Language to Go: Learning Language with Mobile Devices

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Language to Go! Mix it up with Mobile Learning Altered Image by Karanj, Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood. - Leo Rosten 10,000+ years ago this is how we communicated!And now?Share your byte-sized narrative! Where did/will you share today? young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by. - David Crystal Crystal, D. (2012). On myths and mindsets. From Photo by pedrosimoes7, The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human. - John Naisbitt Photo by VanZele. Justien, How do we humanize our digital experience? Epic selfie- Avatar- the graphical representation of the user or the user's alter ego or character. It may take either a three-dimensional form,[1] as in games or virtual worlds, or a two-dimensional form as an icon in Internet forums and other online communities. Wikipedia contributors. "Avatar (computing)." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 24 May. 2014. Avatar introductions BuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator Introduce themselves! PhotobyDaveLawler, digital behavior influencesLanguageRitualsValuesCustomsCommunica@onLearningIn Her World by Nana B Agyei, Flickr With textspeak & emojis, students Translate Decode Summarize Play with language Create pictograms Develop an international language Add emotion to language How many do you know? TMTH SMH LOL BTW BRB CU IDK AWhich set of emojiis does this writing belong to? BCDMeaningful pair or group work!Group Work Leader:Thispersonmakessureeveryoneisdoingtheirpart,understandstheirtasks,giveouttaskswhenmembersdontvolunteer,andmakesthefinaldecisionwhenvo@ngdoesntwork.Theyreadtheinstruc@onsforalltaskstothegroupandmakesureeveryoneunderstandsthetask.Organizer:Thispersonmakessurethateveryoneinthegrouppar@cipatesineveryprojectandtakesnotes.ProjectDeliverer:Thispersonturnsinthegroupwork.Theymakesuretheworkisorganized,formaHed,andfreeofgrammarandspellingerrors.Reporter:Thispersonwillbethespeakerofthegroupwhopresentsforusthegroupswork.ISA Square Danc by Lafayette College, Flickr Mingle with Devices Write Reconstruct the news story based on this word cloud of the article! Pride & Prejudice by Raquel Len Jimenez, Grammar Correct celebrity tweets, updates Comic by Carmen Soto Fernndez Created with Highlight grammar structures Chat Teacher: Johannes Rojas Fake SMS by Videos *Movie Trailer Storyboard *Produce a video clip of 1 scene Chinese New Year Smartphone by Mr.TinDC, Flickr Storyboard, Edmodo Google Classroom Moodle Edublogs Haiku Learning Schoology Pbworks Weebly Educlipper Virtual Learning Environments Edubuncee Wikispaces Blendspace Padlet @ShellTerrell