Digital erstellt und analog genutzt

Digital erstellt und analog genutzt

Tool-Paraden sind ja was Blödes. Eigentlich. Aber „eigentlich“ ist das Lieblingswort der Mediendidaktikerin. Man kennt den Satz: „Eigentlich hätte das jetzt so und so funktionieren sollen.“ Mehr lesen

1,2,3 – Word Clouds, Hemingway and an Inspector for my classroom (and writing)

1,2,3 – Word Clouds, Hemingway and an Inspector for my classroom (and writing)

Digital tools may are quite nice when it comes to analysing texts or data. I have already mentioned the Hemingway app in one of me prior postings. It analyses the text structure and gives advice regarding a text’s readability. It “makes your writing bold and clear”, as the slogan indicates. Mehr lesen

Language learning and teaching: some websites I have to share with you

Language learning and teaching: some websites I have to share with you

There are so many good websites that help language learners (and teachers) to cope with their every day’s business. When surfing the web, you come across so many good advice and there are loads of influencer you have to know regarding language teaching and learning, especially when it comes to English as a Second Language (ESL). Mehr lesen

Neue Medien Talks – (m)eine Nachlese

Neue Medien Talks – (m)eine Nachlese

Die Neuen Medien Talks an der Universität Innsbruck haben heuer bereits zum 12. Mal stattgefunden. Heuer stand die Veranstaltung unter dem Titel 100 Tools to Know before you leave. Eine Toolparade wurde ausgerufen. Mehr lesen

How to train pronunciation: Vocaroo

How to train pronunciation: Vocaroo

On the Austrian MOOC platform iMooX a course started in May dealing with Italian pronunciation and problems that are specific to German speaking language learners. The MOOC is called “Ja, das klingt doch schon italienischer!” and the participants are asked to record their own voice in order to practice speaking and pronunciation. Mehr lesen

Resources for Primary Schools

Resources for Primary Schools

There are many resources for teaching younger children as well. Some of them are really, really good, others not. Here are some of my „treasures“ regarding language teaching at a primary level. There are apps, as well as collections of  work sheets and exercises, and funny pictures that can be used within classroom education and beyond. Mehr lesen

Useful websites to improve your English

Useful websites to improve your English

There are so many websites that help learners to improve their writing, speaking or listening competencies. In the last few days I got to know some of them and here’s a short review. Mehr lesen