Classroom Exchange - connects classrooms from 103 countries
(in English , French and Spanish)
World - Franceworld is a service which lists more than 15 000 students
who hope to communicate with foreign correspondents.
Email Connection - an excellent address with many other activities
for students - matches keypal
Tandem Network- universities in many different countries work together
to enable their students to learn languages in tandem using the Internet.
The network is now also open to all learners outside of universities.
- A non-profit dedicated to language exchange
- A WebQuest
is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information
used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to use
learners' time well, to focus on using information rather than
looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis,
synthesis and evaluation.
- articles, writings, webquests - helping educators work the web
Webquests -created at Florida State University by English Education
is Our Time - an annual global telecommunications ASPnet flagship
project for secondary schools. Time seeks effective and innovative ways
to enable young people from many different cultures and countries to
communicate and co-operate with each other on current world issues.
This is expressed is a wide range of educational activities (like the
Unite the Nations game, Classroom Twinning on a virtual international
platform, video-conferencing among others).
- un global teaching and learning project
Schoolnet - online
opportunities for teachers to collaborate, communicate, and celebrate
shared learning experiences.
- an Internet
treasure hunt designed to help teachers and students learn how to surf
the Web benefiting from the vast amount of information online.
Mania:World Wide Web Treasure Hunt - answer the questions on the
treasure hunt pages to unlock the Museum Mania treasure chest.
Activities Created with Filamentality
Builder - enables teachers to build effective assessment rubrics
and to make them available over the World Wide Web.
- will help you use your time wisely and integrate technology into your
Permission Template and Student's
Permission Template - Most web authors are eager to have teachers
use information from their web sites in the classroom. They are just
as willing to have students use web information for their various reports.
It is critical, however, that permission be gained from the owner of
the information, and that the permission be documented
it quick and easy to cite books, articles, newspaper columns, interviews,
and much more. You just select the type of resource, fill in the blank
and you receive both MLA and APA citations (each 5th edition). Citation
Machine does not produce bibliographies, like some other tools do. ItÕs
goal is to make it easy and quick to produce footnotes for your handouts
and study guides, and for more casual student work.
a fill-in-the-blank interactive Web site that guides you through picking
a topic, searching the Web, gathering good Internet sites, and turning
Web resources into learning activities
Applications of Weblogs - site
describing the uses of weblogs in education.
- Dekita.org highlights the Web-publishing work of EFL (English
as a Foreign Language)/ESL (English as a Second Language) students,
showcases the classroom Web-publishing projects in EFL /ESL and introduces
links relevant to personal Web-publishing in language learning contexts.
Dekita.org also serves as a means for learners, educators, and other
interested people to locate student Web-publications and participate
in the conversation
my class blog at school with links to my students' blogs and rubrics
through which I assess them.
Stanley's observations and comments about the use of weblogs with students
and teachers in ELT.
Tools and How tos- this
page describes some of the available tools you can use to start a blog
for yourself or your class and has various sections showing how useful
they can be in preparing your classes and encouraging writing
Twelve Principles of Collaboration - guidelines for designing interaction
Terre Blanche's diary on project on collaborative learning in the psychology
department at the University of South Africa.
and Wikis: Environments for On-line Collaboration - article by Bob
Godwin-Jones which appeared in Language Learning & Technology
Vol. 7, No. 2, May 2003, pp. 12-16
Weblogs in Teaching - section in KairosNews
- a weblog for discussing rethoric, technology and pedagogy
blogs - the
aim is to make available the potential of weblogs to the educational
world. To that end, anyone involved in education can create and maintain
an individual SchoolBlog here free of charge.
- exploring how we can learn and teach with technology.