Free Stuff

In every issue of INTERFACE, ‘File Share’, ‘Lesson Ideas’ and elsewhere feature a range of free tools and resources that teachers can use in their classrooms. And that’s not all. We can help to make the ICT journey easier and more attainable with a selection of free resources of our own:

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Latest in File Share

Issue 84, December 2017

There are 34 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

  • Zipnote (online note-taking tool)
  • One-minute guide: WordWanderer
  • 6 great ‘Art’ resources
  • Google Maps in Space
  • Easyblog (classroom blog app)
  • Life of a Can (recycling game app)
  • Printable Calendar


Issue 83, November 2017

There are 35 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

  • Queeky (online drawing tool)
  • Comic creators
  • 6 great resources for ‘sounds’
  • Wikiverse
  • Pinside (online pinboard)
  • Beaker (science app)
  • StoriumEdu (writing game)

 


Issue 82, September 2017

There are 43 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

Mic Note (audio recorder)

Typing games

6 online message boards

ToonyTool (cartoon maker)

Awesome Screenshot (screenshot creator)

3 sources of free photos

Artyfactory (art tutorials)

6 great online resources for teaching maths


Issue 81, August 2017

There are 34 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

Gravit Designer (design app)

Soundgator (sound effects)

six apps for planning lessons

Web Whiteboard (online whiteboard)

Any.do (tasks and lists app)

Word Cookies (word puzzle game)

6 great online resources for teaching reading


Issue 80, July 2017

There are 25 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

CoSpace (virtual reality app)

Qzzr (quizzes and polls)

8 apps for creating chart and graphs

SMMRY (text summariser)

Anki App (flashcards)

Wordfeud (word puzzle game)

6 great online resources for teaching history

 


Issue 79, May 2017

There are 35 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

Telegra.ph (posting online)

Twuffer (Twitter tool)

Digital Compass (digital citizenship)

5 resources for animal cams

Wordsalad (word cloud creator) and three other great mobile apps

Musink (music composition)

6 great websites for reading

 


Issue 78, April 2017

There are 62 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

ShortText (online text)

Thought Plan (ideas organiser)

Flowvella (presentation tool)

7 tools for taking screenshot

Prisma (photo editing tool) and three other great mobile apps

18 resources for the NZTA’s Future Transport competition

6 great websites on history


Issue 77, February 2017

There are 42 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

Edynco (learning map creator)

Updwn (real-time polls)

Biteable (animation tool)

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

PhotoScan (photo editing tool) and three other great mobile apps

6 science resources

Lucidpress (design app)

4 sites for creating infographics


Issue 76, December 2016

There are 41 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

Sejda (PDF editor)

5 tools to send large files

10 Top TED Ed Lessons

Hypothesis (web content highlight)

Animation desk (drawing tool) and three other great mobile apps

6 history resources

Ratatype (typing speed test)

3 art and graphics search engines

PLUS, check out ‘10 tasty tools for you to try in 2017’


Issue 75, November 2016

There are 37 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

5 tools for creating bibliographies

One-Minute Guide: Google Drawings

Elink (collecting and managing web content)

FotoJet (image editor)

FxGuru (special effects app)

Sharalike (slideshow creator)

6 cybersafety resources

QueekyPaint (drawing and painting tool)

Q-files (online encyclopaedia)


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