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A collection of web and mobile based tools to help teachers & learners exploit the web
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Introducing Appsperiments: Exploring the Potentials of Mobile Photography

Introducing Appsperiments: Exploring the Potentials of Mobile Photography | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Today, we're launching the first installment of a series of photography appsperiments: usable and useful mobile photography experiences built on experimental technology. Our "appsperimental" approach was inspired in part by Motion Stills, an app developed by researchers at Google that converts short videos into cinemagraphs and time lapses using experimental stabilization and rendering technologies.
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Three interesting free apps from Google to enhance your phones photography potential.

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Kreator Tools

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We're building a disruptive directory of tools that lets you learn & create virtually anything

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This site is a searchable collection of tools for making digital assets. Anything from apps to websites and AI. Well worth bookmarking and supporting.

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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, December 18, 2017 7:38 AM
Great resource 
 
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Video lessons creation tool

Video lessons creation tool | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
If you're new here, it's best to browse the video quizzes in our library and see what an interactive video quiz is (it's simple: questions popping up during the video).

If you like them, you can make your own quiz from any Youtube or Vimeo video here on iSLCollective (Click here or on the Upload menu). It takes 5 minutes to learn to use the quiz maker, and about 0.5-1 hour to finish a quiz.
Nik Peachey's insight:

A huge collection of free video activities and a tool and tutorial to create your own.

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Greg Quinlivan's curator insight, December 15, 2017 11:24 PM
Huge collection of video quizzes with a variety of question types and a variety of presentation styles. Well organised according to level, focus, etc. An excellent resource.
ducky58's curator insight, December 17, 2017 8:05 AM
Utilissimo strumento per creare video interattivi
David Alexander's curator insight, January 30, 8:33 AM
something that clergy need to know
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Nik Peachey's New Look EdTech & ELT Newsletter 12th December 2017

Nik Peachey's New Look EdTech & ELT Newsletter 12th December 2017 | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

There is a lot to explore in this edition, including a free lesson plan, lots of links to free tools and some great articles from around the internet.

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My latest EdTech & ELT Newsletter.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 12, 2017 7:45 AM

My latest EdTech and ELT newsletter.

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Learning Apps CREATOR | Gabriel's Seeds

Learning Apps CREATOR | Gabriel's Seeds | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Create your own learning apps and discover the fun and effective way for children to learn in a captivating atmosphere. Take your youngster's education to the next level!
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This looks like a really interesting tool for creating interactive learning for younger learners.

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Remove Image Backgrounds Free & Fast - Background Burner

Remove Image Backgrounds Free & Fast - Background Burner | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Free online background remover to remove the background from any image or photo. The fastest way to remove backgrounds online.
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useful tool for editing and changing backgrounds on an image.

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David Alexander's curator insight, January 30, 8:29 AM
for manipulating those images. 
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GoVenture World | Home

GoVenture World | Home | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Create and manage your own business in a massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG). Select your career and business type. Compete and collaborate with other players around the world in the most authentic business game and entrepreneur training experience ever created.
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This is still in beta, but it looks like a fantastic gaming simulation for business and business Engish students.

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Get Students Researching Words and Phrases in a Digital Corpus

Get Students Researching Words and Phrases in a Digital Corpus | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
This is an amazing audio corpus that you and your students can use to study the lexical use of words and phrases as well as variations in pronunciation. Get students to find examples of language points and vocabulary they are studying and deduce meaning from context.
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This is a great free audio corpus.

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Online Reading Activities | ReadTheory

Online Reading Activities | ReadTheory | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Online reading activities for all levels.Improve your reading ability using this fun, interactive, educational tool in school or at home.

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Fantastic tool for developing reading skills.

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Games | Games for Change

Games | Games for Change | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Founded in 2004, Games for Change empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world change using games that help people to learn, improve their communities, and contribute to make the world a better place.

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This site has a great collection of educational games along with reviews and information about each game.

