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Tools and platforms to create your tasks

Listening

ESLVideo – a tool to create tests and quizzes with videos. You can post the test on blogs and websites.
Dvolver Moviemaker – a tool to create short cartoons with dialogues.
Teachertube – а free community for sharing instructional videos and content for teachers and students.

Tools to work with video:
Screencast-o-matic – fast, free screen recording.
Cam-screen recorder – a tool to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files.
Video recorder – a free online tool that allows you to record videos and take pictures with your webcam.
Bandicam – a screen capture utility that can take screenshots or record screen changes.
Open broadcaster software – a free and open source software for recording and live streaming. Stream to Twitch, YouTube and many other providers.
Drawpile – a tool to record a drawing session for later stroke-by-stroke playback. The recording is made in a custom format, but can be exported into a regular video playback.

Tools to create videos, cartoons and animated presentations:
GoAnimate – a classic whiteboard animation powered. Make media that moves. Increase engagement, retention, motivation, and conversion using rich media.
Powtoon – a cloud-based software (SaaS) for creating animated presentations, cartoons and animated explainer videos.
Toondoo – a tool to create a digital cartoon easily with just a few clicks, drags and drops.

Voice synthesizer:

VoiceBunny – provides thousands of professional voices to create your audio for your work.

Creating podcast and broadcasts:
Mixlr– broadcast live your voice, playlist, radio station or sounds from one of our apps to your own website or page.
Podbean – an ultra simple podcast publishing solution. Unlimited bandwidth and storage. Everything a podcaster needs to host, promote, and track your podcast.
Audioboo – a web and mobile platform that easily lets you record and share audio with the world using a computer or one of Apple's mobile.
Speaker – to discover and listen to your favorite podcasts for free or sign up to create your own.
Podomatic – a tool to create your own Podcast for music, fiction or nonfiction, or any type that you want to publish & share.

Speaking

Voice Thread – photos with voice comments, this platform is quite popular in distance and blended education as it enables teachers and students to practice vocabulary and skills in an entertaining and engaging way.
Blabberize – blabbers (speaking pictures): you need just to upload a photo and a text. It will make the picture articulate and motivate your students to improve listening, speaking and pronunciation skills.
APPLL builder – allows teachers to give their students the opportunity to practice having a conversation in any language.
RecAp – a question-led chat tool augmented by the power of video that makes it easier to start deeper, more empowering discussions with students and teachers.
Lingt – empowers teachers to speak more with their students. Create and manage online speaking assignments for use in the classroom.

Reading

Rewordify – a free online tool that helps improve students’ reading comprehension in multiple ways.
Snap&Read Universal – a Google Chrome extension that reads language aloud using integrated text-to-speech with synchronized highlighting.
NewSela – a website that publishes current events articles each day on a variety of topics pertaining to most school subjects for different reading levels with corresponding quizzes to test her knowledge.
Immersion Reading – a tool that allows students to read books with their eyes and ears at the same time, leading to better comprehension and retention of subject matter.
Inspiration – multisensory strategy for improving reading comprehension involves electronic graphic organizers.

Writing

Blogger, LiveJournal – blogs.
Twitter, Plurk – mini blogs.
Padlet – a board tool for notes, a new way of getting feedback from your students, of communication and sharing opinions, ideas and news.
Dvolver Moviemaker – a tool to create short cartoons with dialogues
Storybird – an endless library of free books, picture books, & poetry or use simple tools to create books in minutes.
Write&Improve – a free service for learners of English to practise their written English. Submit your written work and receive feedback in seconds, covering spelling, vocabulary, grammar and general style.
Hemingway – provides a readability score based on the choice of words and complexity of sentences. The lower the score, the better the readability.
Wordrake – cuts out any unnecessary words or phrases that creep into your writing and helps to make your writing clear and concise instantly.

Vocabulary

Discovery Puzzlemaker – this is a very useful tool for creating your own crosswords and other word puzzles for the classroom.
How to Write a "JavaScript" Quiz – group of quizzes produced by ESL/EFL teachers around the world. Theory and samples help you apply quizzes into your practise.
Fill-in HTML Quiz Generator & Examples – Charles Kelly’s multiple choice and bilingual vocabulary quizzes maker tool.
My Crossword – a simple crossword puzzles maker tool.
Anagram Finder – an anagram maker tool which generates lists of words and completes chosen anagrams.
Wordle – a tool to create word clouds, it is great to analyze texts, to emphasise active vocabulary and to practise it.
Easel – a simple web tool that empowers anyone to create and share powerful visuals (infographics, posters).
PhotoFunia – a tool to create effects for images and texts; pictures are known as one of the best ways of motivating students and this technology enlarges the variety of exercises with pictures.
Delicious, BobrDobr, Visualize, Diigo – social bookmarking.

