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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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Story Spheres

Story Spheres | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
A tool for enhancing 360 images that lets you position audio within a scene, to easily create interactive experiences. Take your stories as far as your imagination and your camera will go.
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We have already seen this tool in a previous post. Time to refersh it as it has become more powerful and interactive
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Word Booster

Word Booster | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
We save valuable time of English teachers when they prepare authentic class material from news articles so that they could spend the time on more important things. Just grab the URL of a news article you want to teach, copy & paste the URL on our site, wait for a moment. Then viola! You have ready-to-print word list, vocabulary quiz, and even the article itself reformatted for notes taking.
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When you are in a hurry, or when you exactly know what you want... make the best of a web article with this useful tool
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Use Vibby to Highlight and Share Specific Parts of Videos via Educators' Technology

Use Vibby to Highlight and Share Specific Parts of Videos via Educators' Technology | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Very useful tool to highlight parts of a video
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Ingage - Interactive Presentations

Ingage - Interactive Presentations | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Ingage is an interactive presentation app that allows you to easily create stunning touchable experiences, automatically sync to the cloud, and share with everyone on any device. Tap and drag your photos and videos into templates to add interactivity. Your videos become touchable as you move your finger across the screen...


Via Baiba Svenca
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Powerful easy presentation tool for mobile devices! Worth a try!
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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 29, 12:32 PM

Created for iOS. Free for limited time.

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FoxType  - Sentence Analysis

FoxType  - Sentence Analysis | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Visualise the grammar of a sentence and learn how to write in a proper style


Via Nik Peachey
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Foxtype is an interesting tool for college students and also for younger ones when learning to write proper texts
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Bronwyn Burke's curator insight, June 16, 2016 4:51 AM
An interesting visual for planning instruction.
António Leça Domingues's curator insight, June 16, 2016 5:58 AM
Análise de construção de períodos de texto.
Marshall Gass's curator insight, June 16, 2016 4:00 PM
invaluable tool for writers. Get it.
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Ed: The Mobile LMS

Ed: The Mobile LMS | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Ed is a sophisticated rapid authoring platform that provides mobile learning management solutions for today’s work environment.

Via Nik Peachey
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Trial version worth trying: No time limit and the possibility to create 20 learning units within the LMS. The possibility to build a nice ecosystem.

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Cinta's curator insight, April 4, 2016 3:00 AM

Really enjoying using this to create some mobile learning units. Great range of activity types.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, April 5, 2016 2:49 AM

Really enjoying using this to create some mobile learning units. Great range of activity types.

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Phocabulary word

Phocabulary word | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Photo Word of the Day with definitions, synonyms, antonyms to help improve and enhance word memory for learning and studying.

Via Nik Peachey
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Good tool!!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 29, 2015 9:18 AM

A free flashcard app for improving vocabulary

tomnguyen's curator insight, November 30, 2015 11:53 AM

A free flashcard app for improving vocabulary

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Snip - Show and Tell (Create Videos in 60 Seconds)

Snip - Show and Tell (Create Videos in 60 Seconds) | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 22, 2015 6:56 AM

Snip, on the other hand, is a free tool developed through a Microsoft Garage project that allows users to capture screenshots and then annotate them. With the Snip app, users can draw on their captured screenshots using a software pen, which is available in various colors and sizes.


Lee Hall's curator insight, November 23, 2015 2:53 PM

Snip it is great for saving a part of the page like a screen shot. 

Toni's curator insight, January 30, 2016 10:25 AM
I've long wanted to create videos for my website and class. Overwhelming prospect. Short ones like this is a great start.
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Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes

Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Qzzr is a simple online quiz tool that allows you to quickly create beautiful quizzes, post them anywhere on the web, view on any device, and track results.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, LaiaJoana
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One more tool to engage students into question making and also into sharing opinions!!
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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, July 28, 2015 12:13 PM

I haven't tried this, but it looks pretty slick. 

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, July 28, 2015 2:31 PM

добавить ваше понимание ...

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Story Generator

Story Generator | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Hilarious short story generator. Write your own story in thirty seconds by entering some keywords or letting our automated system choose some for you. Story writing has never been so quick and easy.

Via Nik Peachey
Ricard Garcia's insight:

Nice tool for storytelling... maybe not really creative, but useful for starters!

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cioccas's curator insight, June 20, 2015 7:30 PM

Looks very useful for getting students started on writing narratives. After they generate a story, they could then copy the text and work on it to craft their own story.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, June 21, 2015 3:32 PM

#StoryTelling #ELA #CommonCore #STEM #STEAM #Education #Literature #Drama

Alexandre Silva's curator insight, July 23, 2015 2:22 PM

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OMGoogle! Get Familiar with Google's Lesser Known Tools

OMGoogle! Get Familiar with Google's Lesser Known Tools | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Big Brother has always something in store for us!!!

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i2Speak - Free Online Smart IPA Keyboard

i2Speak - Free Online Smart IPA Keyboard | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

i2Speak is a free online Smart IPA Keyboard (International Phonetic Alphabet) to quickly write phonetic symbols using Roman letters without the need to memorize any symbol code.

 

 


Via Nik Peachey
Ricard Garcia's insight:

About time! Easy way to have phonetic transcription at hand!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 27, 2014 3:39 AM

Well I'm not so sure about quick and not needing to know the symbols and code, but it does work well.


Jennifer Dorman's curator insight, August 27, 2014 8:26 AM

Free IPA keyboard resource - great for ELA/ESL/EFL educators

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Pixiclip

Pixiclip | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Pixiclip is an online canvas that lets you communicate using a webcam or a mic. Just click record and you’re ready to go. Pixiclip is your message in motion!


