Integrating Technology into the Foreign Language Classroom

Technology can be used to enhance foreign language learning and instruction, but it should be integrated into the curriculum so that it is purposeful and supports learning objectives.  Many times technology is used as a tool that is separate from the learning objectives and it is most useful and effective when it it essential to carrying out a task in the target language rather than just an amusing or interesting way of engaging with the language.  Consider the table below from the  TeachBytes Webiste.  There are concrete and effective idea for using technology in the classroom.

Integrating Technology into the Foreign (World) Language Classroom (French, Spanish) wlteacher.wordpress.com

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3 responses to “Integrating Technology into the Foreign Language Classroom

  1. This is pretty interesting. Thanks for this! I’m using technology to learn a language, and this helped me think critically about the system.

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  2. Pingback: Technology & Acquisition – Friends or Foes? – SrtaSpanish

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