Web 2.0 Demo Best Collaborative Tools Dena Budrecki budrecki @ plymouth .k12. wi .us Plymouth School District
Introducing Web 2.0 Video
Web 2.0 is the next generation of the internet- it is how people interact with that content and each other through a whole new generation of Web platforms and tools. These tools let people collaborate and share information online in previous unavailable ways.
Most people think of http://www.wikipedia.org/
Teacher Tube http://www.teachertube.com
Teacher version of You Tube
Allows users to download videos ~ to avoid buffering
Fun videos to integrate into content areas
Great way to learn about a new topic
Short for We b log
Used for online journaling that is continuously updated by its author or authors
Interactive- facilitate instantaneous publication and allow for feedback from readers
A public (or private) website
Blog Sites/How to info…
www. blogger .com
www. bloglines .com
http://www. classblogmeister .com
http://www. edublogs .org
Blogging ABC Book http://www2.gsu.edu/~coeapd/abc/index.html
Thinkfinity contains more than 55,000 authoritative educational and literacy resources for teachers, students and community programs including standards-based K-12 lesson plans, student materials, interactive tools and web sites.
Reviewed materials=credible sources
Social Bookmarking Site
Save your favorites and access them anywhere
Allows you to organize by tagging
Tech Coords – http://del.icio.us/techcords
Mrs. B’s Nutrition Unit http://del.icio.us/mrsbclass
Big Huge Labs- allows users to create cool projects uploading Flickr pictures http:// bighugelabs .com/ flickr /deck. php
Allows users to annotate a individual websites
Great for giving student guidance
Sidebar: Trailfire allows users to place comments on web pages—Link them together to form a trail– to guide others to what you already know. www.trailfire.com http://www.trailfire.com/9_RimA/trailview/56694
Voice Thread http://voicethread.com/
Great PowerPoint replacement
Users can collaboratively work on digital stories, incorporating still photos, audio and text.
Includes an equivalent of Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Users are able to import documents
Allows users to export to Word, Open Office, as well as to PDF.
Users can collaborate on a document or project with other users that have google accounts
Free service that allows users to call, video conference, and chat with other Skype users anywhere in the world.
Free SMS texts to cellular phones
Moodle is a course management system designed to help educators who want to create quality online courses. The software is used all over the world by universities, schools,companies and independent teachers. Moodle is open source and completely free to use.
Yugma is a free web collaboration service that enables people to instantly connect over the internet to communicate and share content and ideas using any application or software. Whether you are using Windows, Mac or Linux computer, you can connect on-demand and real-time with co-workers, clients, friends and family -- regardless of whether they are across the city, nation or even the globe.