94 – Sway

Down a further 24 places this year – its lowest position on the list

Microsoft’s Sway is a free app to create web content. You can embed a variety of resources into Sway, e.g. images, audio, video, maps, animations, etc, and then share it online.

Website: sway.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 76
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 40

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 70    2017: 59     2016: 59    2015: 70    2014: –     2013: –
2012: –       2011: –       2010: –       2009: –       2008: –     2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Sway as one of their top tools

  • “Sway is an easy tool to make online interactive presentations. I use it to make online manuals to support my workshops.” Teacher Trainer, Netherlands, 2019
  • “I often use Sway for building content which will be accessed online as its visual appeal is superior to powerpoint.” Lecturer, UK, 2019
  • “Very easy to use to make beautiful presentations.” Project Manager for Digital Learning, France, 2019
  • “It’s a great tool that is easy to use and hassle free. I love that there are templates there already that you can edit, or you can create your own from scratch. Sway is also a prominent feature of our new online staff induction. I love it!” Learning & Development Consultant, UK, 2019

How to use Sway for Learning

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Sway for teaching, training, learning and development.

At the bottom of each of the Tools pages there is a section How to use [the tool] for Learning. It provides basic guidance and links to resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training, learning and development.

To read these special sections you will need to be a registered user. Find out how to purchase access to ALL these special sections here and also pre-order the PDF How to use the Top 200 Tools for Learning.