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Skloog.com - Visual bookmarking made easy

Skloog.com - Visual bookmarking made easy | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Visual bookmarking made easy. Save shortcuts and bookmarks in a visual and easy to access format; tagged, organized and arranged for you and Discover new bookmarks and links that you never knew existed.
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This looks like an interesting tool for organising your digital world. It has tabs and each one can be a collection of visual thumbnails that link to your bookmarks.

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Geoffrey Smith's comment, February 15, 2013 4:20 AM
You should also check out http://www.symbaloo.com they also offer and educational setup as well.
Patty Ball's curator insight, March 14, 2013 12:46 PM

another tool to bookmark pages/shortucts

jaber repon's curator insight, April 21, 2013 1:57 PM

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Fun & Free Business English Courses

Fun & Free Business English Courses | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
BEhereBEthere offers fun and free courses which improve your business english. Select your study level Watch videos, take tests and complete activities.
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This site has some great interactive materials for teachers and students of Business English.

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Classcraft - Make learning an adventure!

Classcraft - Make learning an adventure! | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Transform your classroom into an immersive game, played with your students throughout the semester or school year.

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This looks like a great tool to gamify your classroom.

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, October 22, 6:05 AM

Classcraft- Make learning an adventure!

flea palmer's curator insight, October 23, 4:43 AM

This seems to be aimed at children rather than HE students but looks interesting...

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Primer | Knock Some Sense into Marketing

Primer | Knock Some Sense into Marketing | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Learn marketing, fast. Primer is a free app that gives you insider tips and case studies, and shows you how to avoid mistakes and get more customers.

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Interesting app for business English students. Has 5 min marketing lessons.

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Thought Plan – Organize your Thoughts

Thought Plan – Organize your Thoughts | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Thought Plan: A minimalistic tool for planning projects, organizing your thoughts and storing simple documents. Powered by markdown.
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This looks like a powerful tool for planning essays and assignments.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, October 10, 3:26 PM

I checked this out. It's pretty interesting. 

Aguilar Dominique's curator insight, October 11, 6:27 AM

Plusieurs voies pour s'organiser amène de la créativité

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typWrittr - free distraction-free minimalistic text editor for writers

typWrittr - free distraction-free minimalistic text editor for writers | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Free, minimalistic, distraction-free, highly customizable cloud text editor for writers. TypWrittr featuring unique concept of inspirational presets. Write your book from any device with pleasure, for free, forever.

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This looks like a good way to make sure your students don't get distracted by facebook while they are supposed to be doing writing tasks.

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kathyvsr's curator insight, October 7, 7:58 AM

Imagine students writing without playing with the fonts and colors...

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Imagistory | Wordless Picture Book App

Imagistory | Wordless Picture Book App | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

A wordless picturebook app for iPad that inspires your child to become the storyteller.

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This looks like a great free tool to encourage kids to speak and create stories.

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natasha dcosta's curator insight, October 3, 11:41 PM

story telling for kids 

Maria Margariti's curator insight, October 5, 4:43 AM

Fun!

Al Post's curator insight, October 18, 11:28 AM

This looks cool!! Now imagine hooking this to a projector in your class and using it as a story starter. Would be interesting to see how many different stories emerge.

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Selfie for iPhone

Selfie for iPhone | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Selfie is the fun new way to have face-to-face video Conversations with people you know and people you’ll meet -- from friends and family to anyone, anywhere in the world.

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This looks like a great free video communication tool which students will love.

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PHHHOTO - Shoot Instant Moving Pictures

PHHHOTO - Shoot Instant Moving Pictures | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

PHHHOTO: The animated, social photo booth.

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This is a nice free app for creating GIFs. They can be posted through various social media too.

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Launch your own online school, create your online courses in minutes

Launch your own online school, create your online courses in minutes | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Create and organize your courses, include video and audio, share PowerPoint and PDF, an integrated payment system, EDUonGo gives you everything you need launch and manage your online school.

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This looks like an interesting free online leaning environment with some nice ways of creating your own online courses and getting students interacting.

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natasha dcosta's curator insight, October 3, 11:40 PM

teachers of the future 

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, October 6, 11:44 AM

More DIY publishing and this time it's gone MOOC.

