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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

TedEd

TedEd is an online educational platform that creates interactive lessons with informative videos on a wide range of topics. It consists of TedEd animations which are short videos designed to enhance students’ learning with presentations from a variety of experts such as educators, historians and journalists. Each of these animated videos are accompanied by questions and other resources to integrate into your lessons.

Evaluation: Useful tool for a flipped classroom approach. Use one of the TedEd videos provided on their website or choose one of your own. Each video that you choose is customisable, to tailor the accompanying questions and discussion topics to your lessons. The interface is easy to use and completely free.

Cost: Free, with registration

Website: https://ed.ted.com/

           

Categories

Principal function(s)
  • Course management
  • Slide presenting
Type of interaction
  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Individual work
Content
  • You supply
  • Website/other users supply
Skill
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

Usability

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: High, TedEd may collect and store personal information that you provide when setting up your account such as name, email etc.
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: Yes, login required
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?) Yes, you can choose which content you would like to share with your class.

Interactivity

Technical requirements

Installation required? No
Compatibility/Operating System: Windows, Mac
Other tech requirements: None
 
 
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