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This post was written to showcase the power of Poll Everywhere at the SSTESOL conference. If you are not aware of what Poll everywhere is, you might want to check it out.

Turn your students’ smart phones into classroom clickers for free using Poll Everywhere.

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If you like technology, you will love the following freebies. Listed below are some of my best finds for CALL 2011.

SmartPhones

Mosquito Ringtones – Don’t Ban Phones, embrace your students’ sixth sense but have them quiet their phones to your hearing frequency.

QR Code – Share anything with your students using two dimensional bar codes that can be scanned by smart devices.

Poll Everywhere – Turn cellphones into classroom clicker systems without spending a dime.

gFlash Mobile – Have your students contribute to a Google document and make flashcards that can be shared on their cell phones for free

Cameras and Scanners – Teach students to gather and store information using their smart phones and devices. The App stores on most phones have free scanner engines, and many of the new phones allow us not only to take pictures, but to make videos and send them directly to Youtube.

Eye Web Speed Reader – Turn any website into a speed reading activity. (iPhone & iPad for this app)

Corpora

VocabGrabber – Create awesome word webs and really dig into meaning and context.

Top 2K – 200 corpus based vocabulary exercises based on the first 2000 words of English

COCA & Google Books – You may have heard of the corpus of contemporary American English, but have you searched the new 155 billion word Google Books Corpus?

Lextutor – Use this site to identify key words for content development.

Easy Define – Use this site to look up multiple words at the same time to develop digital glosses

Miscellaneous

Storybird – Have your students write their own picture stories

Letter to Learn by – Wow your students with this editing assignment.

The Robot – Could robots replace teachers?

Starfall – A Reading and Phonics Site everyone should know about

Khan Academy – Free Learning Free Content for Infusion

 

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