Tinycards – Flashcards by Duolingo is a new FREE app from the creators of Duolingo. When you first sign in, you are asked to choose three+ flashcard creators to follow. Choices include Duolingo, Tiny Science, Tiny History, Tiny Geo or Chineasy. The app generates lessons based on your choices. There are lessons on collective nouns, country capitals, history, constellations, famous inventions, Greek Gods, and much more! There are also vocabulary lessons in Portuguese, Spanish, French, and German. Vocabulary flashcard sets include word pronunciations.
The app is appealing, simple to use, and 100% FREE. It uses repetition and other learning techniques to help you remember new material. And, it checks your newly-learned knowledge in multiple ways. If you want to learn or teach something that is not included in the ready-made collections, then you can create and publish your own decks of flashcards. The process is simple and intuitive. Start by searching the web for images or using images from your own photo library. Then add the text to go with your image and you’re done! This app is a fabulous learning tool for kids of all ages. Check it out and imagine its possibilities for teaching & learning.