Trainees will soon begin building their own course websites and creating digital portfolios containing materials to be used in their future teaching. Before doing so, let’s take another look at the buffet of TILL Tools and Resources. Look through this list and spend a couple hours getting familiar with items of most interest. Post a summary of activities on your blog. If you are overwhelmed by this megalist below, go to the bottom of this post and follow the simplified ‘What should I do?’ instructions.
Go to Feedly and check out recent blog posts from current TTP’ers and TILL alumni
- Build a collection of your favorite Kahoots, Charades sets, and Quizizz and/or start creating your own.
- Create a Padlet, Wordart.com, or Storyboardthat comic strip and post it on your blog Site Building Tools
- Work on a Prezi, Google Presentation, or Powtoon and post it on your blog Presentations Guide
- Create your own Quizlet or Memrise set and post on your blog or try to set the TTP Scatter Record with your Activity Guide
- Use one of the puzzle makers listed in the Activity Guide to make a crossword puzzle or word search.
- Use Windows Movie Maker or another video editor to edit a video. Video Guide Overview Screencast
- Add videos to YouTube playlists and/’or create your own. Video Guide How-to Screencast
TTP MegaPlaylist Elementary MegaPlaylist Secondary Megaplaylist ELT Songs Playlist
- Create a screencast using Ocam or Screencast-o-matic.com How-to Screencast Screencast
- Brush up on your phrasal verb, tag questions, collocations, or other skills. Activity Guide
Check out more Google+ Communities, or Facebook Groups on the Social Networking Guide
- Download some audio books or podcasts that you can listen to on your way to BUFS. Audio Guide
- Gather some interesting reading materials for students Reading Resources
- Create your own Google map or add locations to the TTP2018 Google Map Mapping Tools
- Creating an audio recording using Audacity, Voki, or Clyp.it and post it on your blog. Audio Guide
- Use Google Translate to practice pronunciation
- Create a class survey using Google Forms – example Google Form How-to Screencast
- Create Mindmaps or Graphic Organizers and post them on your blog.
- Upload photos (or organize your photos) at photos.google.com or
- Continue looking through the megalist of CALL websites or the LearningCall Diigo group or network and add bookmark sites with Diigo.
- Use text to speech tools (or grab a nearby native English speaker) to create mp3 files of texts and dialogues. Audio Guide Text to Speech Links
- Go to the Digital Storytelling Guide and create a story with Storybird or a comic strip with Storyboardthat.com
- Go to the Reading Resources page, find some materials of interest to your students and psot on your blog.
Check out a few things we skipped on our first lap around the buffet
- Create your own Hot Potatoes Activities Hot Potatoes Guide
- Create some funny images with sites like Photofunia and post on your blog Site Building Tools
- Information about finding copyright friendly images, sounds, and other media Copyright & Fair Use
- A little grammar fun Eli Hinkle’s Teaching Tips
(swf files: Tenses Prepositions ..ing)
I’m overwhelmed! What should I do?
- Go to Quizizz.com. Log in with your Google account. Create a quiz for either your TTP class or your school class. Make it a ‘homework assignment’ and post the code on your blog.
- Go to Tagul.com and make a word cloud for one of your class activities. Post it on your blog.
- Add videos to the TTP MegaPlaylist , Elementary MegaPlaylist , or Secondary Megaplaylist r make your own and post the playlist on your blog. How-to Screencast
- Make a screencast with Ocam, upload the video to YouTube (unlisted) and post it on your blog. This can be a ‘how-to’ or ‘show and tell’ video in English or Korea.
How-to Screencast Screencast,