Flashcards are an important component in the teaching toolkit of teachers and more specifically primary teachers. They are an amazingly practical resource for teaching numeracy, literacy, vocabulary and many more. For those of you interested in learning more about how to use flashcards in vocabulary teaching, check out this excellent video from Macmillan ELT.
Looking for some resources where you can access tons of already made flashcards to use in your class? The apps below have you covered. Some of these apps will also enable you to create your own flashcards. Check them out and share with us what you think of them. enjoy
‘Cram is your number one online educational resource. We have a wide selection of flashcards for you to study, memorize, test yourself on, and more. Learn a foreign language, practice your multiplication table or prepare for your MCAT by memorizing every bone in the body. Whatever it is you want to learn, Cram has you covered.’
2- Study Stack
‘Since 2002 millions of students have used StudyStack to memorize information. StudyStack’s community of students and teachers have shared millions of flashcards. For each set of flashcards entered, the StudyStack website generates over a dozen ways for users to study the information they need to learn. The variety of study activities enables users to memorize data quickly without getting bored from using a single method of study. Studystack enables teacher to quickly enter data once and have a dozen different activities created for their students to memorize facts.’
‘Quizlet makes studying fun, easy, and effective. Create your own sets of study material or choose from millions created by other Quizlet users, then master your subject with powerful interactive learning tools:Make your own flashcards, put your memory to the test with Learn, race against the clock in a game of Match, share with classmates or your students, Listen to automatic pronunciations in 18 languages, enhance your studying with images and audio’
‘This is a revolutionary flashcard app fully synchronized with your Evernote database account enabling you to memorize important information (such as words, phases or figures). Note this app is basically free to use with one Evernote notebook with some ads. You will have an option to purchase an in-app add-on which eliminates ads and gives you an unlimited number of notebooks.’
‘Memorize like a pro with Flashcards+ by Chegg, the fast, fun, free flashcard maker designed to help you learn things more quickly and ace your toughest classes. This is the ultimate online flashcard & notecard tool for high school and college students, and those studying hard for the SAT, ACT, GRE and other standardized tests. With Flashcards+ you can study anywhere, and any time.’
‘This app is made for serious studiers; flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you’ve not yet mastered using Study Filters. Review class notes or make flashcards whenever you have a minute to spare. Study over breakfast or late at night – at the library or in a coffee shop. Do what works for you, whenever and wherever you are.’
Flippity is a very good tool that you can use on Google Spreadsheets to create flashcards and quizzes. The flashcards you create can be either printed or shared online through a generated link. The process to create a flashcard using Google Spreadsheet is pretty easy.