• Audacity

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    Audacity is a great free audio recorder and editor. It is available in multiple languages and for various computer platforms. Audacity lets you record in multiple channels (stereo), import, export, mix, edit, and convert all of your audio files. Audacity is already installed on all CCSD teacher computers, click hereif you want to dowload it for your home computer.

  • Bilingual Vocabulary Practice

    a4eslBilingual Vocabulary Quizzes: These quizzes are newly generated by the Internet TESL Journal's computer program from a list bilingual equivalents each time the quiz is taken. The program randomly chooses one word from the target language and randomly chooses one of the five choice locations to put the other language's equivalent. The remaining four choices are filled in randomly from other words on the list. Students can review the same vocabulary over and over without becoming bored since each time a quiz is taken the questions will be different.

  • Biography

    Biography

    The www.biography.com website provides teachers with a resource about the life of people from different cultures and countries. 

  • Chinese Tea: Elixir of the Orient

    GPB Chinese Tea

    “Chinese Tea: Elixir of the Orient” takes viewers to China to explore how tea became an integral part in forming the country’s culture as well as being thought of as its signature drink.

     

    Es GPB Original and other producnjoy thitions at: http://www.gpb.org/

  • Draw.io

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    Draw.iois a web based diagramming application that allows users to create diagrams and export them to Google Drive ,OneDrive and Dropbox in multiple formats.

  • Easy Arabic - YouTube

    EasyArabic YouTube webThis Playlist is part of the Easy Languages channel on You tube that presents language usage in context.

    Click here to see all the videos on the Easy Arabic Playlist.

  • Easy French - YouTube

    EasyFrench YouTube webThis Playlist is part of the Easy Languages channel on You tube that presents language usage in context.

    Click here to see all the videos on the Easy French Playlist.

  • Easy German - YouTube

    EasyGerman YouTube webThis Playlist is part of the Easy Languages channel on You tube that presents language usage in context.

    Click here to see all the videos on the Easy German Playlist.

  • Easy Japanese - YouTube

    EasyJapanese YouTube webThis Playlist is part of the Easy Languages channel on You tube that presents language usage in context.

    Click here to see all the videos on the Easy Japanese Playlist.

  • Easy Portuguese - YouTube

    EasyPortuguese YouTube webThis Playlist is part of the Easy Languages channel on You tube that presents language usage in context.

    Click here to see all the videos on the Easy Portuguese Playlist.

  • Easy Spanish - YouTube

    EasySpanish YouTube webThis Playlist is part of the Easy Languages channel on You tube that presents language usage in context.

    Click here to see all the videos on the Easy Spanish Playlist.

  • FLAG Conference 2017

    FLAGThe Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG)  is the official professional organization for World languages in Georgia. Cobb County's World Languages Department sponsors teachers to attend the conference every year (number of attendees will depend on available funding).

     

     

    When: Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4, 2017.

    WhereRenaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel One Hartsfield Centre Parkway Atlanta, Georgia  30354

    For more information visit the FLAG website.

     

  • Google Cardboard

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    The Google Cardboard allows you to use your phone as a virtual reality device. Use it in the classroom to have students explore a 360 degree view of places and cultures all over the world!

  • LinguaFolio

    LinguaFolio

    LinguaFolio® is a proficiency-based, learner-centered, formative assessment tool that:
    ● empowers learners to manage their own language learning,
    ● provides a place for learners to collect evidence showing their growth, and
    ● facilitates language learning in and outside classroom.

    LinguaFolio®, developed by members of the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL), is based on the European Language Portfolio (ELP) and the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements. The Can-Do statements are organized according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) proficiency levels and sublevels. LinguaFolio® relates to proficiency scales from other organizations, such as the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) and the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

  • Lino

    linoLinois a free sticky and canvas service that allows users to share ideas, photos, and collaborate in online discussions. You can upload pictures, videos, or notes from your computer or mobile device to your color coded stickies. 

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  • Microsoft Photo Story

    Photo StoryPhoto Story from Microsoft lets you create slideshows using your digital photos. With a single click, you can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Small file sizes make it easy to send your photo stories in an e-mail. Watch them on your TV, a computer, or Mobile device.

  • Online Newspapers

    Online Newspapers

    On this Online Newspaper Directory for the World you will find thousands of Newspapers Listed by Country & Region from: 

    North America & The Caribbean, Africa, South & Central America, Asia & The Middle East, Europe, Australasia & Oceania

     

  • Podcast Français Facile

     

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    The www.podcastfrancaisfacile.com website offers you several courses of study:

    DIALOGUE : Listening to situations regarding communication in everyday life.

    PHONETICS: [PHONÉTIQUE] Phonetic exercises and working on your pronunciation.

    CULTURE: Listening to passages often accompanied by educational material. The passages are read slowly and at normal speed.

    PLACES: [LIEUX] Listening to passages about a town or region related to France and the French-speaking world.

    GRAMMAR: [GRAMMAIRE] Grammar exercises. It’s often possible to print an activity so you can handwrite it.

    TRANSCRIPTION: [DICTÉES] Taking down dictation like in class! Thus, there’s no need to pause.

    NUMBERS: [NOMBRES] Learning or brushing up on numbers.

    SLANG : [FRANÇAIS FAMILIER] knowing some tricks for expressing oneself using French slang.

    STORIES: [CONTES] Listening to stories. Each story has been adapted to simple French, sometimes twice. Thus, it is possible to listen to two versions of certain stories, each of its own respective level.

    FRANCOPHONES TALK ABOUT THEMSELVES: [PARLER DE SOI] This category offers two sorts of document. You can find videos of French speakers asked to present themselves. You can also listen to the texts of these presentations read slowly or at normal speed.

    VERBS & CONJUGATION : [VERBES] listening, repeating, and memorizing French conjugation.

    VIDÉO: Watching and reading the scripts of different types of videos (news, advertisements, performances, songs).

    VOCABULARY: [VOCABULAIRE] Reinforcing vocabulary using a specific theme (animals, work, public transportation, etc.).

    BEGINNERS: [DÉBUTANT] Listening and repeating basic phrases and vocabulary.

    PODCAST: See the latest podcast published, or you can subscribe (free).

     

  • Spanish in Texas

    Spanish in Texas

    "The purpose of the Spanish in Texas project is to profile Spanish as it is spoken throughout Texas today and to provide open learning tools that allow students, teachers, and the general public to explore Spanish language variation. A central goal of the project is to encourage users to view local varieties of Spanish and their speakers as important resources for learning about language and culture.

    Spanish in Texas is part of the 2010-2014 program of the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL), a National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Texas at Austin." Source: http://spanishintexas.org/ 

    Some of the tools this project offers are Spanish Grammar in ContextSpanish in Texas Corpusand SpinTX

  • Spanish Sentence Maker

    Sentence Maker This tool from the 123 Teach Me website offers users to create a set of sentences based on words entered by the user. Click hereto try it.

     

  • Tagxedo

    Tagxedo Creator web"Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text."

  • Technology Integration Matrix - TIM

    Technology Integration Matrix

    "The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative(Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments."

    The TIM website provides resources organized by grade level and by the type of digital tool.