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Teachers’ Digital Toolkit


International online learning projects for students ThinkQuest Online tools for resource creation Animoto Create videos from images Benettonplay Create stunning animations Create educational games Gliffy Create floor plans, flowcharts and 3D diagrams Glogster EDU Create interactive multimedia posters Kerpoof Create movies and stories Mixbook Create a page turning e-book...

Three Generations of Distance Learning Pedagogy


Three Generations of Distance Learning Pedagogy

1. Cognitive Behaviourism
2. Constructivism
3. Connectivism

Pair & Groupwork vs Teacher-Student Interaction


According to Mckay & Tom (Teaching Adult Second Language Learners, CUP, 1999, p. 26), working in groups helps students feel they are part of a community. They come to know each other as individuals & friends Pair-  and groupwork serves an important pedagogical purpose, because it provides more opportunities for individuals to talk than does a teacher-fronted class, as well as less formal...

Online Language Lessons – Idea Bank


It looks like more and more language teaching is being done on the web. Let me summarize what online language teachers have on offer, what they do or could do in theory.  I will list several examples from Curtis J. Bonk & Ke Zhang’s (2008) Empowering Online Learning, pp.  62-63. Types of resources & activities for online language learners online flashcards electronic dictionaries...

The 4 Types of Multilevel Class Activities


Heather McKay & Abigail Tom (1999, CUP, Teaching Adult Second Language Learners, pp. 21-22) suggest teachers differentiate among four types of mixed-ability activity.  Unless the text is in quotation marks, it is my own interpretation. same input, same task What is different in this situation is the level of your students’ language proficiency. What makes it possible for the students to...

Interactivity & The 5 Ts that Make it Fail


Ian Forsyth (Teaching & Learning Materials & The Internet, 3rd edition,  p. 135) defines interactivity as
emulating the traditional classroom
He lists the 5 Ts that cause interactivity to fail on the Internet (pp. 19 -23)

technology timid
territoriality on topics
truss – an infrastructure requirement

Digital Storytelling


A digital story is a personal experience represented in narrative format. The script is amplified by including video, music, still-frame imagery, and the author’s voice. A digital story typically lasts for two to three minutes. Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools p. 43 It must take ages to create such a story, but the idea is interesting anyways. I imagine the teacher has to provide a lot of...

Types of Groups and Groupwork


GROUPWORK Various names have been given to this form of teaching, and there are some distinctions among these: cooperative learning, collaborative learning, collective learning, learning communities, peer teaching, peer learning, reciprocal learning, team learning, study circles, study groups, and work groups. But all in all, there are three general types of group work: informal learning groups...

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