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No time to read it now? Pop it in your Pocket for later!

This week we are  introducing a useful  tool for organising and collating interesting articles you find on the web. Pocket lets you save articles, videos or images you find online in one place. You can then access them from any of

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Posted in App review, Mobile learning, Social media

Tell a story with Sutori

Sutori (previously known as HSTRY) is often thought of as a timeline tool, but Sutori ‘stories’ can be much more. With options to embed videos, sound files, create quizzes and add discussion forums it can be used by teachers and

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Posted in App review, Technology Enhanced Learning

Technology Rich Formative Assessment

From Poll Everywhere to Socrative to Google Forms, there is a huge range of tools available for formative assessment both in and out of face-to-face teaching hours. These methods of formative assessment can be extremely useful to gauge students’ understanding,

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Posted in App review, External events, Marking and assessment, Polling tools

Feedly: Make the internet come to you

Each month the TEL team will be introducing you to a useful resource and this time it is Feedly; the app that allows you to bring together everything you regularly view on the web. Feedly is an app that allows

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Smarter study – 5 essential apps for students

It’s the start of a new academic year and, to help new and returning students make the best possible start to the new term, the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team have compiled a list of five of the top apps to

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Flipping beautiful – news and digital curation on your mobile devices

For this app review we are looking at Flipboard; a news and reading app that can also be used for curating online content. Unlike many apps which moved from desktop computers or the web to mobile devices, Flipboard was made

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Remember everything with Evernote

  This week we want to introduce you to a great organisation and productivity tool called Evernote. Evernote is basically a note-making app, but it does much more than that. With tagging, reminders, sharing and a powerful search capability, it

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Gamifying language learning: Duolingo

Each month the TEL team will be introducing you to a useful resource. This time we are looking at an app that gamifies language learning. Duolingo is a free app designed to supplement language learning by gamifying the learning experience

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