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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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Factile

Factile is an online platform that allows teachers to create games to play in order to check students' progress and preview or review learning materials. It offers a free version. Educators can either create their own jeopardy-style quiz or pick one from the thousands of pre-made game templates. When the game is played, the teacher clicks on right or wrong. Factile can be used for remote and/or in-person learning.

Evaluation: Factile is a user friendly tool that can be easily integrated into any subject or course curriculum. It can make for more engaging and fun classes, while still helping teachers assess students' understanding of old and new topics. Moreover, it's available in 5+ languages. The free version only allows you to create jeopardy-style games, with different options such as a buzzer mode, multiple choice, quiz bowl or memory game only in the paid-for version.

Cost: Free (Premium options available)

Website: https://www.playfactile.com/

     

Categories

Principal function(s)
  • Games apps
Type of interaction
  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Group/pair work - outsiders
Content
  • Action missed!
Skill
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Vocabulary
  • Vocabulary

Usability

User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface   Interface:
Medium
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, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese and Arabic
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?   Respect for privacy:
Medium. For more information visit: https://www.playfactile.com/privacy
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, create jeopardy-style games from scratch

Interactivity

Engagement   Engagement:
 
Collaboration   Collaboration:
 
Communication   Communication:
 

Technical requirements

Installation required?   Installation required?
No 
Compatibility/Operating System:   Compatibility/Operating System:
All operating systems 
Other tech requirements   Other tech requirements:
 

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


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Factile (Jeopardy-style games creator)

Factile is an online platform that allows teachers to create games to play in order to check students' progress and preview or review learning materials. It offers a free version. Educators can either create their own jeopardy-style quiz or pick one from the thousands of pre-made game templates. When the game is played, the teacher clicks on right or wrong. Factile can be used for remote and/or in-person learning.... view details

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Audio record/edit/share
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Story creation
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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

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You supply
Website/other users supply

 

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