Tools to create tasks for cooperative work

Webwhiteboard – the simplest way to instantly draw and write together online. Nothing to install or learn. Passwords and accounts are entirely optional.
WebQuest Template – templates to create WebQuests activities
Glogster – a cloud-based (SaaS) platform for creating presentations and interactive learning.
Mentimeter – a free, easy-to-use software that you can use online to create fun and interactive presentations for your meeting, event, conference or classroom.
Flipgrid – a tool for social and emotional learning. The leading video discussion platform for educators, students.
Bubbe.us – a brainstorm online and create colorful mind maps to print or share with others.
Cacoo – an online diagram software to create and securely share flowcharts, wireframes,
SimpleMind – the world leader in cross platform Mind Mapping tools.
Mindomo – a mind mapping software for Web, Desktop, iOS and Android.
Coggle – a collaborative mind-mapping tool that helps you make sense of complex things.
Peardesk – a tool for starting a live presentation session, getting students to join, and using the presenter interface.
MediaWiki, TWiki, Wikispaces, Wikia, PBWorks – wikiplatforms.
Mahara – an open source, very popular nowadays ePortfolio tool which helps to create portfolios with multimedia resouces.

Tools to create tests and quizes

Simple tests and quizes:
HotPotatoes – six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the Web.
EasyTestMaker – a free online test generator to help you create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions tests.
ProProfs Test Maker – a quiz maker tool with over 100,000 quizzes created and over 1 million quiz takers.
FreeOnlineSurveys – a free service to create quizzes, exams and surveys.
QuizBox – quizzes in only three steps for your blog or website with no programming skills required.
MyQuizCreator – free quizzes for you to create for your website,MySpace profile, blog, and more!
Quibblo – creator of polls, surveys, questions, scored and personality quizzes as well as stories of various types.
MytestX – a Russian software to create computer-based tests.
Topgrade Quiz Maker – a tool to build, play and share an unlimited number of quizzes and questions for free for teachers and students (multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching and ordering question types).
ClassMarker – an online testing website, is a easy to use, online quiz maker that marks your tests and quizzes for you.
QuizPedia – a digital tool for quizzes in the classroom. Easy to add text, pictures and sound.
Learningpod -– is an online quiz bank with 48,000+ questions from trusted names like Kaplan. Teachers can remix, assign, and even print quizzes for their students.

Interactive tests and quizes:
SurveyMonkey, KwikSurveys – free online surveys, they are useful for research and project work that might help you to make your students apply a foreign language within an authentic task.
Flexiquiz – a powerful online quiz and test maker.
Quia Quintessential Instructional Archive – provides you with templates, tools, surveys to create your own web tasks and to join the school wide network with centralized management system.
iSpring – free quiz maker to create interactive Flash quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for Web, LMS or Microsoft Word.
Kahoot! – a game-based learning and trivia platform used in classrooms, offices and social settings. Sign up to create, play and share engaging quizzes on any topic!
Quizz – Free gamified quizzes on every subject that students play in class and at home. Pick an existing quiz or create your own for review or formative assessment,
Factile – Create engaging Jeopardy-style quiz games for the classroom in just minutes.
Classtools – Create free educational games and tools in flash.
Gripgrid – an iOS and Android mobile app developer focused on precision and usability.

Student respond systems

Socrative | Student Response System – a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets.
One2act – a voting system that turns students' own computers and handheld devices such as smart-phones or tablets into
PollEverywhere — the easiest way to gather live responses in conferences, concerts, classrooms, and company off-sites — anywhere with internet.
Peardesk – for starting a live presentation session, getting students to join, and using the presenter interface.

LMS platforms

Moodle – top popular free LMS for online courses.
Schoology – LMS putting collaboration at the heart of the learning by connecting the people, content, and systems that fuel education.
Eliademy – a free online classroom that allows educators and students to create, share and manage online courses with real-time discussions.
BlackBoard – variety of platforms and solutions for online and blended learning.
Edmodo – LMS that includes polls, calendar, etc.
Desire2learn – a tightly integrated suite of products that provide opportunities for creation, delivery and management of courses.
Adrenna – specified learning solutions for K-12 and higher education.
Docedo – SaaS cloud based LMS with 14 days free demo version.
TOPYX: Learning Management System – Learning Management System (LMS) offers an award-winning array of customizable features for enterprises and organizations with no user fees, ever.

Tools and platforms for website creation

Wix – to create a free website online with templates.
Ucoz – a Russian tool to create your website.
Wordpress – a free and open-source content management system (CMS) to build the site of your dreams.
Weebly – a platform to create a high-quality website, blog or online store.
Teacherpage – quality educational services via the internet, this site helps you create your own web site for free.

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