Fall CUE 2011: Three Tools Three Ways to Use with English Learners

Here is background, notes, links, and other helpful information for my presentation at Fall CUE in American Canyon on Saturday October 29, 2011 — Alice Mercer

Some briefing papers on how some of the tools featured can be used:

 PodcastingEducation Technology Briefing.pdf
 VideoMakingEducation Technology Briefing.pdf
 VoiceThreadEducation Technology Briefing.pdf
 Skype Education Technology Briefing.pdf


Alicemercer’s Favorite Links on 3tools3ways from Diigo


Fall CUE 2010 Napa Conference: Using Web 2.0 in the ELD Classroom

Please look at the bottom for additional links shown at the presentation.

Larry Ferlazzo and I are excited to be presenting at the CUE Fall conference in Napa, California. Our session is titled Using Web 2.0 in the ELD Classroom, and will feature some of the many online tools that we use for English Language Development in our classrooms. It should be a faced-paced, information-filled session, but so you don’t have to worry about missing anything, here is a list of the sites we will be showing:

Presenter Background

Larry Ferlazzo http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/

Alice Mercer http://amercerportfolio.edublogs.org

Building Relationships

Larry’s Links

Alice’s Links

Build Language 

Larry’s Links

Alice’s Links

Online Class Pairing   

Online Resource Sites

Here some “extra-bonus” links from the session that didn’t make it into the orignal:

English Learner Sites

How to Set-up some of these tools

Please leave a comment or send me an email if you have any questions!

CABE Presentation with Larry Ferlazzo

Welcome to our presentation on Building Classroom Communities and Language Development Using Online Tools.  Below is a list of some of the Websites we’ll be exploring. The list is divided into Elementary (Alice’s links and sites) and Secondary (Larry’s links and sites).

Oakridge Second Grade – Camouflage

Miz Mercer’s Public Library | Diigo

Larry’s Links and Sites

CUE 2010

I will be attending, and presenting at  CUE which is starting this Thursday. For those of you going, or just interested, here they are (click links for materials, etc.):

Using Technology Effectively with RTI @ the Diverse Learners Symposium

Description: Is your district or school implementing Response to Intervention (RTI) for meeting special education requirements? Wondering how technology can help? Check out this informative session to find out how to use technology as an intervention with students and to manage and track what you are doing.
When: Thursday 11 – 12
Location: Tapestry Hilton Hotel

Including Technology in your Unit Planning Using Understanding by Design (UbD) @ CUE Unplugged

CUE Unplugged will run on Thursday and Friday, concurrently with CUE. I’m hoping to get Chris Lehmann as a special guest for my preso (his time permitting).

7 Things to Do with a Smarter Phone at DEN’s 7 x 7: Sharing with the STARs

This will largely be based on this post, only really condensed and not talking about specific apps.

I will spend much of my time at the conference helping out at CUE Unplugged. Here is my schedule so far:

The conference formerly known as “NECC”

Reflections on EdubloggerCon09

My reflection post on EdubloggerCon09 can be found at:

EdubloggerCon 2009 Reflections


My Liveblogging at EdbubloggerCon at NECC

The schedule: http://www.edubloggercon.com/DC+2009+Agenda.

Photos on Flickr tagged ebc09

Photos in the EdubloggerCon Pool

Blog Posts (Google)

Blog Posts (Technorati)

Twitter feed for ebc09 or edubloggercon09