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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

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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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HyperSay - Live presentations for connected audiences!

HyperSay - Live presentations for connected audiences! | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Hypersay increases student participation by turning powerpoint-based classes into connected sessions. Students use their devices to answer real-time quizzes, access shared content, ask questions and take notes. 

All in one package, completely free.

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A great tool for the connected classroom.

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Body Language - Lessons in Digital Literacy

Body Language - Lessons in Digital Literacy | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

In this lesson students will find out about body language and its impact on communications. They will have the opportunity to try to use body language and they will carry out online research to find out how well people consciously understand body language.

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use this lesson plan to help your students understand and control teir body language when they communicate.

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Imagine Forest | Creative Writing Community for Kids

Imagine Forest | Creative Writing Community for Kids | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Imagine Forest makes writing stories easy and fun. Never again will you be lost for inspiration or story ideas. Improve your creative writing skills and imagination through completing quick and fun activities.
Nik Peachey's insight:

This looks like a great site to get young learners writing. Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for this one.  http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, February 14, 8:45 AM
Nice tool for primary students that lets them create nice stories incorporating their own pictures or using those form the library
Limitless Learning Limited's curator insight, February 14, 12:50 PM
Lots of writing inspiration, activities, lessons and a cute game to get the creative juices flowing.
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A tool for planning creative projects.

A tool for planning creative projects. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Your team's best ideas are scattered across hundreds of messages, emails and notes. Don't let them scroll past and be lost forever. Save them in Milanote and turn them into something great.
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This is a bit like Padlet. Great multimedia stickynote tool for brainstorming or creating collaborative digital tasks.

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Francisco González's comment, February 11, 3:18 AM
It's awesome, thank you!
Fiona Harvey's curator insight, February 11, 12:18 PM
Looks like this can be very useful. Especially if you’re remotely located. As Nik mentioned, bit like Padlet
Marco Bertolini's curator insight, February 12, 3:11 AM

Milanote : un Padlet avec des liens pour des projets créatifs !

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Kapwing - The Online Video Editor

Kapwing - The Online Video Editor | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Kapwing is a modern editor for videos, GIFs, and images. Try our free meme maker, resizer, subtitle maker, filters, and more!
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This is a fantastic browser based video editing tool that allows you to do a variety of things including adding subtitles to your videos. Really easy to use and free.

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30hands - From Flipped Learning to Digital Narrative

30hands - From Flipped Learning to Digital Narrative | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
This is a great tool to enable teachers to create materials or to put in the hands of students to help develop their digital literacies and make learning tangible with genuine outputs that they can collect into a digital portfolio.
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A really useful tool for creating educational content.

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Jeff Magoto's curator insight, February 12, 6:49 AM
Looks interesting for FL class
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Eddtor

Eddtor | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Write more. Sophisticated tool for simple writing. Free.
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A simple clean browser based writing tool that shows time on task and word count.

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TeacherGaming Desk - Teach Anything

TeacherGaming Desk - Teach Anything | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
TeacherGaming Desk is a classroom gaming toolbox that helps anyone teach anything with games.

Developed by Finnish teachers, the Desk is the only tool you need to engage, educate and empower your students.
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Fantastic resource.

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Typely - free online proofreading

Typely - free online proofreading | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Typely is a free online proofreading application that helps you write better English
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Great tool to help learners become more independent.

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David Alexander's curator insight, January 30, 8:38 AM
A better student outcome thing. 
Cloé Couturier-Des Rochers's curator insight, February 9, 7:33 AM

Great tool to help learners become more independent.

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Plagiarism Checker | Quetext

Plagiarism Checker | Quetext | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Advanced plagiarism checker and citation assistant with many professional features. Our proprietary DeepSearch™ technology checks for plagiarism better than any other technology.
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Very useful.

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Carolyn Rowe's curator insight, January 27, 2:56 PM
I think this is an awesome tool.
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 30, 1:35 AM
Plagiarism Checker
Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, February 2, 11:39 AM

A new plagiarism checker!

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Day One

Day One | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Day One is a simple way to journal.

It’s easy to quickly enter your thoughts and memories and have them synced and backed up in the cloud.

Day One is well designed and extremely focused to encourage you to write more.
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Really nicely designed journaling tool. Ideal for recording notes during field trips or for projects. Works across mobile platforms.

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Bag The Web

Bag The Web | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

BagTheWeb creates and supports a new Web curation tool called bag. Via bags, users can collect, publish, and share curated Web content in a simple and exciting way. Web content forms content networks, users form social networks, and content and social networks further connect.

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A nice simple to use curation tool.

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Votre – Remember People

Votre – Remember People | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Remember everything about others by writing about them in your diary. Votre organizes all the information for you.

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A handy free tool to use as a learning journal.

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Make Beliefs Comix – Create Your Own Comix!

