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1 Category I: Tools for the teachers

2 Timing your students is amazing!

3 Experience language through music!







10 Talk it up with talk shoe! A computer mic A set of headphones computer speakers Connection to the internet  Host your own talk show  Create interviews  Interview students  Have students create shows  All levels  All languages  All topics  Listening and Speaking 

11  Create your own talking avatar  Make “James Bond” assignments  Cool tool for blogs  Students can create and send to teacher or each other  Great for all levels and languages




15  Make “James Bond” assignments  Easy to use  Record voice  Great for all levels and languages  Speaking and Listening


17  Make 30 sec. videos for free or upgrade to full length  Story making  Vocabulary review  Short student commercials  Great for all levels and languages  Visual  Reading/Writing


19  YouTube is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, share, and view videos. Though created in February 2005, by November 2006, YouTube, LLC was bought by Google Inc. for $1.65 billion, and is now operated as a subsidiary of Google. The company is based in California and uses Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging and short original videos. Most of the content on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals, although media corporations including CBS, the BBC, and other organizations offer some of their material via the site, as part of the YouTube partnership program. (

20  Find videos in the target language  Karaoke in the target language  Ideas for projects  Use it with video capturing tools



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24  Student videos Student videos  Karaoke Karaoke  Interviews Interviews  Movie Trailers Movie Trailers  Fun stuff Fun stuff  Quick Lessons Quick Lessons


26  Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the author's profile page and delivered to the author's subscribers who are known as followers. Senders can restrict delivery to those in their circle of friends or, by default, allow open access. (

27  “Tweet” a quote in target language so students can translate  Give extra points for students who do tweet in the target language  Students can create and send to teacher or each other  Great for all levels and languages  Reading and writing

28  Find project ideas  Watch other school projects  Share your own videos  All levels  All languages  Visual / listening

29  Post assignments  Calendar of events  Share links  Downloads  Discussion board  Reading/Writing  All levels  All languages

30 Category II: Tools for the Students


32  iTunes is a proprietary digital media player application, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files. The application is also an interface to manage the contents on Apple's popular iPod and other digital media players such as the iPhone and iPad. Additionally, iTunes can connect to the iTunes Store via the Internet to purchase and download music, music videos, television shows, iPod games, audiobooks, podcasts, feature length films and movie rentals (not available in all countries), and ringtones (only used for iPhone). It is also used to download applications for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad running iOS 2.0 or later. (

33  Free to download program  Find videos, songs and more in the target languages  Free podcasts  Free streaming radio  All levels  All languages


35  Use with windows Media Player  Mainly upper levels  Debates  Several Languages  Listening and reading  AP Spanish Exam uses sound clips from this website

36  Tons of activities  All levels  From home/in class  Spanish and French  Get ideas for other languages

37  Voice Over Internet Protocol  Communicate with people all over the world for free pc/pc calls with /without video  Chat in the target language  All languages  All levels





42  Chat in target language  Discussion tool  Posting homework  Create daily questions of the day or other extra credit assignments  All levels  All languages  Reading/writing

43  Stopwatch :Online timer  Playlist: Add music to your blogs  Talk Shoe: Online conferences  Voki: Online avatar – James Bond assignments  Animoto: Create your own videos  YouTube: Songs, interviews, everything else  Real Media Catcher: Captures youtube videos  FLV Player: Plays the videos  Twitter: “Tweeting” daily messages  TeacherTube: Get ideas from other teachers  Blogging: Post schedules and homework  iTunes: videos and podcasts  United Nations Radio: News in the target language  Zachary-Jones Website: Interactive website  Facebook: Discussion groups, messages, activities


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