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The Evernote Blogging Platform

The Evernote Blogging Platform | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Postach.io helps you instantly create custom sites using Evernote by converting your notes to blog posts and pages.
Nik Peachey's insight:

Really nice blogging tool if your students use Evernote. They can sign up and publish directly from their Evernote account.

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Kelly Brown's curator insight, March 30, 7:41 AM

@Amy Vitala

Ulrike Grabe's curator insight, April 24, 5:40 AM

Blogging platform powered by Evernote.

Sign up with your Evernote account, blog directly from your Evernote application (PC, Mac, mobile, etc.).

Volkmar Langer's curator insight, April 28, 2:08 AM

Do you work with EverNote? Then this Platform is a new and simple Tool to blog with EverNote whereever you are :-): 

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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, Today, 9:23 AM

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

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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, Today, 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?

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ClassDo - Learn. Teach. Anytime, Anywhere

ClassDo - Learn. Teach. Anytime, Anywhere | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

The best teachers from more than 90 countries are offering online lessons on ClassDo. Be a student : Reach out to teachers worldwide. Anytime, Anywhere. Be a teacher : Your own page. Set your own rates. Teach anything you like

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This is a free platform for delivering one to one classes online.

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Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 24, 2:33 AM

Interesante sitio

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PurposeGames.com - Create & Play Online Games

PurposeGames.com - Create & Play Online Games | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Create your own games, host your own groups / classes, study for a test, or just dazzle us with your knowledge. PurposeGames is a completely FREE service!

Nik Peachey's insight:

Useful website to build games and quizzes based around images. Great for developing vocabulary.

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Filomena Gomes's curator insight, July 11, 7:01 AM

Requires Flash to play

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Tackk - Simply create beautiful pages

Tackk - Simply create beautiful pages | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Quickly publish and share your message with one simple page. No signup, just easy, beautiful design.
Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a simple free tool for creating single page websites. Great for multimedia posters and project presentations, etc.

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Fiona Price's curator insight, July 10, 11:58 AM

Via Nik Peachey "Great for multimedia posters, project presentations, etc."

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 11, 4:59 AM

Tackk.

Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 24, 2:34 AM

Compartiendo enlaces interesantes

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TimeAway - Android Apps on Google Play

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

A Parental Control App That Let's You Monitor Your Kids' Device Usage, App Downloads and Location.

TimeAway helps you balance the awesome educational opportunities your kids get from the internet while also preventing addiction. It lets you set and enforce an agreement with your child about their daily internet time.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This might be something to recommend to the parents of device obssessed students.

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Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Blendspace allows educators to blend their classroom with digital content. Collect web resources in one place and share with just one link.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like an interesting free tool for creating blended learning.

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 2, 11:56 PM
Great place to make online lessons
MeeMetICT's curator insight, July 5, 10:31 AM

Aanrader. werkt perfect en snel!

Ionel Nedelcu's curator insight, July 5, 4:01 PM

Mi-am făcut cont aici.

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5iler Personal organizer

5iler Personal organizer | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

ou can organize your files using colors and customizable labels, and repurpose them to fit the contexts relevant to you at a given time. Unlike most other text editors, 5iler's working space is limited — so things remain maintainable.

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Nice tool to use as away of getting students to organize their life and work.

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Free Web & Mobile (iOS, Android) Prototyping and UI Mockup Tool

InVision lets you transform your designs into beautiful, interactive web & mobile (iOS, Android) mockups and prototypes!

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Great tool for getting students to work together on designing their own app concept.

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Adobe Voice — Show your story.

Adobe Voice — Show your story. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Voice is a free iPad app that turns your story into a stunning animated video in minutes.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a really useful and powerful free app to get students creating digital narrative.

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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 7:32 AM

Thx Nik Peachey!

Peter Sampson's curator insight, June 22, 1:51 PM

This is amazing quick and easy to use.

cioccas's curator insight, July 8, 2:19 PM

a few people have recommended this as a lovely app for digital storytelling

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Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Create awesome online forms with Typeform, the FREE online survey tool that makes asking questions easy, human & beautiful. Sign up now and try it out!

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a great tool for creating interactive forms and online tests.

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Miguel Paul Trijaud Calderón's curator insight, June 17, 12:25 AM

Typeform, another great (and free) tool for surveying.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, June 17, 12:31 PM

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder/ Typeform

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 7:35 AM

Thx Nik Peachey! Free online survey tool

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Vellum

Vellum | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

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.

Nik Peachey's insight:

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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Maru Peltonen's curator insight, July 28, 4:27 AM

Kokeiltavaa!

Christian Reuter's curator insight, Today, 8:38 AM

EN: Unfortunately, no way to ad sound to text. Haven't managed to write my own comic yet. 

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

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

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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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YoouKids | Sync educational YouTube videos to children's tablets, PCs and TV

YoouKids | Sync educational YouTube videos to children's tablets, PCs and TV | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

From the playroom to the classroom or homework desk, YoouKids brings the benefits of YouTube's selection of educational videos safely into the hands of tots and K12 youngsters, and helps grown ups refresh and sync them remotely to kids’ mobile devices, tablets, iPods, TVs

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a useful tool if you have or are working with younger learners. You can create a playlist for them to access through their iPad.

