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Useful Web 2.0 Tools


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This powerpoint is a short collaboration of three Web 2.0 tools I think would be successful when implemented in a classroom environment.

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Useful Web 2.0 Tools

  1. 1. Useful Web 2.0 Tools By Jessica Garabedian
  2. 2. Index of Web 2.0 tools:
  3. 3. <ul><li>According to , </li></ul><ul><li>mySchoolog is an online service that primary, high school and university students can organize their school life online. They can save their notes, to-dos, files and schedule. They can export data and carry with them. Also students can access their mySchoolog account from home, school and everywhere... It's all comfortable usage and practical navigation designed for students. Mobile access is available too. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>How a teacher may use myschoolog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Long Term Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help students organize their time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a virtual calendar for due dates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allow students to save their work in one, convenient location </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allow for students to access their work from ANY place with internet access </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Specific Long Term Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History of Math, Mathematicians, Theorems, Formulas,…..etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Syllabus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organize due dates for a semester, marking period,….etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Other uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Saves file space (it’s virtual) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aids in organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No loose papers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible from anywhere with internet access </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>According to , Engrade is a free online grade book that allows teachers to manage their classes online as well as post grades, assignments, attendance, and upcoming homework online for students and parents to see. Engrade is free and easy to use. Join over 60,000 teachers, parents, and students using Engrade today. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>How a teacher may use engrade: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customize grading scales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create weighted assignments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance tracking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Printable student reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online student reports are also offered </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Specific Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private and Secure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Password Protected </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy Guarantee </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Progress reports can be printed, e-mailed, or viewed upon log on </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upcoming assignments/due dates can be posted </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students/Parents/Teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Each student is assigned a unique password that can be used to access their up-to-date grades, attendance, and HW progress </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student grades/attendance can be automatically e-mailed to parents! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Other Uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain student focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Up-to-date reports are always available for parents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain parental contact effortlessly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phone calls are no longer as necessary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engrade allows parents to look up students progress on their own time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep administration in touch with you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Special feature allow administrators in your building to monitor the progress of your students </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>According to , Simplify your connected life the way only YackPack's patented interface can. See at a glance who is in the 'office', and hold a conversation as if you're right there - no 'calling', no 'composing a message', no 'opening a chat window' - just instant, effortless communication </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>How a teacher may use yackpack: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade student work, giving quality feedback and answering questions while saving time. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give assignments for oral practice as well as speaking and presentation skills. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offer encouragement on assignments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss topics as a class, as staff, as a district, and with other educators.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with other classrooms around the world in real time. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Specific Uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students can converse with other students around the world about different topics being discussed in class </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students can compare their learning styles to those of other students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students can speak in real time with mathematicians, researchers, inventors, professors, doctors…etc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students can record these interviews and put together research papers on what they have learned </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Other Uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivates students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposes students to people they otherwise would have no means to communicate with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides teachers with a classroom free of time limits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows students to explore on their own time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthens students communication and collaboration skills </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Thank You! <ul><li>All information was taken from the website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This website has numerous other Web 2.0 tools that are not mentioned in my presentation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you have questions, please contact me at the following e-mail address: [email_address] </li></ul>