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Using Web 2.0 tools for learning and teaching a foreign language
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Newsmap

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Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.

Via Ricard Garcia
Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's insight:

Superb!

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 2, 2013 3:37 AM
Soooooo useful for our ESL classroom! Explore news, compare countries and the kind of news they show... a vast array of possibilities!
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Vidtionary: A Video Dictionary

Vidtionary: A Video Dictionary | Tech in teaching | Scoop.it
See and hear the meaning

Via Nik Peachey, Ricard Garcia
Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's insight:

Wonder if a similar tool exists for French as a Foreign Language.... 

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Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 30, 2013 11:07 AM

Great contribution to Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, June 30, 2013 10:17 PM

Great tool for reaching visual and auditory learners!

Mrs Le Roy's curator insight, February 3, 2014 4:15 AM

un dictionnaire où on peut voir et entendre le sens des mots !

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Resources for Foreign language Teaching

Resources for Foreign language Teaching | Tech in teaching | Scoop.it

Check for resources and tutorials 


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, April 12, 2013 6:18 AM

Good site with a very efficient search engine and many good examples of class interactions and resources. 

Shona Whyte's comment, April 12, 2013 6:23 AM
Thanks for the vote of confidence!
Ton Koenraad's comment, April 12, 2013 8:34 PM
Thanks, and indeed, the search tool is one of the great results of our teamwork!
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The power of noticing in second language acquisition

The power of noticing in second language acquisition | Tech in teaching | Scoop.it

Shona Whyte:

"What is attention, and what role does it play in foreign language learning? That’s the question that this little language note will explore," says Gavin, graduate students in a language-related field at the University of Hawai'i.  

 

After reviewing some of the research on noticing in second language acquisition (Schmidt) and examining four key ideas, he concludes:

"Learning another language exercises our attention brain muscles. And learning to achieve a higher quality of attention in our daily life through daily language exercise can’t be a bad thing…right?"

 

Interesting for teachers as an argument to encourage language learners, but also for information about the key concept of noticing.

 


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