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Smarter Curation, Awesome Content. — Spundge

Smarter Curation, Awesome Content. — Spundge | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Spundge is the end-to-end tool for today's power curator. Connect with the best content creators on the web. Collaboratively curate the web and create relevant, influential content.
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This is a very handy new content curation site which allows users to generate 'notebooks' from collections of articles that are generated based around feed and search terms. Very handy for keeping up to date with various study topics.

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Craig Silverman's comment, December 24, 2012 11:37 AM
Thanks for checking out, Spundge! I'm part of the team, so let me know if I can be of help or answer any questions.
academiPad's curator insight, January 2, 2013 10:25 PM

mmh look, another curation site. Better than Scoop.it? You decide.

A collection of web and mobile based tools to help teachers & learners exploit the web
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Vibby - Share What Matters

Vibby - Share What Matters | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Vibby is a fast-growing video platform that enables users to clip, share and discuss the moments that matter. thereby making content more engaging, as well as providing invaluable analytics on user interaction at a very granular level.

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Another useful tool for creating interaction and discussion around online video.

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Futurism Infographics

Futurism covers the breakthrough technologies and scientific discoveries that will shape humanity’s future. Our mission is to empower our readers and drive the development of these transformative technologies towards maximizing human potential.

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Futurism has a great collection of science and technology related infographics. These are great for developing vocabulary or generating discussion.

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Billy Brick's curator insight, February 22, 3:52 AM
A whole range of Infographics which could be used in an ELT setting to prompt discussion.
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Digital Tools for Language Development

My slide deck from my webinar presentation for the British Council Armenia. Feb 19th 2017
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My slide deck from my webinar presentation for the British Council Armenia. Feb 19th 2017.

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Cíntia Rabello's curator insight, February 20, 11:35 AM
Nik Peachey's presentation on digital tools for language development
Suzanne's curator insight, February 21, 11:27 AM
21st century skills and language development.
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Block Posters

Block Posters | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
A free poster maker to create massive wall posters from your own images! Free!
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This is a great tool for creating large scale classroom posters or enlarging infographics with only an A4 printer.

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Giancarlo Ganapini's curator insight, February 18, 3:38 PM

This is a great tool for creating large scale classroom posters or enlarging infographics with only an A4 printer.

Isabel García's curator insight, February 19, 4:33 AM
Qué buena idea, me encanta el programa.
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Gone Google Story Builder

Gone Google Story Builder | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Collaboration has gone Google. Create a story and then share your video.
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Great tool for building text based stories that become video.

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StoryKit on the App Store

StoryKit on the App Store | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about StoryKit. Download StoryKit and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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A nice simple free app for creating digital books.

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Story Spheres

Storyspheres is a new platform which takes an interactive, photosphere (a 360 degree image as captured on a Google Nexus or using DSLR) and adds audio which pans as you navigate around a scene. It showcases the power, benefits and magic of a feature that is in every camera on every Android phone.
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Nice site that makes use of 360 photographs to create immersive narrative.

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Kiddom

Kiddom | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Kiddom is the easiest way to plan, assess, and analyze learning. Students take ownership of their education when they understand what they do know, as much as what they don't, and when they see a path forward they can take.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, February 8, 2:10 PM

Interesting approach to LMS.

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ELSA - Learn to speak English like a native speaker

ELSA - Learn to speak English like a native speaker | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
ELSA is a mobile application that functions as a personal coach to help English learners around the world speak English more correctly and confidently.
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This AI powered pronunciation app looks interesting.

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Billy Brick's curator insight, February 10, 3:43 AM
Interesting looking app focussing specifically on pronunciation.
Pipe Duke's curator insight, February 16, 1:13 PM

I think that is excellent this type of application because are useful to improve my skill as learnes of a second language and that's way  is posible be an good professor of English.

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instaGrok.com - Study search engine

instaGrok.com - Study search engine | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Interactive visual interface allows the user to quickly grasp important concepts, key facts and relationships.
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Fantastic - Shows search results as a concept map.

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, February 8, 10:47 AM
This seems interesting but I couldn't check it out without paying for a class subscription!
 
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AR Flashcards

AR Flashcards | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
AR Flashcards is the future of flashcards. An app for iPhone, iPad and Android.
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I really like this application of augmented reality to flashcards.

