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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the ICT-REV project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with specific criteria in mind. Read more
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This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission


Principal function(s): Image and video editingScreen recordingVideo recording/creating

ScreenPal, formerly Screencast-O-Matic, is a screen recording tool for creating, editing and sharing videos. Screenpal can also capture sound so users can talk over their screen recording. Moreover, Screenpal allows using a web camera simultaneously and adding text, drawings, or even background music. ScreenPal requires downloading. It does not require creating an account, but doing so has many advantages, including the possibility of managing recording recordings by saving, exporting or embedding them. It is owned by Big Nerd Software. Evaluation: ScreenPal is a powerful screen recording tool that allows the creation of video materials, among others. With its voice-over functionality, it is very suitable for creating tutorials and presentations, or even lectures and commentaries for students. Its website contains many helpful tutorials for teachers to gain an understanding of how the tool works. Screenpal’s free option has many interesting functionalities that should be enough for classroom use. All in all, Screenpal is a valuable and easy-to-use tool that can be very helpful in creating educational materials. It does not require advanced IT skills, but some time is needed to get familiarised with the tool.

Cost: Free + paid premium plans

Website: https://screenpal.com/



Type Of Interaction

  • Individual work
  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


  • Speaking


  • You supply


Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface

Intuitive, user friendly

Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task


Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to


Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?

Medium. ScreenPal collects various types of data for different purposes, among which guaranteeing the correct functioning of the tool but also marketing. Screenpal also collects cookies of different natures, but it does not sell the collected data to third parties. ScreenPal’s privacy policy highlights encryption, password protection, and regular security reviews. It also mentions users' ability to edit their account information and unsubscribe from marketing communications. Moreover, it acknowledges users’ rights to access, modify or erase their data. ScreenPal's privacy policy complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks and international data transfers adhere to GDPR standards. See more here.

Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction

Save as video to any device and on the cloud with a user account.

Tailorability (If so, how?) Possibility of the tool to be used for a range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool)

High. Screenpal has several functionalities that provide a high degree of adaptability.





Technical requirements

Installation required?


Compatibility/ Operating System

All operating systems

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Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


You supply
Website/other users supply


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Playphrase (Tool to find the pronunciation of words from movies )

Playphrase is a tool that searches specific words or phrases out of movie snippets from a database of audiovisual media with over 60,000 phrases. In this manner, it provides real-life examples of words’ and sentences’ pronunciation. Users just have to type specific phrases, watch them being used naturally in context within popular movies and TV shows, and listen to their pronunciation. Playphrase works mainly with English. Playphrase is not open-source, but it is freely available. It does not require setting up an account or signing in. ... View details

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