Make Beliefs Comix – Create Your Own Comix! | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Select a character to represent you and speak for you as you talk about yourself, your life story and your interests. Introduce yourself, talk about who you are, what you do, what you're interested in, what you like or don't like.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a great resource with some great ideas to get students writing comics.

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Free icons - SVG, PNG, & Icon Font - Thousands of free icons

Free icons - SVG, PNG, & Icon Font - Thousands of free icons | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Licensee may use the Work in non-commercial and commercial projects, services or products without attribution.

Licensee may use the Work for any illustrative purposes in any media, including, but not limited to, websites, web banners, newsletters, PDF documents, blogs, emails, slideshows, TV and video presentations, smartphones, splash screens, movies, magazine articles, books, advertisements, brochures, document illustrations, booklets, billboards, business cards, packages, etc

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Great collection of free to use icons for materials design or student projects.

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Create Engaging Video Tasks with Kapwing

Create Engaging Video Tasks with Kapwing | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Having a free browser based tool like this can help you to create interesting and engaging materials for students, but it can also allow students to get some hands on experience of editing video and so help to build their digital literacies.
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A short blog post with some suggestions for video activities.

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Language Learning Joke Books: Learn French, Spanish, Russian, English

Language Learning Joke Books: Learn French, Spanish, Russian, English | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Read jokes selected for learners in a language you want to practice. You’ll read around 3500 words and get vocabulary support. Those of you with with ibooks can benefit from a version with full audio. Ideal for students, teachers and anyone wanting to practice a language in an enjoyable way.

Nik Peachey's insight:

A great collection of books to learn languages through humour.

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Cikumas - A Free LMS Designed By Students

Cikumas - A Free LMS Designed By Students | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Alexander Degenhardt and Noah Liebherr, developed Cikumas due to the frustrations they felt in their classroom. Although they experienced multiple online solutions as learners, they didn’t feel that these catered to the needs of students, so they took the opportunity to create their own solution.
Nik Peachey's insight:

This is my review of a great free LMS designed by two students.

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Greg Quinlivan's curator insight, February 7, 12:29 AM
This looks very promising, and the price is right for teachers without funding sources. It seems more intuitive in its layout and offers a broad range of assignment types.
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Sendtask | To-do list, Projects, Collaboration - Get things done!

Sendtask | To-do list, Projects, Collaboration - Get things done! | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Sendtask is the easiest way to organize your work and collaborate online. Simple to use but powerful enough to run your business on it.
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Very easy to use and free. A great way to organise your time and tasks.

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Learn English in Virtual Reality | LinguapracticaVR

Learn English in Virtual Reality | LinguapracticaVR | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Learn English in virtual reality. Immerse yourself in 360 degrees to learn typical vocabulary and pronunication or real places around the world.
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This looks potentially interesting.

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Medicustech's comment, February 5, 12:29 AM
Here the brief details about how Virtual & Augmented Reality using in healthcare industry.

https://medicustech.blogspot.in/2018/01/mixed-reality-in-healthcare-and-its-new.html
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SMMRY - Summarize Everything

SMMRY - Summarize Everything | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Summarize articles, text, websites, essays and PDF documents online for free with SMMRY. Developers can also implement our free API into applications that may require summarization.
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Very useful tool for getting a quick overview of any text.

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Amin Neghavati's curator insight, January 30, 10:02 PM
Useful to be used with learners to teach them how to summarise articles.
Edward Russell's curator insight, February 2, 5:55 AM
Perfect for busy / lazy people and could make for a good start to teaching summary writing skills! 
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English phonetic transcription software Phonetizer

English phonetic transcription software Phonetizer | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Quickly transcribe text into phonemic script.

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A great tool for helping students to work on pronunciation.

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All-in-one design tool, Screen Capture, Image Editor, Color Picker, Pixel Ruler and More

All-in-one design tool, Screen Capture, Image Editor, Color Picker, Pixel Ruler and More | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
PicPick screen capture software enable you to grab an image on your computer screen, save, print, add effects, and share.
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A useful to tool for developing teacher and learner training materials.

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EXT OLC Mobile App Launch | World Bank Group

EXT OLC Mobile App Launch | World Bank Group | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Learn about international development through online courses, on-demand resources, and communities of practice. Find solutions for pressing challenges across many aspects of international development, including climate change, access to finance, governance, international trade, public health, and education.

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An excellent free app from the World Bank Group.

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Get Students Creating Video Summaries with Lumen5

Get Students Creating Video Summaries with Lumen5 | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

This is a great tool for quickly creating video summaries. You can use it to write a short summary or just put in the URL of an online article or blog posting and then pick the parts of the text you want to include in the video.

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A great activity to buid summarising skills and to provide video revision notes.

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Metaverse - Create Amazing Things

Metaverse - Create Amazing Things | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Metaverse is the easiest way to create Augmented Reality experiences. No programming required.
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A great simple way to start creating augmented reality learning experiences for students.

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Rebecca Scriven's curator insight, January 19, 3:18 AM
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