Today in Cool Websites and Tools, we take a look at 5 cool websites, including a site for chemistry concepts, visualizing thoughts, recording MP3’s, online study flashcards and typing instant text notes. Read on below!
ChemCollective – is a collection of virtual labs, scenario-based learning activities, tutorials, and concept tests. Teachers can use the content for pre-labs, for alternatives to textbook homework, and for in-class activities for individuals or teams. Students can review and learn chemistry concepts using our virtual labs, simulations, and tutorials. The ChemCollective is organized by a group of faculty and staff.
DebateGraph – is a web-platform for visualizing and sharing networks of thought – and opening reasoning and action to collaborative learning and iterative improvement. DebateGraph is already being used in over 100 countries and helping people reason and learn together more effectively in many different fields. DebateGraph is free to use, and there’s no limit to the number of people who can collaborate.
Record MP3 – is a site which allows you to record and save an MP3 file. After granting permission to the site to access your recording device, just click the “record” button to start recording. When you are finished, click the “save recording” button and you will get an mp3 you can save, and a link you can share with anyone.
Cram – Online flashcards are a great way to study. Flashcards are effective because they are founded on the principles of rote and memorization. With Cram.com, you can use the web-based flashcard maker to create, share, export and print flashcards for your studying convenience. Cram also has a large app store so you can find mobile flashcards for your Android or iphone device.
DictaNote – is a website where you can type whatever text you like. It provides you with rich text formatting such as bold, italics, and underlining, just like standard word processing programs. You can also add images and weblinks. If you want to save your work, then register for an account. Going pro gives you additional features including cloud backups of your notes and speech recognition.