Presentation on theme: "2 week course for teachers of English at secondary level SOUTHAMPTON, UK 11-23.08.2013 Using New Technologies in Language Learning & Motivation for learning."— Presentation transcript:
2 week course for teachers of English at secondary level SOUTHAMPTON, UK Using New Technologies in Language Learning & Motivation for learning & Learning-To-Learn Skills
The course was offered by International Study Programmes I was awarded a grant by ANPCDEFP Romania.
The Educational System in the UK Lecture by Laura Stevens
After a workshop on Shakespeare’s theatre, we went to London to watch Macbeth at the Globe
Workshops on Using new technologies with Graham Workman How to create a wiki (wikispaces.com) How to make a glog (posters) (www.glogster.com) How to make a prezi How to make short videos (www.Animoto.com) How to use videos from Youtube and make/use provided lesson plans
We also designed board games…for internet connection failures!
We discussed TBL lessons and were indicated useful websites Teaching Tipsnot much technology here, but some very interesting ideas 150 Teaching MethodsDifferent Methods that can be used in the classroom Annenberg MediaVideo on Demand - registration required but it is free - Educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for K-12 teachers. Most are for teacher development rather than classroom instruction. You can search by discipline and grade.
Other websites that help teachers Creating Technology Enhanced Student- Centered Learning Environments 11 Techniques for Better Classroom Discipline Anger Management Classroom Management for new teachers Free OpenCourse
Educational visits We went on a guided tour around the city, a mixture of old and new: the Romans, the Saxons, the Normans, the Brits, they all contributed to it. The WW 2 left its imprint but the city is nice all the same.
Old and new Southampton
Other destinations : Winchester The old and beautiful centre The Cathedral, from the XI-th century
Salisbury and Stonehenge
Other useful sites For more information, please contact me at: Icebreakers, games and activities This site features instructions to high quality icebreakers, games, and team building activities Netfilesis an award- winning series to help teachers integrate the Internet into their classrooms (video links to episodes). You will need Real Player G2 to see these clips.