Category Archives: Web2.0 Technology

Univision App

Univision has several apps available for the iPad including “Univision”, “Noticias” and “Deportes”. I used the regular “Univision” app today and let my students explore different articles that would be of interest to them. I had first year students engaged … Continue reading

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Doll House iPad App

If your Foreign Language program has access to iPads, here is an app you need to check out. It is free and is fantastic to use during your Casa unit. It’s called Kids Doll House and it is made by … Continue reading

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Edmodo Lyrics

For the past several years, I have used the song, “Nada que Perder” by Mexican rock group Maná as a cloze activity. It is a great song for seeing the structure “tener que + infinitivo” When using songs, I like … Continue reading

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Edmodo in Spanish

Edmodo is a educational social media tool. It is just like facebook, but is set up for education so that students can interact with one another on the class page. The teacher can post links, videos, questions, and even quizzes … Continue reading

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Palabras de tecnologia para usar en clase

Since I will be utilizing iPads in the classroom this year and engaging the students on the educational social media tool edmodo, among other web tools, I thought I better brush up on some technology vocabulary. I plan to do … Continue reading

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Participation Apps

1. Pikme (Free) by Smitesh Bakrania Can randomly select students with a shake. Or can scroll to a particular student. Upon answering a question, you can rank the student’s response one, two, or three stars. Good application if you want … Continue reading

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Lenguaje de text

Se llama “SMS” y son mensajes cortos. Se usan especialmente en los mensajes de text o email. Aquí una lista de las más usadas y comunes “Text Speak” en Español: x = por k = que xq= porque / Por … Continue reading

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El año 2012

¡Feliz año nuevo! We hope everyone had a relaxing break. We just wanted to post a few quick updates. -We have found a great collection of documentaries on Mexico (almost 70 in total) on youtube here: DocumentalesMexico. Videos are broken … Continue reading

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Use descriptions of missing people

As your students learn about physical descriptions, there is a very easy way to incorporate authentic language sources that even a level one student could interpret. Using the notion of a “missing person ad” they students have a clear context … Continue reading

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Online Flashcards

My favorite web2.0 tool for the foreign language classroom has to be WordChamp.com I started using this site several years ago, a little at first, but now have really started to integrate it into my classroom. The site is free … Continue reading

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