Akhtar Hameed Khan's curator insight, October 20, 1:05 AM

Teaching young boys and girls to understand the principles of accounting in easy steps is my goal.

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Social bookmarking site for schools

Social bookmarking site for schools | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

A social bookmarking site for schools. Allow students to explore, learn, gather & share resources with everyone in the class. No student sign up required! Easily share resources with anyone in the class!

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This looks like a useful tool for sharing specific links with specific classes. Nice way to manage your online bookmarks.

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Isabel García's curator insight, September 20, 6:25 AM

el profesor crea una cuenta para la clase a la que acceden los alumnos con un código. No se necesita registro del alumno. Facilidad de compartir recursos con cualquiera dentro de la clase.

Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, September 20, 9:11 AM

Nkwiry is a free social bookmarking site that allows a teacher and a group of students to share and curate content.

Hugo Loyola's curator insight, September 22, 2:27 PM

Thanks for sharing @Nik Peachey

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HomeTube - Android Apps on Google Play

HomeTube - Android Apps on Google Play | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

HomeTube transforms your Android device into a safe, child-friendly haven where kids have instant access to watch whatever YouTube content they want from a list of content you deem suitable.
Child-friendly navigation allows kids to switch from watching a Curious George video to a Spider-man or Dora cartoon without requiring you to navigate them to the new content yourself. No more having to take hold of the device yourself to change the content that is displaying as your child's mood changes on a whim!


Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a useful app for anyone using Android tablets with young learners. It allows you to control the content they can access through YouTube to make sure there are no surprises.


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Film UK | LearnEnglishTeens

Film UK | LearnEnglishTeens | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Do you like watching films? This section offers you the chance to watch some amazing short films that were made by young people in the UK. 

Nik Peachey's insight:

Some nicely designed interactive materials based around short film clips. Useful content for self access learning.

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Donna shoesmith's curator insight, September 14, 3:39 AM

Whilst there may be links for Media here, these films are also very useful for PSE and discussion in form period. Worth a look!

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PixTeller - Poster Maker!

PixTeller - Poster Maker! | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Create targeted image quotes, personalized greeting cards, beautiful posters or any amazing image you wish on PixTeller.com.


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This is a nice free site for students to get them, creating their own meme or just adding quotes or text to any image. Easy to use, lots of icons and they can even upload their own pictures. Once they are created they can share them through social media or even print them as posters.


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Isabel García's curator insight, September 20, 6:35 AM

realizar poster

Ulla Kytömäki's curator insight, September 22, 3:50 AM

Luo näyttäviä julisteita / sanastokortteja.

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Using Moodle Has Never Been Easier

Using Moodle Has Never Been Easier | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Use WalkMe to Make Moodle Easier to Use with Onscreen Guidance
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Moodle is a great tool for creating online courses if you know how to use it. Here you can use it to set up a course for free.

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Marie Arndt's curator insight, October 23, 6:20 AM

Moodle is excellent for those educators who are strong on elearning pedagogy, but not excellent in using tech tools.

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eSplice - We make it really easy to teach languages online.

eSplice -  We make it really easy to teach languages online. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Teach languages? Try our Virtual Classroom or Blended School, live online
Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a really nice tool for delivering online learning and building community among learners.

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Jose Pietri's curator insight, October 16, 4:19 AM

Update the Venn diagram image for BL projects.

Suzanne's curator insight, October 16, 8:42 AM

I have yet to encounter a virtual language learning environment that is worthwhile but this one looks good and one can try it out for free.

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Storyline Online - Video stories reading

Storyline Online - Video stories reading | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Really nice resource for younger learners. Nice stories told on video by professional actors.

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Frank Napoli's curator insight, October 16, 9:19 AM

Have shared this site with teachers for years. The ability to listen to a story and follow along with independence..

Sue Ward's curator insight, October 17, 5:03 AM

A classic reference for the benefits of reading aloud - THE READ ALOUD HANDBOOK by Jim Trelease

Anne Macdonell's curator insight, October 17, 11:32 AM

Haven't tried yet, but interesting.

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Simple Graph

Simple Graph | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Online graphs made easy.

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Pretty much what it says on the box.

