Category Archives: Web2.0 Technology

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 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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New Tech Tools

Have you checked out our Tech Tools sqworl? We have 17 (and growing) websites that you can incorporate into your classroom with these Web2.o Tools. We’d like to feature a few of them today: Spell with Flickr: Type a word … Continue reading

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Tiras Comicas en español

We’ve talked before about having students create their own comic strips and useful websites to make them, but today we are talking about actual comics that you can use in your classroom. I love finding comic strips that deal with … Continue reading

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Teachers Tweeting: Free Professional Development

I’ll admit, I used to say I would never get a twitter account. I didn’t see the purpose and besides what did I have to say that would be important to anyone to read? I thought twitter was just for … Continue reading

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Just a few quick notes. On Wednesdays we will be posting a link on our twitter (@spanishplans) whether it be a web2.0 tool, cool Spanish sites, education sites, or other sites of interests to educators. Our previous two: Wed, March … Continue reading

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We talked about creating comics and cartoons about a month ago, and we are back with some more ideas and new sites. Did you know that creating comics is one way to differentiate in your classroom? Differentiated instruction can be … Continue reading

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