Web 2.0 for Use in the Classroom:
Stixy--online post-it notes for class collaborations (all are editable)
Scriblar--interactive whiteboard, can post pics/graphs and draw on them Padlet--ideas on how to use it (only editable by owner)
TodaysMeet --what is back channeling, ideas for use
Timetoast -- collaboratively create timelines
Exploratree -- collaborate on graphic organizers with real critical thinking questions from the teacher
Google Docs -- collaborate on docs, notes, spreadsheets and presentations (need a gmail address)
Voice Threads -- collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways.
Wordle -- create word clouds (use prt sc to paste it to a word doc)
Taxedo -- create shaped word clouds (you can make them out of your own blog, too)
Prezi -- a different presentation tool that can zoom in and out (Powerpoint on steroids)
Animoto -- create 30 second videos using your own photos--for free
Google Sites -- create your own website, portfolio or presentation. An overview is here.
Glogster -- interactive posters--links to video, music and much more. free
Scratch -- free programming software; Mrs. T would install. Tips for use
Wikispaces -- create a free wiki here. Just make sure to lock your pages or your frenemies may edit them!
Gliffy -- Easily create professional-quality flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, technical drawings, and more.
Google Earth -- Mrs T. would install. Visit the Showcase and the Gallery to see trips others have created. . Tips for use
Screencast-O-Matic -- free screencapture software. Can post to Youtube or save as a video for later editing. No watermarks!
Edublog or Blogger -- create a personal blog for free. Blogger connects to gmail accounts if you have one.
HaikuDeck -- simplify your message, use images to amplify emotional impact, and keep formatting clean and consistent. Like PowerPoint, but way cooler.
PowToons -- Create animated videos and presentations. Easy to use with awesome outcomes.
WeVideo -- Online video editor. Create great videos in a flash. Drag and drop your videos, trim and choose from our pre-made themes to set a unique style.
Thinglink -- Add links to images and video. Easily create interactive websites, blogs, infographics, maps, photo albums, presentations, and more!
Joomag -- Interactive online magazine creation.