Cultura Study Group

A blog for CI Uberlandia teachers. This is a space where we can share material from TTCs, tutorials and interesting sites we can use in class.

TECH FRIDAY: Diigo in Depth

This Friday we´re going to explore DIIGO a bit further and learn how we can benefit from using this great tool.

To join CULTURA INGLESA DIIGO group, click HERE orclick JOIN NOW below the sidebar icon.

This is a tutorial which can help you:

In-service Training Feb 2010 - WELCOME

Day 2: Workshop - Drills revisited


ActivInspire - E-board training videos

This is a series of screencasts I´ve collected to help our teachers get used to the new updated version software for the Promethean e-board. We used ActivStudio before but this vacation all our boards will have the new version, ActivInspire, so here it is.
Watch High-quality tutorials here

The last tutorials are not mine but got from a very good youtube channel.

1. Exploring the TOOLBOX and the RESOURCE LIBRARY


You can find great animations @

3. Adding VIDEOS

4. Drag a copy (warmer activity)

5. Hiding Text / Hiding Images

6. Using the Camera to take screenshots.

7. Creating Captions

8. Adding and associating sounds to actions

9. Action Objects and Layers

10. How to make and use containers

11. Saving the Revealer and Spotlight tool

ActivInspire Manual

Activ Inspire Training Manual


Halloween 2009 - 2010

Use this video at the beginning of classes this week to advertise the HALLOWEEN PARTY.

Bookr Project: WHO AM I?

Este projeto foi desenvolvido pela teacher Polyana Vida com seus alunos de Teen3. Usando a webtool BOOKR, alunos criaram um livro online sobre WHO AM I? (Quem sou eu?)

Check them out, para virar a página, clique no canto inferior direito. Para ver na tela inteira, clique em FULL SIZE. The books are FANTASTIC! Good job!

E-board training - (Promethean)

These are two tutorials to help you consolidate what we have seen in our face 2 face training. If you can´t see the tutorial on this page, click on the links.

TUTORIAL 1: basic tools

TUTORIAL 2: Creating flipcharts

Thanksgiving at Karen´s place

We´d like to thank Karen from the bottom of our hearts for the lovely party we had last Friday. The menu was sublime and the company couldn´t be better. These are some of the photos I took but soon I´ll include the pictures taken by Gilson, Polyana, Lívia, and other cameras I saw there flashing around.