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► Rewala - The best application that helps you to make the right decision

► Rewala - The best application that helps you to make the right decision | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Our simple app helps people to communicate with their friends, family, and co-workers. Different opinions about what product to purchase, what is important right now for you, what movie is the best, etc.
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Bitcoin Game - #1 Cryptocurrency Trading Simulator | Bitcoin Flip App

Bitcoin Game - #1 Cryptocurrency Trading Simulator | Bitcoin Flip App | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Flip is the #1 real time Bitcoin simulator, where you start with $5K and can trade 24 popular cryptocurrencies online or with the Android/iOS app!
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This is a great app for helping Business English students learn about cryptocurrency trading.

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Wingnotes — The most productive way to take study notes

Wingnotes — The most productive way to take study notes | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Keep your notes clear with referential note-taking, a method to easily separate your text descriptions from your media reference

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Another great free study tool for online note taking and collecting references as well as embedding image and video media into your notes.

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Articulu | Listen to Articles from the Web

Articulu | Listen to Articles from the Web | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Articulu let’s you listen to articles on the web. We use advanced AI to convert links to natural and beautiful sounding audio in seconds. You can now adjust playback speed right on the audio player.

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This looks useful for developing listening skills. Available for iOS and Android.

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Billy Brick's curator insight, 9 July, 11:48
An interesting AI application.
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Video Screening for Applicants

Video Screening for Applicants | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Set up your screening interview by choosing questions you'd like your applicant to answer. Applicants will use our iOS/Android app to complete the screening interview, by recording responses for these questions.
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This is a great way to get your students practising their speaking skills. You can have one interview sequence and use it for up to 300 students for free.

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Facebook Messenger Kids | Safe Kids Chat App

Facebook Messenger Kids | Safe Kids Chat App | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app designed for kids to connect with close friends and family from their tablet or smartphone. Kids can only connect with parent-approved contacts, which creates a more controlled environment.

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This looks like a great tool to get younger kids safely doing video conferencing activities.

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Create CV online for free without signup

Create CV online for free without signup | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Create your CV for free online without registration within few minutes: Enter your data, pick your favorite CV Template and download your PDF Resume.
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A nice activity for students.

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Record your screen right from the browser

Record your screen right from the browser | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Record your screen right from the browser, without any installation.
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A useful browser based tool. From @larryferlazzo

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Otter Voice Notes - Otter.ai

Otter Voice Notes - Otter.ai | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Generate rich notes for meetings, interviews, lectures, and other important voice conversations with Otter, your AI-powered assistant.
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This looks awesome.

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Notes App - Visual Note Taking App Used By Top Creatives

Notes App - Visual Note Taking App Used By Top Creatives | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Traditional notes apps separate your notes into silos accessed by tags and search terms. But Milanote is different. You can arrange your notes side by side on an infinite canvas to start seeing patterns and connections.
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A great note taking app.

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Oxplore | The Home of Big Questions

Oxplore | The Home of Big Questions | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Oxplore is an innovative digital outreach portal from the University of Oxford. As the ‘Home of Big Questions’ it aims to engage those from 11 to 18 years with debates and ideas that go beyond what is covered in the classroom. Big questions tackle complex ideas across a wide range of subjects and draw on the latest research undertaken at Oxford.

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Interesting site with some interesting questions and information. Nice design too.

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Tina Jameson's curator insight, 17 May, 00:10
Oxford University has created this engaging site to promote deeper thinking - fabulous tool to kick start a class and switch on their brains.  
Mrs Lord's curator insight, 7 June, 05:15
This looks like it'll be a great read for later - the sample questions have got me hooked!
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6 tips for moving your teaching online - How do you adapt your teaching techniques for the virtual classroom?

6 tips for moving your teaching online - How do you adapt your teaching techniques for the virtual classroom? | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
One of the first and most obvious things you’ll have to adapt to when starting to teach online is the change in space. As a teacher at the front of the classroom you have a three dimensional space to work in.
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My article for Oxford TEFL.

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LinguaFolio Online | E-portfolio for Language Learning

LinguaFolio Online | E-portfolio for Language Learning | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
LinguaFolio Online, an e-portfolio for language learning, helps students show that they CAN actually use the language they are studying. Even better, it allows students to set their own goals, track their progress toward accomplishing those goals, concretely view opportunities for growth, and upload work samples to showcase their abilities. LinguaFolio Online also allows students to document their intercultural experiences and reflections, which enhances language learning and cultural understanding.
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This looks like a really interesting portfolio tool for schools.

