Liveworksheets.com allows you to transform your traditional printable worksheets (doc, pdf, jpg etc.) into interactive online exercises with self-correction, called "interactive worksheets". Students can do the worksheets online and send their answers to the teacher. This is good for the students (it's motivating), for the teacher (it saves time) and for the environment (it saves paper). Additionally, the interactive worksheets may include sounds, videos, drag and drop exercises, join with [...]
GamiLab is an online platform where you can find and create educational games. GamiLab uses game elements to motivate and engage players to learn English, and to be more involved in their learning. You can create quizzes or full curriculum learning games by using over 40 different interactive content types, 30,000 questions from the website's question bank, adding your own questions or importing your Quizlet sets. You can share your game with your students by using custom playcodes or make [...]
TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world. The website compiles a growing library of original animated videos - hundreds of TED-Ed Animations and TED Talks - designed to spark the curiosity of young learners. You'll also find thousands of other video-based lessons organized by the subjects you teach. The international platform for teachers also allows you to create your own interactive [...]
BBC Learning English
As part of the BBC World Service, BBC Learning English has been teaching English to global audiences since 1943, offering free audio, video and text materials to learners around the world. From mobile English courses in Bangladesh and Latin America to online offerings for millions of Chinese learners, BBC Learning English provides multimedia English language teaching materials to meet learners' needs. Many of the materials are delivered as full length courses but each component of the [...]
Educandy is a website where you can create interactive learning games in minutes. All you need is to enter the vocabulary or questions and answers and it turns your content into interactive activities. Once you’ve created an activity, a unique code is generated. Then you can share that code with your students so they can play the game on their own device. Or you can embed the game into your own website. Students can play the games you’ve created on their own device by visiting the Educandy [...]
Mentimeter is a platform that allows you to create interactive presentations to conduct live question and answer sessions, polls and more. The resource can be used by teachers, for the preparation of classes, or by students, for the presentation of works and projects. Among the main features available are presentation creation, real-time data collection and audience opinions using smartphones and data export.
Twinkl is a website that provides ready to use or to create new educational resources that can be used at each step of a child's learning journey. The teacher-created resources available provide entire schemes of work, lesson planning and assessments right through to online educational games, augmented reality and so much more. They have over 525,000 resources and new content gets added every day.
Wordwall.net allows teachers to create interactive games and printed materials for their students. Teachers simply enter the content they want, choose the game template and the website automates the rest. Interactive activities are played on any web-enabled device, like a computer, tablet, phone or interactive whiteboard. They can be played individually by students, or be teacher-led with students taking turns at the front of the class. Printable activities can be printed out directly or [...]
My experience: One of the advantages of online tools is that they allow teachers and students to exercise their creativity
Cicinato do Carmo, English teacher that also works with initial and continuing education of teachers in Rio de Janeiro
My experience: Websites that help me prepare activities for presencial and remote classes
Carol Gonçalves, English teacher, who has been working for 14 years at the Brazilian Society of English Culture (SBCI), with scholarship students from communities in Rio de Janeiro