Category Archives: Communication

Live Mocha: An Online Language Learning Community

While learning a second language in a school classroom is effective, there is nothing quite like immersing yourself into the culture and society of another language. Whether you wish to learn Spanish, French, Arabic, or all of the above, there … Continue reading

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Using Prezi in the Classroom

Many people are hearing about Prezi as it is becoming a popular tool for classrooms across all subjects and grade levels. It is a tool that can seem like a mix between interactive whiteboard and presentation slide technology as it allows … Continue reading

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Wallwisher

Sometimes class discussions get overwhelming. Sometimes every student in your classroom is talking at the same time, but other times no one is talking at all. Wallwisher is a resource teachers can use to have class discussions without the overwhelming … Continue reading

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TodaysMeet

I attended the NCTIES Conference with Professor Taylor in March, and I had the opportunity to learn about many great technology tools that could potentially be used in a classroom. One of these tools, TodaysMeet, was not even the main … Continue reading

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Skype in the Classrooms

Do you use Skype to video chat with your friends or family? I know that I have used Skype many times before. Well have you ever thought of using Skype in the classroom? Chances are, it’s never occurred to you, … Continue reading

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Popplet: A Multi-Dimensional Tool

As a student, do you ever have problems organizing your ideas? Do you ever wish you had an easy way to plan your papers and presentations? As a future teacher, do you want to do the most you can to … Continue reading

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Tools to Make Using YouTube Easier

YouTube grows everyday, and with it grows the urge to bring the videos into the classroom. After all, high quality academic content has started appearing regularly on the video hosting site, as well as fun vids that we as teachers … Continue reading

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