EFL Best Practices Pilot
Rafael Murillo and I(Jose Rodriguez) present Best Practices for EFL teaching and learning. We are joined by Doug, Durff, Veronica, Jeff, and Vance.
Links referred to on show below.
English Club: http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/index.htm
Activities for ESL/EFL Students; http://a4esl.org
Jose Rodriguez Classroom Blog; http://englishlearnings.wordpress.com
ESL Podcast Site: http://www.eslpod.com/website/index.php
Dave's ESL Cafe: http://www.eslcafe.com
Homes Around the World Teacher Tube Video
World Conversation Club: http://eflbridges.net/node/99
Webheads in Action Network: http://webheadsinaction.org
Vance Stevens; The Writing Matrix
Vance Podcasting Resources:
Chat Log Below
11:48:33 JoseR: Hi Veronica
11:49:00 Durff: back at moom
11:49:04 Durff: noon
11:49:13 Durff: see i need food
11:49:41 VeroGonzalez: Mr. Rodriguez?
11:49:55 JoseR: Veronica you need to double click on
11:50:20 JoseR: Hi Veronica
11:50:36 VeroGonzalez: Hello everyone
11:51:38 JoseR: Getting reading for EFL Best Practices on air in about 10min
11:52:08 VeroGonzalez: I will be back :) in 10 minutes.....That sounds good.....brb
11:53:21 JoseR is anyone streaming on A now
11:57:29 AliceMercer: Nope
11:57:33 AliceMercer: go ahead
11:57:56 AliceMercer: Been off for 10 min
12:02:21 Durff: i'm back
12:02:37 JoseR: hi durff
12:02:47 Durff: stream?
12:03:37 Durff: stream where?
12:05:00 Durff: goodc\
12:05:47 Durff hi vance
12:05:55 Durff: hi jeff
12:05:57 Vance back home in UAE : Hi there, woops phone
12:05:59 JoseR: veronica to listen you have to click on listen icon
12:06:04 JoseR: hi vance
12:06:09 VeroGonzalez: I'm listening now
12:06:12 VeroGonzalez: =)
12:06:13 JoseR: great
12:06:46 rafa323: HELLO EVERYONE!!
12:06:47 JoseR: If you teach ESL where do you teach and what level
12:06:51 Durff: you are great
12:06:59 JL : Hello all, stream sounds good
12:07:04 Durff: hi rafial
12:07:15 Durffdid i spell that right?
12:07:22 Vance back home in UAE: I was an esl teacher for 20 years, secondary and college
12:07:30 rafa323: RAFA
12:07:31 Vance back home in UAE: I have to help my wife with groceries, brb
12:08:05 VeroGonzalez : Let me introduce my self. I am a new ESL teacher, I teach @ Garfield C.A.S.
12:08:55 JoseR : veronica is a fellow teacher from LA
12:09:10 VeroGonzalez : :)
12:10:42 DS: Hi all
12:10:52 Durff : buddies huh? well gee thanks
12:10:57 Durff : hi doug
12:10:59 DS: heard that
12:11:04 DS: hey Lisa, and all
12:11:09 Durff : he is so nice
12:11:12 DS : he is
12:11:24 Durff : i pay him for that
12:13:09 JoseR: http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/index.htm
12:14:32 JoseR: http://a4esl.org/a/g.html
12:17:30 JoseR: http://englishlearnings.wordpress.com
12:17:31 Durff ssshhh!
12:17:45 JoseR: check out our links
12:19:47 JoseR : http://www.eslpod.com/website/index.php
12:20:28 JoseR : how is audio
12:20:43 DS: a little choppy now from Rafael
12:21:02 Durff : skype having another day
12:21:06 DS : Jose yours is still good tho
12:21:17 Durff: you know....
12:21:28 DS : yes, it does sound a lick Skype lag, Lisa, you're right
12:21:33 Durff : international audio has the most problems
12:21:33 DS: like
12:21:39 Durff: after the3 update
12:21:53 Durff: i wonder what they did
12:21:57 Durff: ?
12:22:06 Durff: Jose good
12:22:12 DS: yes, for me too
12:22:33 Durff: yestercay was really challenging
12:22:59 Durff: and hando just glided on thru
12:23:09 DS: good to hear--re gliding
12:23:20 Durff i didn't
12:23:23 Durff: he did
12:23:28 Vance back home in UAE : back now
12:23:30 Vance back home in UAE : sorry
12:23:35 Durff: i did nada
12:23:45 DS: have to step away for a bit--great show Jose and Rafael, hope to back before end of show
12:23:46 Vance back home in UAE: we live upstairs, groceries have to come up from the parking lot
12:23:47 Durff: hi vance
12:23:53 DS: Lisa, there you go again....
12:24:01 Durff what?
12:24:02 DS: yes, hi Vance, cya all in a bit
12:24:17 Vance back home in UAE: ok, my shift
12:24:17 DS: with the self-deprecation ;)
12:24:28 DS: back in a bit
12:24:34 Durff: it's reality doug
12:25:36 Durff: could this be a conflict with those who have the update and those who did not update?
12:26:07 JoseR: http://eflbridges.net/node/99
12:27:13 Vance back home in UAE: what update?
12:29:09 JoseR: http://webheadsinaction.org
12:29:15 Durff: so cool under pressure
12:29:20 Durff: not me
12:29:41 Durff: ah vance
12:29:48 JoseR: Are there any questions?
12:30:09 Durff: go to skype help check updates
12:31:16 Durff: now on 22.214.171.124
12:31:32 Durff: you get that vance?
12:31:50 JoseR: skype id coordinatortwo
12:32:10 VeroGonzalez: Sidenote: JoseR, my students heard about your idea of comunicating with other students from other countries, and they wanted to do it too. They were very excited about your idea.
12:32:11 JoseR: join us on skype conference, don't be shy
12:32:47 Durff: Veronica - what grade?
12:32:55 Vance back home in UAE : sorry trying to get the stream to play
12:32:57 VeroGonzalez: adults
12:33:01 Vance back home in UAE : need to update skype?
12:33:10 Durff: ah - i have k12
12:33:36 Durff: you may want college or university
12:33:57 Durff: do you all blog veronica?
12:34:13 VeroGonzalez: NO, I don'y
12:34:18 VeroGonzalez: don't*
12:34:59 VeroGonzalez: not yet, but now I'm starting to think about it
12:35:24 JoseR: Vance could you come into skype conversation
12:35:40 JoseR : veronica do you have skype
12:35:48 VeroGonzalez: no I don't
12:35:56 Durff: start a blog veronica
12:36:08 VeroGonzalez: I will
12:36:09 JoseR : It's Elementary People want to join conversation
12:36:21 Durff: then skype me your blog url skypeid:mrsdurff
12:36:36 Durff: i will comment
12:38:36 VeroGonzalez I will
12:39:54 Durff: audio bad
12:39:59 Durff: yuckoo
12:40:05 Durff: mine
12:40:10 Durff: i meant
12:40:16 Durff: vance is good
12:40:55 Durff: if you want me back, then chat here
12:41:03 Durff: ah!
12:44:59 LisaParisi:: is anyone streaming?
12:45:27 JoseR: sandbox A
12:52:19 Vance back home in UAE: http://www.vancestevens.com/writing.htm
12:52:52 Vance back home in UAE: writingmatrix
12:53:49 Vance back home in UAE: http://www.technorati.com/search/writingmatrix
12:55:05 Durff: hi dave
12:55:20 Durff : now i can make fun of you?
12:55:45 Durff: ok...break time before the big event in 5
12:55:55 LisaParisi : wht big event?
12:56:23 Vance back home in UAE: k12online2007
12:57:22 davec: is it that time of year again?
12:57:36 Vance back home in UAE : ??
12:57:39 JoseR : JL tell me when you are ready to kick off
12:58:40 JoseR : the stream
12:59:00 Vance back home in UAE :http://www.geocities.com/vance_stevens/casting.htm#podcasting
12:59:47 JoseR : JL are you taking over the stream soon
12:59:48 jeff: jose, when you're ready to wrap, please call me at 'worldbridges'
13:00:00 jeff: we can (hopefully) do a smooth transfer
13:01:23 rafa323 : THANKS VANCE FOR THE RESOURCES!!
13:01:24 VeroGonzalez: Thank you!!!!!
13:01:30 Vance back home in UAE : my pleasure
13:02:28 DS : great show
13:02:42 Vance back home in UAE : that was fun
13:02:46 Vance back home in UAE : now what?
13:02:47 VeroGonzalez: bye