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Tools for Learners
A collection of web and mobile based tools to help learners exploit the web
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Mural.ly

Mural.ly | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

This site looks like an interesting cross between Wallwisher and Prezi. User can work collaboratively to create a multimedia notice board with snippets of information from around the web. They can then arrange them into a zooming presentation to display them live. Useful tool.

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Intervue

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Instantly capture video interviews - Intervue is a quick and easy tool for anyone looking to gather short video responses online from anyone with a webcam. Great tool for carrying out research.

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Goalbook

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Goalbook is a collaboration platform for teachers, parents, and students centered around the achievement of individual student learning goals. Students feed in their goals and then get support form their peers and teachers.

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Instant Opinion Polls in the Classroom

Instant Opinion Polls in the Classroom | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

For a long time now I have been looking for a tool that enables instant polling in the classroom or in the lecture room. I specifically wanted something that; doesn't require registration (especially from the people I'm polling), updates very quickly, works on any platform from computers to mobile devices

It looks like I have finally found what I've been looking for and best of all it's free. The tool that I have found is Mentimeter and it does all of the above.

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Find Easy to Read Text for Lower Levels

Find Easy to Read Text for Lower Levels | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Twurdy is actually based on Google, but it analyses Google results for readability, so it can help you to find more lower level texts for learners without you having to read through every result from Google to see if it's simple enough.

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O2 learn - Home

O2 learn - Home | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

O2 Learn is a free-to-use video library for secondary school students where UK teachers share their best lessons & revision tips. You can also download a free app to create your own lesson videos. This might be restricted to the UK though.

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Free Online Video Ripper

Free Online Video Ripper | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Video ripper is a very simple to use free online service for you to rip videos from YouTube, Metacafe, Vimeo, MySpace, Justin.tv, etc. It also allows you to rip online videos and convert local video files to MP4, AVI, 3GP, WMV, MKV, MP3 etc. Very useful.

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Silkslides

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This is a simple tool for getting presentations and slide shows online. Viewers can also leave comments and questions about each slide. This is a nice way to create dialogue around a presentation.

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Cloudee

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This is a useful tool for sharing videos among a restricted group. There is an app for iPhone as well as download for MAC or PC so that the videos can be shared from your mobile device or computer. Useful tool for group video projects.

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FlockDraw - Free Online Drawing Tool - Collaborative Group Whiteboard

FlockDraw - Free Online Drawing Tool - Collaborative Group Whiteboard | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Flockdraw is a free to use online whiteboard based painting & drawing tool. It makes it easy to draw online free with multiple people for fun or business. You can have unlimited people in a room and the drawing updates in real time. Uses different colors, shapes and text. Great tool for creating infographics

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Loopster Online Video Editor

Loopster Online Video Editor | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Loopster is a great free online video editor. It's really simple to use and can enable you to do most basic video editing functions online. Upload your clips, drag them onto the timeline and then clip and add transitions. You can then download them or export and share them.

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ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a great free app for helping to manage your classroom in a positive way. It enables you to give credit and wards to students who are doing well in various aspects of their classroom behaviour.

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Free Video Converter: best software for converting video files easy and fast.

Free Video Converter: best software for converting video files easy and fast. | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Free Video Converter designed to help you convert any video files from one format to another. All video formats are supported, conversion is fast and easily. Very useful piece of free software and there is a version for both MAC and PC.

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Blurtopia

This is a great mobile app for creating polls and collecting data to use in projects or to create infographics. It's free and quick to install. You can choose from 3 types of poll (rate it 1 - 2, like / don't like, choose between two options) It also integrates with Facebook and Twitter.

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Typecast

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This is a really useful tool to create classroom interaction. It enables users to submit questions live during presentations or classes etc.

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Open Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard Software

Open Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard Software | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Open-Sankoré is a multiplatform, open-source IWB program that is compatible with every type of interactive hardware. It is also translated into many different languages. Its range of tools is adapted to all users: from beginners to experts.

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Alex Leblay Valdés's curator insight, February 26, 2013 2:33 AM

Free open-source whiteboard software.

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Online Proofreading Service

Online Proofreading Service | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

This is a handy free tool that also has a downloadable desktop app for proofreading your work. It has some understanding of context and so can analyze errors which may otherwise be missed. Very useful tool.

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Welcome to the School of You | Teachem

Welcome to the School of You | Teachem | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Teachem is a great platform for pulling together videos from around YouTube and forming them into lessons. The platform allows you to create questions for specific points in each video and students can watch and take notes. Useful platform for creating flipped learning that does a bit more than lecture.

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Szoter - Online annotation tool

Szoter - Online annotation tool | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Szoter is an easy to use, free, online image annotation tool. It can be used to create and grab images from your computer screen or webcam. You can then annotae the images using a range of features from text to callouts. This is useful tool for creating insruction sheets or learning materials. There is an online version or a desktop app.

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Ester Feldman's comment, October 11, 2012 10:04 AM
Thank you. I shared it as well.
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Edcanvas - The one place for teachers to create and deliver lessons digitally

Edcanvas - The one place for teachers to create and deliver lessons digitally | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

This is a great tool for designing web based lessons that draw on a number of different sources. You can sequence materials, add tasks and worksheets, videos from YouTube and documents from your dropbox. This is a really useful tool for creating engaging web based lessons.

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MelodyJenningsBowers's curator insight, March 28, 2013 7:40 PM

I'm using this on Edmodo. It is one of the free apps in thier app store.

Kristen Baker's curator insight, June 17, 2013 5:31 AM

This is a great "one-stop-shop" for students and teachers to get organized and stay on track with lessons.

Amaia Irazusta Zarra's curator insight, August 15, 2013 10:48 AM

Oso erraza da erabiltzen. Zure dropbox-en, google drive-en nahiz ordenagailuan dituzun dokumentuak, edozein web orri, bideo, irudi.... arrastratu eta askatu

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ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web

ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Professor Word is a useful browser plugin to help you develop your vocabulary. It enables you to click on words in a text on any webpage and get a definition. It also shows related words. Good tool for vocabulary building.

 

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Maria Pia Montoro's comment, October 15, 2012 3:09 AM
contact the developers!
Maria Valdes's comment, October 15, 2012 4:11 AM
It does work with Mac, I've just checked. It might be a problem of the browser, not the app.
Maria Pia Montoro's comment, October 15, 2012 4:21 AM
it works fine for me as well!
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Free Word Processing for MAC

Free Word Processing for MAC | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

This is a really simple but powerful program that is free to download for any MAC 10.6 + user. It has a simple intuitive interface that isn't loaded down with any complex features. It just does one job and does it well

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TagMyDoc

TagMyDoc | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

This is a really useful site for creating QR tags for your documents. It allows you to upload documents then provides a QR tag image for the link so that anyone with a QR code scanner on their mobile phone just has to scan it to download the document.

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Codecademy

Codecademy | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

Code Academy is a helpful website that assists in learning on how to code in a fun and interactive way. Anyone can study free of charge JavaScript, Python programming language, website building and other basic informatics applications through straightforward lessons and exercises. Learners can track how much they learn, and may receive interactive feedbacks from other users.

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OneLook Reverse Dictionary

OneLook Reverse Dictionary | Tools for Learners | Scoop.it

The OneLook reverse dictionary is a great tool to get students thinking about how they explain what words mean. Unlike most dictionaries which gives you the meaning of a ord, this one will give you the word as long as you can give the correct maning. This is a great skill to develop as a language learner.

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