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The Tech Trumps® summarise the affordance of 58 of the best digital apps currently available, in the context of six dimensions of teaching and learning, so that teachers can find the most suitable digital technologies to support their needs. Browse for free, or buy a physical pack of Tech Trumps® for £8.99
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Instant online web conferencing
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Create a virtual room where you can share your camera and your microphone and have virtual conferences with anybody. Send the link to the room on e-mail, chat, SMS etc. to those you want to talk to.

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Touch-friendly online whiteboard app
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"A Web Whiteboard" is a touch-friendly online whiteboard app that lets you use your computer, tablet or smartphone to easily draw sketches, collaborate with others and share them with the world.
Social research tool
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Diigo is a social annotation tool; you can highlight, clip and sticky-note any page and then share your findings with others.
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.
Spreadsheet software
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Excel provides many functions for data manipulation and analysis. Users can quickly construct figures and perform statistical analyses using in-built functionality.
On-line photo management
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Image and video hosting and online community. Multiple ways to upload your photos to Flickr - through the web, your mobile device or email. Easily and safely share through other websites.
Create, share and discover resources
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Social learning platform that combines the benefits of powerful learning tools with the support of an active community. Includes Mind Maps, Quizzes, Flashcards, Notes, Slides and a Study Planner.
Virtual classroom from Google
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Classroom makes it easy for learners and instructors to connect with one another inside and outside of schools, saves time and paper, and makes it easy to create classes, distribute assignments, communicate and stay organised.
Collaborative documents with templates
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Document editing and styling software. Add links, images, drawings, and tables. Access, create, and edit your documents wherever you go. Work together in the same document at the same time.
Collaborative spreadsheets
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Colorful charts and graphs, built-in formulas, pivot tables and conditional formatting options. Access, create, and edit your spreadsheets wherever you go. Collaborate in the same spreadsheet at the same time.
Collaborative presentations
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Presentation themes, embedded video, animations, and more. Access, create, and edit your presentations from the palm of your hand. With Slides everyone can work together in the same presentation at the same time.
Capture thoughts, ideas and to-dos all in one place
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Digital notebook for keeping track of what's important in your life. Jot down your ideas, keep track of classroom and meeting notes, clip from the web, and make a to-do list, as well as draw and sketch your ideas.
Simple quick collaborative whiteboards
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Blank canvas where people can create any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, and collaborate together with anyone, from any device.
Visual bookmarking tool
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Upload, save, sort, and manage images and other media content (e.g. videos) through collections known as pinboards. Acts as a personalized media platform. Users can browse the content of others in their feed.
Capture and organize your ideas
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Used as a mind-map, helps students think and learn visually. Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them.
Slide presentation software
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Powerpoint provides the capability to easily construct slide shows. New features make use of cloud technology to allow multiple users to edit simultaneously and add comments on specific slides.
Presentations that move and inspire
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Create more engaging, persuasive, and memorable presentations. Freedom of an open canvas with spatial dimension and motion to keep audiences engaged as you guide them through your message.
Real-time collaborative whiteboard
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Real-time communication and collaboration on a virtual whiteboard with unlimited pages. Ask questions and get feedback instantly with voice conferencing and text chat. Save the whiteboard for review.
Brainstorming with unique voting system
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Brainstorm, organize, prioritize and vote on ideas, in the same room or around the world, on a realtime sticky note whiteboard. Collaborate on projects and organise ideas in one central place.
Visual collaboration tool
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Collaboration tool that organizes your projects into separate boards, each containing multiple tasks. Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
Document and word processing software
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Provides the capability to produce professional looking documents quickly and easily. Use cloud technology to keep your work travelling with you. Share your work for others.
Manage and share daily to-do lists
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Easy way to manage and share your daily to-do lists. Whether youre running your own business, planning an overseas adventure or sharing a shopping list with a loved one, Wunderlist can help you get things done.

Want to know more? You can read about how the cards were designed, and discover more about Dr Osborne's research into educational technology at his website, catalysed.co.uk.