Wednesday, May 16, 2012

15 Sites for Creating Flashcards

"flashcard or flash card is a set of cards bearing information, as words or numbers, on either or both sides, used in classroom drills or in private study. One writes a question on a card and an answer overleaf. Flashcards can bearvocabulary, historical dates, formulas or any subject matter that can be learned via a question and answer format. Flashcards are widely used as a learning drill to aidmemorization by way of spaced repetition. (wikipedia)"  Flashcards are used by students and educators everyday and are one of the most popular ways to learn a subject/topic. The internet makes this learning tool even easier through the use of dedicated websites that allow for flashcard creation, collaboration, and more.

15 Sites for Creating Flashcards

  1. Braineos - A fun site for students to create flashcards to play educational games on a wide variety of subjects.
  2. CoboCards - A nice site and mobile app for creating and sharing flashcards.  Also, a great way to collaborate w/ others.
  3. Ediscio - A great site for creating flashcards and arranging them into boxes.
  4. Fauxflash - A wonderful site for creating flashcards and searching through educational categories.  These flashcards can contain images as well.
  5. Flashcard Flash - A innovative search engine designed for finding publicly shared flashcards. 
  6. FlashCardFriends - A nice site for creating flashcard.  Also, FCF is a social networking site which allows for collaboration as well as the ability to edit existing decks.
  7. Quizlet - A neat little site for creating flashcards which is ideal for studying vocabulary, languages, or more.  Also, a nice site for playing studying games.
  8. Smash Cards - An innovative site that uses augmented reality for creating flashcards for English and Reading.
  9. Social Decks - A nice site for sharing flashcards via a unique URL that allows others to edit.
  10. Study Blue - A great site for creating flashcards from photos, audio, or notes and then sharing w/ others.  Also, a SB has a wonderful mobile app for studying on the go.
  11. Study Shuffle - One of the best sites for creating flashcards that teachers can use to track students progress.
  12. Study Stack - A nice all in one solution for creating and studying flashcards.  Also, there are lots of educational "stacks" to browse through.
  13. Word Dynamo - A excellent site for creating flashcards.  Also, a user can take quizzes, view study guides, play games, and more.
  14. Yappr - A nice online community for creating a flashcard or quiz.
  15. Zendo - A great site for turning notes into flashcards.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the post. I would like to add BrainThud flashcards to the list. It's great for larger, detailed flashcards.


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