Primary Games is one of top Homework Help and Tutor apps. But are there other alternatives?
Speechify is the #1 audio reader in the world. Get through books, docs, articles, PDFs, email – anything
you read – faster.
“Speechify is absolutely brilliant. Growing up with dyslexia this would have made a big difference. I’m so glad to have it today.“
Sir Richard Branson
Web based application that allows to create and manage tests, assessments, exams and certifications. Insert your questions by choosing from 7 different types; create your assessment and set its options; share it with your students, customers or employees by simply sending a link.
It is easy to track and test the progress of living pupils during distance learning
Things with Questbase had been decent until about two weeks ago when emails stopped working
Artsonia is the world's largest collection of student art, published by teachers and students from around the world. Parents and family can view the art online, leave comments and order keepsakes featuring the artwork.
Unique focus on exhibiting art (vs
It's most useful once an artist or school has uploaded a body of work, and if students include artist statements
Numberphile is produced by video journalist Brady Haran. The stars of the show include mathematicians and other guests from around the world. Topics range from the sublime to the ridiculous… from historic discoveries to latest breakthroughs. In addition to hundreds of videos, we also have a podcast featuring longer-form interviews. The project is supported by (and often filmed at) the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. Support also comes from The Science Sandbox and The Akamai Foundation. And of course our viewers and generous patrons. In addition to our main YouTube channel, extra footage is uploaded to a second channel called Numberphile2. Most of our animations are created by Pete McPartlan and music is composed by Alan Stewart. Our website and captions editor is Caitlin Oddy. Podcast transcripts can be found here.
Engaging film clips illustrate how math helps people make sense of the world
Not all videos are classroom-appropriate
GeoGebra is a dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one engine. In addition, GeoGebra offers an online platform with over 1 million free classroom resources created by our multilingual community. These resources can be easily shared through our collaboration platform GeoGebra Classroom where student progress can be monitored in real time. GeoGebra is a community of millions of users located in just about every country. It has become the leading provider of dynamic mathematics software, supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and innovations in teaching and learning worldwide. GeoGebra’s math engine powers hundreds of educational websites worldwide in different ways from simple demonstrations to full online assessment systems.
GeoGebra gives kids a way to access math that moves beyond straightforward pencil-and-paper computations
Some resources don't provide specific directions for students, and others are basic illustrations of a simple topic with no interactivity
PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. We extensively test and evaluate each simulation to ensure educational effectiveness. These tests include student interviews and observation of simulation use in classrooms. The simulations are written in HTML5 (with some legacy simulations in Java or Flash), and can be run online or downloaded to your computer. All simulations are open source (see our source code). Multiple sponsors support the PhET project, enabling these resources to be free to all students and teachers.
PhET Interactive Simulations is an excellent, free tool to help support student learning
Not as compelling as real-world simulations
The mission of Bookopolis is to ignite a love of reading for fun in kids ages 7-12 that will last a lifetime. Research shows that increases in time spent reading for fun is linked to higher academic performance, better jobs, and stronger social and emotional skills.
Awesome design and quality
There are typos
"Voki is an educational tool for teachers and students, that can be used to enhance instruction, engagement, and lesson comprehension. Voki can be used in class (for student work), as an animated presentation tool, for student assignments, and as a virtual supervised discussion forum (Voki Hangouts). Voki characters can look like historical figures, cartoons, animals, and more. Give your Voki a voice by recording your voice, or using text-to-speech (over 30 languages supported, hundreds of voices to choose from). Students have fun creating their speaking characters & making them talk. Teachers can direct this activity through assignments, presentations, and dialog groups (once again – Voki Hangouts)."
It’s an easy way to create avatars and short animated clips of information for presentation
While a variety of characters are available, customization is limited
GEOGUESSR asks players to guess the locations of Google Street View pictures using visual clues. Each game features five random pictures/locations, about which the player guesses by putting a pin on a map.
The GeoGuessr game is easy to use
The GeoGuessr have to add more battery life
Wonderopolis is an informational site that helps kids ask and answer interesting questions about the world. Every day, a new "Wonder of the Day" question is posted -- each designed to get kids to think, talk, and find learning moments together in everyday life.
Daily updates to questions and answers make it easy for kids to uncover new and interesting information about their world
Better differentiation would help kids at varying ages and ability levels access just-right content
Remind is a platform for communication and learning that reaches students and families where they are. Built for education with mobile-first messaging that supports learning wherever it happens, Remind connects the people and resources that help give every student the opportunity to succeed. Remind was founded in 2011 by brothers Brett Kopf and David Kopf. Diagnosed with dyslexia as a child, Brett struggled for years in school. When he met a teacher who built a strong relationship with him and others in his life—both in and outside of the classroom—it transformed the way he approached learning. Brett and David created Remind to make the same experience available to every student.
Translation into over 70 languages
Adults not confident with tech might struggle
Read Write Think is a learning support and academic intervention centre conveniently located in Vaughan, Ontario. We specialize in academic support for students that require 1-on-1 tutoring and small group instruction. We welcome and guide homeschoolers. All our services take place at the centre or online with a highly skilled and dedicated tutor. Easy highway access allows students from other neighboring cities such as Richmond Hill, North York, Mississauga and more to reach us easily.
Dance to the beat of your own drum
Peer and family pressure
Sutori (formerly HSTRY) is a web-based tool for creating and sharing interactive timelines and presentations. It was originally geared toward history classes, but it's since been repositioned as a tool to develop interactive stories. The developer's premade stories are mostly traditional timelines (users scroll down to navigate through them like a social media feed or webpage), but the community contributions cover all subject areas and range from presentations of knowledge to organizing daily schedules for classrooms. To get started, teachers can create classes and send students codes to access shared timelines and create their own. A starter template walks users through the creation process, and the timelines are easy to edit and share. There are tons of options for adding content to the timeline (some only by subscription), including text, images, videos, links, quiz questions, and more. The site's free subscription includes basic features for sharing, collaboration, and student management; paid features include more options for embedding content, analyzing student work, and using premade, standards-aligned content and templates.
Easy to use
The free version is only available for 30 days
Teachers can use Quizalize to assign quizzes, worksheets, videos, and web links for students to complete at home in a real-time digital environment not much different than the physical classroom. Assignments can be open for multiple attempts and can be available for specific time frames. Each class has its own Gradebook and quiz questions can be tagged to a curriculum for data to populate Mastery Dashboards for tracking long-term mastery learning. Quizzes can also be assigned with differentiated follow up activities. An entire lesson plan can be digitized and provided to students to complete in their own time. Accounts can be synced with Google Classroom.
Flexible study location
Lack of social interaction
Speechify is one of the most popular audio tools in the world. Our Google Chrome extension, web app, iOS app, and Android app help anyone listen to content at any speed they want. You can also listen to content in over 30 different voices or languages.
How can Speechify turn anything into an audiobook?
Speechify provides anyone with an audio play button that they can add on top of their content to turn it into an audiobook. With the Speechify app on iOS and Android, anyone can take this information on the go.
Learn more about text to speech online, for iOS, Mac, Android, and Chrome Extension.
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