Monday, September 24, 2007
Let's start with Alejandro Araujo... http://portumaracucho.blogspot.com
Cristina Velasco: http://tinavelasco.blogspot.com/
Johann Nuñez: http://federer-johann.blogspot.com/
Anabell Ayala: my blog http://anabell5ayala.blogspot.com/
Eric Sanchez: http://cirewhite.blogspot.com/
Roberto Roman: http://robblog12.blogspot.com/
Ludim Pereira: http://ludimpereira.blogspot.com/
Deyjos Carruci: my blog http://deyjos13.blogspot.com/
Maria Zerpa Blanco: http://mariandres2901.blogspot.com/
Manuel Hidalgo: http://motoman21.blogspot.com/
Luis Enrique Govea Diaz: http://kikegovea.blogspot.com/
Ileana Yoris: http://ileana85.blogspot.com/
Those are all for now...
Thursday, August 23, 2007
Saturday, August 18, 2007
Dr Elizabeth Hanson-Smith posted at our webheads in Action Yahoo Group this announcement: Australian Flexible Learning offers some neat free seminars online. This notice relates to the next series to be offered.
‘e-Tools n Tips’
These ‘how to’ sessions are especially for those NEW to e-learning. There are 8 sessions on moblogs, podcasting, virtual worlds, social bookmarking, personal learning spaces, digital storytelling, video in e-learning, and wikis and blogs.
ALL of these sessions are FREE and require NO REGISTRATION.
You simply join the sessions using the relevant URLs found on the Networks site at: http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/flx/go/home/projects/2007/pid/440 There you'll find more information about the online seminars:
All sessions are live synchronous ones using the virtual classroom, Elluminate.
This is a synchronous session using Elluminate associated with the lead article of Edition 14 of The Knowledge Tree e-journal – http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/knowledgetree
When: TUESDAY 21 AUGUST 2 – 3pm AESTWhere: http://tinyurl.com/3cq9rd or https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=995&password=M.FEEDBBE1DF8D17DCE69A254F8565AB
Content: What is ‘connected intelligence’ ? What is its impact on learning in organisations? How can you use some ‘connecting intelligence’ tools, such as ‘Facebook’? For the answers to these and other intriguing questions, join the live conversation! To read the article before the session go to: http://kt.flexiblelearning.net.au/tkt2007/edition-14/
Help with Elluminate
To participate in an Elluminate session your computer will need to be configured to run the Elluminate software. To download Elluminate and to configure your computer click this link – Configuration RoomYou need a microphone and speakers to interact in the Elluminate virtual classroom. In some cases, you will need to contact your IT people to open ports on firewalls. Documents on accessing, using and giving information to IT professionals on Elluminate is on the Networks site (scroll down the page): http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/flx/go/home/projects/2007/pid/259
An upcoming practice session in using Elluminate is on - -THURSDAY 23 August, 12 – 1pm AEST https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=995&password=M.CFF4A1C752D16CABBF2EFB54DA6EBB
Also, for ‘hands on ‘ assistance at any time, do not hesitate to contact the Networks Team –
Email: networks@flexiblele arning.net. auPhone: +61 2 6207 4832 Jyothi Jayaram
BaxterE-learning Networks Project Manager
Supporting e-learning projects for the Australian Flexible Learning Framework
This is the description of the task
» Paper Blogging - more ideas! Mobile Learning
Here you can find Papper blogging task.
Also if you'd like to participate in an online seminar you can join Leonard Low, who will be explaining what MOBLOGS are:
MOBLOGS (Images, Audio and Video)
Presenter: Leonard Low, Canberra Institute of Technology
When: Monday 3 September at 12:00pm to 1:00pm AEST
Where: Access the session at least 15mins before the session start time here or go to http://tinyurl.com/2elxw5
What is a moblog?
Try it out!
Why would someone use a moblog in education?
Overview of various sites which enable simple moblogging (using various media)
Creating customised (and more flexible) moblogs by connecting your social web services
Advanced moblogging techniques: geotagging and locoblogging
Who: Leonard is Educational Technology Strategist at the Canberra Institute of Technology. He is author of the Mobile Learning Blog (http://mlearning.edublogs.org), ACT Representative on the E-Standards Experts Group (EEG), and was Lead Researcher for the EEG's Standards for M-Learning project. Leonard has over ten years of experience in flexible learning as a student, teacher, manager, administrator and developer, and combines these perspectives in his work in flexible and mobile learning.
Saturday, August 04, 2007
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
I visited her blog The Guru speaks, today and found this beautiful picture that I want to share with you today. This picture belongs to ROSA IBARRA, paintings/obra: http://www.rosaibarra.com/.
The angel in this picture represents at least to me all the love and friendship Karen Garcia has given this online teacher from Venezuela. I'm writing this post as an homenage to you my dear Angel Friend.
