WEB 2.0 TOOLS

FLASHCARDS

Quizlet

Customize your own sets of flash cards and share them with your students to reinforce what they’ve learned. Quizlet is great for reinforcing vocabulary and verbs/verb forms.

 

Cramberry

Create and customize your own set of flash cards that can be printed or reviewed online. Cramberry is neat because it tracks your students’ progress and reorders cards to maximize retention

 

VIDEO

Animoto

Create presentations and videos by uploading your own content, or use Animoto’s library of files. It’s a great alternative to PowerPoint®.

 

YouTube

YouTube is a great resource for showing authentic Spanish content in your classroom.

 

Movie Clips

Very cool tool! Use Movie Clips to introduce a universal theme: Movie clips for your lesson plans...ability to search by genre (age ranges), mood, theme.  It's amazing how "regular" movies -- not the ones considered "educational" have a lesson to learn. 

 

Vimeo

Easily upload and store your video content, even in HD! A free account offers you 500MB of storage every week.

 

AVATARS

Voki

Voki is a free service that lets you customize an avatar and add voice, then post it to your teacher blog or profile. You can use Voki to give your students after-school homework instructions in Spanish.

 

Blabberize

Blabberize Upload a picture of a person or an animal and make it talk by adding your own audio file! This is great for spicing up listening exercises.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Prezi

A super cool online presentation program that zooms in and out instead of moving from slide to slide. Prezi presentations help spice up “boring” topics like the subjunctive.

 

SlideShare

SlideShare is one of the most popular ways to upload, store and access PowerPoint presentations and other important documents.

DESIGN

Canva

Design a presentation that blows your audience away with our stunning collection of high-quality presentation templates. Free to personalize and completely online so you can easily edit and collaborate with your colleagues.

 

AUDIO

Vocaroo

Create audio recordings without downloading software with Vocaroo. This tool is useful for schools that can’t afford expensive audio recording software. All you need is a microphone.

 

Audio Expert

Audio Expert is a free tool for recording and editing audio on the Internet. Like Vocaroo, Audio Expert is great if you don’t already have recording software.

 

ONLINE PRONUNCTION DICTIONARY

Forvo

Forvo is an online pronunciation dictionary. Your students can look up and listen to any word in Spanish, but the coolest part is that each word has been recorded by native speakers!

 

COMICS

Bitstrips

Create funny comics using Bitstrips. It’s a great way to get your students to use their Spanish vocabulary while they’re writing.

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