The term Web 2.0 is associated with web applications that facilitate participatory information sharing, interoperability, andcollborationon World Wide Web. A Web 2.0 site allows users to interact and collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue as creators of user generated content in a virtual community, in contrast to websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of content that was created for them. Examples of Web 2.0 include social networking sites, blogs, wikis, video sharing sites, hosted services, web applications and mashups.
Web sites developed collaboratively by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content.Teacher wikis http://www.pbworks.com https://sites.google.com/ http://www.wikispaces.com/ http://edu.glogster.com/ http://www.duranteteach.pbworks.com
http://www.diigo.com/Online bookmarking network.http://www.zamzar.com/Website that lets you convert files and download videos.https://www.dropbox.com/Drop files in an online folder and sync it with multiple computers-have to download it.http://livebinders.com/Online source to organize and share sources with other teachers.
http://weblist.me/Gather and organize content based on a theme with one URL or find content. Your weblist can then be shared.http://www.watchknow.org/Directory of thousands of videos for teachers.http://www1.teachertube.com/Sharing resource for teachers.
http://www.wallwisher.com/Interactive bulletin board where people can respond to one another. Durantes Wall (http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/durante) http://www.epals.comGlobal online penpals
http://prezi.com/Nonlinear presentation tool-like PowerPoint, but cooler.http://www.masher.com/Use video clips, music and photos to create a projects.http://www.slide.com/Use photos, music and backdrops to create slideshows.http://www.animoto.com/educationUse photos, video, text and audio to create presentations.http://www.slideshare.net/Upload your presentations or find others to view or link to your websites.
http://troovi.com/Here students can upload photos from home to a URL and then they can be used by the whole class.Sites to edit, play with and create projects using photographs:http://www.befunky.com/http://www.picnik.com/http://lunapic.com/editor/
Podcasting is online audio content that is delivered via an RSS feed.Free:Garageband (Mac)Sound Recorder (Windows or Mac)http://audacity.sourceforge.net/Download for recording and editing sounds.Smarttech Downloads(http://smarttech.com/us/Support/Browse+Su pport/Download+Software)Downloads for interactive whiteboards which includes audio and video recording functions.
Sound Effects Soungle (http://soungle.com/)Free downloadable sound effects that can be added to your webpage
Web 2.0 Sites from Discovery Educationhttp://web2010.discoveryeducation.com/web20to ols.cfm Web 2.0 Definitionshttp://www.webreference.com/promotion/web20 / Cool Tools for Schools-lots of great sites for teachershttp://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/ THE Top 10 Web 2.0 Tools for Young Learnershttp://thejournal.com/articles/2009/02/02/top- 10-web-20-tools-for-young-learners.aspx
http://www.storylineonline.net/Online streaming videos of actors reading stories.http://storynory.com/Free audio stories for kids.Tumblebooks(http://www.tumblebooks.com/librar y/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp)Animated stories to read and/or listen to.Newington- Tumblebooks(http://www.newingtonct.gov/cont ent/78/118/136/1300/7586/default.aspx#top)Public Library Services-free downloads for audio books and e-books through ICONN
http://www.voki.comCreate your own voki to embed into your wiki.http://scratch.mit.edu/Create projects, presentations, cartoons, video games, etc.http://www.schooltube.com/You tube, but appropriate content for kids.http://www.freerice.com/index.phpBuild vocabulary while donating to the United Nations World Food Program.
http://www.readwritethink.org/Tons of ideas for teachers of reading and writing.http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/teach.jspScholastic offers interactive tools as well as lessons for teachers.http://smarttech.com/us/Support/Browse+Sup port/Download+SoftwareSmart Tech downloads for any interactive whiteboard.http://www.watchknowlearn.org/default.aspxFree educational videos, not blocked.