Via Nik Peachey
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Use it to express ideas and projects on line in real time

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 23, 2014 3:36 PM

This looks like a simple to use online sketch pad which you can add audio and webcam messages to. Nice collaborative online workspace.

Lee Hall's curator insight, June 19, 2014 9:19 AM

This is a very easy to use site.

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Free online timeline maker

Free online timeline maker | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Time.Graphics is a timeline and free of charge online service for creating infographics. Is it possible to make historical analysis in one click? Yes, it’s real. We present to your attention the innovative service!

Via Nik Peachey
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A good tool to create rich timelines and infographics where different element can be embedded
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 15, 1:58 AM

This looks like a great free tool that has been nicely integrated with Google apps.

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pageOrama - one page at a time

pageOrama - one page at a time | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

How Page O Rama?
Choose page name. Write your title. Write your page content. Add your email if you want to edit your pages. Click submit and you are published!.


Via Nik Peachey
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Easy and handy!!!! keep it in your pocket of resources!
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 22, 1:33 AM

A simple tool to publish single pages online.

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Sutori

Sutori | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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A very powerful tool! Engage students into content creation and foster comprehension through displaying info and creating tasks!
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Swipe – make your presentations personal & interactive

Swipe – make your presentations personal & interactive | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

With Swipe, your presentation ends up where your students are looking: on their devices, in their hands. Ask questions with polls to see what they know and want to know to guide the pace of your lectures. Swipe promotes a more engaged and smarter classroom, whether physical or online. It’s as easy as sharing a link.


Via Nik Peachey
Ricard Garcia's insight:
Just another presentation tool? I don't think so... interaction is completely integrated and mobile visibility has become a clear goal. Worth a try!
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, July 5, 2016 8:50 AM
Looks Fun, let's try
rim ben ayed chemima's curator insight, July 29, 2016 9:15 AM
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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, October 12, 2016 1:22 PM
Haven't had a chance to try this yet, but it looks great. 
 
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LiquidText

LiquidText | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
LiquidText improves upon the reading experience by allowing users to better understand, synthesize, visualize and collaborate over digital text.

Via Nik Peachey
Ricard Garcia's insight:
Very useful app for a better reading experience.. who said literacy cannot be enhanced digitally?
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 14, 2016 11:07 AM

I haven't tried this yet, but it does look very interesting as a digital literacy tool.

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Quick Rubric

Quick Rubric | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Quick Rubric – FREE, fast and simple rubric creator

Via Nik Peachey
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Esay peasy!! Quick as its name... well.... as quick as your mind to imagine parameters and criteria!! ;-)

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Isabel García's curator insight, March 24, 2016 5:04 AM

A useful template for creating rubrics.

Natasha Georgiou's curator insight, March 26, 2016 11:29 PM

A useful template for creating rubrics.

Curatorially Yours's curator insight, April 4, 2016 4:54 AM

This rubric generator looks like a good tool to create rubrics in a hurry. Definitely one to explore:

This rubric generator looks like a good tool to create rubrics in a hurry. Definitely one to explore!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Creating an Infographic With Visme

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating an Infographic With Visme | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
A short tutorial for beginners on how to create a simple infographic with Visme.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 23, 2015 12:23 PM

If you want to learn how to make infographics, this is your tutorial.

Lee Hall's curator insight, November 24, 2015 9:16 AM

Here are clear instructions for making an infographic. 

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 2, 2016 10:26 AM

Great tips for creating Infographics.

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7 Ways to Use Canva to Create Compelling Graphics :: coolcatteacher :: Vicki Davis

7 Ways to Use Canva to Create Compelling Graphics :: coolcatteacher :: Vicki Davis | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

"Canva is a tool to create infographics, social media graphics, and more. If you need to gain traffic, you need a graphic. Canva is to graphic designwhat the Keurig coffee maker is to drinking coffee. It is free, but they make money by having stock images you can buy for $1 a piece if you want them. Everything I did was free. Here are some ways I’ve used Canva in the last 24 hours along with a tutorial video at the bottom on how to use it."


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Toni's curator insight, January 30, 2016 10:45 AM
It's a free online tool! Thoroughly and accessibly written how-tos to produce excellent graphics for a variety of uses.
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Research, create, and present school projects online - Biteslide

Research, create, and present school projects online - Biteslide | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Biteslide is engaging presentation tool for school. Research, create, and present school projects online.
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Just one more? Worth a look, and then we'll judge!

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Create free interactive timelines

Create free interactive timelines | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Create free interactive timelines. Hstry is a free digital learning tool which promotes collaboration and engagement in the classroom.
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There are quite a few timeline webtools... but Hstry provides a clearer look, crisp and engaging!!

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Kiddle - search engine for kids

Kiddle - search engine for kids | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Kiddle - search engine for kids with illustrated results and safe search.

Via Luísa Lima
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Children friendly... proper filters...a good initiative!!

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Robyn Harrison's curator insight, December 1, 2014 6:45 PM

Will be great to introduce your students to searching for their own 'online' sources of information. I love that it is a 'safe search' and these filters can not be turned off.

Anabela Baptista's curator insight, December 4, 2014 5:10 PM

Google para crianças

Carla Manuela Nunes's curator insight, January 29, 2015 11:32 AM

Ainda não tem possibilidades de selecionar idioma, mas já é um avanço

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Parade - Create your own scrolling album for free!

Parade - Create your own scrolling album for free! | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Visit www.myparade.com to create your own free scrolling album to share with your friends.
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Simple storytelling, image description, ideas showcased... easy and rewarding tool

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