Category Archives: voicethread

Inspiring Creative Teaching in the MFL classroom.

Today I was part of an ICT and Creativity in MFL day run by Links into Languages West Midlands at Aston University. Below is my presentation about free tools that can be used to enhance language teaching and learning. Inspiring creative teaching View more presentations from Lisa Stevens.

Inspiration for Motivation – You and Youtube

Two weeks after the event I’ve finally got around to editing and synching the audio of my presentations from the Linguascope Conference in Brighton. Here’s the first one – You and Youtube about the use of Youtube and other online video / slideshow sites in the language classroom. You and youtube View more webinars from […]

Using Sound recording in the (PLL) classroom – #TMETRU09

This evening I will presenting at Teachmeet EdTechRoundup on the above subject, sharing how I use sound recording in my classroom and suggesting why it is such a valuable tool. Here are some references / notes that go with what I will (might?) say! Easispeak microphones – from TTS – also other speaking and listening […]

Next steps in ICT for the primary language classroom – LANCASTER.

I had the pleasure of delivering the Next steps in ICT for the Primary Language Classroom at University of Cumbria in Lancaster on Tuesday. I had delivered the same in Cambridge last month, and whilst the presentations were identical, the days were quite different with the delegates taking a greater lead this time in guiding […]

Next steps in ICT for the primary language classroom – CAMBRIDGE.

On Tuesday I made my way to Cambridge for the second time in four days to deliver a day’s training on behalf of CILT at Anglia Ruskin University. The course was entitled NEXT STEPS IN ICT FOR THE PRIMARY LANGUAGE CLASSROOM and promised to address collaborative working, whole class ICT, digital voicerecording and assessment amongst […]

Primary Languages Regional Conference – Making the links.

Yesterday saw a repeat of the Primary Languages Conference that was held in Coventry in June, this time in Bromsgrove to cover the South of the region. Held in the lovely Bromsgrove Hilton, we were treated to a lovely lunch (always important on a training day!) as well as some great sessions on such things […]

Encuentro eTwinning España / Reino Unido

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } DSCN1256, originally uploaded by lisibo. As I mentioned in the previous post, I’m currently in Spain, in Madrid at a bilateral eTwinning meeting for Spanish and English teachers looking for partners – for eTwinning […]

What could this mean?

As I’m presenting at a British council conference in Madrid this weekend, I’ve been researching Voki and Voicethread and uses thereof. I’ll post my presentation and notes etc after the event, but this particular Voicethread made by Silvia Tolisano aka Langwitches came to mind and I thought I’d share it now as I think it’s […]