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50 of the best Web 2 sites for classroom use - August 2011

50 of the best Web 2 sites for classroom use - August 2011

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  • 1. 50 Web 2 sites in 50 minutes<br />Kel Hathaway<br />
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  • 4. 1 - Wordle<br />http://www.wordle.net<br />Build a word cloud from your text. Frequently used words appear larger.<br />Sites that perform a similar function:<br />http://www.tagxedo.com<br />http://bit.ly/101taxedo<br />http://tagul.com<br />
  • 5. 2 - TodaysMeet<br />http://todaysmeet.com<br />A real time channel for student comments, which can be saved as a transcript.<br />
  • 6. 3a – Surveys<br />http://www.surveymonkey.com<br />Create and publish online surveys with graphical results.<br />http://www.zoomerang.com<br />http://polldaddy.com<br />Sites that perform a similar function:<br />
  • 7. 3b – Polls<br />http://textthemob.com<br />Collect, collate and graphically display feedback by text messaging.<br />http://www.polleverywhere.com<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />
  • 8. 4 - TubeChop<br />http://www.tubechop.com<br />Embed a trimmed section of a YouTube clip in your document or presentation.<br />http://keepvid.com<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />
  • 9. 5 - GlogsterEdu<br />http://edu.glogster.com<br />Create an interactive online poster using text, images, video and audio files.<br />http://tehescmarts.edu.glogster.com/the-moon-meehan/?w1<br />Link for this Glog:<br />
  • 10. 6 - Prezi<br />http://prezi.com<br />Create a zooming presentation on a single canvas rather than a series of slides.<br />http://ahead.com<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />
  • 11. 7 - Mashpedia<br />http://mashpedia.com<br />Displays search results from social media sources.<br />
  • 12. 8 - Grooveshark<br />http://grooveshark.com<br />Create a mix list of original artist songs to listen to.<br />
  • 13. 9 - JamStudio<br />http://www.jamstudio.com<br />Collect, collate and graphically display feedback by text messaging.<br />Create a mix list of original artist songs to listen to.<br />http://www.soundation.com<br />A site that performs a similar function.<br />
  • 14. 10 - PhotoPeach<br />http://photopeach.com<br />Build a slideshow with effects and music.<br />
  • 15. 11 - Dimensions<br />http://howbigreally.com<br />Take a global event and superimpose it on your local area for size reference.<br />
  • 16. 12 - Glitterfy<br />http://www.glitterfy.com<br />Create text with special effects and a variety of font styles.<br />http://www.sparklee.com<br />http://www.textspace.net<br />Sites that perform a similar function:<br />
  • 17. 12 - Glitterfy<br />http://www.glitterfy.com<br />
  • 18. 13 - iEtherpad<br />http://ietherpad.com<br />Collaborate with multiple users to edit text in real time.<br />http://etherpad.com<br />Other sites based on the Etherpad engine:<br />
  • 19. 14 - Crocodoc<br />http://crocodoc.com<br />Annotate over pdf and other file types, save with the changes in place..<br />
  • 20. 15 - Wetoku<br />http://wetoku.com<br />Record a videoconference between two users.<br />
  • 21. 16 - Almost Meet<br />http://almostmeet.com<br />New and untried but shows promise as a conferencing tool.<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />http://www.learncentral.org/user/vroomreg<br />
  • 22. 17 - LiveBinders<br />http://livebinders.com<br />Create a collaborative set of resources covering a variety of file types .<br />Samples of Educational LiveBinders:<br />http://livebinders.com/welcome?mycat=ED&type=category<br />
  • 23. 18 - Drag on Tape<br />http://www.dragontape.com<br />Trim a series of YouTube videos and combine them into a new single mixtape.<br />
  • 24. 19 - WolframAlpha<br />http://www.wolframalpha.com<br />A search engine that provides computational answers.<br />
  • 25. 20 - Dumpr<br />http://www.dumpr.net<br />Add a variety of effects to your own photo then download the resulting file.<br />http://photofunia.com<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />
  • 26. 21 - Aviary<br />http://www.aviaryeducation.com<br />A highly functional online image and audio editor.<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />http://www.picnik.com<br />
  • 27. 22- Photivisi<br />http://www.photovisi.com<br />Add several images to build a collage with a large selection of styles.<br />
  • 28. 23 - Block Posters<br />http://www.blockposters.com<br />Turn a small image into a large printable wall sized picture.<br />
  • 29. 24 - Odosketch<br />http://sketch.odopod.com<br />Highly effective digital drawing tool. Browse the very impressive gallery.<br />http://sketch.odopod.com/sketches/415263<br />A gallery sample:<br />
  • 30. 25 - Kaywa<br />http://qrcode.kaywa.com<br />Quickly creates a QR code from your text.<br />
  • 31. 26 – Kiva<br />http://www.kiva.org<br />Develops business skills to manage an ongoing charitable fund.<br />
