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I Love Literature

In this activity, learners use creative online applications to exhibit their understanding of a text they’ve been studying. We’ve used the software below to help learners understand a range of texts from Shakespeare to Jane Austen to Philip Pullman and many others. Why not… Ask learners to brainstorm on www.wordle.com all the words that come  Full Article…

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Meet your Avatar!

In this activity, learners develop their communication skills by introducing themselves to others and by role-playing peers, historical figures or famous people. Why not…  Ask learners to use www.faceyourmanga.com to create an imaginary avatar. The Activity Allow learners time to experiment with www.faceyourmanga.com Discuss the tool’s strengths e.g. huge variety of choice, and its weaknesses  Full Article…

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Jott: Explore speech to text technology

www.jott.com Jott is one of the coolest application of speech to text technologies we have seen. Once you sign up for a free account, call Jott on your phone and you can leave a message which will be converted to text and posted on your blog, twitter speed or to do list. The conversion is  Full Article…

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Dissecting an article

Age: 10 – 12 yrs or older Overview Popplet is a web tool for mind mapping.  Easy to use, you just have to double-click to create “boxes” where you can insert text, images or videos and build information flows – connections between the “boxes”. This collaborative tool has the plus of allowing to create tags  Full Article…

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