This site brings up flickr images to illustrate the words of any phrase you enter into the input field. You can then choose of reject the suggested images to get a great visual mnemonic for your target language.
Vialogues(Video+Dialogues) is an asynchronous Video discussion tool which can be used for leveraging digital videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the online video experience. Upload your own video or link to a YouTube video.
Here is a collection of random print ads that rely less on the copy but more on the visuals to tell a story. Most of them force the reader to think about what is said for a split second. Let's make our students squash their brains and think!
Merriam-Webster's Visual Dictionary Online is a nice free dictionary for those who like to enrich their vocabulary through images. Very good quality examples and a huge list of words and concepts to explore
Creating presentations and slideshows is one of the needed skills for both teachers and students. Unfortunately many teachers still find it hard to arrange data into a catchy slideshow to share with students...
I came across this site and thought it could be a great way to engage students and get them to reflect, share their thoughts and practise their English. The adverts could be used in many different ways and a lot of language can be generated from them.
Heiko Idensen reports in his curated newsradar "Online Curating & Social Learning Tools and Applications": "Learnist is a new pinboard where users can organize their learning materials. It resembles Pinterest except that Learnist is just for sharing learning resources.
The website is still in beta but looks really very promising for both teachers and students.
Here is a set of the main features that Learnist offers to its users :
It is free Itis easy to use It has a user friendly interface It lets users create pinboards around a certain topic Users can create different boards and invite others to collaborate on them It lets you pin images,videos, and text to your boards with a single click from Learnist bookmarklet Users can also upload resources to their boards using URLs
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Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.