Anupi web tools to empower language learners mazatlan 2014

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Slide 1Cynthia Wiseman, Assistant Professor, Developmental Skills, Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeJoshua Belknap, ESL Lab Coordinator, Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeWeb Tools to Empower Language LearnersCollaborationSocializationAuthenticityCreativitySharingHow are wikis valuable in the classroom?Applications: Wikis & Collaborative ToolsReadingWordleWordsiftCollaborationWallwisherWikispacesWordpressPresentation ToolsJingPreziPowerpointPechaKucha3READING4Create colorful graphic representations of texts based on word occurrence from any given text. Feed in the text either by copy and paste or by specifying a URL Analyze text and creates a colorful representation with more frequently occurring words appearing much larger than less frequent words. Adjust colors and designs to suit your taste.http://www.wordle.net/WordleMark Twain, Huckleberry Finn WordleHow to use this with studentsReview/Summarize/Retell text Prediction Dialogue reconstruction Short poems / HaikuText comparisonPersonal informationTopic research tasksLearner trainingWordsiftLow/High Frequency WordsSelection of leveled reading Common CorePreparation of materialsCollaborationA virtual sticky notice-board Post stickies with text images, links to websites and even videosSimple to use Set access rightsEasy to create a wallCollaboration very simple and quick toohttp://www.wallwisher.com/wall/teachersweb20WallwisherWallwisherTheme based walls Creating schema of topic before/during/after readingVocabulary reference Share resource links Image-based tasks Create debate/discussionGrammar wallsHow to use this with students to support reading developmentWikiCollaborative projectsRepository of materialsDiscussion boardsAnnouncementswww.wikispaces.comWikispacesWikispacesCreate free website or blogUser friendly CMS (Content Management System)Ready-made themesFree hosting & tech supporthttps://wordpress.com/WordPressPresentationsCapture videos, imagesRecord videos (up to 5 minutes free)Upload and share IM, email, social media, etc.http://www.techsmith.com/jing.htmlJingWeb-based presentation toolStudent video projects (pro)Student-created materialshttp://bmccesl.wikispaces.com/ESL+LAB+PRESENTATIONhttp://Prezi.comPreziLecturesStudent PresentationsSupport writing different genres/purposes require different writing conventionsSupport reading reading for main/supporting ideasPowerPoint20 images x 20 secondsImages advance automatically Intended for live, informal events but can be online tooTime is limited = short, concise presentationshttp://www.pechakucha.org/PechaKuchaWeb-based presentations Listening and viewing tasksStudent video projectsStudent-created materialsOngoing collaborative projectsHow to use Jing, Prezi, PPT and PechaKucha with studentsQ & A23http://bmccesllab.wikifoundry.comhttp://esl094bmcc.wikispaces.comWikis to support reading & writing development2014-11-03T20:55:28-0500com.apple.VoiceMemos (iPhone OS 8.0.2)2014-11-03T23:07:36-0500com.apple.VoiceMemos (iPhone OS 8.0.2)2014-11-03T23:36:29-0500com.apple.VoiceMemos (iPhone OS 8.0.2)2014-11-03T23:50:45-0500com.apple.VoiceMemos (iPhone OS 8.0.2)2014-11-03T23:21:42-0500com.apple.VoiceMemos (iPhone OS 8.0.2)

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