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Challenging the Model of 1:1 with BYOD

Challenging the Model of 1:1 with BYOD | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Our aim for using mixed devices was to challenge teachers and students to really integrate technology into their instruction and learning. By having multiple devices available, users are challenged to determine which device best suits their learning purpose, and teachers are also challenged to rethink how they are using technology.


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Giancarlo Ganapini's curator insight, December 20, 2012 12:54 PM

Today in our stuff room was all a carnival of tech gadgets like these ;)

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Team Shake and Other Ways to Group Partners- Engage Their Minds

Team Shake and Other Ways to Group Partners- Engage Their Minds | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
I have been using Class Dojo to randomly make teams or select partners, but it isn’t exactly the fastest way to do it.  Last week, I heard about an app called, “Team Shake,” which is so much faster!  It does cost .99, so I just downloaded it to my phone rather than a school iPad.  Once I input the names of the students for a class (or a club), all I have to do is choose the number of groups I want and shake to sort everyone immediately.  Since I have multiple classes and clubs, I am able to save each one separately and load them whenever I need them.

Via John Evans, Juergen Wagner
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It's not always quick and easy to pick groups for projects or class games.  This App can help!

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Susan's curator insight, October 31, 5:05 AM

App pour vous aider à choisir des équips en classe

Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, October 31, 3:51 PM

Here's some new ideas for ways to create teams.

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AppMachine: Build and design native apps yourself or for your clients! - AppMachine

AppMachine: Build and design native apps yourself or for your clients! - AppMachine | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Build your app easily


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Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game - Innovate My School

Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game - Innovate My School | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Young people naturally gravitate towards games, but how can teachers gamify learning without making a huge commitment? The team behind hit RPG Classcraft have an innovative solution to this problem.

Via Nik Peachey, Kim Flintoff, David W. Deeds
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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 24, 2:27 AM

Good article on the use of Classcraft in the classroom!!

Adriane Caldeira Silva's curator insight, November 13, 6:31 AM

For oral practicing, for socialization, for changing the boring aspect of expository lessons, for improving your classes…

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Interesting!

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A Must See Poster Featuring 7 Google Search Tips for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
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Great advice here on how to really take advantage of Google when it comes to searching for info.  A lot of people don't know you can do half of this stuff!

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How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips

How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

"Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words.  I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, here’s how:"


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 14, 3:25 AM

Enriching QR codes turns them into an even more powerful educational tool.

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 14, 5:38 AM

Awesome educational...

Don Breedwell's curator insight, December 17, 8:22 PM

This is great for students who can use an and iPad to allow them to "hear" a message, set of instructions repeatedly, or repeat passages for memorization. Definitely something for Special Needs students too. 

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8 Great Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring

8 Great Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Dozens of free web tools and ideas that can pack a technology integration punch and kick those lessons up a notch Are you tired of delivering the same old

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 5, 8:50 AM

Not boring is important. ;)

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Embracing the Digital Learning Paradigm

Embracing the Digital Learning Paradigm | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

"With four children at different educational crossroads, I am fascinated by how wireless technology is transforming teaching and learning. From our preschooler who expertly navigates through early learning apps, to our middle school daughters who rely on their smart device to track assignments at home, and collaborate on group projects on Google Drive in class, today's students are astute, digital natives."


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8 Must Have Classroom Posters for Technology Best Practices

8 Must Have Classroom Posters for Technology Best Practices | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

September 28, 2014 Integrating technology in classroom teaching is not only about finding the best educational web tools to enhance students learning but a decent part of it is also related to the...


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Wonderful Chart Integrating Maslow Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

Wonderful Chart Integrating Maslow Hierarchy of Needs with Technology | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

September, 2014 Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is a motivational theory developed by the renowned psychologist and humanist Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970). Being disappointed by...


Via KiwiBelma, Elke Lackner
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Computational Thinking in the Primary Computing Curriculum

Computational Thinking in the Primary Computing Curriculum | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

"What is computational thinking? Wikipedia describes it as 'problem solving method that uses computer science techniques'."


