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Trading Game - Forex, Bitcoin and Stock Market Game

Trading Game - Forex, Bitcoin and Stock Market Game | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Risk-free Bitcoin, Stocks and Forex trading simulator with live charts and real market rates. Trade now with � $ 1000 Free play money
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A useful game for business or business English students. There is both an iOS and Android version.

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A collection of web and mobile based tools to help teachers & learners exploit the web
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Vocab Victor English Word Learning Game. Build and improve vocabulary!

Vocab Victor English Word Learning Game. Build and improve vocabulary! | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Vocab Victor helps students build and strengthen their vocabulary. This innovative smartphone app uses four colorful games to teach multiple associations for words. Victor’s sophisticated learner model remembers and repeats words until they are learned, and introduces new words at the learner’s level. Choose one of our new word lists to focus your studies!

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This is a great app to help students develop their vocabulary.

Yael Even-Levy, PhD (Second Life: JoelleYalin)'s curator insight, February 16, 6:25 PM

Learning English and improving learners' vocab - the fun way | #gamification

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Campusknot

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Campusknot is a cloud-based social LMS that allows classroom and campus engagement in a centralized platform. A hub for students, faculty, and administrator’s to collaborate.

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Looks interesting.

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Infinite Learning Platform

Jooseph is an online education assistant empowered by people, you easily learn any subject from your peers. It's like playlists but for learning.

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This looks interesting. Still early days yet, but a nice way to make curation into something more structured and productive.

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Text 2 Voice - Convert your text to voice for free

Text 2 Voice - Convert your text to voice for free | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
This website offers free text to speech conversion service.Convert your text into speech with natural voices.Unlimited speech synthesis with mp3 audio download.
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Not perfect, but not bad either.

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HTML5 game-based learning authoring tool

HTML5 game-based learning authoring tool | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Jetpack Learning's authoring tool enables publishers to create game-based learning in minutes. No technical skills required, just a passion for education.
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A nice tool for creating your own learning games.

Yael Even-Levy, PhD (Second Life: JoelleYalin)'s curator insight, February 8, 12:36 PM

Pre-designed interactive HTML5 educational games that can be customized. Suitable for kids of all ages. 

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Gimkit | Live Quiz Learning Game

Gimkit | Live Quiz Learning Game | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
After every game, Gimkit generates a report detailing what your class needs help on. Individual reports allow you to help specific students.
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Looks like a lot of fun learning.

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XRoom - Video conferencing

XRoom - Video conferencing | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

XROOM is a simple, free and secure video conferencing and webinar service with an indirect earnings business model. It features secure video calls, screen sharing, text and file exchange, plugins, recordings, rooms API, white label possibility (custom domains, custom color schemes), localizations. Plugins system allows you to add whatever functionality you need.

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Interesting free videoconferencing and webinar room for desktop and mobile browser.

Limitless Learning Limited's curator insight, February 18, 11:12 AM
Free video conferencing software
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Cozy Reader: a secure place for your articles

Cozy Reader: a secure place for your articles | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Cozy uses BlockStack to (forever!) save all the articles you want to read.
Which means that yes, even if the website goes down or the original articles are deleted, you will have access to the articles!

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This looks like a useful tool for students to store reading and research articles.

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Eduflow for building online, blended and flipped courses

Eduflow for building online, blended and flipped courses | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
What I really like about Eduflow is that it takes a lot of the work out of the course construction process by having ready-made blocks or 'flows' that you can just select and add your content to.
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Eduflow is a great tool for quickly creating online courses.

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Don't spend your valuable time creating simple questions anymore. Automate question creation with Quillionz.

Don't spend your valuable time creating simple questions anymore. Automate question creation with Quillionz. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Transform the way you create quizzes and tests. Check out Quillionz - the world’s first AI-powered question generator. Quillionz works with any textual content - a chapter in the textbook, an article off the internet, or even a video transcript - and automatically creates questions on it in a matter of seconds. Get started for free now.

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This is a great tool for automating quizzes and creating questions for any text.

brandon ezzell's curator insight, January 10, 10:25 AM
keine Ahnung....
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Brothers Across Borders - English |

Brothers Across Borders - English | | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Brothers Across Borders” is an interactive film based on the true stories of Syrian refugees in Turkey. You are Ismael. A 21-year old Syrian refugee on a mission to find his brother, Muhammed. Muhammed, as the oldest brother, went to Turkey to find a new and safer home for the family, but never returned to Syria.
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Great interactive film. Excellent reading practice for students.

