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  1. 1. Tools for Teachers and Students Denise Durante 2014
  2. 2. Web 2.0 TECHNICAL: The term Web 2.0 is associated with web applications that facilitate participatory information sharing, interoperability, and collaboration on World Wide Web. A Web 2.0 site allows users to interact and collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue as creators of user generated content in a virtual community, in contrast to websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of content that was created for them. Examples of Web 2.0 include social networking sites, blogs, wikis, video sharing sites, hosted services, web applications and mashups. SIMPLE: Web 2.0 is a loosely defined intersection of web application features that facilitate participatory information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on the World Wide Web. Web 2.0 Definitions
  3. 3. Wikis/Websites Web sites developed collaboratively by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content. Teacher wikis/websites: • • • • • •
  4. 4. Teacher Tools Online bookmarking network: Drop files in an online folder and sync it with multiple computers: Online source to organize and share sources with other teachers:
  5. 5. Teacher Tools Directory of thousands of videos for teachers:
  6. 6. Interactive Tools Interactive bulletin board where people can respond to each other: Durante's Wall vs Durante's Canvas Safe way for students to write online with Teacher Control: Online Mind Mapping/Graphic Organizer
  7. 7. Interactive Tools Mapping Tools Website Annotation Global online pen pals
  8. 8. Multimedia Presentation Tools Use video clips, music and photos to create a projects/presentations/slideshows: or Ex: Student Work Ex. Student Work Ex. Student Work Ex. Student Work Ex. Student Work
  9. 9. Photos/Video Sites to edit, play with and create projects using photographs: Create videos to demonstrate a skill, concept, or other how-to information (screencasts): gclid=CPiyp6_YubYCFQuCnQodmjAABA
  10. 10. Audio/Podcasting Podcasting is online audio content that is delivered via an RSS feed: Free: Garageband (Mac) Sound Recorder (Windows or Mac) Download for recording and editing sounds: Find Content that you can Share, Use and Remix: Creative Commons: Sound Effects: Free downloadable sound effects that can be added to your projects Soungle ( Soundjay (
  11. 11. Web 2.0 Sites Web 2.0 Community Tools from Discovery Education: Site Index: (By Subject) Apps by Subject Area:
  12. 12. Online Storytelling Online streaming videos of actors reading stories: Free audio stories for kids: Animated stories to read and/or listen to: Tumblebooks ( Newington-Tumblebooks ( Public Library Services-free downloads for audio books and e-books through ICONN
  13. 13. Extras Create your own Voki to embed into your wiki: Add voice to an image Classroom Management Build vocabulary while donating to the United Nations World Food Program: Tons of ideas for teachers of reading and writing:
  14. 14. Extras Online Graphing Create Word Clouds Build a virtual history box Interactive Timeline Creator Online Stopwatch:
  15. 15. Extras Scholastic offers interactive tools as well as lessons for teachers: Newspaper Clipping Generator QR Code Generator Create Instant Screencasts
  16. 16. Extras Fakebook Google Apps Free rubric maker: Print Friendly (makes a web page printer friendly):
  17. 17. Extras Lists of Websites for Teachers ers.pdf