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Cynthia Wiseman, Assistant Professor, Developmental Skills, Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeJoshua Belknap, ESL Lab Coordinator, Borough of Manhattan Community College

Web Tools to Empower Language Learners

CollaborationSocializationAuthenticityCreativitySharingHow are wikis valuable in the classroom?

Applications: Wikis & Collaborative ToolsReadingWordleWordsiftCollaborationWallwisherWikispacesWordpressPresentation ToolsJingPreziPowerpointPechaKucha

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READING

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Create colorful graphic representations of texts based on word occurrence from any given text. Feed in the text either by copy and paste or by specifying a URL Analyze text and creates a colorful representation with more frequently occurring words appearing much larger than less frequent words. Adjust colors and designs to suit your taste.http://www.wordle.net/

Wordle

Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn Wordle

How to use this with studentsReview/Summarize/Retell text Prediction Dialogue reconstruction Short poems / HaikuText comparisonPersonal informationTopic research tasksLearner training

WordsiftLow/High Frequency WordsSelection of leveled reading Common CorePreparation of materials

Collaboration

A virtual sticky notice-board Post stickies with text images, links to websites and even videosSimple to use Set access rightsEasy to create a wallCollaboration very simple and quick too

http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/teachersweb20Wallwisher

Wallwisher

Theme based walls Creating schema of topic before/during/after readingVocabulary reference Share resource links Image-based tasks Create debate/discussionGrammar wallsHow to use this with students to support reading development

WikiCollaborative projectsRepository of materialsDiscussion boardsAnnouncements

www.wikispaces.comWikispaces

Wikispaces

Create free website or blogUser friendly CMS (Content Management System)Ready-made themesFree hosting & tech support

https://wordpress.com/WordPress

Presentations

Capture videos, imagesRecord videos (up to 5 minutes free)Upload and share IM, email, social media, etc.

http://www.techsmith.com/jing.htmlJing

Web-based presentation toolStudent video projects (pro)Student-created materialshttp://bmccesl.wikispaces.com/ESL+LAB+PRESENTATION

http://Prezi.comPrezi

LecturesStudent PresentationsSupport writing different genres/purposes require different writing conventionsSupport reading reading for main/supporting ideas

PowerPoint

20 images x 20 secondsImages advance automatically Intended for live, informal events but can be online tooTime is limited = short, concise presentations

http://www.pechakucha.org/PechaKucha

Web-based presentations Listening and viewing tasksStudent video projectsStudent-created materialsOngoing collaborative projects

How to use Jing, Prezi, PPT and PechaKucha with students

Q & A

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http://bmccesllab.wikifoundry.com

http://esl094bmcc.wikispaces.com

Wikis to support reading & writing development

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