Read The Kanji

A simple, fun, intuitive quiz designed to help students all over the world learn to read Japanese through real life examples and sentences. URL: Read The Kanji

Friday, Nov 20, 2009


A web app that helps people (students, actors, or anyone else) memorize things (schoolwork, lines in a play, etc.) using flashcards. Users create a blank “set” of flashcards, then name the set, and start adding cards to the set. Once you’re ready, the app presents these cards to you in a random order so you […]

Sunday, Jan 4, 2009


A language learning community where you can find language partners, communicate with them via multiple methods, and find language resources. URL: italki.

Monday, Apr 7, 2008


An e-learning website and social community which provides new opportunities for learning and practicing foreign languages. URL: Palabea.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2008


A great little web-based tool to speed up your typing skills. URL: keybr.

Sunday, Jan 20, 2008


Play a series of games aimed at speeding up your cognitive abilities. Designed by neuroscientists, Lumosity is a fitness regimen for your brain. Train your brain. Try for free with a 14-day trial membership. URL: Lumosity.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2007


An online flashcard tool for memorization with social aspects, including the ability to subscribe to other peoples’ flashcard sets. URL: Rememberize.

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2007


Create tutorials online, share educational resources and collaborate with colleagues. Anyone can create their own courses, and either charge for them, restrict access to them, or deliver as public courses – with advertising revenues being split between the service and the author. URL: Tutorom.

Sunday, Jun 10, 2007


Web-based service to help learn vocabulary (eg. lines to a script, a foreign language). Keeps track of the words you know and re-tests you on the ones you don’t. Share your word sets with classmates and get email notification when others make sets for you. Import words from a file without having to retype them, […]

Thursday, Apr 26, 2007