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41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills -

41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills - | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills by Tom Vander Ark first appeared on gettingsmart.com  Math gets all the love–at least that appears…
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The Spoken Wikipedia Corpora

The Spoken Wikipedia Corpora | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
The SWC is a corpus of aligned Spoken Wikipedia articles from the English, German, and Dutch Wikipedia. This corpus has several outstanding characteristics: hundreds of hours of aligned audio from a diverse set of readers about a diverse set of topics in a well-researched textual genre licensed under a free license (CC BY-SA 4.0) Annotations can be mapped back to the original html phoneme-level alignments

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5 Major Disadvantages of Using Language Learning Apps

5 Major Disadvantages of Using Language Learning Apps | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Language learning apps for mobile devices are some of my favorite tools for learning a new tongue. However, there are still disadvantages to consider.

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Billy Brick's curator insight, October 18, 10:15 AM
Some interesting criticisms.
 
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Using Infographic Creation Tools in the Classroom

Using Infographic Creation Tools in the Classroom | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
The next time you need to evaluate what students have learned about a subject, ask them to create an infographic.  When students take the information they have learned and compile it into a visual format, it demonstrates mastery of the content. Infographics stimulate visual learning.  Encouraging students to create and share their infographics in the classroom takes their learning to the next level. Teachers need to provide students with infographic creation tools that provide students with a way to create infographics easily, to allow them to focus on the content rather than mastering a new technology. When evaluating infographic tools …
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Stilus. Spelling, grammar and style checker for Spanish | Stilus

Stilus. Spelling, grammar and style checker for Spanish | Stilus | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Stilus is the most accurate and up-to-date spelling, grammar and stile checker for Spanish in the market. Compatible with Microsoft Word
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Multi-lingual language learning and language exchange Lang-8

Multi-lingual language learning and language exchange Lang-8 | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Lang-8 is the best place for learning and practicing foreign languages. Post an entry in the language you are learning, then a native speaker will correct your entries. Currently there are more than 80 languages available on Lang-8.
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How Listening to Podcasts Helps Students Read and Learn

How Listening to Podcasts Helps Students Read and Learn | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
What does listening to podcasts have to do with English language arts? A whole lot, according to one English teacher who dropped Hamlet in favor of teaching
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Linguistic Perspectives on the Development of Intercultural Competence in Telecollaboration: Belz 2003

Linguistic Perspectives on the Development of Intercultural Competence in Telecollaboration: Belz 2003 | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, October 11, 1:37 AM
Fascinating fine-grained analysis of US-German e-mail exchange drawing on Byram and Halliday in an anatomy of a breakdown in crosscultural communication
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Wordiser the Blended Learning Platform

Wordiser the Blended Learning Platform | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
A blog about the use of educational technology in language learning and teaching
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“Commaful” Looks Like An (Almost) Perfect Place For Students To Write Online

“Commaful” Looks Like An (Almost) Perfect Place For Students To Write Online | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Adobe Spark has been my “go-to” tool for English Language Learners to write and display online their written work. Their videos, accompanied by music, are very engaging. However, it mig…
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WebRoom.net - The Online Classroom Built for Collaboration

WebRoom.net - The Online Classroom Built for Collaboration | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

The ideal tool for group or one-to-one classes - WebRoom allows collaboation on a range of Google document types as well as whiteboard download and screen sharing. A great tool for delivering online classes or courses.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 11, 12:59 AM

This is a great tool for creating an online school or for independent teachers.

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Language Learning Gamification: Why It Works, How to Use It and 5 Games to Play | FluentU Language Learning Blog

Language Learning Gamification: Why It Works, How to Use It and 5 Games to Play | FluentU Language Learning Blog | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Get fluent while scoring points and crushing the competition. Check out the 5 best tools for language learning gamification to level up your skills.

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VR Aids Language Studies In The Hacienda

VR Aids Language Studies In The Hacienda | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Social network for languages Busuu have created a VR app to aid Spanish language learning.

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Billy Brick's curator insight, October 18, 9:25 AM
A new Busuu venture.
 
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uTalk helps you learn new languages from your phone

uTalk helps you learn new languages from your phone | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

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Billy Brick's curator insight, October 18, 9:44 AM
Eurotalk's new product.
 
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Toontastic

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Toontastic 3D is a creative storytelling app that empowers kids to draw, animate, narrate, and record their own cartoons on their tablet, phone or Chromebook.

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10 Tools & Resources for Developing Writing Skills

10 Tools & Resources for Developing Writing Skills | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Over the last couple of months I've found and written about a number of really great tools and resources to help improve our students' writing skills. This is a collection of links to reviews of ten of the best.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 16, 8:21 AM

Some links to free tools and resources for writing development.

Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, October 18, 11:21 AM
Great resources for writing prompts, editing, collaborating, even poetry.  
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Using the Academic Word List

This site will help you expand your academic vocabulary using the Academic Word List. It includes the AWL Highlighter and the AWL Gapmaker.

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Research agenda: Language learning beyond the classroom | Language Teaching | Cambridge Core

Research agenda: Language learning beyond the classroom - Volume 50 Issue 4 - Hayo Reinders, Phil Benson
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Has technology revolutionized language learning?

Has technology revolutionized language learning? | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
The days of using DVDs, VHS tapes and BlueRay discs to watch our favorite movies are now largely over. Thanks to platforms like Hulu and Netflix, watching movies is now a seamless experience that doesn’t even require us to leave the couch. With services like Uber and Lyft, anyone can orde
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8 Ways to Check for Understanding with Nearpod - Class Tech Tips

8 Ways to Check for Understanding with Nearpod - Class Tech Tips | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
Technology tools can transform the way a check for understanding happens in the classroom. Nearpod is a favorite formative assessment tool.
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WriteWell | Best college paper templates | Best Essay Formats

WriteWell | Best college paper templates | Best Essay Formats | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it
We know how hard it can be to write - we've all been paralyzed by the blank page. But the truth is, anyone can write well. It's just a question of process. We are a team of technologists, educators, designers and writers who have come together to democratize good writing. With clear steps and easy-to-use tools, WriteWell makes writing fun and engaging for everyone.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 11, 12:39 AM

This sire has a really large collection of templates that students can use to help structure their writing work.

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ducky58's curator insight, October 12, 5:44 AM
Very useful tool indeed.
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How to Integrate Multimedia and Writing Instruction With VR, Video and Digital Timelines - EdSurge News

How to Integrate Multimedia and Writing Instruction With VR, Video and Digital Timelines - EdSurge News | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

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"Educator Glenn Wiebe says “there is an abundance of multimedia resources available that support the creation and sharing of student storytelling.” In this piece, he spotlights three teachers and the tech tools they are using to incorporate video, virtual reality and digital timelines into writing instruction."


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Un recurso web para crear y editar videos en poco tiempo

Un recurso web para crear y editar videos en poco tiempo | Technology and language learning | Scoop.it

Typito es una herramienta que puede ayudarte a crear videos en poco tiempo. Y es muy sencillo de entender.


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