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Sound Effects Download | Soundsnap.com

Sound Effects Download | Soundsnap.com | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
The most popular site for professional sound effects in the world.
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A collection of web and mobile based tools to help teachers & learners exploit the web
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Linguacuisine – Combining technology, languages, culture and cuisine

Linguacuisine – Combining technology, languages, culture and cuisine | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Linguacuisine is a really fun way to learn about foreign languages, cultures and cuisines and you get to eat what you produce. You can also tell other people around the world about your own cooking, language and way of life.
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This looks like a really nice way to share and learn about languages and culture through food.

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Extraordinary Stories in Virtual Reality

Extraordinary Stories in Virtual Reality | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Within's first AR app empowers children with narratives designed to encourage movement, reading aloud and exploration
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This looks like a really fantastic platform that works on the whole range of VR devices from Cardboard to Hive.

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College Textbooks - Low-cost textbooks for developing writing skills 

College Textbooks - Low-cost textbooks for developing writing skills  | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Cheap & Free eTextbooks for College Students
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This site has a huge range of cut-price textbooks.

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Nik's QuickShout: Epigrammar - Making assignment marking quick and collaborative

Nik's QuickShout: Epigrammar - Making assignment marking quick and collaborative | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
It’s clear that the more you use Epigrammar the more time it is likely to save you and the more efficient the whole process will become. A bonus feature of the site is that you and your students will also be creating a form of e-portfolio that will enable you and students to look back over their work and assess progress.
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A really useful tool for making homework more impactful.

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Teen Ink | By Teens, For Teens

Teen Ink | By Teens, For Teens | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to participate, register and/or submit work. Distributed through classrooms by English teachers, Creative Writing teachers, Journalism teachers and art teachers around the country
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This could be a good source of materials if you are teaching teenagers. Mixture of fiction, poetry, images and fact.

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ClassroomScreen

ClassroomScreen | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Quickly get a timer, textbox, noise meter, drawing tool, name picker, work symbols and more. Completely free.
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This is a beautiful free interactive whiteboard screen you can simply open and use in your browser.

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Greg Quinlivan's curator insight, November 29, 8:59 PM
Nice, intuitive tool. Will be useful for online teaching as much as for classroom settings.
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StoryWeaver - Stories in multiple languages

StoryWeaver - Stories in multiple languages | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Reading is one of the most essential components of a child's learning & development journey. At Pratham Books and StoryWeaver, we understand this and StoryWeaver came about with the exact purpose of increasing access to books for children in languages and context that they enjoy - in a boundary-less digital way.
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This is a wonderful resource of great simple stories for kids in multiple languages. There is also an image bank and you can create your own stories on the site. Marvelous.

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Vane García Aguilar's curator insight, November 28, 12:05 PM

This is a wonderful resource of great simple stories for kids in multiple languages. There is also an image bank and you can create your own stories on the site. Marvelous.

Elise Ayoub's curator insight, December 1, 3:39 AM
This tool allows you to create your own story with illustrations which you can pick from an image bank.You can also read and comment on the stories of others.Great constructive and collaborative as well as creativity enhancing tool that will restore children's love for reading. 
Aya Arab's curator insight, December 10, 8:18 PM
more than 10000 stories in more than 120 languages in different English levels all in one place.
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Tangerine® is electronic data collection software designed for use on mobile computers

Tangerine® is electronic data collection software designed for use on mobile computers | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Tangerine® is electronic data collection software designed for use on mobile computers, including netbooks, tablet computers and smartphones. Its primary use is to enable capture of students’ responses in oral early grade reading and mathematics skills assessments, specifically Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) and Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA), and interview responses from students, teachers and principals on home and school context information.

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QR Droid Zapper | QR Code Generator

QR Droid Zapper | QR Code Generator | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
QR Droid will create a QR image with a short URL; just copy the URL (shown after you create a QR Code) into your browser or share it with friends, family and colleagues.
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A useful QR code creator.

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Create, Curate and Collaborate on Lists

Create, Curate and Collaborate on Lists | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Lystof helps to discover curated links. Share a list of links with your friends or teammates. Recommend or ask the community about best links for a topic.
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A useful tool for collaborative curation.

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TESOL Planner - ESL teaching materials, lessons, and handouts.

TESOL Planner - ESL teaching materials, lessons, and handouts. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
TESOL Planner is a resources website for ESL teachers where you can get free lesson plans, downloads, and teaching ideas. You can also take courses to learn new teaching tips.
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A really useful resource for teachers.

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Create Interactive Learning with Adapt Learning

Create Interactive Learning with Adapt Learning | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Adapt is a free and easy to use e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content using the award-winning Adapt developer framework.
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This is a really useful tool if you want to get serious about course development.