Thursday, May 03, 2007
World Press Freedom Day is a day designated by the United Nations to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and to remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Also I found this at the unesco site:
“The rights to life and to liberty and integrity and security of person and also to freedom of expression are fundamental human rights that are recognized and guaranteed by international conventions and instruments.” (UNESCO Resolution, General Conference 1997)
UNESCO marks World Press Freedom Day by conferring the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize on a deserving individual, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger.
The Prize is named in honour of Guillermo Cano Isaza, a Colombian journalist who was assassinated in front of the offices of his newspaper, El Espectador, in Bogotá, on 17 December 1986. Cano's writings had offended Colombia's powerful drug barons.
Saturday, April 21, 2007
Well, my good friend Vance Stevens have invited a group of teachers from different parts of the world to blog with my students and have my students blogging with all the students in the other countries. So, we said yes... and this is the result:
My students from levels, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 set up their blogs as final projects to reflect on what they learned over the trimester courses at URBE. (January-April 2007)
Please, visit and leave a comment to give them the opportunity to keep on blogging, sharing, and learning. To visit them, go to our class blog.
Congratulations to all new bloggers and their progress in EFL!
Keep on shining!
Monday, April 09, 2007
The author says " Apparently if you're missing a leg or a shoulder, you can't enter St. Peter's in Vatican City. Sorry Cherry Darling!
What do you think about the photo and the comment? leave your comment here or go to Sam Javanrouh's photoblog, read the comments there and leave a message.
Here you can see his work....
Keep on shining!
Monday, March 19, 2007
By Abena Busia
We are all mothers,
and we have that fire within us,
of powerful women
whose spirits are so angry
we can laugh beauty into life
and still make you taste
the salty tears of our knowledge-
For we are not tortured
we have seen beyond your lies and disguises,
and we have mastered the language of words,
we have mastered speech
we have also seen ourselves raw
and naked piece by piece until our flesh lies flayed
with blood on our own hands.
What terrible thing can you do us
which we have not done to ourselves?
What can you tell us
which we didn’t deceive ourselves with
a long time ago?
You cannot know how long we cried
until we laughed
over the broken pieces of our dreams.
shattered us into such fragments
we had to unearth ourselves piece by piece,
to recover with our own hands such unexpected relics
even we wondered
how we could hold such treasure.
Yes, we have conceived
to forge our mutilated hopes
beyond your imaginings
to declare the pain of our deliverance:
So do not even ask,
do not ask what it is we are labouring with this time;
Dreamers remember their dreams
when they are disturbed-
And you shall not escape
what we will make
of the broken pieces of our lives.
Abena Busia is the daughter of the late Kofi Busia, a former Prime Minister of Ghana. In her poem “Liberation” she lyrically describes the plight of women and their power to overcome violence and be free.
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Saturday, March 10, 2007
Dionne and Friends, a one-off collaboration among Dionne Warwick featuring Gladys Knight, Elton John and Stevie Wonder , won Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, as well as Song of the Year for its writers, Bacharach and Bayer Sager.
Here you have the lyrics..... so let's sing together!!!!
Performed by Elton John, Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight and Steve Wonder
And I never thought I'd feel this way
And as far as I'm concerned
I'm glad I got the chance to say
That I do believe I love you
And if I should ever go away
Well then close your eyes and try
To feel the way we do today
And then if you can remember
Keep smiling, keep shining
Knowing you can always count on me, for sure
That's what friends are for
For/In good times and/in bad times
I'll be on your side forever more
That's what friends are for
Well you came and opened me
And now there's so much more I see
And so by the way I thank you
And then for the times when we're apart
Well then close your eyes and know
These words are coming from my hearts
And then if you can remember
** Repeat three times
Well, my dear friend Elsita..... Keep smiling, keep shining......Knowing you can always count on me, for sure!
Do you have a comment about the song? Please, share it with us!
Friday, March 02, 2007
American Rhetoric: Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream
Leave a comment about Martin's Freedom ideas....
Keep on shining!
Saturday, February 24, 2007
- Giovanna Castro
- Keyla Perez
- Ronald Lopez
- Gabriela Matheus
- Victor Aguilar
- Daniela Bradley
- Mayra Rey
- Frederix Pulido
- Eilyn Barrios
- Lucia Gallardo
- Naibelly Mancilla
- Thonmy Moreno
Thursday, February 22, 2007
Click here to get your own player.
To visit their postcast site go to:
The Bardwell Road Centre Podcast
Well, have fun listening to these students who are like you in this adventure of learning a new language. Hope you like it!
Monday, February 19, 2007
I know we're a little late on Valentine's Day! But, this an interesting article I found around the web and thought that maybe one or two of you could be interested in these things related to love - romantic love! Well, hope you have fun reading and taking this quiz.... The quiz is to find out what l kind of relater you are: Pursuer, avoider or secure. After you finish taking the quiz, remember to comeback here and leave a comment. We'll be delighted on reading what you have to say....
