Technology ideas for the classroom

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  • 1. Lic. Ivonne Elizabeth Pinillos Nieto

2. As a result of participating in this workshop, you will be better able to: Identify the teaching principles that involves the ICT usage in the classroom. Use technology for your meaningful lessons. Familiarize the material on-line that is readily available to be used in the classroom. 3. Am I a 21st century teacher? Do I use my computer everyday? Do I play on my PSP? Do I msn daily? Do I use blogs, Ipads, podcasts, cams, wikis, etc.? 4. Provides highly motivational activities for students . Links to other learning and to real-world situations and experiences that reflect gender & cultural diversity. Increases opportunities for student interaction and decision making. This interactive process has the potential to cater for individual learning styles. Makes complex tasks more manageable. In some cases these activities require the development of new skills. Makes repetitive tasks more interesting Illustrates complex processes or concepts Provides access to resources, increases the need for students to develop critical thinking and effective information processing skills. (DET Computer Based Technologies in the English KLA, 1997, pps 6-7) 5. 1. Use tasks as an organizational principle 2. Promote learning by doing 3. Input needs to be rich 4. Input needs to be meaningful, comprehensible, and elaborated. 5. Promote cooperative and collaborative learning. 6. Focus on form. 7. Provide error correction feedback 8. Recognize and respect affective factors of learning. 6. I love English! 7. 1. Homework diaries/notes 2. A calculator 3. Timer 4. Send and receive SMS 5. Calendar 6. Take a picture 7. Video 8. Voice recorder 9. Calling an expert or guest speaker 10. E-reader or Text Book Option 11. Dictionary 12. Songs 8. 1. Send a message about what you did last weekend. 2. Take pictures of the parts of your house, create a powerpoint and upload on 3. Describe your room, classroom, city, etc. Upload the video on youtube or facebook. 4. Read the text on page and record your voice. Podcast your audio on your webpage. 5. Write what you listen to the audio (track) and send it to your teacher. 9. Functions . Talking about experiences . Answering a questionnaire . Describing past events Grammar . Present perfect (Affirmative, negative and interrogative) . Adverbs: for/since/ever/never Capacities . Use present perfect and adverbs to make and ask questions in a interview. . Distinguish culture differences English Students book 4 Secondary 10. A Skype lesson can follow a similar pattern: 1. Greetings and introductions from both schools. 2. Guest students do a presentation followed by a question and answer session. 3. Peruvian students presentation followed by a question and answer session 11. GMAIL: SKYPE ID: ivonpinieto FACEBOOK: TWITTER: YOUTUBE CHANNEL: WEB SITE: WORK WEB SITE: PER EDUCA: 12. files/British%20Council%20Innovations%20in%20L earning%20Technologies%20for%20ELT.pdf cialStatements/ICTsinEnglish.aspx 0/33_interesting_ways_to_use_mobile_phones_in _th.pdf file/7%20Workshop%20Questionnaire.pdf 13. Work in groups and use ICTs to prepare a song to be presented in the closing ceremony.