Tuesday, March 3 Tasks
The goal of the first two weeks is to get oriented to the course, acquainted with each other, and get set up with some of the accounts and tools we’ll be using (and to grab your first plate of goodies from the TILL buffet).
- Go to Drive.Google.com (or navigate there from the 9-dot navigation grid.
- Click on ‘Shared with Me‘.
You should see several TTP 2020 folders and Documents.
RIGHT click on each one and click ‘Add to My Drive’.
– TTP2020 Course Materials|
– TTP2020 Teaching Demonstrations
– TTP2020 Writings
– TTP2020 Group Notes
– TTP 2020 Account Info
- Make a copy of the Extensive Reading Log Template, add your name to the Document title, and make sure it is in your TTP Journal folder. (Example 1 , Example 2)
- Create a Blog by going to http://blogger.com/ or clicking the ‘Google Matrix/More/Blogger’ from your Gmail menu. Blogger Guide here. Create your first blog post about anything you like. Add your Blog URL to the TTP 2020 Account Info Doc
To see some examples of what you can do with a ‘Blogger’ blog check out the ones below. From former TTP Trainees MOA English > MOAEnglish, Claire’s English Playground, Humming English, Nayoung’s English, Jackie’s Ideabox, SmartLearning, Undertaker’s English, Happy English w/Xena
… and others
- Blog-EFL (by Graham Stanley – CALL practitioner extraordinaire)
- Nik’s Quik Shoutout
- ELT Geek
- LearningCall.com (this site)
To experiment with your new blog, try
- Create an account at https://diigo.com Register here. Step by step Diigo Guide here. Make sure to Join the Learning Call Group . Diigo is a social bookmarking tool that allows you to bookmark sites from any computer, share those links with others, and tune in to other peoples’ links.
After you’ve registered, try bookmarking at least three sites. Sample the Buffet! Go to the Websites page and explore some of the TILL related websites . For a Korean-friendly look at some great CALL sites and tools, you can check out 오정훈 ‘s site: http://www.ismartedu.net/ You can also look through some of the skills guides listed in the left side column. Try to bookmark anything interesting using Diigo.
Add your Diigo Profile URL to the TTP 2020 Account Info Doc
- Create an account at Quizlet.com. You can use your gmail address if desired.
You can explore some of the millions of existing quizlets there or experiment with creating your own. .
Watch this Quizlet screencast guide for ‘how-to’ information.
Quizlet App here.
Add your Quizlet Profile URL to the TTP 2020 Account Info Doc
Extra Special Super Important Very Fun Week#1 TaskPost a 1~5 minute INTRODUCTION VIDEO to the your the TTP Whole Group BAND.
You can take a ‘selfie video’ with your phone or get help from a friend. Be as creative as you like! (e.g. give a tour of your home, take us out with you on Friday night, sing your favorite song, etc.) If you have any problems uploading the video to the Band, email the file to Jeff at [email protected] You can see examples from Jeff here and here.
Join the TTP Bands
Apps to Install