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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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Wakelet

Wakelet is a platform where teachers and students can add different content and make their classes more interactive and interesting. Users can save links, posts from social media, pictures and videos, and organise them into collections. They can also add notes and save content from the internet, such as articles, blogs, songs or tweets. Users can invite other people to collaborate and work together on the same collection. Collections can be public or private and can be shared with a single link.

Evaluation: Wakelet is useful for organising and saving multimedia content in one place. It is a user-friendly website and app, which allows for collaboration between students and teachers.

Cost: Free with registration

Website: https://wakelet.com/

           

Categories

Principal function(s)
  • Course management
  • File sharing/syncing
  • Graphic organizer
Type of interaction
  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Group/pair work - outsiders
  • Individual work
Content
  • You supply
Skill
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Intercultural

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: Medium
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. For more information visit: https://wakelet.com/privacy.html
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?) Yes. All contents are created by the user.

Interactivity

Technical requirements

Installation required? No (app available on Android, iOS and iPad)
Compatibility/Operating System: All operating systems
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