  • 32. 27 - DoppelMe<br />http://www.doppelme.com<br />Builds all too familiar looking avatars with a large variety of options.<br />http://mashable.com/2007/09/12/avatars<br />A listing of 20+ avatar creating sites:<br />
  • 33. 28 - Build Your Wild Self<br />http://www.buildyourwildself.com<br />Quickly builds a high quality human hybrid image.<br />
  • 34. 29 - Hero Factory<br />http://cpbherofactory.com<br />Create a superhero with many options - save the image as a comic book front page.<br />
  • 35. 30 - Timetoast<br />http://www.timetoast.com<br />Display images and additional information along a timeline.<br />
  • 36. 31 - Name Picker<br />http://www.classtools.net/education-games-php/fruit_machine<br />Enter a set of class names and then randomly pick one.<br />
  • 37. 32 - Mindomo<br />http://www.mindomo.com<br />Graphically organise ideas by classifying into like groupings.<br />Other sites that perform a similar function:<br />http://mind42.com<br />http://www.mindmeister.com<br />https://bubbl.us<br />
  • 38. 33 - Fur.ly<br />http://fur.ly<br />Collate a group of websites into one very short URL – unpacks as a group page.<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />http://tiny.cc<br />
  • 39. 34 - Chatzy<br />http://www.chatzy.com<br />All the benefits of a student chat facility will full security.<br />
  • 40. 35 - Kidblog<br />http://kidblog.org<br />Blogging for your class protected from the public arena.<br />A site that performs a similar function.<br />http://www.wikispaces.com<br />
  • 41. 36 – Jigsaw Planet<br />http://www.jigsawplanet.com<br />Create a large, well featured, high quality jigsaw puzzle from any image.<br />
  • 42. 37 - Animoto<br />http://animoto.com/education<br />Adds effects and music to your images and text to make an impressive video.<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />http://flixtime.com<br />
  • 43. 38 - Zamzar<br />http://www.zamzar.com<br />Convert your files to a large variety of compatible file types.<br />http://www.online-convert.com<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />
  • 44. 39 - Stopwatch<br />http://www.online-stopwatch.com<br />Efficiently counts down or up using a variety of different clocks.<br />
  • 45. 40 - Storybird<br />http://storybird.com<br />Arrange pages and add text to create a story using sets of high quality images.<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />http://www.zooburst.com<br />
  • 46. 41 a - Fan Fiction<br />http://www.fanfiction.net<br />A space where writers can become authors using characters from well known fictional works.<br />
  • 47. 41 b – Dear Photograph<br />http://dearphotograph.com<br />Hold a photo in front of its original location, take another photo and add a suitable comment.<br />Dear Photograph, <br />If I could turn the corner in 1942<br />and walk right into my mother, I’d ask her <br />“May I walk beside you one more time?”
Love, Your Daughter<br />
  • 48. 42 - 100 Word Stories<br />http://podcasting.isfullofcrap.com<br />Write a story in any style using exactly 100 words – sounds simple?<br />Drabble<br />
  • 49. 43 - Add Letters<br />http://www.addletters.com<br />Blend your own text to preset images to create impressive signs.<br />
  • 50. 44 - Wallwisher<br />http://www.wallwisher.com<br />Embed a collaborative noticeboard, that updates in real time, in your own site.<br />
  • 51. 45 - Dabbleboard<br />http://www.dabbleboard.com<br />Embed a collaborative whiteboard, that updates when saved, in your own site.<br />http://www.scribblar.com<br />A site that performs a similar function:<br />
  • 52. 46 a - Flickr<br />http://www.flickr.com<br />Collect, collate and graphically display feedback by text messaging.<br />Searches Flickr in a different way:<br />http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm<br />
  • 53. 46 b – Spell with Flickr<br />http://metaatem.net/words<br />Converts your text into a collage of letters.<br />
  • 54. 46 c - TagGalaxy<br />http://www.taggalaxy.com<br />Clusters Flickr search results in an animated globe that can be rotated.<br />
  • 55. 47 - Nota<br />http://notaland.com<br />Collaborative multimedia poster creation for multiple users in real time..<br />
  • 56. 48 - Doodle<br />http://doodle.com<br />Schedule a meeting by inviting participants to elect suitable times.<br />
  • 57. 49 - Google<br />http://www.google.com<br />There is much, much more to Google then simply being a search engine..<br />iGoogle <br />Google Reader <br />Google Any time <br />Google Reading levels<br />Google Squared<br />Google Treks<br />Google Fast flip<br />Google Maps <br />Google Labs<br />Google Scholar<br />Google Translate<br />Google +project<br />Google Earth<br />Google Voice<br />
  • 58. 49 – Google Fast Flip<br />http://fastflip.googlelabs.com<br />Examine how the same news is being reported online around the world.<br />
  • 59. 50 - Delicious<br />http://www.delicious.com<br />Storing bookmarks online for individuals or groups of users.<br />My delicious site with 150+ web 2 and other links:<br />http://www.delicious.com/cgceo<br />

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