To take the quiz just click on the following link:
Tango: Your Romantic Attachment Style -- Yahoo! Personals
Here we have some love birds!
Dario and Merly
Nelson and Marla
Marlon and Gaby
Jose and Anita
Keep on shining!
Saturday, February 17, 2007
Hi, there! I've been looking at photos and found great ones. So, this is the plan... please, go to Joan's trip to South Wales! Look at her photos, read her story and answer the following questions:
- Where did Joan go on her little trip?
- How long did she travel?
- Where did she start her trip?
- What did she do first?
- What can you do at the Bay Development in Cardiff?
- What Civic building is at the center of Cardiff?
- What can you do at the dockside?
- What's there in Penarth? Where's Penarth, exactly?
- What two island can you see from Penarth?
- Where did Joan go after visiting Penarth?
- What can you see there?
- Where did Joan and her friends sit?
- What can you see along the grassy cliff tops?
- What's a cliff and are there any cliffs in Ogmore-by-sea?
- What other seaside town did they visit after Ogmore-by-sea?
- What did they see there?
- What do they lifeboat service do there?
- What other places did they see along the South Wales coast?
- Where did they stopped briefly?
- What did they do in Llangennith?
- What do her friends have in Llangennith?
- What did they do after checking out the beaches and sand dunes?
- What's your opinion about Joan's trip?
- Would you like to go with her?
- Read the messages left at Joan's photo Tabblo and leave her a message with your opinion.
- Draw a mind map of Joan's trip to South Wales.
- Write a short composition telling Joan's trip with your own words.
- Post your composition at your community: eflcenterlevel3 eflcenterlevel4 eflcenterlevel5 eflcenterspeakinggroup eflcenterwritinggroup
Keep on shining!
Sunday, February 11, 2007
Monday, February 05, 2007
Hello, my name is Nelson Luis and I´m here to talk about my talents. I play basketball and soccer. My favorite basketball team is LosAngeles Lakers. I love this team!. I play acoustic guitar and electric guitar, and play music with my twin brother. He plays the drums. I can sing very well but I am a Shy person.
Victor and his bass guitar
My name is Victor Marquez and my hobby is to play the bass guitar, I have my own bass guitar and I have been playing it for two years, I play it everyday in my room so I can have some privacy. My favourite music band is "Dream theater" my favourite bass player plays there and is my inspiration to play, his name is Jhon Myung my favourite song to play is called "the ytsejam". My bass is a 4 stringed fretted bass. My bass brand is "phil pro", before I play bass I used to play keyboards but I just did't like it because I had to study a lot of different keys pattern and I didn't want to play guitar because there are a lot of guitar players in the world and I though that the bass guitars would be a good option an I liked it. My dream is to become a known bass player and play in a great band and be a good musician, I play my bass with two friends that play the electricguitar and the drums almost every saturday a few hours just to have some fun and I think t is the best talent I can do.
Sunday, February 04, 2007
Last week we had our Talent Show week! Students from Level 2 told and showed their classmates what they could do very well. We had a lot of fun and the desserts were delicious! Among the talented people we had, flamenco dancers, Boxing lessons, art exhibitions, radio announcers, performers "payasitas", an archer that's in Zulia's Archery Team, Arabic dancing, Rock musicians and singers, a wonderfull chello player who is in our Orquesta Juvenil del Zulia, lots of cooks, volleyball, tennis, soccer, ping pong players and future writers. Congratulations to everybody! You did and excellent job! My talented students!
Monday, January 22, 2007
Here you can read the lyrics in English
Because I'm a Girl
I just can't understand the ways
Of all the men and their mistakes
You give them all your heart
And then they rip it all away
You told me how much you loved me
And how our love was meant to be
And I believed in you
I thought that you would set me free
You should've just told me the truth
That I wasn't the girl for you
Still, I didn't have a clue
So my heart depended on you, whoa
Although I'll say I hate you now
Though I'll shout and curse you out
I'll always have love for you
Because I am a girl
Been told a man will leave you cold
Get sick of you and bored
I know that it's no lie
I gave my all, still I just cry
Never again will I be fooled
To give my all when nothing's true
I won't be played again
But I will fall in love again
I loved you so
Now you leave me in the cold
How could this be
I thought that you'd only love me
Into the night
I will pray that you're alright
You hurt me so
I just can't let you go
You took advantage of my willingness
To do anything for love
Now I'm the only one in pain
Will you please take it all away
Never thought being born a girl
How I can love you and be burned
And now I will build a wall
To never get torn again
Here you can read and listen to the English version of this song: Because I'm a girl in English
Visit this community of love! Here you can find love poems in English.... Valentine is coming soon
to write you comment click on comment.... just right down here.
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