Category: Type-Utility

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Crio: Curriculum Pathways that engage, enrich and educate

Crio: Curriculum Pathways that engage, enrich and educate

UTILITY: Imagine, create, and share lessons that inspire students' natural curiosity. Use Crio's drag-and-drop editor to transform your lessons into interactive, online resources. Free. SOURCE: CRIO ...
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Headliner: make videos with no equipment ... for free

Headliner: make videos with no equipment … for free

UTILTY: In our age of minuscule attention spans, videos are the most favoured method of communicating. Headliner is a browser-based app that will make sophisticated videos for you with nothing more than a voice recording. SOURCE: Headliner ...
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Mentimeter: Interact and vote with smartphones during presentations

Mentimeter: Interact and vote with smartphones during presentations

UTILITY: Interact and vote with smartphones during presentations. Mentimeter shows the results live while your participants are voting with the web based mobile polling app directly in their browser, making sure everyone is part of the presentation. SOURCE: Mentimeter ...
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Draw like a child; communicate like a master

Draw like a child; communicate like a master

VIDEO: There are many ways in which seemingly simple drawing techniques can allow us to communicate more clearly by building a richer visual vocabulary of child-like images. This video shows you how. SOURCE: TED via YouTube ...
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5 ways to discover new YouTube channels or users

5 ways to discover new YouTube channels or users

UTILITY: The most popular YouTube channels are easy to find, but it can be hard to discover new or smaller channels. Here are a few ways to uncover hidden gems. SOURCE: MakeUseOf ...
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Litsy: where books make friends

Litsy: where books make friends

UTILITY: Litsy is a place to share and discover your favourite books with your favourite people. The Litsy community is a groundswell of passionate readers, authors, celebrities, and more. Share bookish moments with Quotes, Reviews, and Blurbs. Explore recommendations from readers, not algorithms. SOURCE: Litsy ...
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Anchor: podcasts for dummies -- from your iPhone or iPad

Anchor: podcasts for dummies — from your iPhone or iPad

UTILTY: It seems like everyone is into podcasts. Anchor is a wonderfully simple, fully equipped app which let's you join the brigade with only your iPhone/ iPad. SOURCE: Anchor ...
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Creedo: presentation app plus deep dives, forks, polls and audience interaction

Creedo: presentation app plus deep dives, forks, polls and audience interaction

UTILITY: Creedoo is a browser-based presentation software that possesses added muscle in terms of audience interactivity. SOURCE: Creedo ...
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Sli.do: audience interaction made powerful and easy

Sli.do: audience interaction made powerful and easy

UTILITY: Slido is an easy-to-use web app that gives your entire audience a voice. Power to the people. A good tool for the majority in an audience who are nervous about putting their hands up and asking questions. An effective counter against know-it-alls who dominate the Q & A sessions. SOURCE: Slido ...
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Digital paper: feels like paper, acts like a tablet

Digital paper: feels like paper, acts like a tablet

UTILITY: Digital paper devices combine the simplicity of reading and writing on real paper with the convenience of digital features, including easy sharing across devices, searchable documents, and secure document encryption. SOURCE: reMarkable/ Sony ...
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Talk to Books: A Google tool for browsing passages from books using AI

Talk to Books: A Google tool for browsing passages from books using AI

UTILITY: Type in a question or a statement, the model looks at every sentence in over 100,000 books to find the responses that would most likely come next in a conversation.  Although it has a search box, its objectives and underlying technology are fundamentally different than those of a more traditional search experience. It enables an AI to find statements that look like probable responses to your input rather than a finely polished tool that would take into account the wide range of standard quality signals. Talk to Books is more of a creative tool than a way to find specific answers. You may need to play around with it to get the most out of it. SOURCE: Talk to Books ...
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Here's a list of 1,174 Coursera courses that are completely free

Here’s a list of 1,174 Coursera courses that are completely free

UTILITY: Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want to access graded assignments or earn a Course Certificate, you will need to pay. There are a few courses that are still completely free. When you sign up for these courses, you would see an option of “Full Course, No Certificate.” More than 1,150 Coursera MOOCs (1,174, to be exact) that are still completely free (including the graded assignments, minus the certificate). SOURCE: Fast Company ...
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Five Books: The best books on everything

Five Books: The best books on everything

WEBSITE: Today, our knowledge goes well beyond anything imaginable; if anything there is too much to read. Five Books is building a comprehensive library of knowledge, curating recommendations on any topic you might want to read books about. It has covered 1,055 topics so far and aims to add at least two new ones every week. SOURCE: Five Books ...
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6 degrees of ... Wikipedia

6 degrees of … Wikipedia

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: “Six degrees of separation” is a well known meme which postulates that any two people in the world can be connected, in six steps or less, by people, mutually known to each other.This utility extends the concept using Wikipedia’s gigantic storehouse. Enter any two topics and the programme will connect them via known Wikipedia topics. SOURCE: 6 degrees of Wikipedia ...
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The political compass: take a test to find out where you stand

The political compass: take a test to find out where you stand

UTILITY/ WEBSITE: If you consider the points in a political compass as Left-Right and Authoritarian-Libertarian, where do you stand? Take this test to find out. And, get a nicely formatted, multi-colour certificate with your name on it at the end of the session. There is also a large collection of resources on this subject. SOURCE: Political Compass ...
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