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The Library Patch's curator insight, November 26, 2017 6:18 AM
Could be an addition to our Create Share Innovate room!
 
Lexical Leo's comment, January 30, 4:23 PM
Some of them are really good. I've used a couple
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Poligraph - Find the Truth in Politics

Poligraph - Find the Truth in Politics | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
The Internet has enabled a variety of new ways for people to share news and opinions online, but has also lead to the proliferation of inaccurate information.

New tools are needed to cope with the amount of information shared today, especially in politics where personal ideologies, human biases, and external motivations affect how events are portrayed.
Nik Peachey's insight:

Interesting tool in the fight against fake news.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 30, 1:40 AM
New tools are needed to cope with the amount of information shared today, especially in politics where personal ideologies, human biases, and external motivations affect how events are portrayed
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eLearning review tool

eLearning review tool | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
zipBoard can help teachers and instructional designers build interactive learning material for students by simplifying collaboration and sharing of feedback between the course developers. Teachers can also use zipBoard to gather feedback from students and share helpful resources without having to create an account for everyone. They can simply take a screenshot, annotate and add comments, and share the custom link with students. 
Nik Peachey's insight:

This could be an interesting way to give students feedback on digital projects and start developing their project management skills.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, November 22, 2017 9:35 AM

This could be an interesting way to give students feedback on digital projects and start developing their project management skills.

Ines Bieler's curator insight, November 22, 2017 2:35 PM

This could be an interesting way to give students feedback on digital projects and start developing their project management skills.

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Memeois – An all meme app you've always dreamed about

Memeois – An all meme app you've always dreamed about | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Each screen has been hand designed with special care to make browsing, sharing, creating and editing memes an easy and intuitive experience. You don't have to open new links, see ads, or view anything but memes. Customizing and creating memes is at your fingertip
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A nice app if your students are interested in creating and sharing meme. iOS only at present.

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eXeLearning.net Create Interactive eLearning

eXeLearning.net Create Interactive eLearning | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

eXeLearning is a free software tool under GPL-2New window that can be used to create educational interactive web contents. eXeLearning can generate interactive contents in XHTML or HTML5 format and it allows you to create easily navigable web pages including text, images, interactive activities, image galleries or multimedia clips. All the educational materials generated with eXeLearning can be exported in different digital formats, to be used independently or to integrate them into a LMS (Learning Management System) like Moodle.

Nik Peachey's insight:

This is a really useful free tool developed for education.

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Puzzle Creator

Puzzle Creator | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Looking for vocabulary or theme-specific word games? Or need a fun way to reinforce word recognition? Our free and easy-to-use interactive puzzle maker lets you custom create word games for your student or child.

Nik Peachey's insight:

Useful tool for creating games and puzzles.

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, December 19, 2017 6:52 AM
Puzzles can be fun and challenging ways to reinforce new vocabulary or review information about specific topics. Build your own or use one that's already been created.
Ricard Garcia's curator insight, December 20, 2017 2:04 AM
Useful tool to create your own quizzes... or to ask your students to create their own!
Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, December 31, 2017 11:06 PM
Must try, then share!

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Stencyl: Make iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Mac, Flash and HTML5 Games without code

Stencyl: Make iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Mac, Flash and HTML5 Games without code | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Our drag-and-drop gameplay designer pays homage to the successful MIT Scratch project. We extend Scratch's simple block-snapping interface with new functionality and hundreds of ready-to-use blocks.
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Great tool to get your students started at creating games.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, December 14, 2017 10:00 AM

Great tool to get your students started at creating games.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, December 15, 2017 3:47 AM
Great tool for creating games
 
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Free language exchange platform

Free language exchange platform | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Many people in the world are having online classes or language exchange through different communities to improve their conversation skills. With pengi meet you can have a private customized conference room to practice anytime and anywhere. Your participants can enter with just one click. No software to download or install.
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A great way to develop your language skills.

