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Week4

Page history last edited by Larisa A. Olesova 9 years, 6 months ago

Week 4: 

Developing class materials: interactive exercise creators

 

 

Moderators: Larisa Olesova and Valentina Sitnik

Guest Speakers: Rubena St. Louis & Cláudio Azevedo

Venue: Elluminate at Learning Times and WiZiQ

 

 

Guest Speakers: 

 

Rubena St.Louis 

Cláudio

Azevedo 

   

 


 

Objectives

 

By the end of this week you will have:

 

    • explored different tools to create online surveys and worksheets, and interactive exercises
    • explored different features of these tools
    • created activities using some of these tools and shared them with the community
    • attended the live presentations on the topic of the week
    • commented on the presentations of the week
    • answered the questions of the week
    • read and commented on the Week 4 readings

Activities

 

Get ready to explore some of the software available for creating online surveys, worksheets and interactive exercises.

We hope to create and share 3 online  exercises.

Start by checking out some of the suggested tools below and let the group know what you think  (send a message to the Yahoo group).

 

Task 1

  • Take some time to comment on the selected readings.  
  • Write any thoughts, suggestions or comments here on the forum.

 

Task 2

  • Create an exercise for any of these skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking, or vocabulary. Try a different application each time. 
  • Explore the software for creating online surveys and worksheets.
  • Create an online worksheet for your students. 
  • Create an online survey. 
  • Share your creations !!  Post the links to your exercises on our Participants'productions page.

 

Task 3

  • Think about a question you would like Cláudio and Rubena to answer during their presentations. Write your question.
  • Attend Rubena St.Louis session on "Materials Creation" at the Webheads Elluminate Vroom on Friday February 4 at 15:00 GMT (session page).
  • Join us for Cláudio Azevedo's presentation "From Darkness To a Sparkling Connected ELT Community" at the WiZiQ on Monday January 31 at 20:00 GMT.
  • Join us for Completing Claudio Azevedo's Presentation on Wednesday February 2, 2011 at 20:30GMT at WiZiQ. ( session page).
  • Share your reflections on the session on our Blog

 


Tools to Explore

 

Interactive exercise creators                                                                                                                                       

 

Registration Needed No Registration Needed
Script-O!
Hot Potatoes
ProProfs  QuizFaber
ClassMarker
WordLearner
MyStudiyo
Quizstar
Jordan online quizzes

 

 

Quia (free 30-day trial period)

 

For young learners 

 

Matching Game Maker Tutorial  

Memory Game Maker Tutorial

Spellmaster Tutorial

 

Online worksheets
Worksheet Wizard
(Registration Needed)

 

 

Online Surveys and Poll creators
SurveyMonkey      Tutorial
Doodle                 Doodle Help
MyStudiyo            MyStudiyo FAQ
Zoomerang

 

Take this quiz:  How Well Do You Know WebTools? 

 

 


Other Examples

 

Get an idea about online worksheets: edHelper.com

 

To discover how interesting online quizzes/exercises can be: http://www.nonstopenglish.com/allexercises/

 

Check this site with a lot of interesting interactive exercises, which we can do for free. Very good for listening practice.

 

Teresa's Web-based Activities: they're organized by grade, skill and name of exercise creator. Though they are mostly for lower levels, they can be adapted to other levels.

 

If you haven't got internet in the classroom - try this site out for free printables.

 

Mainly for younger learners,  with lots of worksheets, crosswords and games to prepare and print out  and use in the classroom - but the activities can be adapted for older learners too.

 

This site is another good starting point for tools to create online or printable resources (nice graphics, very appealing for younger learners and easy to use )


 

Suggested Readings

 

Click here for a brief overview of this week's reading suggestion. Don't forget to share your comments in the Discussion Forum!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments (9)

Maria Bossa said

at 9:13 pm on Jan 30, 2011

HI, I took the quizz and I got 700!! It's not that bad but I could have had better! :)

Yoon Sook Jhee said

at 8:16 am on Jan 31, 2011

I got 10/10 !!

Larissa Olesova said

at 10:12 pm on Feb 1, 2011

Great! Yoon Sook! Maria!!!!

Darlene said

at 8:38 pm on Feb 3, 2011

I got 700 too Maria. I need to check out a few more tools to brush up on my web tools skills.

Larisa A. Olesova said

at 8:42 pm on Feb 3, 2011

Great Darlene!!!!

Maria Bossa said

at 10:05 pm on Feb 3, 2011

I created my Monkey survey with only 3 questions so as to try the site and to learn how to do it. I insert the link in the participant's page next to my wiki's link! I do hope you can take the survey so I know if it works!! I'll be more than happy to read the results!! Smiles, Maria :)

Larisa A. Olesova said

at 6:53 am on Feb 4, 2011

Maria, I did! Thanks for creating BAW survey - it was fun. You may share the results here too :-))) I am curious to see -

Larisa A. Olesova said

at 10:08 pm on Feb 3, 2011

Maria great - have you posted it on participants' page?

Maria Bossa said

at 2:00 am on Feb 7, 2011

Thanks Marisa for your great help!! About the survey... well... I have to learn how to get the results and how to post it!! Once thing at a time!! To become a webhead requieres time, patience and hours in front of the pc with "trial and error"!!! Smiles to you all and a big THANKS!!! :)

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