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TitanPad

TitanPad | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

TitanPad lets people work on one document simultaneously

Nik Peachey's insight:

Another sound EtherPad based tool for collaborative writing tasks

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Odile Dupont's curator insight, October 28, 2013 12:25 PM

une autre déclinaison de Etherpad depuis son rachat par Google.  Un autre Framapad ...

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 9:14 AM
This would be a good tool to use in collaborative writing lessons. Or better yet, with peer reviews!
carldowse's curator insight, January 18, 2:06 AM

Can be used in the classroom for 'live' collaborative writing with the updates projected onto a screen for the group to see as the contribute

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Grammar Gamble - the English grammar game

Grammar Gamble - the English grammar game | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Play Grammar Gamble, the English grammar test, and beat the scores of your friends.

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This is an interesting game which gives students a selection of multiple choice questions about grammar and they then choose how much they want to gamble that they are correct. When they have finished they can see how they scored on a scoreboard.

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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, Today, 4:26 AM

Simple and addictive grammar multichoice game to improve your English. Thumbs up

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Travel Blogging rediscovered. | journi

Travel Blogging rediscovered. | journi | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

journi is the easiest way to record your trips offline and on the go. It even lets you keep your friends in the loop without extra effort. And it’s free.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a really nice free tool to use with students to get them blogging about trips and holidays. Nice that it also works offline.

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The Teacher's curator insight, August 18, 11:16 AM
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This looks like a really nice free tool to use with students to get them blogging about trips and holidays. Nice that it also works offline.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 18, 3:41 PM

Viajes Blogging. Grabar tus viajes fuera de linea.

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Slidebean for online presentations

Slidebean for online presentations | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Slidebean has been built to take the pain off making presentations. The process of converting your idea into a keynote should be efficient and straightforward, and that is our main focus.

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This looks like a very nicely designed tool for creating presentations. Cross platform compatible too.

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Dirk Mast's curator insight, August 15, 4:22 AM

PowerPoint can get really boring. Great to have alternatives!

John Rudkin's curator insight, August 16, 1:10 AM

FREE! I'm not 100% making it easier is important, but looks neat all the same....and you can concentrate on the message.

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A browser based word processor and whiteboard

A browser based word processor and whiteboard | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

A web word processor and whiteboard for schools! Allow students to share, collaborate and edit on any computer, smart phone or tablet!

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This looks like a useful free cross platform app.

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Readymag

Readymag | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

readymag was founded in 2012 starting with the simple idea that everyone can be a publisher. Finding inspiration in the beauty of printing and functionalist design philosophy, we started to rethink digital interfaces to build the most elegant, powerful and easy-to-use online publishing tool. At Readymag, we’re passionate about thoughtful design and truly believe that better tools empower people to self-express and inspire to create a better content.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a really elegant tool to get students enthusiastic about publishing their own online magazines.

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Filipe Cálix's curator insight, August 13, 12:36 PM

Mesmo a versão gratuita  de Readymag permite a criação de produtos com um aspeto muito moderno e elegante. Os portefólios e  as apresentações podem ajudar muito o trabalho dos alunos e com os alunos.

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, August 14, 12:03 AM

Seems to be a useful and easy-to-use tool....

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Readsy for skim reading

Readsy for skim reading | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Readsy is a tool to help you skim large amounts of text by focusing your eyes on one word at a time without having to move them. It is powered by Spritz

Nik Peachey's insight:

I'm never really sure of the value of these speed reading tools, but if you want to give it a try, this one is free.

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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, August 14, 12:11 AM

Sure teachers find this tool interesting for reading practice

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Free PhraseExpander Alternative

Free PhraseExpander Alternative | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

WordExpander increases your productivity by inserting frequently used text phrases into any Windows application. Type a text shortcut, and WordExpander expands it into the full phrase

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks a bit date and has to be downloaded and installed (Windows only) but could be a handy tool for English students.

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Render Sketch Game

Render Sketch Game | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Rules

  • - Select a 3d Tool of your Choice
  • - Start with a Cube, Plane, Light and Camera
  • - Set a 10 minute timer
  • - Make something beautiful
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Interesting game to get students learning Blender and creating 3D objects in Google Hangouts.

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DropEvent - Photo sharing made easy

DropEvent - Photo sharing made easy | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
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Tracey Duffy's curator insight, August 5, 1:39 AM

Looks a really interesting tool for collaborative photo sharing.

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Vellum

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Vellum puts a spotlight on content, making it easy to find what you should read next. Links are ranked by how often they have been shared by those you follow on Twitter, so you can stay up to date with the news that the people you care about are discussing.

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This looks like an interesting way to ensure you get to the best content from your Twitter feed.

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A free 3D modeling app for iPad

A free 3D modeling app for iPad | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

We believe in the power of 3D thinking and our vision is to make 3D modeling, designing + printing more accessible and affordable for people of all ages, skill levels and backgrounds.
There are many potential uses for Morphi - prototyping, visualization, making functional products and wearables, creating decorative items, rendering quick architectural models, building 3D models to teach STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art + Math), literacy and much, much more.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a great app to get students started creating and designing 3D objects and printing them on a 3D printer.

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Maru Peltonen's curator insight, July 28, 4:28 AM

Ja lisää kokeiltavaa.

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Create comic conversations

Create comic conversations | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Episode presents players with dozens of animated stories where their choices matter. Episode also empowers writers to write and animate their own stories for our community.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a great free app (iOS + Android) to help students learn conversational English.

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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 30, 9:51 AM

A great free app (iOS + Android) to help students learn conversational English.

sitiaisha2's curator insight, August 2, 7:06 PM

try

Tessa van Zadelhoff's curator insight, August 12, 2:44 PM

Digital storytelling

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Mazwai - Free to use HD video

Mazwai - Free to use HD video | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Download free creative commons HD video clips & footages.
Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a small but really fantastic collection of HD video that can be used in both educational and commercial projects. Great materials for prompting discussion.

