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A collection of web and mobile based tools to help teachers & learners exploit the web
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Welcome to the School of You | Teachem

Welcome to the School of You | Teachem | Tools for Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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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Facebook Bridge - Access Facebook from behind firewalls

Facebook Bridge - Access Facebook from behind firewalls | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Facebridge allows you to use Facebook in your office, school and any place where its access has been blocked by a firewall or proxy. This is really useful if you are using Facebook for educational project and you need to have access.

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MelodyJenningsBowers's curator insight, March 28, 2013 7:42 PM

Can't wait to try this at school!

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Free MP3 Grabber - search and grab mp3 from YouTube

Free MP3 Grabber - search and grab mp3 from YouTube | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

MP3grabber.net is a free online service to grab mp3 from various video sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Myspace, vevo etc, you can also search and grab mp3 from other online legal resources. This is really useful if you want to have audio recordings of online video.

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Small Demons

Small Demons | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Small Demons is an interesting tool which allows you to search through the cultural references ithin a book. These can be people, places, music etc. It can work in many ways. You can explore a book for the culturl references or start by exploring a place or person and see which books they appear in. Interesting concept.

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VocabularySpellingCity App

VocabularySpellingCity App | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

The VocabularySpellingCity app has word games, vocabulary games, and spelling games from the popular SpellingCity website. This is a great free app for lower levels to develop their spelling and vocabulary. Lots of audio support and interactive games.

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PicView - Add Voice to Images

PicView is a free app which enables you to add voice tags to the images you create on your iPhone or iPad. The images can then be sent to people. It looks from the reviews like there are still a fee bugs with this, but still worth investigating as a way to create an audio visual dictionary.

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O2 learn - Home

O2 learn - Home | Tools for Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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

Silkslides | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

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

Cloudee | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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 Teachers & 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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Create Free Interactive Timelines – Stories Displayed on Maps | myHistro

Create Free Interactive Timelines – Stories Displayed on Maps | myHistro | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

This is a great tool for doing creative project work. On myHistro you can create advanced geolocated timelines that you can play as presentations. Pin your events, videos and photos to the map and share them with friends and family. You can also download a mobile app.

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Fröken Caroline Nilsson's curator insight, November 29, 2013 3:21 AM

Ska prova och se om det är ett bra verktyg.

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Record & Share your Ideas | Present.me

Record & Share your Ideas | Present.me | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Present.me is your slides, and a video of you presenting them, side by side on the screen at the same time. It’s the next best thing to being in a room with people you want to communicate with, and as it’s on demand, it’s available for anyone to view whenever it suits them. The potential for Present.me for Educators is endless- it is perfect for the flipped classroom, for students to submit projects, practise their presentation skills and much, much more.


And Present.me is now available in a new multi-user version. As an academic institution you can sign up for a Team account which provides your school, college or university with a private portal in which you can create, view and manage presentme’s. Discover Present.me for yourself here: http://present.me/

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, December 25, 2012 7:52 PM

Best rescoops of 2012... I use this particularly for SEN students with little or no reading skills for their individual learning plans!

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SiteCake, simple, drag and drop CMS for fast editing

SiteCake, simple, drag and drop CMS for fast editing | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

SiteCake is a very simple to use tool for building your own website based on a content management system (CMS). You simply drag and drop in the parts of the structure you want and choose a look and style for your site. Then you just need to add your own content.

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Draw Mania

Draw Mania | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

This is a free app for iPad or iPhone that is great for revising vocabulary. It works a littl like pictionary, you have to draw images to represent words or guess words from images. You can play with friends or be teamed up against a random player. Great vocabulary tool.

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