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David Alexander's curator insight, January 30, 8:31 AM
Might help us all In an ecumenical theological education world. 
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Exploring the Changing Social Contexts of Learning

Exploring the Changing Social Contexts of Learning | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Contemporary learning environments might be best understood when viewed as a complex mix of environments and overlapping social networks. Learners fluidly move between social networks and their learning is influenced by their participation within and across these physical and virtual networks.
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A useful article.

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Marci Milius's curator insight, December 4, 2017 11:01 AM
Interesting reading a lot of the research is old, however validates active learning environments.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, December 7, 2017 1:42 AM
Exploring the Changing Social Contexts of Learning
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Reclipped | Discover, Annotate, Save, Share and Collect interesting parts from videos

Reclipped | Discover, Annotate, Save, Share and Collect interesting parts from videos | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
ReClipped is the best way to discover, annotate, save, share and collect most interesting parts from videos, without the need to download anything. We support Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Coursera, TED, LinkedIn, Amazon PrimeVideos platforms and adding many more soon.
Nik Peachey's insight:

Another great tool for developing digital study skills.

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Ines Bieler's curator insight, December 1, 2017 1:35 PM

Another great tool for developing digital study skills.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, December 3, 2017 11:57 AM
Effectivement, il y a des plus en plus d'outils pour les vidéos.
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TurboNote | Most efficient way to take & share time-stamped notes while watching online videos

TurboNote | Most efficient way to take & share time-stamped notes while watching online videos | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Take & share time-stamped video notes, bookmark online videos, TurboNote provide the most efficient solution for online video note taking!
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Great tool for developing students' digital study skills and for use in flipped classrooms that depend on video input.

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New Presentation Software - Online Powerpoint Alternative - Niftio

New Presentation Software - Online Powerpoint Alternative - Niftio | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
New presentation software with rich templates and content library, wireless presenter, integrated audience response system and analytics, all-in-one place.
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This looks like an interesting alternative presentation software. Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org for this one.

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Fake It To Make It | Games for Change

Fake It To Make It | Games for Change | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Fake It To Make It is a simulation-style game where players take on the role of someone creating and distributing fake news for profit. Players learn how misinformation is created, spread, and emotionally targeted, and leave better prepared to be skeptical of misinformation that they encounter in the future.

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Nice game for teaching students about fake news.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, November 26, 2017 2:51 PM
Interesting tool for teaching students to recognize fake news.
Presenters's curator insight, November 26, 2017 3:38 PM
Fake It To Make It es un juego que, apostando por la terrible actualidad, logra crear un entorno educativo. El jugador tiene que crear y difundir noticias para obtener beneficios, pasando por las etapas de creación, localización de un objetivo emocional, difusión... En definitiva, es un título que prepara al que lo termina para un futuro de escepticismo con las informaciones que reciba.
Ricard Garcia's curator insight, November 27, 2017 4:37 AM
Maybe a bit complex, but useful with young adults!!
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StoriumEdu

StoriumEdu | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Storium helps students develop their skills as writers and storytellers. In beta testing now!
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This looks worth registering with.

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Free Student Software Downloads | Autodesk Education Community

Free Student Software Downloads | Autodesk Education Community | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Unlock your creative potential with free access to 3D design software from Autodesk. Free software downloads available to students, educators, educational institutions.
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A great collection of free software for creating 3D.

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Charlie Dare's curator insight, November 24, 2017 4:16 PM
Great tool for 3D production.
Marci Milius's curator insight, November 27, 2017 9:54 AM
3D designs that are free and works on both PC and Mac.  
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Learn English App for iOS - Easing into English

Learn English App for iOS - Easing into English | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Easing into English is a ground-breaking, interactive iPad/iPhone application which takes you through a series of learning modules which become progressively more challenging. Each module provides clear, comprehensive input on particular language points which are embedded in a thematic context and are designed to help you learn English easily.
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This is a useful app for developing your students' understanding of grammar. iOS only.

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