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Joaquín Ballester's curator insight, July 21, 2:31 AM

Clips de video CC.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 21, 12:59 PM

Mazwai Uso libre de video HD.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 22, 2:13 PM

a new useful HD video collection

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Laverna - store your notes anonymously and encrypted

Laverna - store your notes anonymously and encrypted | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Laverna - note taking web application and task manager.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a useful tool for online notetaking. Very simple to use and doesn't require any registration or downloads.

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André Manssen's curator insight, Today, 8:43 AM

In het Nederlands!

Reshelle Johnson's curator insight, Today, 10:50 AM

Laverna is a note taking web application written in JavaScript, which requires no registration.  The user can use markdown, create to-do lists with checkboxes,

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The World's Easiest Video Calls - Gruveo

The World's Easiest Video Calls - Gruveo | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Instant, secure and anonymous video calls. No downloads or registration required.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a very simple and useful tool to get students using video communication.

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Mlle_Prof's curator insight, August 15, 7:23 AM

Interesting new tool for sending free video calls.

Jay Roth's curator insight, August 17, 1:29 PM

No software required?! I like the browser-based idea without the bloat!

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This is a very simple and useful tool to get students using video communication.

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Otus: Free Multifunction iPad App for 1:1 Classrooms

Otus: Free Multifunction iPad App for 1:1 Classrooms | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Otus is an easy-to-use, yet powerful classroom tool that brings the best iPad and Chromebook education features together into one secure environment, and uses a single Google login.

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This looks like a useful cross platform tool for managing the 1:1 classroom.

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Clarisketch - Voice annotation for images

Clarisketch - Voice annotation for images | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Through the narration and illustration of photos, Clarisketch saves time and improves the quality of messaging using a combination of photographs and annotated commentary. Clarisketch enables you to quickly comment and draw on diagrams, map routes, photos etc and share it with friends/colleagues via email, Facebook, Google+, Twitter or other social networks.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a handy tool for Android users.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 13, 4:43 PM

Giving voice to images. 

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For Education - start.me

For Education - start.me | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

All your websites and online resources in one place. Great for teachers, students and parents.

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This looks like a useful tool for setting up RSS feeds and gathering all your information in one place. Looks similar to Netbibes and PageFlakes.

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Sayed Saber Ali's curator insight, August 13, 11:47 PM

Wonderful Tool.

Reading became easy now.

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Fly Video Editor

Fly Video Editor | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Fly is unlike any video editor you've ever seen. It's dead simple. And it's FAST.
Works best on iPhone 5 and above.
- Import from your Camera Roll, or record right in the app
- Craft videos up to five minutes long
- Add dissolve transitions, split screen & picture-in-picture
- Add music and voiceover
- Trim and rearrange clips
- Make multi-angle videos with multiple devices

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a very useful free video editing app for the iPhone. There are some in-app prchase packs available too.

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Field Trip - Augmented reality app

Field Trip - Augmented reality app | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. When you get close to something interesting, it will notify you and if you have a headset or bluetooth connected, it can even read the info to you.

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This looks like a great app for real world and situated learning.

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Snapshotic's curator insight, August 6, 2:00 AM

Potential aid for dementia sufferers...

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Movenote for getting presentations online

Movenote for getting presentations online | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Movenote is available on any browser and can be accessed with your Google account. Create video presentations quickly with your webcam and share them worldwide.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a really simple to use tool for recording presentations and getting them online.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 1, 8:41 AM

A way to do video presentations for gmail. Looks fairly simple. 

Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, August 4, 3:41 AM

Movenote - Record and send your elearning lesson through your Gmail inbox. 

Sandy Kennedy's curator insight, August 15, 5:57 AM

This is available anywhere and with many mail systems. This might make a great tool for variety of presentations.

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PresentationTube: Record & Share Online Video Presentations

PresentationTube: Record & Share Online Video Presentations | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

PresentationTube Recorder is a simple tool designed to help instructors, students and business professionals record their presentations from the comfort of home or office, and without the need to have Internet connection while recording. The Recorder synchronizes a variety of visual aids including PowerPoint slides, Webcam streaming, whiteboard, drawing board, Web browser content, Desktop recording .

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a very useful desktop tool for creating flipped and online learning. Unfortunately the software is only for Windows at present.

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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 30, 9:23 AM

Let me see, I{m going to try it.

Adilson Camacho's curator insight, August 1, 9:28 PM

Recursos ...

Adilson Camacho's curator insight, August 1, 9:34 PM

Resources!

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UnlockYourBrain

UnlockYourBrain | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Imagine you could learn four new words in a foreign language a day - by integrating it into your every day life. Imagine you could improve your logical thinking and math skills with no effort.

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A free brain training app for Android users.

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Record screencasts fast & free!

Free and paid versions for both Mac and Windows.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Needs to be downloaded and installed, but looks useful. Not sure how much you get for free.

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Tracey Duffy's curator insight, July 24, 1:43 AM

Useful. Check out our screencasting infokit to further software ideas:

http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/infokit/screencasting/screencasting-home

 

And our presentation on mobile apps for screencasting:

 

http://www.slideshare.net/tduffy23/e-learning-2-0-conference-brunel-university-see-is-believing-screencasting

 

 

Daniel Compton's curator insight, July 30, 8:10 AM

Easy to use screencaster

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Splashbase for free public domain images

Splashbase for free public domain images | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Search & discovery platform for free hi resolution photos

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You can also send in and share your own images.

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Maru Peltonen's curator insight, July 28, 4:29 AM

Kirjatrailerimateriaaleja?