Have a play with a range of E-Learning Tools below and see how they could support teaching and learning of languages
"Schools should explore not only how ICT can supplement traditional ways of teaching but also how it can open up new and different ways of learning” (NZC, p.36).
Enabling e-Learning brings together relevant information, resources and communities to support schools in developing their e-learning practice.

Voice recording



Check / Listen

Save - to website / email

Student voice


Click here to take survey




Tips and tricks: Hold a wiki training camp


Google Docs in Plain English
Google Drive Tutorial 2014 - Quick Start

Software to support Literacy
ICT MAGIC - 2011 wiki winner!

Teaching languages with ICT

E-learning & effective pedagogy

Technology and language instruction

Examples of the use of E-Learning Tools

Garageband tutorials
Links to NZ teachers and students using wikis

Cool Presentation Tools

Software for Learning

Interested in Learning a Language online?

ACESnet- ACES is a bunch of enthusiastic teachers who get together
to learn from each other and share exciting innovations they are trying in their classrooms.
Blogs for your classroom


Podcasting for Beginners

Audacity Tutorials for Podcasting

Audacity Tutorial

Using Wiki Technology to Engage Students

Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of
Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical
practice and education Maged N Kamel Boulos,
corresponding author1 Inocencio Maramba,1 and Steve Wheeler2

Wikispaces for Educators
Wiki Walk Throughs

Educational Wikis

The use of wikis in Education

Survey Monkey

Zoomerang - design a survey

How we use wikis in class

Digital portfolios: guidelines for beginners

Business Educational Resources

The Culture Connection: Linking Language, Learners, & Life - tools for thematic curriculum design

Digital content is most effective when:
  • embedded into an existing programme of learning
  • supported by relevant offline experiences (before and after use)
  • selected according to the needs and interests of the learner (informed by evidence)
  • supported by effective teaching
  • combined with other relevant content and learning experiences
  • learners work collaboratively
WEBBLY - the easiest way to create a website

SCRATCH MIT - create and share your own stories, music, art, games..

VOKI Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.

Voicethread Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.

Vocaroo The premier voice recording service.

EtherPad An online collaborative tool that enables users to share and contribute to a document in real time, without having to sign up for an account. "Etherpad updates every copy of the document every half second. This 30x increase in speed (compared to Google Docs) changes the experience completely. Your edits hardly ever clash with other users'. So you work confidently instead of tentatively."

WallWisher an Internet application that allows people to post and share their thoughts and ideas on a common theme.
Edmodo.com - Social Networking for Education


Wordle - creating word clouds

Bubbl.us, Inspiration/Kidspiration, Webspiration Ideas can be shared and revisited. Software for Learning has a range of software listed to support thinking.

ELL Project information - (E-Learning and Learning Languages)
Seven of our language teachers in 2 secondary schools were involved in this project in 2009. Three are inquiring into this aspect of teaching and learning in 2010, and we hope to learn more from them about their inquiries. Applications due Friday, February 19, 2010
ELL Documents:

Education Review Office NZ use this link to find your school's ERO reports for more information if required

Writing Tools:

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