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Create a unique and beautiful blog for free
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Publish to the web instantly, automate the blog publishing process without writing any code or worrying about installing any sort of server software or scripts, total control over the look and location of your blog.
Collaborate with students and parents
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Designed to give you complete control over your digital classroom, you can quickly create groups, assign homework, schedule quizzes, manage progress, and more. Everything on one platform. Connects to other apps and parents.
Engage your students with videos
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Select a video from common video sites like YouTube and customize it by editing, cropping, recording audio, and adding questions to create an engaging lesson, and track individual student responses.
Easy blogging for education
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Free blogging service customised for education. Based on the popular Wordpress engine, but with extra features, themes, and plugins just for education, together with a large community of educators and students.
Very simple audience response system
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Feedbackr is a simple web based tool that allows you to pose questions to your audience as single choice questions or multiple choice questions, and to get feedback in real time.
Simple video feedback tool for students
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Flipgrid is a website and app combination that allows you to pose a question and have students respond using video. Videos are organised in grids, and used in a flipped classroom approach, hence Flipgrid.
Act on real-time student insights
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Create an assignment, assign to students, receive live results, give feedback. Students can type, show their work with drawings or submit images. Real-time intervention and feedback.
Data gathering forms
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Online forms to whip up a quick poll, collect email addresses for a newsletter, create a pop quiz, and much more. Themes and color palettes to create your own unique form. Collaborate at the same time.
Create, play and share fun learning games
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Create a fun learning game in minutes from multiple choice questions. Add videos, images and diagrams. Best played in a group. Players answer on their own devices, while games are displayed on a shared screen.
Free, world class education
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Practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Classroom tool to create, engage and assess
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Interactive presentations that teachers create and customize themselves. Control student's activity in real-time. Interact and submit responses through any mobile device or computer.
Manages peer assessment
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Manages peer assessment in the classroom. Create an assignment with evaluation criteria, students hand in the work and peergrade then distributes the completed assignments for feedback by peers.
Interactive videos to flip the classroom
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Online learning environment to build and share interactive video lessons. Change any YouTube, Vimeo, or TeacherTube video into an active experience for viewers.
Real-time student assessment without devices
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Hand-held response cards for students. Teacher poses a question, students hold up their cards to show their answer. Teacher uses a smartphone to scan the room, reading student responses, and displays results on the whiteboard.
Engage your class anywhere in real time
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Simple application that works well for live audiences using mobile devices like phones. People participate by visiting a fast mobile-friendly web page for your event, sending text messages, or using Twitter.
Fun review tool
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Find quizzes made by other teachers, or create your own quizzes. Run live game in class, or use for homework. Control the competition by toggling the leaderboard, timer and other settings.
Simple study tools for learning anything
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Create a study set of matching questions and answer, or search from a database of prewritten sets. Learn through six different methods, including flashcards, spelling tests, quiz type test and a matching game.
In class web-based student response system
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Student response system to engage students using mobile devices. Teachers select an activity to control the flow of questions. Students interact in real time with the content. Store and analyse results.
Integrates quizzes and polls into videos
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Create and share interactive video content. Ask questions, multi-choice quizzes, and collect feedback through your videos. Videos are embeddable anywhere online.
Simple and easy to use wikis
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Social writing platform for education. Create a classroom workspace for you and your students to work on projects alone or in teams. Assessment tools to measure student contribution and engagement.