Interesting & Intelligent Internet Activities… …and they’re are all FREE!

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Online Activities. Interesting & Intelligent Internet Activities and theyre are all FREE!. TeachYa.com. What does the web offer teachers & learners?. 1 . Authentic Sites Text, images, audio & video for lesson planning Useful for projects & webquests 2.Teacher Sites - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Interesting &amp; Intelligent</p><p> Internet Activities</p><p>and theyre are all FREE!Online Activities</p></li><li><p>TeachYa.com</p></li><li><p>1. Authentic SitesText, images, audio &amp; video for lesson planningUseful for projects &amp; webquests</p><p>2.Teacher SitesLesson plans &amp; ideasMethodologyReady-made materials (worksheets, mp3s)</p><p>3. Learner SitesReferenceInteractive exercisesText, audio &amp; videoWhat does the web offer teachers &amp; learners?</p></li><li><p>Why?</p><p>Recommended websites</p><p>Computer Room vs Projector Activities</p><p>Mini-Projects</p><p>Keeping problems to a minimumStructure of Talk</p></li><li><p>Do you currently use?- Internet for lesson planning?- Internet in class?- Computer room?- CD-ROMs?- Interactive whiteboard?- Projector?</p><p>Which websites?</p><p>Obstacles?What do you currently use?</p></li><li><p>break from routineWhy Internet?increases status of languageappeals to a range of learner stylesindependent learninginstant feedbackstudents can try again at homewealth of materialattractive materials - multimedia inspires creativity &amp; communicationfun</p></li><li><p>availability of IT resourcesObstacles &amp; Issuescomputer room disciplinetechnical problemsset-up timeconfidence in our IT abilityDoes website really fit the scheme of work?web pages can move / changeWhich websites? </p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The Teacher</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The TeacherWhich idiom do you think is correct here? I got cold feet. My feet froze and consequently I was unable to move. I really put my foot in it!</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The Teacher</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The TeacherThe final idiom is I shot myself in the foot.What do you think it means?</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The TeacherFollow-up activities</p><p>Mini-story</p><p>Extend idioms</p><p>Interactive features comments your idioms</p><p>dictionary.cambridge.org</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The Teacher</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The Teacher</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English The Teacher</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English News English</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English Pronunciation</p></li><li><p>Teddy Dresser Clothes vocabulary British Council LearnEnglish Kids</p></li><li><p>British Council LearnEnglish Kids</p></li><li><p>British Council LearnEnglish Kids</p></li><li><p>British Council LearnEnglish Kids</p></li><li><p>Using the Computer Room</p></li><li><p>Great for:Interactive Activities (think of extension for early finishers)</p><p>Project work / creative tasks</p><p>Teaching computer languageUsing the Computer Room</p></li><li><p>Beginning the Session</p><p>log in / log on log out / log off</p><p>type in / enter your username &amp; password</p><p>open / open up Internet Explorer</p><p>English for the Computer Room</p></li><li><p>Mouse &amp; keyboard</p><p>clickdouble-clickleft-clickright-click</p><p>scroll up /scroll downEnglish for the Computer Room</p></li><li><p>Mouse &amp; keyboard</p><p>hit / press the spacebar</p><p>hold down SHIFT</p><p>drag and drop</p><p>English for the Computer Room</p></li><li><p>Projector</p></li><li><p>Great for:Presenting language point or topicListening / video exercises</p><p>Interactive Exercises &amp; Games can also workQuizzes divide the class into two teamsGames - Class v computerGames - Teams take turns</p><p>(possible with Teddy Bear Dresser game?)</p><p>Projector</p></li><li><p>Can this work with a projector?If you had a million dollars...Song &amp; quiz2nd conditional &amp; superlatives</p><p>GenkiEnglish.net</p><p>Challenge: For the website below, think of: Projector-based activity Follow-up activity</p></li><li><p>Can this work with a projector?</p></li><li><p>Can this work with a projector?</p></li><li><p>BreakingNewsEnglish.com</p></li><li><p>English-Trailers.com</p></li><li><p>OUP.com</p></li><li><p>TeachYa.com</p></li><li><p>Making ArrangementsHow about ...ing?Lets...Shall we...?Why dont we...?</p><p>Yeah, Id love to!Great idea!That sounds nice.</p><p>Actually, Id prefer to...</p><p>Computer Room Mini-Projects</p></li><li><p>Turn your dialogue into a movie!Make a Flash movie with different characters, scenes, settings and music.Dvolver Movie Maker</p></li><li><p>Dvolver Movie Maker</p></li><li><p>Dvolver Movie Maker</p></li><li><p>Dvolver Movie Maker</p></li><li><p>Dvolver Movie Maker</p></li><li><p>Video: Glogster Poster Yourselfhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juWd-qURQuU&amp;feature=fvsr</p><p>Video: Glogster EDU Commercialhttp://www.youtube.com/user/glogster?feature=chclk#p/u/4/h2_1Of6zzJ8</p><p>Glogster.comGlogsters YouTube Channelhttp://www.youtube.com/user/glogster </p></li><li><p>Voki.com</p></li><li><p>Computer working?Internet connection working?</p><p> Website working?Test Before You Teach!</p></li><li><p>Use downloadable audio/video (mp3, mp4)Some websites (eg BBC) offer this.</p><p>Free websites for downloading from YouTubesavevid.com mediaconverter.org</p><p>Plan B!Preparing for the Worst No Internet!</p></li><li><p>BBC Learning English Pronunciation</p></li><li><p>Saving Video from YouTube1. click inside the address bar and highlight the URL (http://www.youtube...)</p><p>2. CTRL+C to copy</p></li><li><p>Saving Video from YouTube4. Click inside this bar and paste the URL (hit CTRL+V)3. Now go to www.savevid.com </p><p>5. Click to download</p></li><li><p>Use downloadable audio/video (mp3, mp4)Some websites (eg BBC) offer this.</p><p>Free websites for downloading from YouTubesavevid.com mediaconverter.org</p><p>Plan B!Preparing for the Worst No Internet!</p></li><li><p>Lesson DesignComputer room or projector?Be creative in using the projector What activities can go before/after?Have a Plan B</p><p>Lesson PreparationDownload wherever possibleTest before you teachPractise, practise, practise!</p><p>Make the most of free resourcesThings to remember</p></li><li><p>TeachYa.com</p></li><li><p>And of courseEnjoy yourselves! tom@lewis-school.co.uk</p><p>**************************************************</p></li></ul>