en  fr  de
  1. Home
  2.  > 
    Resources
  3.  > 
    Inventory of ICT tools

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
 (77 votes)   Rate this resource

Showbie

Principal function(s): Course management

Showbie is a course management tool which allows teachers and students to share documents, to program and to hand in assignments as well as to communicate easily online. It is possible to access the app through almost any electronic device, as it is available for online use and also as an iOS app.

Evaluation: This app has a smart-looking interface and it is quite easy to use. It is possible to create and manage an unlimited number of different classes within the same account and to invite the students to join in. Some advanced features are only available for the premium plans.

Cost: Free with registration for the basic version (without student portfolio or access for parents)

Website: https://www.showbie.com

  

Categories

Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates

Skills

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing

Content

  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply

Usability

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

High

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

High

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

English

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

Low

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

Yes

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)

Low

Interactivity

Engagement

Collaboration

Communication

Technical requirements

Installation required?

Only for the app

Compatibility/ Operating System

Windows / Mac / iOS

Other technical requirements


 
This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission


Latest addition

Write & Improve (Tool to improve your writing in English)

Write & Improve is a free online tool developed by the University of Cambridge to help English language learners improve their writing skills. Students choose their level and then receive a selection of writing tasks that match that level. Once the task has been submitted, the tool automatically assigns an appropriate grade and also gives feedback on the writing, which students can incorporate into the original text. Students can also create their own writing assignments.... View details


Suggest a tool ≫

Search for a keyword

     

Filter these tools

Principal function(s)
Audio record/ edit/ share
Blogging
Bookmarking
Citation manager
Course management
Story creation
File sharing/syncing
Flashcard
Game app
Graphic organizer
Image sharing
Marking software
Mind mapping
News aggregator
Note taking
Podcast aggregator
Polling
Poster creator
Question/answer management
Quiz maker
Screen capture
Slide presenting
Social networking
Storytelling
Thesaurus
Timeline Creator
Translation tool
Url shortener
Video Conferencing
Video record/ edit/ share
Virtual pinboard
Virtual worlds
Crossword puzzle creator
Website creator
Wiki
Word cloud creator
Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)

Skills
Listening
Speaking
Reading
Writing
Vocabulary
Grammar
Pronunciation
Intercultural

Content
You supply
Website/other users supply

 

Do you like this resource?

Send us a comment: