Below is a list of some great new web tools I have curated for you. These are basically web tools other educators have reviewed in their blogs and websites and which you can use in your teaching with your students. As is the case with every post I publish in Educational Web Tools section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, the purpose of such lists is to provide teachers with ready materials to use in their classroom and keep those who are too busy to go online and search for web tools, keep them updated on the latest releases in the world of educational technology. Check out the tools I have for you today and let me know if you like this selection or not. Enjoy
As its name indicates, this tool allows you to create quizzes around images. ImageQuiz has several predefined quizzes that you can use with images but you can also create your own quizzes based on images you want.
This is a great resource where you and your students can have access to a treasure trove of free images to your in your projects. The images are also royalty free and do not require any attribution to the author.
3- Book Results
Book Results is a free eBook search engine which you can use to search for free eBooks available online. Just type in the title of the eBook and you will be presented with a list of results to choose from.
4- Oweb Voice Input
This is an extension that you can install on your Chrome browser to convert your speech into words. Just click on the mic icon and start speaking, it is marvelous.
This is an free, online-based video tool for adding motion-tracking hotspots to people and objects in video. The process is akin to adding a tag to a Facebook photo, and once these hotspots are added, users can then add buttons with images, formatted text, links and applications. The latter of these, apps, is where it gets exciting... Users, content owners and producers can add video-in-video, SMS message senders, image carousels, competitions, interactive games, animations - just about anything which can be imagined
This is a tool to help you broadcast your presentations to mobile devices, tablets and laptops no matter where you are, in the same room or in different parts of the world.
7- Flashcard Stash
Flashcard Stash is built on top of a dictionary, so you can lookup words above and save them. Click on functions in the top right of each vocabulary flashcard for example sentences, synonyms, and audio. Highlighted words can also be clicked for an immediate definition.
8- Tag Cloud
This is a great world cloud tool you can use to generate word clouds out of text you provide, the URL of a webpage or even from a document you upload to Tag Cloud