Communication, Collaboration and Culture: Connecting your World Language Class with the World
Tuesday Session 7
Dianne Krause & Linda Nitsche

Session Description:
Bring your language learners into the 21st century by connecting them with the world. Through the use of Web 2.0 tools such as Wikis, Blogs, VoiceThread, Google Earth, and others, you can not only connect your students with other language learners, but with target-language speakers from all corners of the globe.

Google Docs Presentation

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Why Technology?

Quick Poll


How I Integrate Technology

This video served as the introduction to my Keystone project and outlines how I have used technology with my students.

Language Learning and Web 2.0 Technologies

This video demonstrates how several Web 2.0 tools can aid in connecting your world language classroom.

Communication, Collaboration & Culture

Language Learning Websites & Networks

Learn languages and connect with people from all over the world.

Language Teacher Networks

Professional Organizations

  • ACTFL - American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • PSMLA - Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association
  • AATF - American Association of Teachers of French
  • AATSP - American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
  • AATG - American Association of Teachers of German
  • ATJ - Association of Teachers of Japanese

World Language Resources