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Apps & Web resources to incorporate in the English classroom

This list take you to the direct url of the app/ web resource although sometimes the links have been taken from teacher's blogs which explain the tools and how to use them for educational purposes




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Interactive multimedia posters

The creative visual learning platform that every educator and student deserves.

5 Apps to Boost Collaborative Learning

To enhance or reinvent your students’ collaborative learning experience and use technology to do it, we thought we’d offer 5 apps to get you started!

Mindomo - Collaborative mind mapping, concept mapping and outlining

Easy-to-create and share mind maps, concept maps, task maps and outlines. Mind map creation on Web, iOS and Android. Start mind mapping with us for free! | create and share visual ideas online is a simple web tool that empowers anyone to create and share powerful visuals (infographics, posters)... no design experience needed! We provide the canvas, you provide the creativity.

Create Easy Infographics, Reports, Presentations | Piktochart

Piktochart is an easy infographic design app that requires very little effort to produce beautiful, high quality graphics. Make your own infographics here.

Storyboard That: The World's Best FREE Online Storyboard Creator

Create storyboards without a storyboard artist! Filmmaker, teachers, students, businesses all love Storyboard That, easy online storyboard & comic creator

Storybird - Read, write, discover, and share the books you'll always remember.

Discover an endless library of free books, picture books, & poetry or use simple tools to create books in minutes. Storybird is a creative community where readers & writers celebrate storytelling.

U tell story

A multimedia storytelling and sharing community.

Storify - Create stories using social media

Create stories using social media. Turn what people post on social media into compelling stories. Collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish them as simple, beautiful stories that can be embedded anywhere. Create your own interactive learning resources

Create free educational games and tools in flash

Snip It

Why just show when you can show-and-tell?
Communicate your idea in 3 easy steps or less

Dvolver Moviemaker

DFILM D.FILM Digital Film Festival. Do Digital Film, Digital Filmmaking. Make your own movie with the MovieMaker


Make any video your lesson




Quizlet makes simple learning tools that let you study anything. Start learning today with flashcards, games and learning tools — all for free.


Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices

6 Easy Steps for Setting Up Google Portfolios

Digital portfolios are a cinch to create using templates from Google Sites.

Voice Thread

Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.

8 voice recording tools for language learning

I have tested most of these and they have varying factors to offer. However,once you get past the experimentation stage and want to include voice as a serious part of online courses, check out wimba's voice tools. Professional, flexible tools for teaching.

Speech Recognition in the Browser

Dictation is a free online speech recognition software that will help you write emails, documents and essays using your voice narration and without typing.

Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.


Recently launched, Trivialang is a free mobile app for students of English, French and German, which has been developed by the UOC Centre for Modern Languages in conjunction with Oberta Publishing.

My simple show - create your own explainer video in minutes

It has never been easier to create your own explainer video. mysimpleshow transforms any text into an animated video you will love.