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Embody different characters on your webcam

Embody different characters on your webcam | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

FaceRig is a program enabling anyone with a webcam to digitally embody any character they want. For now we're focusing on just the portrait, but we aim to do more in the future. The video next to this paragraph will explain it better than tons of text.

Nik Peachey's insight:

I love this idea. Great to get students chatting online and protect their identity. Also good for creative projects.

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Kathryn Dalton's curator insight, July 11, 5:04 PM

Could make video conferencing more interesting!

Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, July 14, 1:25 PM

What fun!  I love this idea and students will, too.  Since it's still in alpha testing, it's inexpensive as long as you already have a webcam and microphone. 

brooklyn hubbard's curator insight, July 22, 11:30 AM

oh so cute

 

 

this gonna be my dog btw

 

 

 

 

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Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube

Peggo - Record beautiful MP3s from YouTube | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Peggo is a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) that records MP3s of your favorite online videos.
Peggo's packed with great features like integrated search, automatic silence removal, audio normalization, subtrack offsets, and artist and title tags.
Peggo automatically removes unwanted silence from the beginning and end of videos so you get a beautiful MP3 with just the good stuff. In addition, Peggo also normalizes the volume of every recording to the same, comfortable level so you never have to reach for the volume dial between MP3s again.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a useful tool for extracting the audio from a YouTube video clip.

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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, July 14, 2:54 AM

Wil je het geluid van YouTube video opnemen dan is Peggo een mooie manier om een mp3 bestand te maken. Kopieer  en plak de link in de zoekmachine en de video wordt opgezocht. Met een paar handige instellingen (verwijder stiltes, audio normaliseren) maakt Peggo in een handomdraai een prima mp3.

Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, July 22, 2:25 AM

Looks like a very interesting tool here.  Thanks for sharing Nik.

Joe Shimp's curator insight, July 25, 8:52 AM

A great way to get YouTube audio only.

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Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk

Improve Your Vocabulary - VocabMonk | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

VocabMonk is a virtual guide to improve your vocabulary skills. Test your vocabulary today and gain the extra edge required to crack exams like GRE, GMAT, SAT and CAT for free.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like an interesting attempt to make vocabulary learning more interesting, competitive and collaborative. Much of the content is quite high level though.

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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 7, 6:41 AM

It never hurts to expand ones vocabulary.

Daniel Compton's curator insight, July 7, 7:25 AM

Another vocabulary builder- the standardized test features are a plus.

Wan-li Tsai's curator insight, July 7, 7:25 PM

Another interesting website to increase your vocabulary!

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Channelkit

Channelkit | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Organize links, articles, places, books or anything on the web into neat channels for personal or public use.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Interesting visual bookmarking site that allows you to create 'channels' of content that you can share with specific users. Looks like a nice tool for collecting materials for student projects, webquests or SOLE.

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Juan Fernández's curator insight, July 2, 12:36 AM

It could be used, for example, to share resources and material for your students.

Sonya Kew's curator insight, July 2, 10:48 AM

Another alternative is always good.  I think people need to find the one that works for them.

Patty Ball's curator insight, July 20, 9:20 PM

collections online, 

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Zaption - Interact With Video

Zaption - Interact With Video | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Add response elements throughout your tour, including multiple-choice questions, continuous polls, discussions, and more.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Great tool for making video and flipped learning more interactive. Some really nice interaction types. Fantastic.

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, June 22, 6:14 PM

What an awesome tool!

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, June 22, 11:09 PM

Great tool to create your own presentations using videos...

Tom Cockburn's curator insight, June 24, 2:47 AM

Another one to test drive yourself and see if it works for you

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Charts Builder

Charts Builder | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Create Charts Online ,Choose From Different Chart Types( Line - Bar - Radar), based on Chart.js API

Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a great tool for creating charts to go into infographics. Just get students to enter the data they want to show.

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carldowse's curator insight, June 23, 12:32 AM

Very useful when for teaching the language of change and trends

josé krijnsen's curator insight, June 23, 12:51 AM
this is a great tool for students to create professional charts on whatever they want to show
Consultants-E's curator insight, June 23, 6:20 AM

This could be very useful for Business English, EAP and IELTS students and teachers alike.

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Versal - Build free interactive courses

Versal - Build free interactive courses | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Versal brings knowledge to life. For the first time, create and publish amazingly engaging online learning experiences - no coding required. From homework and classroom exercises, to product tutorials and corporate training, to yoga and computer programming, Versal is flexible, powerful, and open to everyone.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a simple to use LCMS for building interactive courses just by dragging and dropping widgets and configuring content

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Amélie Silvert's curator insight, June 16, 9:21 AM

for flipped classrooms

MFaculty's curator insight, June 18, 4:35 AM

Another potential presentation took to give continue management systems a run for the money...

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, June 18, 5:23 AM

If you want to build up an interactive course, check out this tool