Here are six promising EdTech tools with huge educational potential you may want to check out. Some of the things you can do with these tools include: find quality open access academic journal articles, help students learn a variety of math concepts through engaging games an animations, find corresponding Wikiedia sources to the texts you highlight on any website, build an online portfolio showcasing your achievements, organize and keep your digital sources handy… and many more. We invite you to have a look and share with us if you have new EdTech tools to add to this list.
1- Enago Open Access Journal Finder
‘The Enago Open Access Journal Finder enables you to find quality open access journals that are pre-vetted to protect you from predatory publishers. This free journal finder solves common issues on predatory journals, journal authenticity, and article processing fees by utilizing a validated journal index provided by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). Enago’s proprietary search algorithm helps you shortlist journals that are most relevant to your manuscript and research objectives, thus giving you the best chance of publication.’
2- Math Is Fun
‘ Mathsisfun.com is a free and fun site that offers multiple ways of understanding concepts ranging from algebra to geometry. Supplemented with games and animations, the site has proven useful for students of any and every age.’
‘Qikipedia is an open source browser extension for Chrome. It allows you to highlight text from any website, and shows you a summary of the corresponding Wikipedia article, if one exists.’
‘Learn more about what you’re looking at, simply by copying. zap! shows information as a notification, which you can click on for more details’.
‘Notist is a hub for your speaking events. Yes, a place to share your slides, but also to collate feedback, tweets, photos, sketchnotes and everything to create your permanent speaking portfolio.’
‘Keep links, notes, files, docs, photos, social feeds, videos, bookmarks and more on your very own web desktop you can pan, zoom and organize the way you want.’