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ESL Blues

ESL Blues has activities and quizzes for English language learners. Most of the quizzes are about vocabulary, grammar and usage. The new site has been modified to work on smart phones, and the author says he’s working updating the activities on the old site, too. If you’re not sure of your level, there’s a page…

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Newseum

Newseum is a Washington-based “interactive museum of news and journalism”. On their main website (newseum.org) you can find out more about what’s available at the actual building in D.C., and you can also find Today’s Front Pages, where you can see the front pages of newspapers from around the world, sortable by region: Click on…

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Plotagon

Plotagon is a free iPad app and free software for Mac and Windows that you can use to tell stories.You do have to sign up to use the app. Here’s an intro video: Take a look at some of the videos that have been made on the Discover page. The voices are robotic, but the app…

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WellCast videos

  WellCast has a collection of videos (website / YouTube channel) that may help you think about issues like stress, time management and study skillls, self-esteem, suicide and bullying, And of course they’ll be good practice for your English: listening, vocabulary and even debate. They may also be inspiration for how you can present your own research…

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Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

This website has a series of 7 interactive quizzes to test your knowledge of and ability to use: Basic computer skills World Wide Web Windows 7 / Mac OS X E-mail Microsoft Word (2010 version) Social Media Microsoft Excel You can listen to each question, and the questions are also written at the top of…