Mobile Learning for Language Teachers: Resources & Lesson Plans

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Mobile Learning for Language Learners: Pedagogy & Lesson Plan

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What is one the 1st communication toys you play with as a kid?

Niece & My Nokia 6230i (by Nikon D70), FlickrA Phone!

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. ~ Bill Gates

How do I ensure the technology supports the pedagogy?

I mean that day at least 30 minutes to an hour before the lesson. 5

Does it get them to use English to.?SpeakReadListenWriteThink critically




You can create with a pencil as well as with a mobile device!

NASA Visualization Explorer (iPad app) By NASA Goddard Photo and Video, Flickr

Helpful FeaturesScanningTextingPhoto capturingAugmented RealityVideo recordingNote-takingAudio recording

Your Classroom Will Change! Photos of elementary students using iPads at school to do amazing projects. Photo taken by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr, CC 2.0

TipsHave flexible guidelines & rubricsProvide enough timePair or group themPost results online when possibleSupport student input & choicesDelineate specific tasks for each roleNASA Visualization Explorer (iPad app) By NASA Goddard Photo and Video, Flickr

Plastic bags help maintain mobile devices!

iPad by zeromk, Flickr


Great mobile learning in ELT apps, websites, blogs!


StoryKit App for I-Devices



Search for flashcards with words & definitionsMake your ownPlay various gamesQuiz yourself

Audio/Video lesson plansLesson plans on the goTeacher trainingTeaching jobsAccess webinarsonline with freeAdobe Connect app


Theconsultants-e.comTwitter- @TheConsultantsEApp Reviews & TipsMobile Language Learning Lesson PlansMobile Case StudiesMobile Learning Articles & Resources

Case Studies


mthatlearning.blogspot.comTwitter- @viniciuslemosTeacher from BrazilIncludes screenshots, tips, level & video tutorialsLinks to appLesson ideas Student examples

Mobileesl.blogspot.comTeacher TrainerIncludes screenshots & tipsLinks to appLesson ideasGoogle Plus Group

Sevhandenise.edublogs.org2 Teachers from UAELesson plansResourcesApp ReviewsTechnical considerationsPedagogy

Teachingwithapps.blogspot.comApp designer/ Teacher GreeceYoung Learner AppsApp Reviews

Reflectionsofeducator.wordpress.comTwitter- @moash245Teacher in AustraliaIncludes Screenshots & links to appsLesson ideas PedagogyForms & templates IdeasStudent ExamplesChecklist PostersScreenshotsSlide Presentations Trainer- Nicky HockleyPedagogy & theoryTips

Twitter- @NikPeacheyNikpeachey.blogspot.comIncludes ScreenshotsLinks to appLesson ideas Step by step instructionsExamples with rubrics!

Kathy Schrock

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