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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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i2Speak - Free Online Smart IPA Keyboard

i2Speak - Free Online Smart IPA Keyboard | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

i2Speak is a free online Smart IPA Keyboard (International Phonetic Alphabet) to quickly write phonetic symbols using Roman letters without the need to memorize any symbol code.

 

 


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About time! Easy way to have phonetic transcription at hand!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 27, 3:39 AM

Well I'm not so sure about quick and not needing to know the symbols and code, but it does work well.


Jennifer Dorman's curator insight, August 27, 8:26 AM

Free IPA keyboard resource - great for ELA/ESL/EFL educators

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Pixiclip

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Pixiclip is an online canvas that lets you communicate using a webcam or a mic. Just click record and you’re ready to go. Pixiclip is your message in motion!


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Use it to express ideas and projects on line in real time

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 23, 3:36 PM

This looks like a simple to use online sketch pad which you can add audio and webcam messages to. Nice collaborative online workspace.

Lee Hall's curator insight, June 19, 9:19 AM

This is a very easy to use site.

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Timeline - ReadWriteThink

Timeline - ReadWriteThink | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.
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A very good tool, both web and mobile, to create digital timelines.

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Sprites - Create Infographics

Sprites - Create  Infographics | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Sprites is a free tool for creating beautiful animated infographics for the Web.

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Very easy tool to create infographics... use it to show information and describe it. Good for ELT!! Make students speak!!

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Raluca Luana Gaiseanu's curator insight, May 28, 3:47 AM

Keep searching for a good free infographic tool, that will make my "life" easier. Today, Sprites is tested :) Brand new app, so let's criticize. :D

Amy Burns's curator insight, June 3, 6:18 AM

Interesting variation on infographic creations.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 4, 5:55 PM
Easy to Use

With a good set of visual elements and built-in themes composing your infographic becomes super-easy.

Free and Open

The basic version of Sprites is absolutely free for everybody and all infographics are released under Creative Commons license.

Embracing the Web

Everything in Sprites is 100% HTML5-based and plugin-free. There's no Flash or any other proprietary technology used.

Fully Scalable

Sprites infographics utilize the newest responsive design techniques and should look good on pretty much any device.

Mobile-Ready

We try to make Sprites infographics shine on as many platforms as possible. You can already try it on your iPhone and iPad.

Developer-Friendly

The JavaScript SDK plus the guidelines on making your own themes are available atgithub.com/spritesapp.

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A new writing app for the L2 classroom

A new writing app for the L2 classroom | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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Who says we can't improve our writing with apps?

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mary m martin's curator insight, May 7, 1:12 PM

Great writing app for middle school and high school students.

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Tackk — Content Creation + Sharing

Tackk — Content Creation + Sharing | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Quickly publish and share your message with one simple page. No signup, just easy, beautiful design.

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Time for thoughts and ideas clearly expressed!!

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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, March 31, 4:29 PM

A new social media venue to offer the things I love to share. Visit me at Art and Bytes on tackk.com.

Denise Cruz's curator insight, April 4, 2:51 PM

Ms. Cruz's students

Amy Boyce Malloy's curator insight, April 11, 1:04 PM

Another tool to check out! #contentmarketing

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Creating, The Way to Learn

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My last Prezi... I hope it helps!! :-)

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, February 17, 11:36 PM

This Prezi has some good stuff. Some great resources for teachers to engage the students and promote a learning environment is necessary.

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Buncee - Your Creation and Presentation tool Simplified

Buncee - Your Creation and Presentation tool Simplified | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Buncee lets you create amazing things to share with everyone
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Easy tool to create nice catchy presentations!!

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Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Secret Message in a Picture: Mozaiq

Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Secret Message in a Picture: Mozaiq | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Secret messages have been used since the ancient times. Today, I would like to introduce you a ... http://t.co/0bZWj7tlQW #esl #efl #ELT
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Mozaiq is really a catchy app that will let you engage your students in solving puzzles and enigmas... really worth a look!!!

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46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

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A good collection!!

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maite collados's curator insight, January 14, 11:24 AM

Las infografías son una herramienta muy útil por su factor visual: en poco espacio y de forma visulamente agradable y atrayente, engloba datos y relaciona conceptos.

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Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 30, 2:45 PM

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Bounce – A fun and easy way to share ideas on a webpage

Bounce – A fun and easy way to share ideas on a webpage | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Bounce is a fun and easy way to share ideas on a webpage. Allows you to add feedback to any interface and toss that back and forth with other people


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NIce way to share ideas and thoughts about a webpage... we can comment on news, articles...

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gideonwilliams's curator insight, April 8, 2013 1:03 PM

Evaluate features on a website by getting students to offer their opinions. Students drag text boxes over features and write in short comments.

 

Good for evaluating students websites or anything else with a visible URL. Also good for reviewing other websites

M. Van Amelsvoort's curator insight, September 5, 2013 8:26 PM

Many possible uses with this interesting tool: annotation, vocabulary explanation, etc.

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Instant grammar checker - Fast, 100% FREE scans for your writing

Instant grammar checker - Fast, 100% FREE scans for your writing | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Online grammar checker. You don't need to pay us, register or complete any test - you just copy-paste your text and see your grammar mistakes. Easy as pie!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 14, 2013 9:19 AM

I tested it as English isn't my mother tongue to improve my writing and I like especially the opening help window while clicking the highlighted errors. It reminds me the lost knowledge over the years and so I can refresh it.

