Resources

Blogger

Price: Free

Skills: Multiple

Blogging site that allows users to create and share multimodal content with the world or with a select group of people. Additionally, students and instructors can easily leave written or verbal feedback.

Edmodo

Price: Free

Skills: Multiple

Educational social networking platform that allows instructors to connect with students, share resources, comment on discussion boards and connect to classes and fellow teachers all over the world.

Price: Free and Premium

Skills: Reading, Writing and Notetaking

Extremely simple to use web-based note taking app that allows users to take, sync and share their notes across a variety of devices and platforms.

Google Drive

Price: Free and Premium

Skills: Multiple

Quite simply the best web-based office suite on the internet. Users can work simultaneously on presentations, spreadsheets and/or compositions. As for commenting, users have the option of leaving written or voice comments.

Jing

Price: Free and Premium

Skills: Presentation, Speaking and Listening

This downloadable software allows users to record their desktop helping instructors to systematically walk students through complicated instructions.

Prezi

Price: Free and Premium

Skills: Presentation, Speaking and Listening

Cloud based application that allows users to create and share multimodal presentations

QR Code
Generator

Price: Free

Skills: Multiple

QR codes allow for the rapid transmission of large amounts of data. Students use their phone/tablet to scan the code and are then directed to any site/file on the internet.

Quizlet

Price: Free and Premium

Skills: Multiple

Users can search through previously created flashcard sets or create their own. Additionally, teachers and students can challenge each other in game modes.

Skype

Price: Free to download and Calls between Skpe users are free

Skills: Speaking and Listening

Voice-over IP software that allows users to chat and video conference with other users around the world for free – dialing mobiles and landlines is subject to varying fees.

Symbaloo

Price: Free

Skills: Digital Curation

Provides a free and easy way to share a large number of bookmarks quickly.

TED

Price: Free

Skills: Listening, Reading and Pronunciation

An indispensable resource of thousands of highly informative and academic talks on every conceivable subject a learner might study in university. Additionally, the interactive transcripts are incredibly useful for listening and pronunciation practice.

Videonot.es

Price: Free

Skills: Note Taking, Speaking and Listening

A web-based application that allows users to take notes on Youtube videos. Notes sync and store in either Google Drive or Evernote and are sharable.

Critical Thinking

Anthropomorphized animals acting out logical fallacies? What’s not to love?
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