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Hubert.ai - Improvement starts with conversations

Hubert.ai - Improvement starts with conversations | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Tired of manually going through the evaluations of your courses to get an aggregated result overview? In a near future Hubert will take care of all your result aggregation! It will be possible to set up the structure for a whole institution, program or university and have Hubert aggregating the results for you.

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An interesting way of using an AI chatbot to get feedback on your courses and teaching.

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VR Films – UN Virtual Reality

VR Films – UN Virtual Reality | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
United Nations Virtual Reality (UNVR), uses the power of immersive storytelling to inspire viewers towards increased empathy, action and positive social change. The project supports the UN system with disseminating their content and expanding their impact in 360’ video and virtual reality. The series provides a deeper understanding for those living in the most complex development challenges, catalyzing urgency for those most in danger of being left behind if the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are not met.
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Some powerful content to build lessons around.

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Talkwall

Engage your students in open and exploratory dialogues in the classroom with Talkwall. Expand your dialogic teaching.
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This looks like an interesting combination of a back channel and a padlet type sticky noticeboard. Worth trying.

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Spelling Bee Ninja - Spelling lists and text to speech training software

Spelling Bee Ninja - Spelling lists and text to speech training software | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Our aim is to provide the most comprehensive spelling bee resources kit to all the students willing improve spelling skills and, why not, master and win spelling bee competitions.The #1 resource to Win spelling bee competitions: custom spelling lists, free spelling bee software, and spelling tutorials.

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Edit video as naturally as text

Edit video as naturally as text | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Edit video as naturally as text. Screenplay gives you an auto-generated transcription of all the speech in your whole video file. All you have to do next is use the familiar text editor interface to trim, cut, and rearrange text to create your brand new video!
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An interesting looking video editing app.

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peterlakeman's curator insight, December 5, 7:02 AM
Lijkt me een handige (nog gratis) tool voor taaldocenten.
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UBONGO KIDS

UBONGO KIDS | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Meet the Ubongo Kids: Kibena, Kiduchu, Koba, Baraka and Amani. They’re curious kids just like you, and they’re ready to take on any challenge that comes their way.

Join them as they put their math, science, and tech skills to the test, from understanding fractions with fruit to creating electricity.
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Some useful free videos and apps for kids.

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Education - LGBTQI

Education - LGBTQI | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Free ebook.

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This is a really useful collection of resources and advice to help you deal with issues around discrimination and migration.

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Quillionz - World’s First AI Platform for Creating Questions

Quillionz - World’s First AI Platform for Creating Questions | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Don't spend your valuable time creating simple questions anymore. Explore the world’s first AI-powered platform for creating questions, assessments, and quizzes.
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This is a handy tool for building quiz and assessment questions around any text. It does quite a good job, but the tests have to be saved or printed as text files.

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Morph ID - Build Your AR & VR Avatar

Morph ID - Build Your AR & VR Avatar | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Morph Avatars built with ReadyRoom® can travel between worlds. From a social VR experience, to a classroom, to a galactic battle. Your avatar and identity are persistent, unique, and yours.
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This is an interesting tool for building your own 3D virtual avatar that can be used across a range of VR and AR devices. Unfortunately it's only available for Windows users at present.

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Digital Zines | ZineLab

Digital Zines | ZineLab | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

ZineLab allows you to make a zine on the web, taking the DIY spirit from zine makers who build print zines. Include all kinds of different media from photo gallery, articles, video, icons and even customize colours and templates. You can save zines, comment and review them. They're also easy to make and share across the web.

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This looks very early stage, but also looks like an attractive way to get students publishing project work.

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DrawnToTheCore.com - Teaching beyond the point, click, swipe

DrawnToTheCore.com - Teaching beyond the point, click, swipe | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
DrawnToTheCore.com is built of fun video guided lessons from DrawnToDiscover.com teaching children how to draw math, science, language arts, biology, engineering, geography, history, peace, and more. These interactive lessons provide explicit instruction that can be differentiated to connect lessons and activities in the classroom and help increase student understanding and engagement.
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A great tool to get students drawing.

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Elise Ayoub's curator insight, November 24, 1:30 PM
This tool teaches young children to make drawings related to different subjects like math,science,language ...Check it out.
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Creative Video Community

Creative Video Community | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Freq is a community for creating threads of videos inspired by challenges and games.
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This might be a nice tool for creating learning challenges.

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Dawn – Online Course Development Platform

Dawn – Online Course Development Platform | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Turn your unique content into a socially-engaging, video-centric learning experience that can be accessed anytime, anywhere, and with any major device.
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This looks interesting for anyone who wants to build and generate income from courses.

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