Category Archives: cool tools

Cool Tool | Knowledge Notebook

When it comes to note taking with a computer, many students “automatically” go for Microsoft Word while some go for Google Docs. Sure, Word is excellent for creating formal documents (a fancy proposal, a business letter, a paper or written assignment) with all its super-nice … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Languagenut

Here’s a professional language teaching support tool which offers interactive and engaging games and activities. With 12 world languages, including French, Spanish, German, and Mandarin, plus seven others and 14 support languages for English as an Additional Language including Polish, Arabic, Hindi, … Continue reading

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Trends | The Oztoc Project

With the growth of the touchscreen generation, educators are turning to advanced interactive displays to encourage creativity and promote engaging and collaborative learning among students. This was the case for the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery (WID) at UW–Madison and the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Revision Assistant

Here’s a brand-new formative writing tool giving students immediate, actionable feedback on all aspects of student writing. Turnitin Revision Assistant (for use in grades 6-12 and in developmental writing in higher education) extends teachers’ reach by giving students immediate formative feedback … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | TCI Econ Alive! The Power to Choose

Twenty-five years ago, a group of teachers formed K-12 publisher TCI, based on the principle that the more students are actively engaged, the more they will learn. TCI’s latest offering is Econ Alive! The Power to Choose – a comprehensive, semester-long … Continue reading

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