Web 2.0, also known as the Read & Write Web, contains a full menu of amazing applications that we can use in our libraries and classrooms. Come and dine on a smorgasbord of free resources available on the web.
What is Web 2.0?
The Internet was once mostly about surfing from
one static Web site to another while collecting or
viewing data along the way.
But now users share information, collaborate on
content, and converse worldwide via social-
Such tools leverage the Web into a learning
environment as well as an information source.
Web 2.0 = Conversation
A conversation & exchange of ideas
“What’s in YOUR Basket?”
“It’s where you share your photos”
Use “tags” to identify or label sets of photos
May annotate or add comments about photos
Can use a unique URL to direct friends,
family or students to particular slide shows.
Can use Flickr Toys
add narration to photos to tell a story
Voicethreads for Education, by Michelle Pacansky-Br
Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year”
YouTube: Book Trailers
Spy Force Max Remy
Children's author Deborah Abela offers a sneak peek into the
secret world of Spy Force - the elite intelligence agency set up
to fight crime across the globe. And her hero? 12 year old Max
Trailer for a new children's book by Mary Alice Monroe,
photographs by Barbara Bergwerf.
Twilight Trailers on YouTube
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
When you Were Young: Twilight-Bella & Edward
Edward Cullen & Bella Swan
Twilight: My Name is Trouble
File Conversion with ZamZar
Step 1: Click hyperlink for URL
Paste URL into box & Click “Add URL” Button
Step 2: Select the file type you wish to use (.mov)
Step 3: Enter your email address
Step 4: Click “Convert.” File will load & convert.
You will receive an email message with the link for
Create exciting video
stories by adding