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Tumblr estende il suo campo di azione e lancia la app Photoset, esclusiva per iOS, che consente di comporre e caricare foto album direttamente sul proprio tumbleblog o direttamente sullo spazio di Photoset.
These 7 great apps for speech therapy provide speech teachers with the activities, resources and support they need to effectively work with students who have a wide range of speech problems and other disabilities that affect their speech.
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This is a really simple but powerful program that is free to download for any MAC 10.6 + user. It has a simple intuitive interface that isn't loaded down with any complex features. It just does one job and does it well
Un’applicazione dedicata sia a persone con difficoltà motorie, sia ai genitori che si muovono in città con il passeggino, per segnalare il grado di accessibilità dei luoghi pubblici come negozi, musei, ristoranti, alberghi e uffici.
Google ha reso disponibile la nuova web app Google Maps che permette agli utenti di iPhone e iPad con iOS 6 di utilizzare la funzione Street View, scomparsa con le nuove Mappe di Apple. Ecco la nuova interfaccia e come funziona.
Nik Peachey explores social-bookmarking and how we can use it to save bookmarks online to access them from any computer. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on the use of social-bookmarking, including a list of tools to collate web pages like scrible and Delicious, a downloadable lesson plan, a video screencast tutorial and a printable how-to guide.
The OneLook reverse dictionary is a great tool to get students thinking about how they explain what words mean. Unlike most dictionaries which gives you the meaning of a ord, this one will give you the word as long as you can give the correct maning. This is a great skill to develop as a language learner.
I mostly follow learning, training, and eLearning people, but I also like some fiction authors and a few experts in other fields. Those people who only talk about what their cats had for breakfast? I don’t follow them. But it’s important to note: I am very active on Twitter. I engage, and talk, and interact with people. I drop in on several live Twitter chats a month. I try to contribute as much as I take. I like to think I help. So in looking at Wenger et al’s first column: I feel I get immediate value from the quality of interaction and reciprocity, I am given food for thought that I do reflect on, and I make it no secret that I am having fun.
In this lesson students hear a man being interviewed about his life in London. He talks about the different parts of London he has lived in and how things have changed in these areas. The tasks focus students on learning more about London from Google Maps and images and the listening tasks focus them on reading between the lines of what the man says and understanding inferred meaning. Lastly, the lesson finishes with an optional grammar focus with a speaking activity based around ‘used to’ and ‘didn’t use to’.
Writing, researching and sharing could all be conducted within Evernote. When combined with the Evernote Safari Web Clipper, web based research could also be conducted and shared directly to an Evernote research folder. Another helpful resource is the Evernote email address, that would allow teachers and classmates to send work to one another throughout the process.