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A list of some of the best Web 2.0 application for teachers.

A list of some of the best Web 2.0 application for teachers.



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    • Web 2.0 for Teachers
      Dr. Robert Leneway - Gear Up
      Western Michigan University
    • Web 2.0 Integration Means
      Using computers effectively and efficiently in content areas to allow students to learn how to apply computer skills in meaningful ways.
      Having the curriculum drive technology usage, not having technology drive the curriculum.
      Organizing the goals of curriculum and technology into a coordinated, harmonious whole.
    • Wordle
    • A Personal Web 2.0 Story
    • Top Web 2.0 Sites for Education
      Google/Gaggle - Google Apps are some of the most popular services for document creation and collaboration. For Google Lesson plans see: http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/lesson_plans.html
    • Create Your Own Web Site
      Google Sites https://sites.google.com/a/wmich.edu/sites/
      Office Livehttp://officelive.com
      Dropbox - Store, Sync and Share files
    • Gaggle
      Also, Gaggle allows for filtered blogging, chatting, messaging boards, and filtered videos in You Tube, etc
      Gaggle Apps Include:Zoho Docs & Spreadsheets
      Gaggle Social Learning Wall
      Integrated Calendars
      Filtered Blogs
      Homework Drop Boxes
      GaggleTube (filtered YouTube access)
      Safe Student-Teacher Mobile Texting
      Gaggle Widgets
      Digital Lockers and Collaboration
      Gaggle Safe iPod Touches
    • Sites for Blogging
      Blogger – A great Google supported blogging site. See my Educating the Digital Tribe blog http://eddigitaltribe.blogspot.com/
      Kidblog - One of the top ways for students to create blogs in a safe environment.
      Weebly - A fantastic site for creating a student or teacher websites with the ability to blog.
    • Edumodo
      Edmodo - A wonderful free site that creates an educational environment for students that focuses on skills such as blogging and collaboration.
    • For Sharing Multimedia
      SlideShare is the best way to share presentations, documents and professional videos. http://www.slideshare.net/
    • For Creating Multi Media
      Glogster - A great multi-media site for creating interactive posters that can be viewed online. Plus, student accounts can be created by an educator without the need of a student email.
       Voice Thread - One of the most popular web 2.0 sites around. An ideal site for creating interactive presentations/slide shows.
      Animoto - Create dynamic slide shows with one of the most popular slide show creators on the web.
      Kerpoof - A multi-media site for creating stories, games, lessons, etc.
    • For Creating Multi Media
      Prezi - The evolution of presentations has arrived with this zoomable presentation creator. Also, there is an educational portal in the works.
      Aviary Education - A safe, secure way that offers many services for students, such as photo editor, audio editor, and movie creator.
      Magic Studio - A wonderful site for teachers to share multimedia resources with students.
      Museum Box - A great historical site for teachers and students to create multimedia projects.
    • Digital Storytelling
      Myths & Legends - A free site that is wonderful for digital storytelling. All a teacher has to do is get approval from a school administrator to sign a school up for this great service.
      Storybird - A fun site for collaborative and digital storytelling.
      Zimmertwins - A fun site for digital storytelling that is done by creating one student account for a class
    • PBL Resources
      PBL-Online.org, http://pbl-online.org  
      · Once registered search for units or create your own.
      Project Based Learning Checklists, http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/index.shtml  
      · Create your own PBL rubrics that define high quality work and collaboration. 
      Edutopia, http://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning   
      Useful site with videos, blogs, and information
      Buck Institute ,http://www.bie.org/index.php/site/PBL/overview_pbl/ 
      ·One of the granddaddy’s of PBL. Good place for protocols to help in planning.
      National Paideia Center,http://www.paideia.org
      · Originators and founding creators of the Paideia Project. The Paideia Project is a unit of study that leads to a student production or performance of real value to an audience outside the classroom
    • Digital Storytelling
      Pixton - An excellent way to create online digital comics that is moderated by a teacher.
      ToonDoo Spaces - One of the best online comic creators that allows for student accounts.
      Alice Storytelling - One of the best ways to learn about the basics of programming as well as digital storytelling (a free pc download).
      Primary Access - A nice site for digital story telling that allows students to use a variety of different resources such as video, audio, photos, etc.
    • Creating a Book
      Mixbook - A great way to create a safe and secure environment for students to create online or real books (for order).
      Story Jumper - A great way for students to create real or online stories and then have the ability to order a book.
    • Brain Teasers
      Brainglehttp://www.braingle.com This site has over 20,000 brain teasers, riddles, logic problems, quizzes and mind puzzles submitted and ranked by users like you.
      Brain Pop http://www.brainpop.com/
    • Other
      Diigo - An ideal site for social bookmarking that allows teachers to create student account for sharing and annotating links.
      Zoho Wiki - Similar to Google Apps, this online suite offers a secure way for students to create docs and share.
      SymbalooEdu - A great visual way for teachers to share sites and resources with students.
      Zunal - A fantastic webquest creator for teachers.
    • Web2.0 Tools Projects Booklet
      This is a booklet that can be downloaded for free and contains a number of school based web 2.0 projects that students and teachers can use in the classroom.  http://www.terry-freedman.org.uk/free_web2/Web_2.0_Projects.pdf 
    • What are some of your favorite Web 2.0Web Site?