Mobile microblogging: Using Twitter and mobile devices in an online course to promote learning in authentic contexts (RT @koutropoulos: Mobile microblogging: Using Twitter and mobile devices in an online course to promote learning in authentic contexts...
LyricsTap is an application for Android to learn English and other languages through music. Learn English and other languages in a fun way through music videos and Karaoke. Since the goal is to complete the lyrics of songs, this is a great way to develop your listening skills and learn new vocabulary and expressions in context.
Today’s update to Evernote for iOS adds a new mode called Page Camera, which is optimized for bringing handwritten pages into Evernote. It fixes the contrast and shadows, so the handwriting is more visibile. That makes the notes more legible to you, but it also enables Evernote to read and search the text.
MT @JudithELS: An exceptionally good article on #mlearning :Designing Content for Multiple Mobile Devices http://t.co/Rz7phcGK... (Designing Content for Multiple Mobile Devices by Lentz & Carson : Learnin...)...
Facebook, YouTube and even texting will be the salvation of many of the world's endangered languages, scientists believe.
K. David Harrison (associate professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College and a National Geographic Fellow) explains that languages are the human knowledge base : everything human beings know is encoded in languages and cultures. Harrison also tells about his dictionary project : the starting point is... any language of the world ! These online dictionaries started about a decade ago.
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An article / a 03'58" audio file (the interview) and... 126 comments !
iPods in Classroom Can Boost Academic Time and Resources for English ...University of Texas at Austin News“The majority of ELL students in Texas are Spanish-speaking, and many are from economically disadvantaged families,” said Liu.