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Web 2 Websites

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools Suggestions of tools a teacher may use to engage students in learning are listed below. GotoWeb2.0 – free and subscription sites that promote interactivity with learning http://www.go2web20.net/ Teacher Blogs for parents and students: • http://community.scholastic.com/scholastic?category.id=TeacherBlogs • http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/ • http://escrapbooking.com/blogging/class.htm • http://misterteacher.blogspot.com/ Mr. Tubbs, fifth grade teacher, great example of teacher blog http://misterteacher.blogspot.com/2007/07/learning-about-variables-with-digital.html Math Classroom Blog http://futureofmath.misterteacher.com/classroom_blogs.html Forum Examples http://futureofmath.misterteacher.com/forums.html Wiki Samples: http://westwood.wikispaces.com/ School Climate Blog http://blogs.csee.net/?gclid=CLfM9PuZ1J8CFRE55Qod_jL6bw Use the Categories list in the right side bar to select a blog of your interest. 21 Classes website for blogging with students http://www.21classes.com/ Free with samples of how some teachers are using blogs with their students. Links to school Bloggers http://supportblogging.com/Links+to+School+Bloggers Educational Blog http://www.educationalblog.com/ Blogger – create your own blog free https://www.blogger.com/start Sample blog: http://ewix.wordpress.com/ http://wordpress.org/ download word press for use
  2. 2. Blog about blogging ethics http://www.responsibilityproject.com/blog/post/blogging- on-the-brink-time-to-set-standards/? src=keyword_s=ggl_K=GuidelinesForBlogging_C=Responsibility_G=BloggingBrink_Guidel ines_M=broad One teacher’s rules for safe blogging http://pairadimes.davidtruss.com/blog-rules-respect-inclusion-learning-and-safety/ Another teachers rules for safe blogging http://budtheteacher.com/wiki/index.php?title=Blogging_Rules How to use Blogs in Grades 3-5 http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3749958 Blog ideas for the classroom http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/blog/blogideas1.cfm How to Use Blogs in the Classroom http://secondlanguagewriting.com/explorations/Archives/2006/Jun/HowtoUseBlogsint heClassr.html 33 ideas for using a blog in the classroom http://web20intheclassroom.blogspot.com/2008/10/ways-to-use-blogs-in-your- classroom-and.html The Cool Cat Teacher – lots of ideas for Web 2.0 tools in the classroom http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/2006/10/using-skype-in-classroom-or-just.html Blogmeister – free blogs http://classblogmeister.com/ Classroom wikis • Sites to See: Get Wild About Wikis! http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/sites/sites079.shtml • How can I use a wiki in the classroom http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Classroom+Wikis • How we use wikis in class http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.com/page/How+we+use+wikis+in+class • 50 Ways to use wikis in a more collaborative/interactive way http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/50-ways-to-use-wikis-for-a-more- collaborative-and-interactive-classroom/
  3. 3. • Wiki ideas from Teachersfirst http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki/wikiideas1.cfm • Create your own wiki site for free http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers Here are some popular bookmarking sites for you to explore: • http://delicious.com • http://www.diigo.com • http://digg.com MySpace - http://www.myspace.com/ Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/ Twitter - http://twitter.com/ Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/ Second Life - http://secondlife.com/whatis/?sourceid=0909-sergoog-slSecondLife- wisl&gclid=CMzO3OCZkKACFVZS2godjH5LeQ EFL/ESL learning http://daily-english-activities.blogspot.com/ song lyrics – Interesting way to help ESL students learn English http://2hats.net/yl/ Sample Whitney Huston “I will always love you”  not working …but good idea for digital story telling. 5 card story -- designed to foster visual thinking http://web.nmc.org/5cardstory/show.php?id=1077 Write your autobiography http://www.biographicon.com/ http://www.mynoteit.com/ Notetaking site- set up courses, take notes, track assignments, lots of external tools. Takes time to set up, has some value for organizing your assignments and notes. http://docs.google.com/#
  4. 4. online storage of documents, can be shared with others, used for presentations, etc. http://numsum.com/ sharable web spreadsheets. Web Notes – free for lite www.webnotes.net Wordahead – vocabulary sites – video, teachers, forum, study room, word lists, http://vocabahead.com/VocabularyVideos/Videos/TabId/59/VideoId/558/Default.aspx