March NERALLT Webinar

An Eclectic Mix of ways to use iPads for Language Learning and In Any Classroom


Friday, March 15th, 2013

12:00-12:45 EST

Presentation Format:

Presentation: 30 min

Q and A: 15 min


Online through Adobe Connect

Note: Link to the meeting room will be emailed prior to meeting for registered participants


Michael Nieckoski, Trainer/Consultant, Southwest NH Educational Support Center Keene State College


The iPad is an exciting, innovative device; a true "game-changing"technology. We have just begun to explore the possibilities of
applying this and like devices to the teaching and learning process.This presentation will demonstrate some ways that the iPad can support language learning, as well as provide some tips for using it in any classroom.

Depending on time, covered will be:

* Keyboard shortcuts for diacritical marks
* How to set the different keyboards
* Using Siri in multiple languages
* Apps for recording voice
* Apps for presenting using the iPad

About the Presenter:

Michael Nieckoski is a long-time member of NERALLT going back to 1990 when it was called NERALLD.  He has done innumerable presentations at meetings, served as NERALLT Webmaster for 3 terms, Newsletter Editor for 2 terms, and program committee member over that time.  Michael was Director for Educational Technology at The School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont, from 1989 to 2007 and held that same position at Landmark College in Putney, Vermont from 2008 to 2011. Michael has presented at local, national and international conferences on a variety of technology subjects.  Now as lead trainer at The Southwest New Hampshire Educational Support Center at Keene State College, Michael teaches K-12 school teachers throughout New Hampshire how to use technology in their classes and with their students.  The hot topics these days are focused on iPads and Google Apps, and Michael is in the process of becoming a Google Certified Trainer.

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