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Principal function(s): Course managementMarking and feedback
Classkick is a tool which helps teachers to send assignments to students and have an overview of their work. It lets teachers see what their students are doing in real time on the platform so that they can give them instant feedback. Teachers can use any content, including images, videos, audio, text or drawings to create their assignments. Students get a code and can access assignments and put any type of content as a response to the material created by teachers. If they have any questions they can click to raise their hand for help or to let their teachers know that they are done with the assignment.
Evaluation: Classkick is a useful tool for providing students with real-time feedback and grading them. It allows teachers to have an overview of which students need their help and how they are progressing through different assignments. By using different multimedia resources assignments are more interactive, enjoyable and interesting for students.
Cost: Free with registration + premium options available
Type Of Interaction
Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface
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?
High. Classkick collects the minimal amount of information necessary for students to use its service. It does not trade, sell, or rent any personal information to third parties, including for advertising or marketing purposes. Targeted advertising is not permitted on Classkick, and Classkick does not and will not use any student personal information for commercial purposes. Its policy allows users to access, manage, and delete their personal information. Classkick also emphasizes its commitment to data security, mentioning encryption during data transmission and secure storage. It also mentions that parental consent is required for students under 13 to access their accounts. Classkick states its compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks, but not explicitly GDPR. See more here.
Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction
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)
Yes. All contents are created by the user.
Compatibility/ Operating System
All operating systems
Other technical requirements
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.
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