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Visualead | Easy Visual QR Code Generator

Visualead | Easy Visual QR Code Generator | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Visualead's Visual QR Code Generator enables you to instantly and seamlessly merge any part of an image into a QR code. It's quick & easy and can be done in only three simple steps. All you have to do is select the image or design of your choice, define your QR Code’s destination and place the QR Code onto the desired location within your design...
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Twitter Shortcuts Teachers should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Twitter Shortcuts Teachers should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
These are keyboard shortcuts that will enable you to easily navigate your way around Twitter. Be it you want to favorite a tweet or simply want to search for a profile user, the graphic has some of the most popular Twitter shortcuts.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Podcastomatic Turns Your Blog Posts Into Podcasts

Free Technology for Teachers: Podcastomatic Turns Your Blog Posts Into Podcasts | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Podcastomatic.com is a free service that automatically converts your blog posts into podcasts.
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Narrated Slideshow – Screencast Tool Comparison

Narrated Slideshow – Screencast Tool Comparison | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

A screencast is a digital recording of a computer screen with audio narration. Screencasts can include telestrator (‘John Madden pen’) annotations. Narrated slideshows include audio recordings synchronized to images without hand-drawn annotations.

Screencasts and narrated slideshows can be created with two kinds of tools:

1. Browser-based: Create an account on the website and use a modern web browser like Google Chrome or FireFox to record, save and share it.

2. Client-based: Download and install software on a computing device to record and save.


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Jenn Alevy's comment, May 12, 2013 10:35 PM
Thank you for sharing!
Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, May 14, 2013 3:06 AM

Great comparison !!

Katie Jane's curator insight, August 13, 2013 10:55 AM

This looks like it would be something that could be really handy for prodjects for class. that way we could not only have all of the information in front of us to see, but also hear whats going on as well.

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An interactive learning through listening area. Features news stories with animated video, text and audio. Geared towards finding skills and jobs for working in Canada

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Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more.

Canva – Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more. | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.
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This looks very interesting.  I am going to suggest it for vocational teachers in order to get their students to create visual illustrations of their different subject matter.

 

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Over 50 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Over 50 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
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4 Awesome Facebook Templates for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Awesome Facebook Templates for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
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Use Facebook-type templates to engage your students in writing and creativity

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Webestools : free online tools for webmasters services, counters of pages views visits visitors clicks live scripts and tutorials php javascript mysql html css flash photoshop tutorials generators ...

Webestools : free online tools for webmasters services, counters of pages views visits visitors clicks live scripts and tutorials php javascript mysql html css flash photoshop tutorials generators ... | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Webestools free online tools for webmasters services, counters of pages views visits visitors clicks live scripts and tutorials php javascript mysql html css flash photoshop tutorials generators banners buttons images web 2.0 animated images maker guestbook news system survey tchat ajax free webmasters tools online menu userbar signatures...
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This site allows you to create banners, titles, post-its, etc... and upload them onto your sites.  Very attractive!

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What do you want to do? Tech tools for teachers and learners

What do you want to do?  Tech tools for teachers and learners | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Via Shona Whyte, Yuly Asencion, Elke Lackner
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Great!

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Anna-Liisa Hayward's curator insight, September 28, 4:17 PM

Highly useful chart for pinpointing which ICT resources are best for both teachers and learners!

Helen Rowling's curator insight, October 1, 7:00 PM
A great reminder that there are many tools to discover. Take time to explore...
Begoña Picado's curator insight, October 5, 2:29 PM

Really helpful!

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A Simple Guide to Creating Your First eLearning Storyboard

A Simple Guide to Creating Your First eLearning Storyboard | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Don't begin an eLearning course without a clear path in mind. For that purpose, a storyboard can come in very handy.

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Europe Code Week 2014

Europe Code Week 2014 | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
October 11 - 17, 2014: a week to celebrate coding in Europe, encouraging citizens to learn more about technology, and connecting communities and organizations who can help you learn coding.

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Find an event near you!

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5 Tools for Helping Students Find Creative Commons Images

5 Tools for Helping Students Find Creative Commons Images | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
To help navigate the often confusing space that is digital copyright, here are five tools that we recommend to help students find Creative Commons images.

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Susanne Sharkey's curator insight, September 23, 11:01 AM

Provides great tools/sites to recommend and show to staff and students.

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Ann Ewel's curator insight, September 24, 7:04 PM

Great resource -- this list will help out our students. We need to keep encouraging our students to use material with the Creative Commons license. 

 

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List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners

List of Free Tools to Create Infographics for your Learners | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Does your learners prefer acquiring and processing information via images, pictures, maps, graphs, charts, illustrations, and other visual aids? Since they are visual learners have you though of using infographics at your course?
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13 Great Free Text to Speech Tools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

13 Great Free Text to Speech Tools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it
Below is a list of some great web tools that allows you to convert text into speech. This is a great way to relax your tired eyes especially after a busy day of teaching.
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