Workshop for language teachers


Agenda for the 19th of November 2018

Heggen videregående skole, Troms fylkeskommune

In this workshop, teachers should bring their own computers to be able to test the different examples presented.

Today’s topics

  1. Using blogging as a tool to work on writing skills and as a means to connect.
  2. Padlet as a way to collaborate and get feedback, another alternative is Talkwall
  3. Office 365 alternatively Google drive to write and share documents, see examples in the book 
  4. Itslearning, peer review and the use of competency-based learning using standards and rubrics. Examples of how to assess the blogs.

Lesson plan, how to

  1. Padlet, an example to use in class. 
  2. Twitter, you probably have an account, if not go hereTweetDeck is my choice.
  3. Blog, I use WordPress, start your blog here. Good advice “Starting or reflecting on a blog” Doug Peterson. Enter The Student Blogging Challenge. How to introduce this in class. 
  4. Visualize where your visitors are from with Clustrmaps or Revolvermap
  5. Want to find schools to work with – try Quadblogging
  6. Make a presentation here MySimpleShow
  7. Hashtags to follow; #teacher  flippedclassroom,  #SkypeClassroom#mysteryskype

Examples of projects for your students

  1. How to spot fake news. Have your students comment on the Padlet and on the students’ blogs.
  2. Global challenges – climate change. Sharing their opinion on global warming and the climate. Have your students comment on the Padlet and on the students’ blogs
  3. Join the Kiva project and discuss challenges with starting up business in different parts of the world

More examples of use in the classroom

  1. Be more dog Why change?
  2. BBC Click School report
  3. BBC News
  4. Skype in the classroom
  5. Peace one day at Sandvika high school
  6. Scottish referendum Google hangout conversation, start watching at 9:46
  7. Scoop.it Indigenous people Australia.
  8. Want to sign up to Skype with another school?
  9. Twitter –  sign up, my name: annmic, Tweetdeck
  10. Feedly
  11. Quadblogging
  12. Kahoot
  13. How technology is helping me learn, join the survey!
  14. Use of competency goals

Share your questions, concerns, and insight here

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2 comments

  1. Another excellent place for students to go beyond the classroom and interact with students around the world is The Learning Network of the New York Times.

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