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Useful ICT tools for Teaching and Learning by Mind Map: Useful ICT tools for Teaching
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Useful ICT tools for Teaching and Learning

Feedback tools

Socrative

A free student response system that uses students smartphones/ipods. Can also be used to make quizzes

Answer Garden

AnswerGarden is a minimalistic feedback tool. Use it in the classroom as an educational tool or at work as a creative brainstorming tool. Or you can embed it on your website or blog to use it as a poll or guestbook.

EduBlogs

An educational focused blogging web tool

WikiSpaces

Wikispaces Classroom is a social writing platform for education. We make it incredibly easy to create a classroom workspace where you and your students can communicate and work on writing projects alone or in teams.

ClassTools

Create fun little flash games such as this random name picker based on a fruit machine: http://classtools.net/education-games-php/fruit_machine/

ClassMarker

Professional quiz and test making tool

It's Learning

Our very own VLE that has the ability to make surveys, quizzes and polls as well as record audio and video.

Survey Monkey

A questionnaire and survey tool. More powerful than possible on the VLE.

Photos/Video

Tag Galaxy

Incredible visual tool for searching for images on the web

You Tube

Huge range of content

TeacherTube

Our goal is to provide an online community for sharing instructional videos. We seek to fill a need for a more educationally focused, safe venue for teachers, schools, and home learners. It is a site to provide anytime, anywhere professional development with teachers teaching teachers. As well, it is a site where teachers can post videos designed for students to view in order to learn a concept or skill.

BBC Learning

A huge range of content for every subject

Photo/Video utilities

Block Poster

CommonCraft

Camstudio

Screencast-O-Matic

WeVideo

Animoto

Google Picasa

Video conferencing

JANET Video Conferencing

JANET Collaborate

ooVoo

Audio

Audacity

Free sound editor for creating podcasts, audio for video etc.

Audio Network

A license paid archive of music and sound effects supplied to the international film, television and media markets as well as schools (you must access the website from a school IP address for it work). Schools can then use as much music as they like in their productions

Vocaroo

Record and send audio tool.

It's Learning

Our very own VLE that has the ability to make surveys, quizzes and polls as well as record audio and video.

PodOmatic

Create your own Podcasts for free

Forums, ICT Enthusiasts, Resources

Wired Teachers

The online community for educators who believe in the transformational power of ICT in learning.

Tim Rylands

Blog of inspiring teacher who uses music and computer games in lessons

101 Web tools for teachers

Updated list of useful tools for teachers

Khan Academy

Online extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.

Web 2.0 tools

Blog on useful web tools for school and university

EdShelf

Reviews and recommendations on educational ICT web tools

SouthEastGridForLearning

Champions projects in schools that use ICT effectively

Words and speaking

Wordle

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

Wordsift

Similar to Wordle but with the addition of a visual thesarus

EtherPad

 A web-based word processor that allows realtime collaboration

EduBlogs

An educational focused blogging web tool

Quizlet

Flashcard creator

Quotepad

With QuotePad, you can just select some text in any application, press Ctrl+Shift+Q and the selected text will be saved to QuotePad together with the URL of the webpage it was copied from.

WikiSpaces

Wikispaces Classroom is a social writing platform for education. We make it incredibly easy to create a classroom workspace where you and your students can communicate and work on writing projects alone or in teams.

Read the Words

Text to speech generator that you can generate podcasts from documents!

Forvo

Accurate pronunciations of words in many languages

Presentation/Collaborate

Scribd

Upload any document such as Word, PDF, PowerPoint and share with anyone using flash

Dipity

Visual Timeline creator

VoiceThread

Group conversations around images, documents and presentations

ImgSpark

Create moodboards with your own images

It's Learning

Our very own VLE that has the ability to make surveys, quizzes and polls as well as record audio and video.

Mindmapping and diagrams

MindMeister

Mindomo

Gliffy

Bubbl

Lucid Chart

Padlet

Post-it note style collaborative display board

Create A Graph

Attractive graph authoring tool

Presentation

Slide Boom

Slide Rocket

Slide Share

Prezi

EdCanvas

WikiSpaces

Wikispaces Classroom is a social writing platform for education. We make it incredibly easy to create a classroom workspace where you and your students can communicate and work on writing projects alone or in teams.

EduBlogs

An educational focused blogging web tool

CAD/Draw

Inkscape

Open source SVG graphics editor

Google SketchUp

A free 3D software tool that combines a tool-set with an intelligent drawing system

Behaviour, Seating plans

Class Charts

Seating charts and streamlined behaviour management software

Class Dojo

ClassDojo is a classroom tool that helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators.

Games, timers, random name pickers, starters etc.

ClassTools

Create fun little flash games such as this random name picker based on a fruit machine: http://classtools.net/education-games-php/fruit_machine/

MS Excel

Excel has many uses. Check out the random name picker template uploaded on the VLE T&L course.

Zondle

Create games based on your own questions!

GPSmission

Free tool that allows creation of GPS Missions using waymarks etc.

Crossword maker

Create your own crosswords