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The graphic to the left, and the title sake of this post is pronounced “impromptu.” For those of you not used to text speak…the IM  sounds like M, :\> represents the old DOS prompt (giving us M Prompt) and the last sound is 2 (two) which could represent second try, second session, or speaking with another person. Unfortunately, as a result of an accident, one of the speakers for SSTESOL 2014 was unable to present. Because I love the idea of impromptu speaking and sharing of technologies. I volunteered and we invited others to bring their devices and share some great TESOL teaching technologies. If you came, thanks for coming, I hope you enjoyed yourself. If you are just happening upon this page. Feel free to learn with us. This page is the outsourced memory of our collaborative IM:\>2 presentation.

Here is the Prezi I used if you are interested.

 

Here are the Technologies

Dragontape

oddcast

Today’s Meet

Stick Pick & ESL Learners

14th Century Classroom

Digital Natives

Pacific tree octopus

Enhanced Google Search

http://www.wordtamer.co.uk/

Karaoke

Reading

Letter to Learn By

http://www.pimpampum.net/bookr/

Flickr

wordsift

Sock Puppets

ToonTastic

iMovie

Audioboo

Quizlet

Readers Theatre

The Wall Machine

Backchanneling

Prefix Suffix

Trivia Challenge

Apps gone free

Remind 101

Classroom timer

Free Fun with Pixlr

Screen-cast-omatic

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http://Tripline.net   - Have students take a virtual trip and tell you about their part of the world. We are going on a trip activity and I am bringing an apple… Read the bio of a famous person and point out key points in their lives.  Have students plan a trip, talk about history or use flickr/creative commons pictures

 

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