Articles tagged with: languages
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I think that the web offers a wide-range of wonderful learning opportunities for ESOL or NESB students. It is really important that teachers know their students well enough and understand their needs, but also that teachers know the range of technologies that they have available to them to best support their students’ learning.
When we look at online learning opportunities, these range from applications that can be completely open - viewed and contributed to by anyone in the world, right through to applications that are very closed - only certain people …
I wanted to show some teachers using moodle an example of Voki but I didn’t have the appropriate permissions to be able to embed this in my forum post - so I am embedding it here and will link them to this blog.
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I think that voki makes speaking and sharing work far less threatening for students - particularly students who may feel intimidated by their lack of English.
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I am privileged to work with an incredibly motivated and creative teacher who is always exploring the best ways to engage her students. She teaches French and was recently profiled in the New Zealand ICT PD Newsletter and I just wanted to cross-post the article here so as others who may not read the newsletter may be inspired by Florence as I have been! Check out her blog here and Florence is also on twitter look for @froggieflo