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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Knowledge exchange where experts answer your questions


Blogger more info on Blogger

Free tool for creating web logs or blogs


Campfire more info on Campfire

Web-based chat tool

DV in Education

DV in Education more info on DV in Education

Website with ideas and suggestions for using digital video in education


Flickr more info on Flickr

Photo sorting and sharing website

Google Docs & Spreadsheets

Google Docs & Spreadsheets more info on Google Docs & Spreadsheets

Free web-based word processing, spreadsheet and presentation tools


Horsesmouth more info on Horsesmouth

Website for informal e-mentoring

iPod in Education

iPod in Education more info on iPod in Education

Resource with ideas for using podcasts in education

Microsoft Messenger

Microsoft Messenger more info on Microsoft Messenger

Desktop chat application for real-time communication


PBwiki more info on PBwiki

Tool for creating wikis


PledgeBank more info on PledgeBank

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

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


Skrbl more info on Skrbl

Web resource for collaboration - type notes, sketch ideas, share files


Skype more info on Skype

Web-based communication tool for voice, video or text


ToonDoo more info on ToonDoo

Online tool for creating short comic strips


Tumblr more info on Tumblr

Resource for gathering, sharing information


Vanilla more info on Vanilla

Online multi-lingual discussion forum


Wikispaces more info on Wikispaces

A visual web editor for easy wiki creation