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reEmbed – Custom YouTube Video Player

reEmbed – Custom YouTube Video Player | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Every YouTube video that is embedded in your site will automatically be replaced with your new player.

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This should be useful if you are embedding video from YouTube into a course. It allows you to use a custom player and add your own logo.

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Lara N. Madden's curator insight, October 7, 6:26 PM

This is cool, will test and let you know how it works...

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Beyondpad - Digital note taking

Beyondpad - Digital note taking | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Easy and efficient way to organize, structure and keep track of notes the way you want. Keep it simple or take it to the next level - advanced data management with unique type, tagging, templating and filtering features.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a great digital study tool and one that can integrate with the rest of your life and help to keep things organised.

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Tracey Duffy's curator insight, September 30, 5:01 AM

Looks useful.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, October 1, 5:51 PM
Boards and lists

More natural way for managing related notes like to-do lists or project tasks. Lists are set of tags that act as filters. By drag notes across lists notes will change their tags accordingly.

emilioet's curator insight, October 7, 5:03 AM

Interessante ma non ci sono metodi di condivisione.

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Infinit - The smartest way to send files

Infinit - The smartest way to send files | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Infinit lets you easily transfer unlimited files of any size, and to anyone through a free application for Mac OS X and Windows.

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This looks like a useful service for quickly sharing files and media.

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Marshall Gass's curator insight, October 3, 2:22 PM

This app seems the best way to manage those bulky manuscripts without it getting lost in transit. Perhaps, you add a copyright digital signature to each document ( which covers the entire Ms) and you are away. Its a much better way to organise the volume of work that piles up on a writers hard drive and clutters your thinking. Check it out. 

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MyStorybook.com - Free Storybook Making Online

MyStorybook.com - Free Storybook Making Online | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Write and share your very own storybooks with this free online app!

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This is a nice tool to use with younger learners to get them writing and publishing their own illustrated books.

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A.K.Andrew's curator insight, September 25, 5:59 PM

Looks like a great tool for young and not so young!

natasha dcosta's curator insight, October 3, 11:40 PM

teachers and technology 

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Group Brainstorming Tool - GroupMap

Group Brainstorming Tool - GroupMap | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

GroupMap's easy and effective online group brainstorming tools with visual templates puts your ideas against everyone's ideas on one single unique platform.

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This looks like a very interesting group brainstorming tool.

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Nick van Breda's curator insight, September 26, 2:41 AM

Seems like a nice #tool to #brainstorm with

Kim Flintoff's comment, October 1, 5:22 AM
GroupMap is a terrific tool- was lucky enough to be involved as a tester very early in development and its been a delight watching it grow.
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HelloTalk - Language Exchange Social Networking App

HelloTalk - Language Exchange Social Networking App | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

The best way to learn a foreign language is to practice with real people. If you are a native English speaker learning Chinese Mandarin, ideally you would want to meet native Chinese speakers learning English.

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This looks like a great mobile app for language learners with a really wide range of languages supported. The app runs on iOS or Android and enables, text and voice messages as well as exchanging images. This is a really great tool to get students teaching and learning each other's languages.

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Darleana McHenry's curator insight, September 18, 11:27 PM

I am learning this new program and I thought that I would share it.

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Photo Editor | Polarr - Online Photo Editing Re-imagined.

Photo Editor | Polarr - Online Photo Editing Re-imagined. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

From advanced image filters to professional local adjustments, Polarr is the most versatile and powerful photo editing tool in the web.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Very nice browser based imaging tool for student to use on photographic projects.


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John Bostock's curator insight, September 13, 5:41 AM

Not the only product of this type available, and with limited effect filters; but very good  basic image adjustment controls - accessible from any modern web browser. 

Tim Brook's curator insight, September 13, 7:52 AM

I like the look of this. Adjustable filtering nice UI

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ChangeGamer

ChangeGamer | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

ChangeGamer promotes the use of computer games to study themes such as energy, climate change, natural disasters, the environment, economics, politics, history and science. The main function of ChangeGamer is to find high-quality games, and to create student activities for each of those games.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a valuable resource for teachers who are looking to use games in the classroom and want to know how to get started. There are lots of games here with ready made activities and lesson plans.

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