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A collection of web and mobile based tools to help teachers & learners exploit the web
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The Teachers' App

The Teachers' App | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

The Teachers' App from PeacheyPublications. The Netflix of ELT. A constant supply of teaching materials, resources, tools and teacher development videos.

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The Teachers' App from PeacheyPublications. The Netflix of ELT. A constant supply of teaching materials, resources, tools and teacher development videos.

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TapeReal

TapeReal | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

TapeReal is a new social platform for documenting journeys, exchanging ideas, and sharing progress on your personal, creative, or intellectual goals.

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Looks interesting and offers 15mins per month free video upload.

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Encyclopaedia - Praxis Framework

Encyclopaedia - Praxis Framework | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
As with any encyclopaedia, the explanations are concise. Their aim is to enable a basic understanding of a technique or model that is referenced in the main framework. This enables the reader to work through a knowledge function or method process and quickly fill in any relevant gaps in their knowledge of the topic.
Nik Peacheys insight:

Great collection of visual thinking and planning frameworks.

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Add Subtitles to your Video - Type Studio

Add Subtitles to your Video - Type Studio | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
The easiest tool to add subtitles to your video automatically. We automatically generates Subtitles from your video so you can add them with only one click.
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On the free plan you can add subtitles to up to 20 mins of video each month.

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Scribe: Share how it's done.

Scribe: Share how it's done. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Auto-generate step-by-step guides, just by clicking record. Save your team 20+ hours/month vs. video and text tutorials.
Nik Peacheys insight:

Quickly create onboarding tutorials and learner training for digital tools.

Sarah Jane Lewis's curator insight, November 4, 12:37 AM
Create tutorials and learner training videos for digital tools and software.
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Ground News

Ground News | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Top Stories from around you and around the world. Compare how different news publishers frame the same news
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This is an interesting site for comparing the bias in news articles. Just select an article and then see how different sources report it. Great for finding comparative texts for reading activities.

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Convert Articles to Podcast - Podcastle

Convert Articles to Podcast - Podcastle | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
With Podcastle, you can convert your favorite news and articles to podcasts for free. Listen to the stories you love and do it efficiently with our powerful text to speech converter based on machine learning.
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This is a Chrome plugin for developing listening skills.

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Create Engaging Activities to Make your Online Classes Interactive using Raptivity

Create Engaging Activities to Make your Online Classes Interactive using Raptivity | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Bring your classes alive with a mix of fun games, quick quizzes, and cool displays that are sure to hook learners. Back to School Offer - Get monthly subscription of Raptivity for Virtual Classroom at $15. Offer valid till Oct 31, 2020.

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A really useful tool for creating engaging courses.

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Vocab Dice >

Vocab Dice > | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Rather than simple facts, words are a lot more like people – some words like to hang out with other words, in places they enjoy, doing things they like together – but the same words are also never seen with some other words because they just don’t like each other.

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This looks like an interesting vocabulary development app.

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TeacherTools: Digital Assignments for 21st Century Teachers

TeacherTools: Digital Assignments for 21st Century Teachers | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

This is a platform for creating and administering a range of different language teaching and testing assignments, which cover all four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. It is compatible with smartphones, tablets, desktops, and laptops, and runs on all modern browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and iOS Safari. Teachers can log into the site with their Google or Microsoft account and start making assignments immediately. Students do not need to register with the site, and simply input their details when they submit an assignment, thus making onboarding super simple and easy.

Nik Peacheys insight:

A great way of setting student homework and evaluating their progress.

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Dreamdo Schools - The World's Leading Project Based Learning Platform

Dreamdo Schools - The World's Leading Project Based Learning Platform | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Dreamdo Schools is used in over 25 countries. Our easy-to-use platform enables meaningful and motivational student-led projects in classrooms around the world. You can use Dreamdo Schools with elementary, middle and high school students.
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This looks like a great free platform with resources to get students involved in projects.

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Design Thinking | 3D Printing

Design Thinking | 3D Printing | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Makers Empire 3D is the world’s easiest to use 3D design software – start designing in 3D in minutes!

