List of edTech Resources

This list is based on the compiled list of recommendations by UNESCO:

Where to get Self-directed learning content

  • ABRA – Selection of 33 game-like activities in English and in French to promote reading comprehension and writing skills of early readers.
  • British Council – English language learning resources, including games, reading, writing and listening exercises.
  • Byju’s – Learning application with large repositories of educational content tailored for different grades and learning levels.
  • Code It – Helps children learn basic programming concepts through online courses, live webinars and other kid-friendly material. Available in English and German.
  • – Wide range of coding resources categorized by subject for K12 students offered for free by a non-profit.
  • Code Week – List of online resources to teach and learn computer coding, available in all EU languages.
  • Discovery Education – Free educational resources and lessons about viruses and outbreaks for different grade levels.
  • Duolingo – Application to support language learning. Supports numerous base and target languages.
  • Edraak –  A variety of resources for K-12 education in Arabic, targeting students, parents and teachers.
  • Facebook Get Digital – Lesson plans, conversation starters, activities, videos and other resources for students to stay connected
  • Feed the Monster – Android application in multiple languages to help teach children the fundamentals of reading, available in 48 languages.
  • History of Africa – A nine-part BBC documentary series on the history of Africa based on UNESCO’s General History of Africa book collection.
  • Geekie – Portuguese language web-based platform that provides personalized educational content using adaptive learning technology.
  • Khan Academy – Free online lessons and practice in math, sciences and humanities, as well as free tools for parents and teachers to track student progress. Available in 40+ languages, and aligned to national curriculum for over 10 countries.
  • KitKit School – Tablet-based learning suite with a comprehensive curriculum spanning early childhood through early primary levels.
  • LabXchange – Curated and user-created digital learning content delivered on an online platform that enables educational and research experiences.
  • Madrasa – Resources and online lessons for STEM subjects in Arabic
  • Mindspark – Adaptive online tutoring system that helps students practice and learn mathematics.
  • Mosoteach – Chinese language application hosting cloud classes.
  • Music Crab – Mobile application accessible for music education. 
  • OneCourse – Child-focused application to deliver reading, writing and numeracy education.
  • Polyup  – Learning content to build math and gaining computational thinking skills for students in primary and early secondary school.
  • Quizlet – Learning flashcards and games to support learning in multiple subjects, available in 15 languages. 
  • SDG Academy Library – A searchable library of more than 1,200 educational videos on sustainable development and related topics.
  • Siyavula – Mathematics and physical sciences education aligned with South African curriculum.
  • Smart History – Art history site with resources created by historians and academic contributors.
  • YouTube – Huge repository of educational videos and learning channels.

Where you can get Mobile reading applications

  • African Storybook – Open access to picture storybooks in 189 African languages.  
  • Biblioteca Digital del Instituto Latinoamericano de la Comunicación Educativa – Offers free access to Spanish language works and book collections for students and teaching staff in schools and universities
  • Global Digital Library – Digital storybooks and other reading materials easily accessible from mobile phones or computers. Available in 43 languages.
  • Interactive Learning Program – Mobile app in Arabic to advance reading, writing and numeracy skills created by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency.
  • Reads – Digital stories with illustrations in multiple languages.
  • Room to Read – Resources to develop the literacy skills of children and youth with specialized content to support girls.
  • StoryWeaver – Digital repository of multilingual stories for children.
  • Worldreader – Digital books and stories accessible from mobile devices and functionality to support reading instruction. Available in 52 languages.

Where you can get tools to assist teachers in creating digital learning content

  • Thinglink – Tools to create interactive images, videos and other multimedia resources.
  • Buncee – Supports the creation and sharing visual representations of learning content, including media-rich lessons, reports, newsletters and presentations.
  • EdPuzzle – Video lesson creation software.
  • EduCaixa – Courses in Spanish language to help teachers develop the skills and competencies of learners in areas such as communication, entrepreneurship, STEM and big data. 
  • Kaltura – Video management and creation tools with integration options for various learning management systems.
  • Nearpod – Software to create lessons with informative and interactive assessment activities.
  • Pear Deck – Facilitates the design of engaging instructional content with various integration features.
  • Squigl – Content creation platform that transforms speech or text into animated videos.
  • Trello – A visual collaboration tool used by teachers and professors for easier coursework planning, faculty collaboration, and classroom organization.

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