Teaching essentials

Useful resources for varying teaching strategies

Crisscross Words

Version 4

Crisscross Words is a tool designed to help students learn vocabulary. It’s aimed at teachers from all disciplines who wish to develop fun learning activities for the acquisition and enrichment of general or specialized vocabulary. With this tool, they can create dictionaries of words and definitions to draw from to…

Netquiz Web+

Create online questionnaires in the blink of an eye

Netquiz Web+ is a comprehensive tool for creating, posting and managing online formative and summative questionnaires. It enables designing questionnaires adapted to specific needs. Options include the following: choose from 14 types of questions: matching, multiple choice, classification, matching board, essay, dictation, highlight, sequencing, short answer, multiple answer, revision, fill…


Read Along With Your Ears

Cantare is an application that allows users to synch lyrics or captions with audio files. This tool is intended for teachers who wish to create language-learning activities by having students listen to music or other types of audio files with captions that appear onscreen. The Playlists section gives them the…


Exercises to learn a language through listening and pronunciation of sounds or short sentences

Eco2 is a tool for anyone who wants to create language learning exercises that use ear training and the pronunciation of sounds or short sentences. Eco2 allows the students to access pronunciation exercises posted online by the instructor. Students can listen to the model sounds and short sentences as many…

World of Images

Collections for Education

World of Images is a media-sharing site that addresses the immense need to use copyright-free photographs, illustrations, and videos for educational and non-commercial uses as well as for the production of quality educational materials. The goals of this unique media collection are as follows: offer a free space for managing…