Wolfram Image ID

Wolfram Language Image Identification Project

The Wolfram Language Image Identification Project is a tool that can identify photographs. It’s often successful: It seems to do very well with flora: But not so well with fauna: This cat does look like a Pomeranian, though. And these were both identified the same: Not incorrect, but sumo wrestlers and statue of Saigo Takamori would…

Show Me the Future

Show Me the Future

Show Me the Future is a “financial literacy and life skills game” (from the About page) you can play for free. It says it’s designed for teenagers to help them learn about budgeting, career goals, the value of a college degree and more. When you’re ready to play the game, first choose the version (small,…

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Bilingual News

  Bilingual News (バイリンガルニュース)is a podcast in both English and Japanese.  Here’s the link to the iTunes podcast page. Here’s the description: “Casual and unedited colloquial language learning experience though a weekly review of relevant news topics.” Two bilingual podcasters introduce first in one language then the other, several news topics, and then they comment…

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Digital Compass

Digital Compass from Common Sense Media is an interactive game that will help you think about digital literacy and citizenship topics such as cyberbullying and online privacy and safety issues. The game is designed for grades 6-9, but is very useful for older EFL students too: to think not only about the content but also…