Digital tools

Digital tools are an integral part of the Enquiring Minds approach. Here we provide some examples of the kinds of new technologies that we think may benefit learners and teachers. If you'd like to suggest a tool to add to this database, please e-mail details to

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Chew TV

Chew TV more info on Chew TV

Broadband television channel for young people

DV in Education

DV in Education more info on DV in Education

Website with ideas and suggestions for using digital video in education


Elgg more info on Elgg

Open source platform to incorporate tools and showcase content

Google Docs & Spreadsheets

Google Docs & Spreadsheets more info on Google Docs & Spreadsheets

Free web-based word processing, spreadsheet and presentation tools

Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp more info on Google SketchUp

Free software tool for creating 3D models

iPod in Education

iPod in Education more info on iPod in Education

Resource with ideas for using podcasts in education

Making the News

Making the News more info on Making the News

Online resource to easily create newspaper articles (annual competition)


PBwiki more info on PBwiki

Tool for creating wikis


Piczo more info on Piczo

Tool for creating personal websites


PledgeBank more info on PledgeBank

A website where users can make a pledge and campaign for others to join it online


Radiowaves more info on Radiowaves

International network of online school radio stations

School Report

School Report more info on School Report

Website to support students to make their own TV or radio news programme


Sketchcast more info on Sketchcast

Tool for creating sketches and accompanying commentary


Splashr more info on Splashr

Presentation tool for Flickr images


ToonDoo more info on ToonDoo

Online tool for creating short comic strips