing should be fun and sharing should be easy, so we built a social publishing platform for classrooms.

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Great resource for authentic writing - thanks, Nik :-)

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 16, 2014 5:57 AM

This looks like a great tool with lots of prompts to inspire student writing activities and a platform to enable them to share and interact around what they write.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, December 16, 2014 8:26 PM

This writing and sharing tool has a stack of writing prompts, visuals and ideas for writing. Students can publish their work and interact with the works of other students. 

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Classcraft - Make learning an adventure!

Classcraft - Make learning an adventure! | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Transform your classroom into an immersive game, played with your students throughout the semester or school year.


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Alaa Al-zaidi's curator insight, October 29, 2014 1:57 AM

علاء

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Class into immersive game...

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Teaching Online: The key ingredients

A presentation by Nicky Hockly and Lindsay Clandfield, outlining the key ingredients for successful online teaching.

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Classcraft - Make learning an adventure

Classcraft - Make learning an adventure | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Classcraft is a free online educational role-playing game that teachers and students play together in the classroom. Acting as a gamification layer around any existing curriculum, the game transforms the way a class is experienced, throughout the school year. Explore the different sections below to get a better understand of how Classcraft works.

 

 


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Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, September 5, 2014 11:37 PM

Do you want to gamify your classroom? Try Classcraft!

 

William Henderson's curator insight, September 14, 2014 10:00 AM

Brilliant.. gamification here we go!

magnus sandberg's curator insight, October 1, 2014 4:23 AM

I don't know how I feel about Classcraft. Is it a way to make school more exciting or is it a way to make games more boring. Or both? Or neither? I dont know, but it certainly is interesting!

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Interactive storytelling for English Exams

Professional Development : Virtual Round Table 2014 http://www.sylviasenglishonline.org/putting-the-p-into-phrasal-verbs-infographic/ Facebook:https://www.fa...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Visual Dictionaries and Thesauri for Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Visual Dictionaries and Thesauri for Students | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Rewordify - Understand what you read

Rewordify - Understand what you read | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.

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Awesome!

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Agora Abierta's curator insight, April 9, 2014 5:24 AM

Una herramienta muy útil para facilitar el reading

Ness Crouch's curator insight, August 25, 2014 5:55 AM

This looks interesting I wonder if I can use this to help students make their own glossaries?

Anna Bartosik's curator insight, August 9, 2015 8:21 AM

ESL students could use this instead of a dictionary in order to understand complicated texts

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The Paradox of Classroom Technology

The Paradox of Classroom Technology | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

While the pervasive use of tablets, smartphones, laptops and digital education content is expanding around us, in the classroom, students are not actively using these technologies for learning—even within well-equipped classrooms where access is not the problem. AdvancED® research has found that examples of technology being put to use by students to strengthen learning are barely evident in classrooms today.


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Ana Luisa Lozano's curator insight, August 30, 12:39 PM
Once again, the importance of teachers´ role and its influence on students´ Learning... 
Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, August 31, 4:27 AM
You are so right Nik.... not surprised either.... (though I keep on believing that things will change :-)
Ricard Garcia's curator insight, September 1, 2:18 AM
This is a painful truth... a problem institutions must face and fight... otherwise, the gap between schools and society will become larger.
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Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.

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Great free resource for developing reading skills.

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Andrew J Gibson's curator insight, April 4, 8:48 AM

Great free resource for developing reading skills.

Cecilia Di Felice's curator insight, April 4, 9:55 AM

Great free resource for developing reading skills.

TL Cafe's curator insight, April 4, 10:51 PM

Great free resource for developing reading skills.

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Rewordify.com | Understand what you read

Rewordify.com | Understand what you read | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Rewordify.com is powerful, free, online software that improves reading, learning, and teaching. This site can:
 - Intelligently simplify difficult English, for faster comprehension
 - Effectively teach words, for building a better vocabulary
-  Help teachers save time and produce engaging lessons
 - Help improve learning outcomes


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This is a really nice tool to help lower level readers access authentic content.

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Teaching, Learning & Developing with Technology's curator insight, April 1, 5:30 PM

This is a really nice tool to help lower level readers access authentic content.

Clairelouise's curator insight, April 1, 6:54 PM

This is a really nice tool to help lower level readers access authentic content.

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, April 2, 2:02 PM

This is a really nice tool to help lower level readers access authentic content.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Help Teaching - Create Puzzles and Quizzes Online


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Moodle navigation and design

Moodle navigation and design | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
A complete guide to developing the design and navigation in Moodle

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Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them

Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Tips and Resources for Using Free Video Conferencing Tools in Your Classroom Video conferencing and chat tools can be a wonderful instructional resource, as most educators know. You can bring the outside world and guests into your classroom, enable a

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The usual suspects, plus a couple of new kids on the block :-)

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, June 14, 2015 2:15 PM

Skype, Google Hangouts plus more...

Apollo B. Gabazira's curator insight, June 18, 2015 12:01 AM

Certainly the new paradigm to doing bisiness  - whether in the claassroon or company board room ..... We have to get used to this 

Yves Carmeille "Libre passeur"'s curator insight, March 18, 4:12 AM

Some useful tips and links here.

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Business English eLearning

Business English eLearning | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Having worked on many elearning and mlearning materials development projects I can safely say that I know what a huge task it is, even when working with experienced teams, to produce really good quality, well designed, interactive digital content and that’s why it is such a surprise to see Paul Emmerson’s new BEhereBEthere Business English site.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 25, 2014 4:57 AM

Here's a review of a really well designed free Business English site.

Nalya Ovshieva's curator insight, October 25, 2014 4:36 PM

Business English site will provide the real-life context for the learners and widen their scope. Students will gain access to up-to-date financial information.

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CristinaSkyBox: Inspiring Creativity with Storytelling

CristinaSkyBox: Inspiring Creativity with Storytelling | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 12, 2014 11:25 AM

adicionar a sua visão ...

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Social bookmarking site for schools

Social bookmarking site for schools | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

A social bookmarking site for schools. Allow students to explore, learn, gather & share resources with everyone in the class. No student sign up required! Easily share resources with anyone in the class!


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Cool!

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Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, September 20, 2014 9:11 AM

Nkwiry is a free social bookmarking site that allows a teacher and a group of students to share and curate content.

Hugo Loyola's curator insight, September 22, 2014 2:27 PM

Thanks for sharing @Nik Peachey

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Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners

Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Easily Create online Presentations, animations, animated HTML5 banners, infographics and other rich visual content free in your browser.


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Sergei Polovin's curator insight, June 17, 2014 11:32 AM

Great tool!

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, June 23, 2014 4:02 AM

another great tool for students to create online presentations and animations

Jimun Gimm's curator insight, December 16, 2014 8:07 AM

당신의 통찰력을 추가 ...

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Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 9, 2015 8:31 PM

Wow! Extensive Lots of ideas here!!

David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 12, 7:06 PM

Geeky-cool stuff! Thanks to Elizabeth E. Charles. 

António Leça Domingues's curator insight, September 16, 3:49 AM
Top de ferramentas para edição e distribuição online de vídeos.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Word Sense - See the Connections Between Words

Free Technology for Teachers: Word Sense - See the Connections Between Words | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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What a great tool - thanks :-)

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