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 enquiringminds@futurelab.org.uk.

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10x10

10x10 more info on 10x10

Visual representation of current news stories


ARKive

ARKive more info on ARKive

Digital archive of the world's biodiversity


Being Heard

Being Heard more info on Being Heard

A website encouraging young people to exercise their right to influence public decision-making


British Film Institute

British Film Institute more info on British Film Institute

Website that suggests different ways of investigating citizenship issues through TV


DV in Education

DV in Education more info on DV in Education

Website with ideas and suggestions for using digital video in education


Exploratree

Exploratree more info on Exploratree

Website with free interactive thinking guides and tools to 'make your own'


Global Ideas Bank

Global Ideas Bank more info on Global Ideas Bank

A website to which users can submit and vote on ideas for a brighter future


Google Earth

Google Earth more info on Google Earth

Tool for viewing, creating and sharing interactive and visual location-specific information


Guess the Flag

Guess the Flag more info on Guess the Flag

Online quiz about the world's flags


iPod in Education

iPod in Education more info on iPod in Education

Resource with ideas for using podcasts in education


Like.com

Like.com more info on Like.com

Visual search engine


Moovl

Moovl more info on Moovl

Dynamic drawing tool to create 'doodles that move'


PledgeBank

PledgeBank more info on PledgeBank

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


Sodaconstructor and Sodarace

Sodaconstructor and Sodarace more info on Sodaconstructor and Sodarace

Creative tools for protoyping and competition


Stats4schools

Stats4schools more info on Stats4schools

Comprehensive web resource collating nearly 1,000 large statistical datasets


StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon more info on StumbleUpon

Alternative search interface based on previously-indicated interests


Swivel

Swivel more info on Swivel

Web resource for exploring and comparing a variety of data


uLearn

uLearn more info on uLearn

Web tool for analysing maps


Vanilla

Vanilla more info on Vanilla

Online multi-lingual discussion forum


Visual statistics (Gapminder World)

Visual statistics (Gapminder World) more info on Visual statistics (Gapminder World)

Resource that makes data more accessible through visual interfaces


Visual Thesaurus

Visual Thesaurus more info on Visual Thesaurus

Interactive and visual dictionary and thesaurus


We Feel Fine

We Feel Fine more info on We Feel Fine

Visualisation project that presents people's feelings based on their blog entries


Wikipedia

Wikipedia more info on Wikipedia

An online encyclopaedia which anyone can edit