Best of the Web 2.0 Tools ECOMP 6019 Lesley University Susan Powers
Glogster EDU edu.glogster.com Patrik Prepsel is the co-created Glogster EDU. I found this website by searching the Internet. The primary audience I would think is elementary, middle, and high school aged students. Glogster EDU represents Web 2.0 by allowing users to easily share to social media and allows easy sharing and viewing of multimedia.
Capabilities of Glogster EDU Allows students share what they have learned through making posters. Promotes student creativity Promotes learning through interactive posters.
Classroom uses for Glogster EDU Students can collaborate on assignments and projects. Students can use technology to organize information. Teachers can use for assessment purposes.
HootCoursewww.hootcourse.com Rex Riepe is the co-Founder of Match Strike and developed HootCourse. I found this site by searching the Internet. The primary audience I think would be high and middle school aged students. HootCourse represents Web 2.0 by allowing users to collaborate easily with multiple group members on the same site and allows individuals to easily share to social media.
Capabilities of HootCourse Allows students to digitally interact with the teacher during a lesson. Timid students can easily participate in lessons. Students can share essays easily through blogs and Twitter. Essays can be catalogued, linked, exported, or printed out.
Classroom uses for HootCourse Students can collaborate on assignments and projects. Teachers can post a discussion question and gain insights from students. Teachers can use for a book club with students.
ipadio www.ipadio.com Mark Smith founded Nemisys, which owns ipadio, and is the CEO of ipadio. I found this website by searching the Internet. The primary audience I would think is elementary, middle, and high school aged students. ipadio represents Web 2.0 by providing a mechanism for commenting, is mobile friendly, and allows easy sharing of media.
Capabilities of ipadio Allows students to share collect and audio data. Teachers and students can comment on stored audio data. Students can promote share ideas by “phlogging.”
Classroom uses for ipadio Students can share assignments with classmates. Students can read a book to practice reading fluency. Students can use to retell stories. Teachers can use for a book club with students.
Pearltrees www.pearltrees.com Patrice Lamothe is the founder of pearltrees. I found this site by searching the Internet. The primary audience I think would be for high school aged students. Pearltrees represents Web 2.0 by allowing users to collaborate easily and is mobile friendly.
Capabilities of Pearltrees Allows students and teachers to collect, organize, and share URLs. Can upload pictures and notes. Newlinks can broadcast to Twitter, Facebook, and Google accounts.
Classroom uses for Pearltrees Teachers can collect and share resources. Students can use to collaborate on projects. Students can use to collect resources.
Watch Know Learn www.watchknowlearn.org Dr. Larry Sanger is the co-founder of watchknowlearn. I found this site by searching the Internet. The primary audience is K-12 school aged students. Watchknowlearn represents Web 2.0 by allowing easy sharing and viewing of media and provides a mechanism for commenting.
Capabilities of Watch Know Learn Students can watch educational videos. Teachers choose from a video directory. Students and teachers can comment and rank videos. Teachers can share videos.
Classroom uses for Watch Know Learn Teachers can reinforce classroom lessons using educational videos. Teachers can add videos to share.
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