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johnslat



Joined: 21 Jan 2003
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Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:04 pm    Post subject: Some links that might prove helpful Reply with quote

We had a "Computer Workshop" the other day and the information below was part of it.

I don't know if or how many of these links might be useful, but I figured it couldn't hurt to post them:


A. Online Collaboration
• http://voicethread.com/ Voicethread- Conversations in the cloud
• http://www.epals.com/ EPals- Global community where learners connect
• http://www.sliderocket.com/ SlideRocket- The new way to present

B. Resourceful tools
• http://hotpot.uvic.ca/ Hot Potatoes- Six applications for quick convergent based exercises in the classroom
• http://www.voanews.com/english/news/ Voice of America- Current events with Special English
• http://www.youtube.com/ YouTube- Video Database web site (be selective)
• http://www.learner.org/ Annenberg Learner- Teacher P.D. & classroom resources
• http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/ BBC online learning resources
• http://www.pbs.org/ PBS-Be more
• http://www.polleverywhere.com/ Poll Everywhere- Instant audience feedback
• http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/ppt-games/ Power Point Games- download templates and modify to meet your needs
C. Individual Practice
• http://www.starfall.com/ Starfall Phonics- Where kids have fun learning to read
• http://www.literacycenter.net/ Literacy Center- The early childhood education network
• http://www.manythings.org/ Many Things- Interesting things for ESL students
• http://www.englishpage.com/ Englishpage.com - Free online English lessons & ESL / EFL resources
• http://www.eslcafe.com/ Dave’s ESL Café- The Internet’s meeting place for ESL & EFL teachers and students around the world

D. Lesson Planning
• http://exchanges.state.gov/englishteaching/resources-et.html U.S. Department of State- a range of resources and materials that support high-quality English language instruction worldwide.
• http://iteslj.org/Lessons/ Internet TESL Journal- EFL/ESL Lessons and Lesson Plans
• http://www.azargrammar.com/ Azar Grammar- Teachers helping teachers
• http://prezi.com/ Prezi- Make your presentations zoom

E. Evaluation
• http://rubistar.4teachers.org/ RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics

A. http://www.miracosta.edu/instruction/continuingeducation/esl/assessment.html
Mira Costa Community College ESL

B. http://www.grammarmancomic.com/wquestmenu.html
The Grammar Man

C. http://nelrc.org/changeagent/
The Change Agent

D. http://constitutioncenter.org/timeline/
The Constitution Center

E. http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis
Click on “Citizenship Resource Center”
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service


F. http://ncsall.net/?id=31
Focus on Basics
Interactive Professional Development Websites

• http://lincs.ed.gov/lincs/discussions/discussions.html
These are the discussion lists for LINCS, a federal adult literacy/ESL initiative. All are free and focus on specific themes.

• http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/index.asp

These are free resources on the TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) website. TESOL is the international professional organization for ESL and EFL instructors K-Adult. They also have many other resources on this website available only to paid memberships. Students and part-time/volunteer instructors can get a cost discount on membership.

Click on “TESOL Connections”
Click on “TESOL Community”

III. Utilizing Resources in a Learning Lab

• http://www.plato.com/resources/educational-resources
Plato
• http://www.esl-lab.com/
• http://cdlponline.org/
• http://news-for-you.org/index.asp
• http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/index.php
• http://www.thebigproject.co.uk/news/

• http://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/
• http://www.readwritethink.org/search/index.html?page=1&resource_type=16
• http://www.khanacademy.org
• http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
• http://www.oercommons.org
• www.learningally.org
• http://www.readinghorizons.com/index.aspx


Regards,
John
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Mandrews1985



Joined: 22 Apr 2012
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Location: Daegu, South Korea

PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some great sites here, thanks!!!!
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johnslat



Joined: 21 Jan 2003
Posts: 13859
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dear Mandrews1985,

You're welcome - but it would have been better had I posted working links. I'm going to try that now; I've checked them all out and they're all still current.


http://voicethread.com;
Conversations in the cloud

http://www.epals.com/
EPals- Global community where learners connect
http://www.sliderocket.com.
SlideRocket- The new way to present

B. Resourceful tools
http://hotpot.uvic.ca;
Hot Potatoes- Six applications for quick convergent based exercises in the classroom
http://www.voanews.com/english/news Voice of America- Current events with Special English
http://www.youtube.com YouTube- Video Database web site (be selective)
http://www.learner.org Annenberg Learner- Teacher P.D. & classroom resources
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning BBC online learning resources
http://www.pbs.org/ PBS-Be more
http://www.polleverywhere.com Poll Everywhere- Instant audience feedback
http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/ppt-games Power Point Games- download templates and modify to meet your needs
C. Individual Practice
http://www.starfall.com Starfall Phonics- Where kids have fun learning to read
http://www.literacycenter.net Literacy Center- The early childhood education network
http://www.manythings.org Many Things- Interesting things for ESL students
http://www.englishpage.com Englishpage.com - Free online English lessons & ESL / EFL resources
http://www.eslcafe.com Dave’s ESL Café- The Internet’s meeting place for ESL & EFL teachers and students around the world

D. Lesson Planning
http://exchanges.state.gov/englishteaching/resources-et.html

U.S. Department of State- a range of resources and materials that support high-quality English language instruction worldwide.
http://iteslj.org/Lessons Internet TESL Journal- EFL/ESL Lessons and Lesson Plans
http://www.azargrammar.com Azar Grammar- Teachers helping teachers
http://prezi.com Prezi- Make your presentations zoom

E. Evaluation
http://rubistar.4teachers.org RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics

A. http://www.miracosta.edu/instruction/continuingeducation/esl/assessment.html

Mira Costa Community College ESL

B. http://www.grammarmancomic.com/wquestmenu.html

The Grammar Man

C. http://nelrc.org/changeagent

The Change Agent

D. http://constitutioncenter.org/timeline
The Constitution Center

E. http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

Click on “Citizenship Resource Center”
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service


F. http://ncsall.net/?id=31

Focus on Basics
Interactive Professional Development Websites

http://lincs.ed.gov/lincs/discussions/discussions.html

These are the discussion lists for LINCS, a federal adult literacy/ESL initiative. All are free and focus on specific themes.

http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/index.asp


These are free resources on the TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) website. TESOL is the international professional organization for ESL and EFL instructors K-Adult. They also have many other resources on this website available only to paid memberships. Students and part-time/volunteer instructors can get a cost discount on membership.

Click on “TESOL Connections”
Click on “TESOL Community”

III. Utilizing Resources in a Learning Lab

http://www.plato.com/resources/educational-resources

Plato
http://www.esl-lab.com/

http://cdlponline.org/

http://news-for-you.org/index.asp

http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/index.php

http://www.thebigproject.co.uk/news/


http://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/

http://www.readwritethink.org/search/index.html?page=1&resource_type=16

http://www.khanacademy.org

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

http://www.oercommons.org

www.learningally.org

http://www.readinghorizons.com/index.aspx



Regards,
John
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AGoodStory



Joined: 26 Feb 2010
Posts: 738

PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice collection of resources! Thank you, John. This post is a keeper.
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