IALLT 2013-Activating Communication. Designing Learning. Integrating Technology


How can an old unit “going to a café” be changed to a thematic unit on food and hunger that focuses on interpersonal tasks integrated to create a meaningful context for novice learners? How can images, videos, polls and other technology encourage immediate learners to critically think of solutions to real-world environmental issues in innovative ways? Participants will examine these contexts via UbD designed thematic units, formative and summative assessments and the ACTFL 21st Century Skills Map.

Our 21st century learners need a multi-sensory and multi-layered learning environment that is designed to inspire creativity, synthesis, and collaboration, as well as provide opportunities to analyze, reflect and evaluate. But how do we reach these learners? Participants will experience different classroom activities as well as design activities that apply higher level questioning techniques. Finally, participants will examine current tech tools that can enhance instruction, make learning come alive and encourage learners to create. Participants will examine these contexts via UbD designed thematic units, formative and summative assessments and the ACTFL 21st Century Skills Map.

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Toni Theisen

Loveland High School
Loveland, Colorado
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Essential Questions

  1. How has learning changed?
  2. How has teaching changed?

SAMR model
The Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition Model offers a method of seeing how computer technology might impact teaching and learning. It also shows a progression that adopters of educational technology often follow as they progress through teaching and learning with technology.

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Padagogy Wheel

More Padagogy wheel

Padagogy wheel poster download:

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Building the Culture of an Empowered Mindset Towards Technology Innovation Chart
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ACTFL 21st century skills map wikispace
  1. ACTFL 21st century skills map Wikispace
  2. More ways to see the ACTFL 21st century skills map
Where do I find the tech page?
  1. Technology to enhance communication
UbD Unit template
  1. WL 5 C's UbD Unit Template Oct.2012 Theisen use.doc
Common Core and WL standards-alignment
  1. Common core standards aligned with WL Standards
Technology links
  1. Theisen's world languages tech site
  2. New stuff
  3. Technology to enhance communication
Theisen's World Languages Tech Wiki:Lots of links and examples
  1. Theisen WL Tech Wiki
Terrill-Theisen UbD Hunger Unit:
From the café unit to the hunger unit in Level 1
  1. Terrill-Theisen Hunger Unit Wikispace
  1. Our TSD UbD units: There are many Spanish, some French and a few German units due to amount of teachers we have.
  2. UbD in action:Look at the UbD units, learner targets and learner target bubbles in our school district. (Take what you need)
  3. UbD unit template
  4. Learner bubble template
  1. Spanish, French, German units
  2. Thompson School District Curriculum Wikispace
  3. WL 5C's UbD Unit Template Theisen2012 use.doc
  4. Learner target bubbles template.docx
My class wikispaces
  1. LHS French Devoirs
  2. LHS French classes
French V "papiers et sans papiers" unit
French V "goût et gaspillage unit
  1. "Papiers et Sans Papiers"unit
  2. Goût et Gaspillage
TSD World Languages District wikispace
  1. TSD WL Curriculum Wikispace
AP French information
IB language B information

Theisen's grading percentages

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Technology to activate communication and transform learning

I. Resources for locating images and photos
1. Tag Galaxy
http://taggalaxy.de
Search for photos from Flickr
2. Fotopedia
http://www.fotopedia.com
Collaborative photo encyclopedia
3. Compfight
http://compfight.com
Sort images for creative commons
4. Goggle Art Project
http://www.googleartproject.com
3D art tours of many museums
5. Google maps in many languages
http://support.google.com/maps/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=63471
Google maps in a variety of languages
6. MorgueFile
http://www.morguefile.com
Lots of free photos
7. FLICKR
http://www.flickr.com
World's photo album-search creative commons
8. 5 card Flickr story
http://5card.cogdogblog.com -learn about
http://5card.cogdogblog.com/play.php?suit=5card -play
Designed to foster visual thinking, you get 5 random pictures from Flickr and then you create a story.
9. Pinterest
http://pinterest.com
a pinboard-style photo sharing website

II. Using images and information to make stories, comics, books, magazines and speaking activities

1. Wordle
http://www.wordle.net
word clouds
2. Tagxedo
http://www.tagxedo.com
word clouds in shapes
3. Bubblr
http://www.pimpampum.net/bubblr
Comic strips using Flickr photos
4. Piclits
http://piclits.com
Creative writing using images
5. Five Card Flickr Story
http://5card.cogdogblog.com/play.php?suit=5card
Lets you create a story from 5 random FLICKR pix
6. PECHA Flickr
http://pechaflickr.cogdogblog.com
20 random flickr photos, each one on screen for 20 seconds.
7. Issuu
http://issuu.com
Make a magazine or newsletter
8. Storybird
http://storybird.com
Collaborative Storytelling

III. Resources for using and creating videos
1. Video writing prompts
http://teachhub.com/video-writing-prompts
Site with writing prompts and popular videos
2. Video creating tools
http://www.youtube.com/create
Series of video creating tools grouped
3. Aminoto video
http://animoto.com/education#top
“music videos”
4. Dvolver video maker
http://www.dvolver.com
cartoon videos
5. Tubechop
http://www.tubechop.com
Cut a section of a Youtube video
6. Go Animate Edu
http://goanimate.com
Comic and animated movie

IV. Technology to record voice or use computer generated voice
1. Vocaroo
http://vocaroo.com
Simple podcast
2. Voxopop
http://www.voxopop.com
Talk discussion board
4. Google Voice
http://www.google.com/googlevoice
Students call and answer ?
5. AudioBoo
http://audioboo.fm
Record and upload audio
V. Technology to enhance speaking and writing Presentational communication
1. Glogster
http://edu.glogster.com
Digital Poster
2. Fotobabble
http://www.fotobabble.com
“Trading cards
3. FaceinHole
http://www.faceinhole.com
Put your face in pix
4. Blabberize
http://blabberize.com
Make picture talk
5. Make Beliefs Comix
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com
Make comic strips
6. Padlet (Wallwisher)
http://padlet.com
Digital post it notes

VI. Other great tools to impact learning
1. DropBox
http://www.dropbox.com
Cloud filesharing
2. Slideshare
http://www.slideshare.net
Share and find ppt
3. Scribd
http://www.scribd.com
Share docs and pdf’s
4. Quizlet
http://quizlet.com/
Create and use flashcards
5. Textivate-
http://www.textivate.com
Change a text into a game
6. Remind101
https://www.remind101.com
Safe way to text students and parents
7. Socrative-reponse system for quizzes
http://socrative.com
Response system for quizzes
8. Layar
https://www.layar.com
Augmented reality-layer urls, etc. on pix
9. QR code generator
http://qrcode.kaywa.com
ke qr codes-use “static” for free
10. Duolingo
http://duolingo.com
language learning gamified
(app, too)
11. TES
http://www.tes.co.uk
amazing amount of resources and activities for many languages




VII. Apps
1. Neoreader-one of many qr code readers
http://www.neoreader.com
2. Layar-Augmented Reality
https://www.layar.com
3. Apps for Language learning
https://sites.google.com/site/melindamlarsonapps (thanks to Melinda Larson)