Digital tools for teaching

This is a collection of open educational resources, online tools, webpages and applications that can be used for educational purposes.

Interactive simulations.

The Mason OER Metafinder is a search engine for OERs.

Mentimeter is an intercative presentation tool. We can use it in the classroom for voting or creating a word cloud with students - the results are displayed immediately. 

MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is one of the major international repositories.

An online mind map editing tool.

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content.

It provides recordings, sheet music, and textbooks to the public for free.

Geo-located interactive timelines.

OER Commons is a freely accessible online library that allows to search and discover open educational resources (OER) and other freely available instructional materials.

The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of universities and associated organizations committed to advancing OpenCourseWare and its impact on global education. It defines OpenCourseWare (OCW) as a free and open digital publication of high quality university-level educational materials. The Consortium website contains a list of OpenCourseWare Websites.