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


Principal function(s): Timeline creators

TimeGraphics is a web-based tool for creating interactive timelines that visually represent historical events, project milestones, or personal narratives. Users can input dates, descriptions, and images to generate dynamic timelines on the plaform. TimeGraphics offers a limited free version and requires users to sign up for an account to create timelines, but not for visualising them. Evaluation: TimeGraphics is a useful tool for making interactive timelines that can be used to visually represent historical events, project milestones, or personal narratives. Its main drawback is that, with a free account, timelines are always set as public and can be accessed by anyone.

Cost: Free with registration + paid plans available.

Website: https://time.graphics/



Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Individual work
  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)



  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply


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

Easy to navigate.

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

English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Italian.

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

Medium. TimeGraphics collects non-personally-identifying information such as browser type, language preference, and IP addresses. It gathers personally-identifying information, such as usernames and email addresses, when users interact with the service, mainly to fulfil the purpose of user interactions. TimeGraphics does not rent or sell user information to third parties. It uses cookies to identify and track visitors, monitor website usage, and collect access preferences, but users can opt out of them. Also, it mentions that potentially personally-identifying information is stored on restricted database servers. TimeGraphics does not state compliance with the GDPR. See more here.

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

Yes, users with an account can create and save timelines.

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)





Technical requirements

Installation required?

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Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


You supply
Website/other users supply


Latest addition to the ICT-REV inventory

TaskCards (Virtual pinboard for content creation/sharing and for collaborative working)

TaskCards is a GDPR-compliant digital platform which was specifically created for educational purposes. It helps create and manage virtual pinboards, i.e. canvases where content can be uploaded and shared. Users can create and customise their pinboards by attaching text, images, videos, links and files, together with changing their background and much more. The privacy settings of these pinboards - or parts of a pinboard - can later be modified. TaskCards offers a free limited version that allows users to have up to 2 pin boards. While teachers have to register to create pinboards, learners can access them directly via link or QR code. TaskCards is developed by the German firm dSign Systems GmbH.... View details

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