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I previously wrote about Duolingo when it was first in Beta. This summer I spent many pleasant hours on Duolingo, convinced to learn French. Duolingo teaches languages in a more authentic way – not memorizing lists of vocabulary or filling out conjugation … Continue reading

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Ten Again

These are my top ten tools for 2012 collected and described for C4LPT. The tools are listed in reverse alphabetic order – not by order of preference. This list has many repeats from last year. The tools with a star … Continue reading

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Flipped: Trends, Tips, Tools, and Myths

Below are the myths, conversations, resources, tools, and reflections gathered at ISTE for the flipped classroom. Continue reading

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Current Language Learning Obsessions

There are two new (or new to me) digital tools to improve language skills. PlaySay PlaySay is a free iTunes app. Currently you can only practice Spanish and English pronunciation. The game is simple but genius. You ‘unlock’ phrases by … Continue reading

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Two weeks that altered my teaching

This is going to start off as a tale about digital storytelling, then it is going to detour down a few side tracks. The tale will end with my ah ha moment that will shake and shift my teaching philosophy. … Continue reading

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I used Pixton with my 8th grade students for an in class chapter summary – it was one of the creative options they had. They were either frustrated by all the options or loved playing to get the image exactly … Continue reading

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Incorporating Edmodo in my classroom is my main technology goal for this school year. I would only be using it with my 8th graders. Many of the core teachers (aka Communication Arts, American History, and Science) already use Edmodo with … Continue reading

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