Doc Academy is BRITDOC’s schools programme, providing free, easy-to-use resources for secondary school teachers. It includes 100s of short clips from critically-acclaimed films and provides: -
- Curriculum-linked lesson plans for (UK Level) KS 3, 4 & 5
- an inspiring social-action Activity Toolkit: all made by and tested with teachers
Doc Academy supports teachers to meet key literacy targets whilst engaging pupils in thinking about the world, about society and their place in it.
After loading any video from YouTube it divides your screen in 2 parts on the left side you can watch the video whereas on the right you can create notes easily. The platform integrates with your Google drive. The notes that you make can be synced on Google drive so that you wont lose your notes. The platform allows you to share your notes and collaborate on your notes just as you do with Google docs.
Vibby is a free tool for anyone who wants to share video content in a more effective and efficient way. It makes it extremely easy to highlight and share specific parts of videos in seconds with no video editing experience needed.
This tool that allows educators to integrate video into their lessons. Users can create segmented videos called Vibs from existing YouTube videos according to the requirement. They simply have to drag the URL’s of YouTube videos and paste them to Vibby Editor to cut short the desired segment. It can be used to highlight, discuss, and share the best parts of any video.
Registration is needed.
MoocNote is a free tool to add comments, questions and links to videos. In order to do so users simply have to paste a link of YouTube video into the MoocNote editor. The video gets imported to the tool and once it is on the MoocNote, you can easily start adding your comments, questions and links. The link feature is great in order to provide students with additional resourceful information for learning about the topics that are in the videos. This tool also allows you to organise playlists of videos in order that you wish to see or according to topics that you identify. You can also create class group on this site but to add your students, they all will need to register on this platform.
Anne Frank Museum Photos
The Anne Frank museum has released lots of photos that can be freely used in classrooms
Against all odds
This game was created by UNHCR and can be used to help students better understand the plight of refugees.
Cram - flashcards to study
Cram uses online flashcards to help learners to study. Cram has a wide selection of flashcards for all to study, memorize, test oneself and more. Subjects contain subjects from accounting, algebra, anatomy, anthropology, auditing, awana, bible, biology over literature and macroeconomics to science, Shakespeare, social studies, statistics and trigonometry. Flashcards are founded on the principles of rote and memorization. With Cram.com, learners and teachers can use our web-based flashcard maker to create as many own sets as they like. Self created online flashcards can be studied, exported and shared with classmates or groups of learners, anywhere, anytime. Cram also exists as mobile flashcards for Android, iPhone or Windows mobile device, allowing learners to take flashcards on the go! Viewing flash cards is free but in order to create flash cards registering is required.
The application is language independent but the interface is in English.
At present there are over 166 milion flash cards within the system.
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Timeglider is a data-driven interactive timeline application. The user can "grab" the timeline and drag it left and right, and zoom in and out — much as one would with a mapping app — to view centuries at a time or just hours. They can create create event spans so that they can see durations and how they overlap. Being web-based, Timeglider lets one collaborate and share easily.
Hoaxy finds the most popular fake claims, and then charts when they went viral on Twitter and who was sharing them. The tool also can make similar comparisons against fact-checking sites likes Snopes, Politifact and Factcheck.org to show the effectiveness of truth against these claims.
European Migration Network Glossary
The purpose of this European Migration Network (EMN) Glossary of terms relating to Asylum and Migration is to improve comparability between EU member States through the use and common understanding of the terms and definitions contained therein. The glossary is intended to serve as a useful reference document for EMN National Contact Points and their National Network members, as well as for other practitioners in the filed of asylum and migration. It can also be of interest to the educational sector when carrying our media and social awareness projects.