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Stop Disasters! - Video game

Stop Disasters! - Video game | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Players must carefully manage resources, plan cities, and build defenses to protect their population. Student fact sheets, resource links, and teacher planning tools are available.

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Great video game for students to learn about disasters and how to stopp them.

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OpenMoji

Open source emojis for designers, developers and everyone else!
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Yes. Emojis are copyright materials, but here you can download emojis for use in projects under CC 4.0

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Floop - Meaningful feedback, faster

Floop - Meaningful feedback, faster | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Students learn how to use feedback to grow. Empower students to give feedback through guided peer review. Coach along the way with feedback read receipts.

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Floop is a free web app that saves teachers time and helps students see the value in feedback.

Robert Kasza's curator insight, February 19, 8:40 AM
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‎OSnap! •Stop Motion Time-Lapse on the App Store

‎OSnap! •Stop Motion Time-Lapse on the App Store | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

‎Simple, intuitive, powerful time-lapse and stop motion photography.

Try OSnap! and find out why it's the #1 choice among pro time-lapse & stop animation experts!

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Nice stop-motion video creation tool.

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Cliplingo

Cliplingo | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Cliplingo Turns YouTube Into Spaced Repetition Language Learning. Simply watch and learn. You don’t need to worry about which clip, when and how often. Cliplingo takes care of this for you.

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This is a huge collection of language learning videos from YouTube that have been organised into levels and topics and then had a spaced repetition engine built around them. Very handy.

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Summary Box - Text Summarizer

Summary Box - Text Summarizer | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Summarize news articles, blog posts, and videos and AI will extract the key sentences

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A useful Chrome extension.

Peter Lakeman's curator insight, February 10, 4:02 AM

Google chrome extensie om automatisch samenvattingen van teksten te maken met AI

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Digital Passport™ by Common Sense Education

Digital Passport™ by Common Sense Education | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Digital Passport by Common Sense Education is an award-winning suite of engaging games that address key issues facing kids in today's digital world.
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Great collection of games to educate kids about the key issues in the digital world today.

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ThingLink for teachers and schools — ThingLink

ThingLink for teachers and schools — ThingLink | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Create visual experiences for student-centered learning
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Great tool with a wide variety of applications.

Peter Lakeman's curator insight, February 9, 7:29 AM

Maak afbeeldingen interactief met ThingLink.

 
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Vocab Victor for developing vocabulary knowledge

Vocab Victor for developing vocabulary knowledge | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Vocab Victor is a great app and resource for developing vocabulary. I say app and resource because as well as the free app you can download from the site, there are also some great resources on the website.
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This is a really useful resource.

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Troll Factory

Troll Factory | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Troll Factory shows you first-hand how information operations work on social media. The goal of the game is to illustrate how fake news, emotive content and bot armies are utilized to affect moods, opinions and decision-making.

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Useful game to help students understand how social media is used to manipulate.

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iCivics - Games to understand how our political systems work

iCivics - Games to understand how our political systems work | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

iCivics works because we make the subject come alive.
Our innovative games and supporting classroom resources teach young people to understand how our political systems work by allowing them to experience it first-hand and empowering them to address real-world issues.

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These look like useful learning games.

Yael Even-Levy, PhD (Second Life: JoelleYalin)'s curator insight, February 16, 6:23 PM

Very timely and informative info suitable for all ages.

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Callaba - Browser-based video conferencing

Callaba - Browser-based video conferencing | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Callaba is free web platform for online calls. With Callaba, all you need to start a conversation is a device with an active internet connection.
Registering is not required, and there’s nothing that a user needs to download.

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A very easy to use free tool.

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Educandy – Making learning sweeter!

Educandy – Making learning sweeter! | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

With Educandy, you can create interactive learning games in minutes. All you need is to enter the vocabulary or questions and answers and Educandy turns your content into cool interactive activities.

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A nice tool for creating vocabulary revision.

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AppHive | Create an App | Online App maker | App Builder

The easiest way to make an app for android and IOS, you can create free mobile app without programming, drag and drop elements, build an app in minutes, you can create applications like Uber or Airbnb, Apphive is the android app builder and the IOS app builder.

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A great free tool you can use to do projects with your students.

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PlayPhrase.me: Largest collection of video quotes from movies on the web

PlayPhrase.me: Largest collection of video quotes from movies on the web | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Improve your pronunciation: search phrases in movies and watch and listen videos with them.
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Excellent listening and pronunciation practice.

Rosa María Guilleumas's curator insight, December 18, 2019 10:09 AM
Useful and entertaining tool for checking and learning pronunciation