This is a manual for EFL and ESL teachers describing how to use a number of web based tools and learning technologies to assist in language development. It includes instructions on how to use the tools as well as teaching suggestions and examples.
Part 4 of the 'Ten Steps...Transforming Past Lessons from the 21st Century Classroom' has been published! In this post Steps 8, 9 and 10 are presented.
* Step 8 - The Final Product - A final product should be authentic and relevant. Students should be provided with a rubric that addresses "content standards and facilitate 21st century skills." Technology should be integrated in a way that "compliments the curriculum.
* Step 9 - Planning the Time Limit - Make sure to create a timeline that includes "major points including introductions, pre-organizers, lesson, work activities, formative assessments, tutorials to scaffold learning, and submission of the final work."
* Step 10 - Assessment - Going back to the rubric mentioned in Step 8, it is necessary to have a rubric that assesses both content and 21st century skills.
Each step has additional information as well as links to resources. There are also links to the three previous posts (which are also in this Scoop.it).
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