A really clear MFL-specific presentation serving as a good reminder of excellent AFL techniques from Amanda Salt can be seen here;
Using voice thread, you can upload an image and record a commentary. Others can add their own recordings so it is ideal for homeworks and allowing students to use target language in a creative way. http://voicethread.com/
Here are some suggestions from edte.ch on how to use voicethread in the classroom.
Engage students from the outset with the question of the day. Here are some Spanish examples.
La pregunta del día
Learning sign language has been on my wish list for a while now. One simple way to incorporate sign language is to use it in mini-plenaries. Why not teach the students how to sign the alphabet so they can sign their answers during a multiple choice task?
Here are some supporting resources to get started.
VIDEO Signing the alphabet
VIDEOS signing basics
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