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


Follow up to ILC Presentation: Technology for English Language Development

I had a fantastic time and if you were a participant, thank you! Here are some extra links and tips:

Get a USB mic for recording.

Larry Ferlazzo’s Website of the Day is an invaluable resource for online activities to do with ELLs

I also contribute to a resource blog called Instructify out of UNC-Chapel Hill that gives lots of great resources.

On copyright and fair use, here is some further reading that could be helpful:

K. Hokanson on Copyright Confusion

Instructify articles on copyright and fair use

If I promised to post something, or you still have questions, leave a comment and I will get it.

Pre-presentation post is here.

ILC Presentation: Technology for English Language Development

I will be doing a presentation at the ILC (Innovative Learning Conference) on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Here is my outline:

  • Theoretical underpinnings of English Language Development
  • English Language Development Standards
  • Instructional methods and the tools to make it happen
    • Visual and Vocabulary Support
    • Multi-media projects to support writing and oral language development
  • Projects that show how it’s done

My slides:

and my links: