Networking Sites for Teachers


Social Networking Sites
Classroom 2.0 A social networking site for anyone interested in the practical applications of computer technology (especially Web 2.0) in the classroom and in their own professional development: http://classroom20.ning.com
FLTeach Foreign Language Teaching Forum, an extensive set of resources for language teachers and students, maintained by the State University of New York College at Cortland: http://www.cortland.edu/flteach/
IATEFL The UK-based International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language: http://www.iatefl.org. IATEFL embraces a Special Interest Group for Learning Technologies - formerly known as the Computer SIG and formerly known as MUESLI (Micro Users in ESL Institutions): see http://ltsig.org.uk where you will find a link to the SIG's publicly accessible discussion list at http://ltsig.org.uk/discussion-list.html.
Palabea A social network site that connects people who share interests in learning languages and in discovering different cultures. Users can improve their foreign language skills by communicating together with native speakers from all over the world in audio or video conferences. Each user is both a pupil and a teacher. Palabea has created virtual classrooms where all members can upload contents which they can work on together and correct one another. Members can create their own content: record video lessons, record podcasts and create documents. It is also possible to search for friends and language courses in an accredited language school: http://www.palabea.net
Campus FLE Education Ning designed for French as a foreign language. http://flecampus.ning.com/
Creating an Online Learning Community A community for teachers interested in discussing networked spaces for their students. http://ultranettalk.ning.com/
e-college: on-line Learning Online community for those interested in the fast-evolving world of online learning. http://ecollege.ning.com/
EduBlogger World networking site for those with blogs about education. http://edubloggerworld.ning.com/
Enforex: Spanish in the Spanish World Social Network for Studying spanish as a second language.http://enforex.ning.com/ -
Internet en el Aula Internet in the Classroom is a social network where teachers share experience and resources. Born related to 2008 Internet in the Classroom Spanish Conference, it is aimed to the creation of communities of practice. It has more than 2000 members; 58 groups have been created so far. http://internetaula.ning.com/
Edublogger Argento Community of Argentinian Edubloggers http://edubloggerargento.ning.com/
Instructional Designers is an open group for people who develop instructional materials.http://instructionaldesigners.ning.com
Pixels, Please collaborate and share resources, ideas, lesson plans, etc. amongst educators about how to use Digital Images in the classroom. http://pixelsplease.ning.com/
Video production and multimedia social netowrking site for those interested in making and using educational video. http://vidsnacks.ning.com/
Social Networks in Education lengthy list of social networking sites for education in general. http://socialnetworksined.wikispaces.com/
Who's Who in Instructional Technology OK this is a website but a good resource for those looking for experts. http://hagar.up.ac.za/catts/learner/m1g1/whointro.html