Technology Toolsfor TeachersA to Z<br />A collection of Web 2.0 resources<br />to use in the classroom <br />
What is Web 2.0?<br />…a collection of Internet-based tools that allow users to collaborate and share information.<br />These tools can be categorized into the following general groups:<br /> Communication Organization/productivity<br /> Bookmarking Social networking<br /><ul><li>Digital storytelling</li></ul>Accessed via the Internet, they are generally free to use.<br />This A to Z list contains fun and creative tools that can be used to enhance student learning in any classroom.<br />
<ul><li>User-selected photos, video clips and music are analyzed by this free application, then turned into a video. The site claims that no two videos are ever the same.
Videos may be kept private, shared, or video links may be shared or posted elsewhere on the Web.</li></ul>www.animoto.com<br />
Automated citation and bibliography creator updated with current guidelines for popular formatting styles.<br />Citation Guide teaches students how to cite sources the “old fashioned way.”<br />Double-click to view video<br />www.bibme.org<br />
<ul><li>Upload and share PDFs, Word documents and PowerPoint files.
Online collaborating, highlighting, editing, notetaking and commenting, and revising.
Alleviates need to print hard copies and email files. </li></ul>www.crocodoc.com<br />
www.dropbox.com<br /><ul><li>2GB online dropbox for saving any files (docs, videos, photos).
Download app to all computers and mobile devices.
No more emailing files to yourself or carrying memory sticks with important files.
Shared folders allow people to work together or share.</li></li></ul><li>www.edmodo.com<br /><ul><li>Secure social learning platform for students, teachers and schools.
Store and share all types of digital content, post assignments, access homework, grades and information.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Web-based flashcard program.
Create new flashcards in any language or search online for public flashcards.
Upload video to YouTube or in MPG format.</li></ul>Double-click to view video<br />www.goanimate.com<br />
<ul><li>One-stop educational resources for teachers.
Includes lesson plans, worksheets, puzzles, critical thinking activities for a variety of subjects.
Key in wordlists to build worksheets and puzzles.</li></ul>www.edHelper.com<br />
<ul><li>Create a customizable, personalized homepage.
Contains a Google search bar, and your choice of gadgets.
View Gmail messages, read news headlines, check out weather and stocks, store bookmarks for quick access to your favorite sites.</li></ul>Double-click to view video<br />www.igoogle.com<br />
Screen capture application.<br />Take a picture or a short video of something you<br /> see or do on your computer monitor.<br />Share instantly via email, blog or the Web.<br />Double-click to view video<br />www.techsmith.com/jing/<br />
<ul><li>Multimedia application that fosters creativity by allowing students to make artwork, movies, printed documents and tell stories.
Provides ideas for use and lesson plans for a wide variety of subject areas.
Converted files are sent via email for saving and inclusion into Web, wikis, presentations.</li></ul>www.zamzar.com<br />
Technology Tools for Teachers A to Z<br />This presentation is available at <br />Use this presentation as a resource to experiment with any of these Web 2.0 applications that can be used to enhance learning in your classroom.<br />Please contact me with any questions. <br />