Project 252

Countdown Timer (by

Contributed by Denise D (@neciedon)
EdTech Tool Name:Countdown Timer (by
Bref Description:Useful countdown timer for classroom activities
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:Quizzes, group work, student activities
EdTech Tool Uses:This is a tool that allows you to choose from a range of countdown timers (such as 'Countdown' (30 seconds), Mission Impossible (2 minutes 30 seconds), etc) which play with the relevant music, or you can create your own timer by inputting the required time (you can also upload an MP3 file of your own choosing to accompany such a timer). Useful for group work tasks and activities, 'setting up' at the start of class, etc. The 'Countdown' one is very useful for finishing off an activity (30 seconds left).
Education Level(s):
  • Primary (Junior)
  • Primary (Senior)
  • Primary (SEN)
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (SEN)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
Comment:A simple but useful tool that helps keep students on task and alert.