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Great free 3D creation software for kids.

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A Sharing Community and Time-saving Tools for Language Teachers all over the World

A Sharing Community and Time-saving Tools for Language Teachers all over the World | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Benefit from hundreds of learning activity ideas in the free resource library. Use powerful teaching tools to plan lessons as you save yourself hours each week in prep and organizational work - manage course continuity with ease… Inspire and be inspired with Teachwise!

Nik Peacheys insight:

A great collection of teaching tips and suggestions.

Anny's curator insight, September 4, 10:30 AM
This is a great app to use in class, specially with young adults. The app offers the possibility to... and it allows teachers to.... 
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Mixily - Event Hosting

A great tool for creating and selling tickets for online events such as webinars.

Nik Peacheys insight:

Looks useful and affordable.

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Spaces

Spaces | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Spaces is a shared online workspace to help you collaborate with others while working remotely, tutoring, or for class projects.

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This looks like a really well designed platform for doing group or projetc work - Spaces

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Focus, Commit

Focus, Commit | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Focus, Commit  stay productive and meet your goals. How it works what will you get ?

  • pomodoro timer
  • personal kanban
  • smart analysis

Benefits Increase your productivity instead of trying to do bunch of things at once, commit to one task only with this app.

Nik Peacheys insight:

I've never been too sure about the pomodoro technique, but combined with the kanban board it may be useful.

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Loop | Student Feedback Made Easy

Loop | Student Feedback Made Easy | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Start Collecting Feedback From Your Students in Under 30 Seconds. Loop Helps Teachers Give Every Student a Voice and Build Stronger Relationships With Students. Join Free.
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This looks like a useful way to collect student feedback.

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Pitch 一 Collaborative presentation software for modern teams.

Pitch 一 Collaborative presentation software for modern teams. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Pitch is uncompromisingly good presentation software, enabling modern teams to craft and distribute beautiful presentations more effectively. Sign up for free.
Nik Peacheys insight:

This looks like a great tool to get students working collaboratively on presentations.

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On the Spot || Learn and have fun with improv

On the Spot || Learn and have fun with improv | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

On the Spot! Improvisation (improv) is a theater technique where you perform spontaneously without any preparation. This app is an improv prompt generator that can be used in classrooms to learn or in a social setting to have fun.

Nik Peacheys insight:

This is an interesting app to get students doing instant role plays.

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Virtually | Build and Scale An Online School

Virtually | Build and Scale An Online School | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
An online school builder that brings together live conferencing, payment-processing, and student management in one place. Virtually makes it easy to build and scale an online learning community. Create your own virtual classroom today.
Nik Peacheys insight:

With so many physical language schools closing down it's good to see that teachers have the opportunity to fill the gap in the market. This looks like a great platform. You can get started for free with up to 10 students and then pay $3 per student as you grow.

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Epihub - Remote teaching platform

Epihub - Remote teaching platform | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

On Epihub, you can accept card or cash payments from your clients. Your main dashboard will always display an overview of sessions billed and packages sold.

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Looks like a great way to start your own business.

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Puppets world – Puppets world

Puppets world – Puppets world | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Use provided sample videos to animate your Puppet or record your own

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Nice tool for entertaining speaking activities.

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MeetFromHome - Your online events venue

MeetFromHome - Your online events venue | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it

Memorable networking doesn't have to be in-person. With MeetFromHome you can give your attendees a way to chat and meet new people as naturally as they would in real life.

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Great for allowing participants to mingle.

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Marimba - True collaboration platform.

Marimba - True collaboration platform. | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Gather information, Discuss ideas and Organize insights.
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This looks like a great tool for doing online project based learning.

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Scribbles & Ink

Scribbles & Ink | Tools for Teachers & Learners | Scoop.it
Play the Scribbles & Ink game, watch videos, draw, paint, and do printable activities. Scribbles & Ink encourages kids to draw, paint, make art and express themselves!
Nik Peacheys insight:

This is a great digital drawing tool for younger learners.

Deborah Banker's curator insight, September 7, 12:55 PM
This is a very cute website.