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Embracing Technology in the ESL Classroom. Creating Engaging and Challenging Standards-Based ESL Lessons Using Multiple Technologies. Marybeth Hegel Jenny Murphy Rowan University. Why Use Technology?. Engages students Differentiate instruction Learning is three-dimensional

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Embracing technology in the esl classroom

Embracing Technology in the ESL Classroom

Creating Engaging and Challenging Standards-Based ESL Lessons Using Multiple Technologies

Marybeth Hegel

Jenny Murphy

Rowan University


Why use technology

Why Use Technology?

  • Engages students

  • Differentiate instruction

  • Learning is three-dimensional

  • Students develop 21st-century skills


Embracing technology in the esl classroom

21st Century Skills: A unified collective vision for learning in which students gain the skills, knowledge and expertise to succeed in work and life.

http://www.p21.org/


Core subjects and 21 st century themes

Core Subjects and 21st Century Themes

  • Learning and Innovation Skills:

    • Creativity and Innovation

    • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

    • Communication and Collaboration

  • Information, Media, and Technology Skills

    • Information Literacy

    • Media Literacy

    • ICT (Information, Communications and Technology) Literacy

Digital literacy reaches across disciplines

Prepares students for work and life

http://www.p21.org/


Examples of technology used

Examples of Technology Used

  • VoiceThread

  • Flip Camera

  • Digital Recorder

  • Document Camera

  • PowerPoint Game

  • iPod


Voicethread

VoiceThread

  • http://voicethread.com/

  • Students write script, upload pictures

    and record narrative

  • Share project and receive comments from other students, parents and people around the world

  • Easily differentiated, all can participate


Wida and core curriculum standards

WIDA and Core Curriculum Standards

  • WIDA Standard Addressed in VoiceThread Lesson:

  • Standard 1 – Social and Instructional Language

  • Standard 2 – The Language of Language Arts

  • NJCCCS Addressed in VoiceThread Lesson:

  • English Language Arts Standards » Writing » Grade 9-10

  • English Language Arts Standards » Speaking & Listening » Grade 9-10

  • English Language Arts Standards » Language » Grade 9-10


Flip camera

Flip Camera

  • Video is put directly on to computer

  • Filmed

    • Poetry reading: use of headphones

    • Reading books

    • High School Skit and High School Poetry

    • Put videos on YouTube to share with families


Digital recorder

Digital Recorder

  • Used in assessment

  • Students recorded statements for high school stop the hate program

  • Students listen to their own voices and practice


Other examples

Other Examples

  • iPod

    • Realia: Whale Sounds

      • Beluga and Humpback

    • Podcasts

      • Conversations for ESL classroom

  • PowerPoint Games

    • Whale Game

    • Manners Game

Interactive, Engaging, and FUN!


More technology

More Technology

  • Computers, Internet

  • Document Camera

    • Students presented sketches for idioms project

    • Share photographs

    • Use as a scanner to save student work for future use

  • Digital Camera

  • iClickers, Response Systems

  • SmartBoard


Lessons learned

Lessons Learned

  • You may have to redo or simplify directions

  • It may take much longer than you think

  • Plan extra activities in case technology is not working

  • Students may be shy or hesitant at first

  • May take more time and preparation, but the students are engaged, may develop a deeper understanding of the subject and they learn how to use technology

  • 21st Century Skills & reinforcing content areas


References and more information

References and More Information

http://esltechlinks.wikispaces.com/

  • Marybeth Hegel: [email protected]

  • Jenny Murphy:[email protected]


Final thoughts

Final Thoughts…

Incorporating technology is not a shifting of paradigm but a blending of the wisdom of past educational insights with the technologies of today.

Our goal is to create a learning environment that is culturally diverse

and globally connected.


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