Communica8GH's curator insight, January 14, 2013 6:37 PM

More in-depth than typical word processing. Has some prAACtical applications for sure.

Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, January 14, 2013 10:20 PM

a gr8 tool!

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Vidtionary: A Video Dictionary

Vidtionary: A Video Dictionary | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
See and hear the meaning

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Time for our visual learners!!

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Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 30, 2013 11:07 AM

Great contribution to Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, June 30, 2013 10:17 PM

Great tool for reaching visual and auditory learners!

Mrs Le Roy's curator insight, February 3, 4:15 AM

un dictionnaire où on peut voir et entendre le sens des mots !

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Parade - Create your own scrolling album for free!

Parade - Create your own scrolling album for free! | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Visit www.myparade.com to create your own free scrolling album to share with your friends.
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Simple storytelling, image description, ideas showcased... easy and rewarding tool

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Zaption - Interact With Video

Zaption - Interact With Video | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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A very good tool to edit video into educational content... comments, questions, debate... a good alternative to edpuzzle

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
You've got every device under the sun in front of you. Now what apps are you going to use? Here are the apps or app categories that I recommend you test for your school. There are lots of apps, and t
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Chatterpix

Chatterpix | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Duck Duck Moose educational iPhone apps and itouch apps iPad apps and android apps for kids: wheels on the bus app, itsy bitsy spider app, old macdonald app
Ricard Garcia's insight:

If you think Voki or Tellagami are useful tools in ESL, have a look at Chatterpix. Make kids speak, and make them use the language they learn!!

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Poetica: Make words easy

Poetica: Make words easy | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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A nice promising tool to enhance collaborative writing.

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Curriculet - Build interaction around digital text

Curriculet - Build interaction around digital text | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Curriculet’s digital reading platform allows teachers to enrich reading by embedding their questions, quizzes and rich media directly into the reading.


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Amazingly easy to use. A good way to turn reading comprehension into something catchy!

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Patrizia Tirel's curator insight, March 6, 2:19 AM

Super...I tried once with with scrible, curriculet sounds the right tool to interact with students! I must try it....

Alexandra Koukoumialou's curator insight, March 6, 3:16 AM

Definitely worth trying!

lharvey's curator insight, March 9, 1:04 PM

Appears to be geared mostly toward secondary at this time.  Would love to see upper elementary text added.

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Transcribe audio from interviews

Transcribe audio from interviews | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
A free HTML5 app to take the pain out of transcribing interviews. Useful for journalists, academics and anyone else transcribing audio. And it's open source, too.

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Emma Lozano's curator insight, February 10, 2:47 PM

Herramienta para transcribir vídeos y audio.

Aguilar Dominique's curator insight, February 26, 1:28 PM

Indispensable et fabuleux pour faciliter les interviews .

Les plans de relève lors de départs en retraite s'en trouvent facilités.

Eva Lacroix's curator insight, March 12, 1:28 PM

Un outil permettant de réaliser assez rapidement et de façon très simple des transcriptions. Je ne sais pas si c'est limité en durée / poids, mais aussi bien l'audio que la vidéo semble fonctionner. Génial quoi !

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Create A Free Online Portfolio Website | Dunked

Create A Free Online Portfolio Website | Dunked | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Dunked makes creating your online & mobile portfolio website super simple. Showcase your design, illustration, photography and other creative work on any device.

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Showcase your evolution as a learner... or as a teacher

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malek's curator insight, June 10, 2013 6:58 AM

The eye can't not mistake the elegant simplicity of Dunked, and the scope for customisation is breathtaking! ...

AnnaB's curator insight, June 10, 2013 9:30 AM

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Newsmap

Newsmap | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator.
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Soooooo useful for our ESL classroom! Explore news, compare countries and the kind of news they show... a vast array of possibilities!
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Soo Meta — Keep Stories Rolling

Soo Meta — Keep Stories Rolling | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Soo Meta allows you to combine videos from YouTube, pictures from the web or from your desktop, text, and voice recordings to create a presentation. You can also pull content in from Pinterest and Twitter to use in your final product.


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Really catchy, rich and useful. Excellent tool to foster creativity and communication!

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Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com's curator insight, March 24, 2013 12:59 PM

I'm know just the place to use this, a client's new travel site.

Javi T's curator insight, March 26, 2013 4:06 AM

Una herramienta que permite crear historias muy visuales para difundir

Nedko Aldev's curator insight, May 8, 2013 3:15 AM

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Wordwall

Wordwall | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

The Wordwall software allows you to freedom to create, play and edit resources. Teachers use it to make interactive games and educational activities.

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Nice software to create interactive drills. There are 18 templates and around 70 types of games and activities, with every one of them fully customisable.

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Marylin Alvarez's comment, April 16, 2013 9:11 AM
gret idea, thanks for sharing=)
Marie Dossogne's curator insight, April 17, 2013 5:01 AM

Great tool to make interactive games. Needs to be further explored

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Phoster - Make your Own Poster

Phoster - Make your Own Poster | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Select, create and share your own posters

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Very useful tool! Simple steps to create colourful posters to enrich projects.

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