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5 ways to use Thinglink in education

Interesting suggestions to make the most out of this wonderful resource. Click here.

Animoto

A web application that allows you and your students to upload pictures and sounds and create professional looking videos which can then be downloaded and shared online. Animoto is free for education. Follow this link to see how Jose Picardo and his studen ...
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Available Technology

Jose Picardo, Head of MFL in Nottingham High School, really believes that being able to take advantage of the available technology is an essential skill for teachers to acquire in an age where pupils' learning expectations are changing radically...awards ...
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Blubbr

Create interactive quizzes that are based on You Tube clips. Your quizzes can be about anything you choose. Students watch a short clip before answering a multiple choice question about the clip. Access here

Comics in the MFL classroom

Comics in the MFL classroom.

Edcanvas

A great tool for curating documents in various formats text, sound, video, multimedia) on one topic on a single page. Click here

ImageChef

Imagechef. With Imagechef you can creat word mosaics, notes, collages, flyers. You can use it in a variaty of languages.

Integrating ICT into the MFL classroom

Joe Dale. Joe Dale offers practical tips and advice on using ICT to enhance the teaching of modern foreign languages

Internet Safety

Internet Safety. Information on internet safety for schools and students

Manual on ICT

Comprehensive manual on Information and Communications Technology for Language Teachers

Podcasting

The benefits of podcasting and what you need to do it by Jose Picardo

Podcasting in 5 easy steps

Podcasting in 5 easy steps by Jose Picardo

Popplets

A really user-friendly, and student-friendly, simple tool for mind maps with words, texts and images. Recommended for classroom use, including with LCA. Also exists as an app. Click here.

Sourcing images

Souricing images. Suggested databases/image banks where you will find images and other media suitable for educational purposes.

Storybirds

Storybirds. Create, read, share stories for all levels

Tagxedo

Tagxedo. Turns words; famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters – into a visually student word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text

Teacher Training Videos

Teacher training videos. For all teachers on the use of ICT - try it on how to use the interactive whiteboard or powerpoint or many othersfor all teachers on the use of ICT - try it on how to use the interactive whiteboard or powerpoint or many others

The Computer Education Society of Ireland

CESI. CESI is an association of practicing teachers from primary, post primary and third level with the common interest of using ICT to benefit teaching and learning.

Thinglink

Thinglink. Thinglink is a free and digital tool that allows you to turn any image into an intereactive graphic. It is a great way to introduce content and have it all in a small space. Once you try it you will love it.

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