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Word Hippo - Thesaurus and Word Tools

Word Hippo - Thesaurus and Word Tools | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Thesaurus and word tools for your creative needs. Find the word you're looking for!
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A useful collection of vocabulary tools.

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Kymberley Pelky's curator insight, 6 May, 21:28
Everything from translation to games to following English language rules, this site looks fun and useful!
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Feedeos - Video feeds

Feedeos - Video feeds | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Feedeos lets you create and watch your own personalized channels from an entire internet full of videos.

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A useful free app to save time looking round for the content that interests you. Great for extensive viewing/listening.

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Free notes app without signup — Spake

Free notes app without signup — Spake | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Sticky notes alternative to Google Keep & Trello for organizing your thoughts and data that you can share with anyone by just sending a link.
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This looks like a useful free productivity app. Doesn't require any sign up so should be good and quick to use in class.

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EDIA Papyrus - Write for the Reading Level of Your Audience

EDIA Papyrus - Write for the Reading Level of Your Audience | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

How many iterations does an author go through before the content is approved for publishing? High quality writing in less time is now more accessible when using Edia Papyrus. Edia Papyrus is a web tool for writers, editors and teachers which instantly classifies the readability level of any English text with an accuracy that outperforms human experts. In addition to providing the right reading level of the text, Papyrus also allows users to substitute difficult words for similar ones at easier reading levels.   

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This is a great tool for any teacher writing materials for their students. A great way to be sure you are pitching the materials and about the right level.

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Dollify App - Avatars

With many different items to choose from and their color variations, you can make thousands of unique combinations

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A free app for creating cute avatars. Very popular at the moment. Great to get students describing people.

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30 Role Plays for TEFL

30 Role Plays for TEFL | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

30 Role Plays for TEFL is a marvellous book full of speaking activities for students. In writing this book Pete Clements and Rich McCully have drawn on their wealth of classroom experience to design role plays that will really work in your classroom.

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The role plays cover a real variety of situations that vary from the everyday to the extraordinary.

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websatchel

websatchel | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Store static copies of webpages in a searchable library for later use
Highlights important parts of a page for easy access in the future
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A useful research and study tool.

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► Rewala - The best application that helps you to make the right decision

► Rewala - The best application that helps you to make the right decision | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Our simple app helps people to communicate with their friends, family, and co-workers. Different opinions about what product to purchase, what is important right now for you, what movie is the best, etc.
Nik Peachey's insight:

Interesting polling tool.

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Mixkit - Beautiful Free Art & Illustration Stock Images

Mixkit - Beautiful Free Art & Illustration Stock Images | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Browse our library of beautiful free art and illustration images. Download them and use them free of charge for all your projects.
Nik Peachey's insight:

Nice to see that Mixkit have started adding royalty free art to their collection of media.

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John Evans's curator insight, 6 June, 12:01

I've reaved about Mixkit to other educators about the possibilities with the fantastic and FREE videos to use with students! Now they've added Art as well! Bravo MixKit!!

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Free  Sample Lesson - The Balloon Ride

Free  Sample Lesson - The Balloon Ride | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

You can use the lesson to develop your students' fluency, empathy and creative skills as they try to imagine themselves flying through the air in a hot air balloon.

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This is a sample lesson from 10 Short Image Lessons.

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Free Modern Resume Builder

Free Modern Resume Builder | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Create a beautiful resume in minutes, not hours. Quickly edit styles, get tips on the contents of your resume & see changes applied instantly. Try it for free.
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This looks like a great free tool to get students developing their CV writing skills.

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Great Big Story: Playlists

Great Big Story: Playlists | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

We’re global storytellers who believe this world is filled with magic. Our mission is to help you discover it, one video at a time.

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A huge collection of documentary video content. Supported by CNN.

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Cultural Jambalaya | Cultural Jambalaya

Cultural Jambalaya | Cultural Jambalaya | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Cultural Jambalaya’s award-winning, educational videos for teachers, “Windows & Mirrors,” includes global images and narratives highlighting fascinating people and intriguing cultures. Supported by an online study guide, the videos are a resource for teachers to engage students in a variety of subjects, including social studies, geography, history, diversity, and language.

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This site has a wide range of videos and images that can be used in the classroom.

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