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Web 2.0 Tools


This wiki has been created to help teachers incorporate web 2.0 tools into student projects. Please add to this to build a better resource for all!

What tool do you use? - A guide to deciding what Web2.0 tool to use in your projects.
MindMiester "Best Online Collaboration Tools" - a collaborative mapping

Animoto - produce videos from still images and video clips
Audicity and Lame - for audio recording
Blogs - for sharing ideas, usually maintained by one person
DigitalStoryTelling
ePals - a global community of connected classrooms
Flipcameras - online posters
Google Apps for Education
Google Forms (in Google Apps) - survey tool
Google Docs (in Google Apps) - docs, spreadsheets and slides
Google Sites (in Google Apps) - make a website
Jing - capture and record screen images (must download and install free software) See also ScreenToaster (no download)
Photo Sharing - e.g. Flickr
Photo Story - free Microsoft download
Pics4Learning - a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students
Podcast- for sharing ideas
Prezi - an online presentation tool
Schooltube - a moderated place to upload videos to -- linked on each school's new website at www.walthampubicschools.org
Skype - conference calling
Timetoast - timeline maker
Thinkquest - An annual international website competition for students 9-19 years old.
Twiducate - Twitter for education
UStream - create live interactive broadcasts
Vidque - video bookmarking
Voicethread - visuals with audio and text commenting
Wiki - for collaboration
Wordle
See also: cooltoolsforschools