Learners as Creators

Digital Tools to Engage Learners as Creators of Language
 Alumni, Casa Thomas Jefferson & IBEU RJ TEFL Seminar

July 2011 


One-Day Seminar, BrazTESOL Brasilia

October 2011


New and emergent technologies hold exciting possibilities to address many of the motivational and learner engagement processes in the classroom. This presentation aims at inspiring educators to explore digital tools that empower learners to actively work on their language output. Through the exploration of some key tools and examples of student-generated production, participants will re-envision how they can use the web to personalize the EFL learning experience in a virtual setting.



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  1. Digital Tools to Engage Learners as Creators of Language Carla Arena
  2. Totally wired.
  3. A time of No Choice. This generation of kids in our schools is the first not to have a choice about technology. Most of us grew up in a time when technology was an add on, and formany of us, we still see it as a choice, especially in education.Will Richardson
  4. New Ways of Communication
  5. In many schools, still the reality.
  6. Brick and mortar xstudents’ technology-infused worlds
  7. Totally collaborative.
  8. Tool with a Purpose
  9. Retooling Ourselves.
  10. Educators as Designers
  12. Participation Engagement Production
  13. What’s in your TOOLBOX ?
  14. Emotions ToolsPurpose Production
  15. Examplehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdfp28JNlxI&feature=player_embedded
  16. Go Animate http://goanimate.com
  17. OhLife! http://ohlife.com
  18. TypeWith.me http://typewith.me/
  19. What’s makes Brazil unique?http://animoto.com/play/Z3qtTRLwnb0JrjTUk1Vzeg?autostart=trueAnimoto http://animoto.com
  20. Beauty is…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoNayAMgkkMAnimoto http://animoto.com
  21. Telling a story http://christinesouthard.blogspot.com/2009/05/digital-storytelling-as-deep-learning.htmlYoutube http://youtube.com
  22. Telling a story http://www.youtube.com/ctjonline#p/u/51/4wL_CGATRs4Youtube http://youtube.com
  23. Linoithttp://linoit.com
  24. Linoithttp://linoit.com
  25. What’s your favorite film?http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/favouritefilmsWallwisher http://wallwisher.com
  26. Digital Scrapbookinghttp://ninabrazil.glogster.com/marina-brazil-bonani/Glogster http://glogster.com
  27. Engaging Kidshttp://collablogatorium.blogspot.com/2011/04/animal-zooburst.htmlZooburst http://zooburst.com
  28. Q&AIntervue.me http://intervue.me/i/549
  29. Q&AIntervue.me http://intervue.me/i/549
  30. Learning Relative Pronouns by teaching Foreignershttp://voicethread.com/share/525514/Voicethread http://voicethread.com
  31. Using Sites for Project Inspiration Good Design http://www.good.is
  32. Edmodo http://edmodo.com
  33. Scribblar http://scribblar.com
  34. Mobile Possibilities
  35. Family and Friendshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hCL0SoopmEReplay Note http://replaynote.com/
  36. Tools by Network
  37. What would you like to add to your TOOLBOX ?
  38. Remember, it is all about LEARNING
  39. Contactcarlaarena@gmail.com Digital Tools to Engage Learners as Creators of Language


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