Research Brief: Social media’s impact in an English language classroom

10/01/2019

An interesting study found at https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/research-brief-social-medias-impact-english-language-classroom

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Great Tools for the English Classroom: Immersive Reader MICROSOFT LEARNING TOOLS

07/12/2018

Video and info at https://www.onenote.com/learningtools


Great For Novice English Learners Acquiring Content Language: 20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

06/11/2018

Find at http://teacherrebootcamp.com/2018/07/17/emojiactivities/


English Lessons: Free Messenger and Video Chatting App Safe For Kids

10/01/2018

Kids love social media. They enjoy the ability to get in touch with one another with their digital device and to hold video chats. However, using them in teaching could open the door to dangerous exposure to predators on the WWW. There is now a new App that opens security so that social media can be used in teaching. Use it for flipped classrooms or for web-enhanced classroom activities. Check out the new app, excerpt:

Safer and More Fun Video Calls and Messaging

Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app designed for kids to connect with close friends and family from their tablet or smartphone. Kids can only connect with parent-approved contacts, which creates a more controlled environment. Group or one-on-one video calls with loved ones are more fun with interactive masks, reactions and sound effects.

Find more info at https://messengerkids.com/


Flipping the Class English Lesson During Class

30/11/2017

Is this a contradiction?  No, not really.  How and why should it be done?  Read more in How I In-class Flipped a Boring Language Lesson at https://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/class-flipped-boring-language-lesson/


7 Great Google Docs Add-ons for English and Language Teachers

04/11/2017

 

Excellent add ons, check them out at http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/10/7-great-google-docs-add-ons-for-teachers.html?m=1.

Three examples below:

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Easy Lesson Differentiation

02/10/2017

Great tips and great use of technology in 5 Quick and easy adaptations for students with learning differences. Read more at https://educationblog.microsoft.com/2017/09/5-easy-adaptations-learners-extra-needs/#mhRvQoZLS1A96F21.99

 


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