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Page 1 “I see what you mean” Maximising the use of visuals for language learning through ICT Isabelle Jones, The Radclyffe School My Languages Blog
Page 2 Create effective visuals to support language learning: from colours to pictures and photographs. Visuals and memorization: Find what works for different language learners Discover ICT Tools to support the creation of effective language learning visuals Widen your repertoire: organise and share your own language learning visuals
Page 3 They are not… Just pretty Distracting Ethnocentric What are effective visuals for language learning? Support the point your are making Makes an lasting impression on the audience Can be used to support recall Can support cultural awareness
Page 4 Is this a house? Or… is this a house?
Page 5 Create your own visuals My toolbox: Colours Pictures Photographs ICT tools
Page 6 Create your own visuals Colours: Feelings associated with colours Can you read it? Colour mixing Contrasts
Page 7 Create your own visuals La petite fille aime les fraises. Les petits garçons aiment les framboises.
Page 8 Create your own visuals Pictures: Your own pictures Students’ own pictures Pictures available on the internet Black and white vs colour Own vs somebody else’s Pictures vs Photos
Page 10 Visuals and memorization Association of ideas: Infinitive
Page 11 Visuals and memorization Soundalike/ Riddles J’aime le soleil
Page 12 ICT tools
Page 13 Quick to find a range of pictures Target-Language used directly Visuals from target language countries Sometimes difficult to verify origin of pictures Copyright issues
Page 14 A range of high quality visuals Good search facilities (flickr cc) Copyright clearly stated Lots of linked apps Tagging/ group facilities More time-consuming than Google More artistic pictures- distraction?
Page 16 TES Resources
Page 17 Tag Galaxy Photo Pin
Page 18 Teaching topics Board by topic Follow each other Repin Button Mobile app
Page 20 A source of infographic in foreign languages
Page 21 Photographs Different situations: inside/outside of classroom/ licenses Image Use Policy The Pics4Learning collection is intended to provide copyright friendly images for use by students and teachers in an educational setting. The original photographers of each image retain the copyright to these images and have graciously allowed their use in this collection. The images may not be sold as an image collection or partial image collection. Images in the Pics4Learning collection may be used by teachers and students in print, multimedia, and video productions. These could include, but are not limited to, school projects, contests, web pages, and fund raising activities for the express purpose of improving student educational opportunities.
Page 22 Photographs Using/Licensing your own photographs Creative commons photos to adapt
Page 23 Photographs Photo effects
Page 24 Photographs Photo effects Quand je suis verte, je me sens seule. Quand je suis orange, j’ai de l’ énergie. Quand je suis bleue, je pense à toi. Quand je suis rose, je suis contente.
Page 25 Snapshot tools Jing Screenspresso Snapshot from a picture or a website Photographs
Page 26 Photographs Snapshot from a picture or a website ormules/hippodej html
Page 27 Photographs
Page 28 Cherchez l’erreur difference!- professional/id ?mt=8 Dans la case … Il y a … Il n’y a pas de … Plus haut Plus bas… À gauche … À droite … ABCDEFG
Page 29 Word clouds and mind-mapping Wordle Image chef
Page 30 Word clouds and mind-mapping Tagxedo
Page 31 Word clouds and mind-mapping Mindomo
Page 32 Organise and share Diigo (social bookmarking) Flickr groups and sharing sets of pictures Pinterest-following themed boards/ your twitter friends Mobile apps
Page 33 Create effective visuals to support language learning: from colours to pictures and photographs. Visuals and memorization: Find what works for different language learners Discover ICT Tools to support the creation of effective language learning visuals Widen your repertoire: organise and share your own language learning visuals
Page Photo credits
Page 35 “I see what you mean” Maximising the use of visuals for language learning through ICT Isabelle Jones, The Radclyffe School My Languages Blog