Integrating Ipads in the EFL Classroom PPTX 2013

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<ul><li><p>Integrating Ipads </p><p>in the EFL </p><p>Classroom </p><p>Ecole Normale Suprieure </p><p>Universit Mohammed 5, Agdal </p><p>English Department </p><p>Learning Technologies for </p><p>the EFL Classroom </p><p>Prepared by: </p><p> Mohamed Lahlou </p><p> Abdelhamid Lotfi </p><p>Imane Chouabi </p><p>Rachid Slioaut </p><p>Sumbitted to: </p><p>Pr. Imane Nejjar </p></li><li><p>What is an Ipad ? </p><p> The iPad is a tablet computer developed by Apple. </p><p> It is smaller than a typical laptop, but significantly larger than the average smartphone. </p><p> The iPad does not include a keyboard or a trackpad, but instead has a touchscreen interface, which is used to control the device </p><p> It offers an app store with thousands of free and paid apps with functions ranging from games and entertainment to business and education. </p><p> iPad has a number of functions, for example: - It can shoot video, </p><p> - Take photos </p><p> - Play music </p><p> - perform internet functions, such as web browsing, social networking, </p><p>etc. </p></li><li><p>Why have we opted for Ipad? </p><p> We opted for using iPad in classroom teaching because of many reasons: </p><p> iPad is a lightweight device that can be carried in a small satchel. </p></li><li><p> iPad is considered the best way to experience the web, photos, videos, etc. </p><p> Hours of battery life. iPad can go 10 hours of moderate use without needing to be charged. </p></li><li><p> iPad is very simple, easy and flexible in terms of usage. </p><p> iPad provides an eReader app with an excellent interface that flips pages like a real book. </p><p> Psychologically speaking, nowadays students are digitally-oriented. So, using ipad in the classroom stitmuates students motivation and improves their achievement. </p></li><li><p> The iPad include Wi-Fi capability, which can be used for surfing the Web, checking email, and downloading apps directly to the device. </p><p> The iPad's 9.7 in screen size also makes it ideal as an e-reader. </p></li><li><p> The iBooks app allows you to download electronic versions of books from the iBookstore and read them on your iPad. </p><p> Since the iPad has a full color screen, it supports novels as well as art books and illustrated children's stories. </p></li><li><p> Books can be read one page at a time in portrait mode or with pages side by side in landscape mode. </p><p> The iPad includes both rear-facing and front-facing cameras. These cameras can be used for recording video sor conferencing with other iPad, iPhone, or Mac users . </p><p> We can run presentations from iPad. </p></li><li><p>Ipad can be Used </p><p>in the classroom </p><p>for </p><p>Reading Listening </p><p> Teaching </p><p>Vocabulary </p><p> Doing </p><p> exercises </p><p>How can we use ipad for teaching in </p><p> the classroom ? </p></li><li><p>Using Ipad for Reading Activity </p><p> Ipad is said to be one of the most alternatives to the books. As the case so, teachers can make the reading activity so enjoyable with using ipad. </p><p> As most today students are technologically-oriented, teachers instand of using hard copy books for reading activity, they can use ibooks to make sudents more engaged and enjoy </p><p>reading activity. </p></li><li><p>Using ipad for Listening activity </p><p> To boost listening skill for students and make them enjoy listening, via using ipad teachers can make this possible; teachers can download recordings of the books </p><p>from itunes and make the students read and listen in the same time. </p></li><li><p> The students vocabulary can be expanded through repeated exposure to new words and by thinking about word meanings. Teacher may use a variety of apps to broaden and accelerate the learning process of vocabulary for students. </p><p>Using ipad for teaching vocabulary </p><p> Many apps focus on specific word meaning skills by highlighting word opposites, synonyms, and homophones. Many of the games can be played together or side-by-side. </p></li><li><p>Main Categories of Ipad Apps </p><p>Reading </p><p> Writing </p><p>Pronunciation Grammar </p></li><li><p>Reading </p><p>Stanza Read digital books on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. </p><p> Choose from various free classic and contemporary works available from Project Gutenberg, Feedbooks and other sources or purchase popular new books from partner stores. </p><p> Stanza also that lets you store and organize hundreds of downloaded books. provides an organizer </p><p> With Stanza, teachers and students can easily access an entire library of reading materials, as well as reference materials. </p></li><li><p>Writing </p><p>My Story </p><p>Elementary students can use this iPad app to create e-books complete with drawings, photos, writing and voice. </p><p>Simple tools allow children to become authors and publishers. </p><p>e-books can be shared within the app or via email; they can even be uploaded to iBooks. </p><p>With My Story, students can develop literacy, creativity and imagination, as well as their storytelling skills. </p></li><li><p>Writing Prompt </p><p>This writing prompt app uses pictures, colors, words, genres and different types of writing to provide creative inspiration </p><p>for writers and writing students. </p><p>The app also includes a database of 600 creative writing prompts in the form of quotes, story openers and </p><p>writing exercises that can be used to start student writing </p><p>projects. </p></li><li><p>Pages </p><p> This word processor app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch allows </p><p>teachers and students to create assignments, presentations, handouts, </p><p>tests, and other types of documents that includes text and graphics. </p><p> Sixteen templates are provided for different types of documents, and pages can be uploaded to iCloud and accessed from other Apple </p><p>devices. </p></li><li><p>Pronunciation </p><p>Alphabytes For younger students, this animated iPad app is a fun aid for learning </p><p>the shapes and sounds of letters. </p><p> In addition to watching animated sequences with voice-overs and sound effects for each letter, students can learn to write by tracing </p><p>their shapes. </p><p> Games for spelling and reading are also provided. </p></li><li><p> Bob Books Reading Magic HD </p><p>This phonic-based interactive game for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad uses consistency and repetition to help </p><p>beginning readers sound out simple words and learn how to </p><p>spell the words they read. </p><p>Hand-drawn illustrations and animations bring simple stories to life, and four game levels will keep students </p><p>challenged. </p></li><li><p>Grammar </p><p>Grammar Up this iPhone and iPad app provides a quiz system with over 1,800 grammar questions </p><p>in 20 different categories. </p><p> Older students can use the quizes to help prepare for various tests and exams by going through categories of questions or they can simulate the test environment with </p><p>random questions. </p><p> The quiz format and real-time error feedback provide students with the opportunity to improve their strategies for grammar success. </p></li><li><p> The Group members </p><p> All members prepared the whole project and we gathered all the information that we could </p><p> Then we combined our information and ideas altogether. </p><p>ABDELHAMID Lotfi and Rachid Sliouat: Definition and </p><p>why we opted for Ipad </p><p>MOHAMED Lahlou: How to use Ipad in the classroom </p><p>Iman Hniouen Choaibi: Main categories of Ipad apps </p></li><li><p>Sources used </p><p>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPad </p><p> http://www.jobs.ac.uk/blogs/tefl-journey/2013/10/07/20-reasons-why-every-efl-learner-should-have-an-ipad/ http://www.readingrockets.org/teaching/reading101/vocabulary/literacyapps_vocabulary/ </p><p>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPad </p><p> http://rossieronline.usc.edu/best-apps-for-english-teachers/ </p><p> http://rossieronline.usc.edu/best-apps-for-english-teachers/ </p></li><li><p>Thank You For Your Attention </p></li></ul>