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
Teacher Blogs for parents and students:
Mr. Tubbs, fifth grade teacher, great example of teacher blog
Math Classroom Blog
School Climate Blog
Use the Categories list in the right side bar to select a blog of your interest.
21 Classes website for blogging with students
Free with samples of how some teachers are using blogs with their students.
Links to school Bloggers
Blogger – create your own blog free
Sample blog: http://ewix.wordpress.com/
http://wordpress.org/ download word press for use
Blog about blogging ethics http://www.responsibilityproject.com/blog/post/blogging-
One teacher’s rules for safe blogging
Another teachers rules for safe blogging
How to use Blogs in Grades 3-5
Blog ideas for the classroom
How to Use Blogs in the Classroom
33 ideas for using a blog in the classroom
The Cool Cat Teacher – lots of ideas for Web 2.0 tools in the classroom
Blogmeister – free blogs
• Sites to See: Get Wild About Wikis!
• How can I use a wiki in the classroom
• How we use wikis in class
• 50 Ways to use wikis in a more collaborative/interactive way
• Wiki ideas from Teachersfirst
• Create your own wiki site for free
Here are some popular bookmarking sites for you to explore:
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-
song lyrics – Interesting way to help ESL students learn English
Sample Whitney Huston “I will always love you”
not working …but good idea for digital story telling. 5 card story -- designed to foster
Write your autobiography
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.
online storage of documents, can be shared with others, used for presentations, etc.
sharable web spreadsheets.
Web Notes – free for lite www.webnotes.net
Wordahead – vocabulary sites – video, teachers, forum, study room, word lists,