MIND THE APP!

by Thomas Strasser

Mind the App! is an exciting and innovative resource book which introduces teachers and their students to some of the most useful and interesting web applications for language teaching and learning.

It covers a wide variety of applications and includes activities to stimulate students’ interest and to help them understand how the applications work and how best they can be used.


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APPs

CHAPTER 1 - TEACHER TOOLS top
NUMBER APP APPLICATION LINK VIDEO TUTORIAL LAST UPDATED ON
1.1 Learning Apps www.learningapps.org 16/11/2012
 
1.5 Classtools www.classtools.net 16/11/2012
CHAPTER 2 - VISUALISATION top
NUMBER APP APPLICATION LINK VIDEO TUTORIAL LAST UPDATED ON
2.4 Glogster www.edu.glogster.com 16/11/2012
 
2.5 Photovisi www.photovisi.com 16/11/2012
CHAPTER 3 - COLLABORATION top
NUMBER APP APPLICATION LINK VIDEO TUTORIAL LAST UPDATED ON
3.7 Voicethread www.voicethread.com 16/11/2012
 
3.8 Wallwisher www.wallwisher.com 16/11/2012
CHAPTER 4 - AUDIO top
NUMBER APP APPLICATION LINK VIDEO TUTORIAL LAST UPDATED ON
4.3 Little Bird Tales www.littlebirdtales.com 16/11/2012
 
4.4 Spreaker www.spreaker.com 16/11/2012
CHAPTER 5 - WRITING top
NUMBER APP APPLICATION LINK VIDEO TUTORIAL LAST UPDATED ON
5.4 Zooburst www.zooburst.com 16/11/2012
 
5.6 Toondoo www.toondoo.com 16/11/2012

More info about the author, Thomas Strasser:
www.helblinglanguages.com/strasser
www.learning-reloaded.com

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MORE USEFUL RESOURCES

Web 2.0, New Learning Technologies (and EFL) top

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
Free Technology for Teachers;
free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology written by Richard Byrne.

http://nikpeachey.blogspot.com/
Nik’s Learning Technology blog by Nik Peachey, for English Language teachers.

http://edtechtoolbox.blogspot.com
EdTech Toolbox: a place to share e-learning and Web 2.0 tools for education.
Computers and laptops in education are important only when used with good pedagogy.
Digital content and creation is an important part of the process for educators in the 21st century.

http://usingictinfe.blogspot.com/
Using ICT in further education; free resources for teachers and students (Open Source, Freeware, Creative Commons); Patricia Donaghy.

http://lifefeast.blogspot.com/
Ana María Menzes blogging on new media.

http://quickshout.blogspot.com/
Nik’s QuickShout; educational technology and ELT.

http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/
Cool Cat teacher blog; teaching students with new tools, enthusiasm, and the belief that teaching is a noble calling, by Vicki Davis.

http://www.markbrumley.com/
Mark Brumley: educational technology.

http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/
Ozge Karaoglu’s blog about teaching, learning, reflecting and being a 21st-century learner and teacher.

http://teachertrainingvideos.com/
Teacher training videos by Russell Stannard.

http://www.commoncraft.com/
The CommonCraft Show by Lee Lefeever.

http://theedublogger.com/
The Edublogger: tips and tricks for educators.

http://cyber-kap.blogspot.com/
Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero, by David Kapuler.

http://www.mguhlin.org/
Around the Corner; MGuhlin.org.

http://www.ictineducation.org/
ICT in Education; educational technology.

http://techtipsforteachersblog.blogspot.com/
Tech tips for teachers.

http://www.learning-reloaded.com
Learning with new technologies. Thomas Strasser.

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=26329
Web 2.0 tools. Suzie Vesper.

http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/
Web 2.0-tools collection.

http://technology4kids.pbworks.com/w/page/24292734/
FrontPage

Great collection using new technologies with kids; Shelly S. Terrell.

http://www.scoop.it/t/web-2-0-tools-for-language-learning
Web 2.0 for language learning. Vicky Saumell.

http://www.classroom20.com/
Web 2.0 in the classroom. Steve Hargadon.

http://edtech-hub.blogspot.co.at/
Tools for teaching with technology.

http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2010/06/28/my-best-posts-fortech- novices-plus-one-from-somebody-else/
Posts for tech novices. Larry Ferlazzo.

http://fremdsprachenundneuemedien.blogspot.com/
Jürgen Wagner’s blog and links on teaching English with new media.



TEFL in general top

http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com
Sean Banville: Free, 13-Page, Ready-to-Print EFL/ESL Lesson Plans on Current Events.

http://jeffreyhill.typepad.com
Jeffrey Hill: The English Blog: internet resources, reviews, news, tips and trivia for learners and teachers of English.

http://www.jochenenglish.de
Jochen English: blog by Jochen Lüders (München).

http://daily-english-activities.blogspot.com
Nik’s Daily English Activities | For English language and digital literacy skills.

http://www.elementalenglish.com
Elemental English: teaching the English of everyday life.

http://efllecturer.blogspot.com
The Lecturer’s EFL SMART blog: EFL, ESL and ESOL learning activities for smart students of English.

http://random-idea-english.blogspot.com
Random Idea English: a mishmash of lessons, exercises and the occasional opinionated rant about the English language.

http://efl-resource.com
TEFL resources and lesson ideas.

http://eslclassroomactivities.wordpress.com
ESL classroom activities and more.

http://rosa58.blogspot.com
English all over.

http://www.wagner-juergen.de/englisch/
A site written mostly in German, but which has a great collection of EFL links.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/
BBC English learning site.

http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/
Learning English, British Council.

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/
Learning English Kids British council.

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/
British Council Teaching English.

http://www.eslcafe.com/
An extensive collection of exercises.

http://www.onestopenglish.co
Many exercises for TEFL teachers.

http://www.eslbase.com/
A nice choice of activities.

http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/
Websites of the day for EFL teachers. Larry Ferlazzo.

http://community.eflclassroom.com/
EFL material.

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