8 New Educational Web Tools and Apps for Teachers

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November 7, 2016
We spent sometime sifting through the piles of new web tools and mobile apps featured in Product Hunt and selected for you the titles below. The purpose is twofold: keep you updated about the latest releases in the world of educational technology and  provide you with new tools to incorporate in your teaching and learning. We hope you find the collection helpful. Enjoy

1- LightSail

This is a digital literacy technology helping K-12 students to learn – and love – to read. It builds in the Lexile assessment to thousands of books, helping students and teachers get real time feedback on the reader’s progress, helping to assure the student has just the right book for her ability. It also allows for in-text annotations and links to a closed online group for class discussion, among other features.

2- Formittan

‘A powerful cloud based form builder tool for creating online web forms. It is so simple that in a matter of minutes you can create your form and start using it. It requires no programming skills - Titan does it all for you. FormTitan enables you to create an endless array of forms: contact forms, feedback forms, order forms, purchase forms, online invitations, surveys and polls etc.’

3- Sortd

Sortd is a good tool to use with your Gmail. It enhances your Gmail experience, providing a seamless, intuitive way to plan and prioritise email and tasks in a single Gmail workspace.

4- Algebra Rules

‘Here are a few very handy rules of algebra. These basic rules are useful for everything from figuring out your gas mileage to acing your next math test — or even solving equations from the far reaches of theoretical physics. Happy calculating!’

5- Musixmatch

‘Musixmatch is the world’s largest lyrics platform - where you can search, enjoy, and share lyrics from any track, anywhere in the world. Musixmatch’s lyrics catalogue is created, synched, and translated by millions of contributors from the Musixmatch community. The final version of the lyrics is edited and validated by a team of international curators. Users can connect Musixmatch with Spotify, Apple Music, and dozens of other music services to enjoy lyrics synchronized to the music.’

6- ThoughtPad

‘ThoughtPad is an auto-saving online notepad. Whatever you type is autosaved in your browser. You can Email or download your content as well.’

7- Chordify

‘Chordify is your #1 platform for chords. We help musicians of all levels to learn and play the music they love. Simple. Fast. Accurate. Chordify gives you the chords for any song and aligns them to the music in a simple to use player.’

8- Melodist

‘Melodist, a magic music app that composes a unique melody for every single photo.By analyzing the changes in hues, saturation and brightness, Melodist generates the mode, scale, chord progression and melody automatically, turning every photo into a piece of beautiful music. Elegant animation carrying the emotion of the music is also displayed when playing the music. Combining image, music and animation, Melodist creates a brand-new multi-media art form.’