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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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Flipboard allows teachers and students to create their own online magazine by gathering news, stories, and different social media content. When you sign in, the tool populates your home page with different items, depending on the topics of interest you have subscribed to. Moreover, you can browse and find content in different languages and share this content, as well as create shared magazines.

Evaluation: Flipboard is a user-friendly tool, with an easy interface and a simple design. It is useful for helping the teacher find interesting texts to read, and in addition to sharing these with students, the tool can also be used for collaborative work, with students creating magazines they can then share with the rest of the class.

Cost: Free with registration

Website: https://flipboard.com/



Principal function(s)
  • News aggregator
Type of interaction
  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Individual work
  • Website/other users supply
  • Reading


User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface Interface: Simple
Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task Time efficiency: High
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Interface language(s): English
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: Medium
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: Yes
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) Tailorability (If so, how?) Low


Technical requirements

Installation required? No (just for the app)
Compatibility/Operating System: Mac / Windows / Android / iOS
Other tech requirements:

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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