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Everword - Evernote Flashcards on the App Store

Everword - Evernote Flashcards on the App Store | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Everword - Evernote Flashcards. Download Everword - Evernote Flashcards and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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This looks like a useful free addition for Evernote users.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, February 3, 5:31 PM

This looks like a useful free addition for Evernote users.

starden's curator insight, February 8, 10:17 AM

This looks like a useful free addition for Evernote users.

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Digital Tools for Teachers

Digital Tools for Teachers | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

This book has been written and designed primarily with English language teachers in mind though the majority of the resources and tools contained in the book will have much wider use than just language teaching.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 2, 8:00 AM
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Cram.com: Create and Share Online Flashcards

Cram.com: Create and Share Online Flashcards | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Create, study, print, share and download millions of flashcards. Cram.com makes studying easier!
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This is a useful tool for those who like to use flashcards.

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ThinkCERCA | Personalized Close Reading & Argumentative Writing Lessons

ThinkCERCA | Personalized Close Reading & Argumentative Writing Lessons | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Teach critical thinking through argumentative writing with ThinkCERCA's personalized literacy platform for English language arts, science, social studies, and math.
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This looks useful.

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10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills

10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
We pair 10 photos from The Times that we’ve used in our weekly “What’s Going On in This Picture?” with ideas from students and teachers for how you can use them, or images like them, to teach close reading and visual thinking skills.
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Marvelous materials.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 20, 8:33 AM
10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills
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10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills
Stacy Esch's curator insight, February 24, 9:10 AM
incredible provocative images to work on visual analysis
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i Visual info Touch Lite on the App Store

i Visual info Touch Lite on the App Store | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Designed specifically for the iPad, this program allows you within minutes to create an excellent infographics with objects and backgrounds library- simple finger touch.
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A good entry level tool for creating simple infographics.

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Inform - Interactive fiction app

Inform - Interactive fiction app | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Inform is a design system for interactive fiction based on natural language. It is a radical reinvention of the way interactive fiction is designed, guided by contemporary work in semantics and by the practical experience of some of the world's best-known writers of IF.
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This is a great tool to get students writing fiction and learning basic coding.

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The Habits of the World’s Wealthiest People - Lessons in Digital Literacy

The Habits of the World’s Wealthiest People - Lessons in Digital Literacy | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

This lesson encourages students to think about their attitudes to wealth and the link between success and positive habit formation. It also helps them to question and explore the validity of online information.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, February 15, 9:27 AM
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Lessons in Digital Literacy
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This & That - A Word and Picture Puzzle Game on the App Store

This & That - A Word and Picture Puzzle Game on the App Store | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Four photos represent a common English word pair – can you figure out the phrase? Just tap the letters to spell the words and fill in the blanks. If you can get both words right, you’ll move to the next level.
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This looks like a useful free vocabulary game.

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9 free edtech ebooks

9 free edtech ebooks | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Here you can find links to free digital books and learning materials from around the internet.
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Some free ebooks.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, February 10, 12:39 PM

Some free ebooks.

David Alexander's curator insight, February 12, 6:21 AM
If you're going online with theological ed, you need tools. Nobody is going to encourage you on your first trip out. 
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Otus | Student Performance Platform

Otus | Student Performance Platform | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Otus reduces the number of disconnected tools educators use and provides actionable insight to school leaders.
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This looks like an interesting LMS for schools.

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AMAZE | amaze

AMAZE | amaze | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
AMAZE creates fun, honest videos to help teens + tweens make sense of sex, relationships + growing up. AMAZE is #MoreInfoLessWeird when it comes to sex ed.
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A great resource to help teachers deal with teen issues.

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Action Story

Action Story | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Action Story is a free interactive app to improve English comprehension. It allows users to choose the path the character takes. They can create small acts in a story based on clues prompted in the app. They would learn how to structure sentences and meaning of words by indulging in an interactive-story

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Really nice way to get student enjoying learning English.

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myShakespeare

myShakespeare | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Dive into the rich world of Shakespeare with our full-text, interactive editions of his plays. myShakespeare replaces traditional footnotes with multimedia resources for the 21st-century student.

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Really great resources for anyone studying Shakespeare. Four plays so far with lots of support and media.

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