5 Interesting New EdTech Tools for Teachers

October 15, 2015New Educational Web tools’ series for this month  features 5 interesting tools to use for different educational purposes from creating close quizzes to making quick rubrics. Some titles like MoocNote and Quick Rubric have already been reviewed in separate posts here in EdTech and mLearning the rest are featured here for the first time. Check out the collection and share with us what you think of it. Enjoy1- MoocNote

MoocNote is a new web tool ideal for flipped classrooms. Using MoocNote, you will be able to build your own video library by importing videos from YouTube, Dropbox, or Google Drive. You can also use MoocNote’s video plater interface to add notes to your videos. All of your notes link back to the appropriate place in the videos and are collected into one central place which you can access anytime, anywhere.2- Ourboox

‘Ourboox provides the world’s simplest platform for uploading and sharing digital picture books of any genre, in any language, for free. Our digital e-books are easy to self-publish, easier to share. They are highly searchable and promote one another. The books can incorporate video, sound and many other features.  Authors can keep track of the number of readers and can read their comments.’3- Learnclick

‘Cloze quiz creator.A powerful and flexible, yet easy to use tool for creating online gap-filling exercises.’4- Edcite

‘Edcite enables teachers to create high-quality, easily customizable, interactive content to fit their class. Our mission is to improve teacher efficacy and student learning through an engaging digital experience.’5- Quick Rubric

Quick Rubric is a new tool from the folks in Photos for Class. This is a new web based application that allows you to easily set up criterion-referenced rubrics to score your students performances and assignments. You can use Quick Rubric to create rubrics to help you assess things such as oral presentations, writing projects, reading comprehension, storytelling and many more. Rubrics are also proved to be of great help when grading students works especially essay and long narrative writing.

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