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 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)

 

Issue 74, September 2016

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

  • Owl Eyes (e-book library)
  • Typewrite (online document editor)
  • StoryJumper (write, share and publish stories)
  • 7 video calling and conferencing tools
  • Trivia Crack (quiz challenge)
  • Elude (depression awareness game)
  • 3 alternative search engines
  • The History Project (online timelines)

Issue 73, August 2016

There are 72 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

  • Vizia (video quizzes)
  • Chalkmotion (presentation tool)
  • 16 resources for researching the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
  • ScienceBook (interactive website)
  • 5 mind mapping tools
  • PhotoPin (creative commons photos)
  • Morguefile, Disaster Detector and Teoria
  • 19 genealogy resources

Issue 72, July 2016

  • There are 56 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:
  • One-minute guide to ThingLink (interactive visual content)
  • Opinion Stage (online polling and quizzes)
  • Screen Leap (screen sharer software)
  • Easy Ten (language learning app)
  • 6 cybersafety resources
  • WordSift, Bibliomania and Knoword
  • TED-Ed Lessons
  • 23 tools for learning computer coding

Issue 71, May 2016

  • There are 40 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:
  • One-minute guide to Piktochart (infographic maker)
  • SpiderScribe (mind-mapping tool)
  • 5 apps for taking polls
  • Ocenaudio (audio editor)
  • Pindex (online pinboard)
  • Headspace (meditation app)
  • Student reviews of Thematic, Synap, Pablo, and Render Forest
  • TED-Ed Clubs

Issue 70, April 2016

There are 58 free tools in this issue’s File Share section. These include:

  • One-minute guide to NoteBookCast
  • 12 Huia Birds (interactive story app)
  • 5 apps for making maps
  • HoloKlip (YouTube video editor)
  • The path to President: 10 US election resources
  • 9 game making tools
  • WorkFlowy (online organiser)
  • TED Lessons

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