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Must Know Web2.0 2008 2009


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Must Know Web2.0 2008 2009

  1. 1. Must Know Web2.0 2008-2009 Karen Brooks 12/15/08
  2. 2. We have heard of Twitter , Facebook , Flickr , Google Docs and so many other applications out there. This list is to be added to the resources we know so well and use everyday. Many have educational value and can be used in our classrooms to assist learning. I will be updating the list again in June 2009. Resources my be viewed at anytime at
  3. 3. I am also doing a showcase on the TELL site at: Update Schedule for this Page: December 2008- February 2009 March 2009 – May 2009 June 2009 – August 2009
  4. 4. Notes/ Task Lists <ul><li> - Luminotes is a WYSIWYG personal wiki notebook for organizing your notes and ideas. You don't have to use any special markup codes or install any software. You simply start typing. </li></ul><ul><li> - Springnote is a service that has captured the essence of wiki. It works as a representative service of the web as a platform and the writable web. It has an easy Springnote editor with plug-ins and templates and it's simple to create various mashups using the Open API. Great video overview. </li></ul><ul><li> - NoteSake allows you to completely do away with tattered three-ring binders and coffee-stained loose leaf. These obsolete resources only seem to take you one more step away from total productivity. With NoteSake, you can take your notes during class, share them with a friend, or groups can work together on the same note, all through your laptop. </li></ul><ul><li> - Zoho Notebook - the online application for gathering and creating multiple types of content that can easily be shared with others. Designed with a simple user interface, Zoho Notebook solves the problem of managing multiple sources of information and content that is typically spread all over the place: your desktop, e-mail, websites, applications etc. With Notebook, you now have a single place to access and share the information that matters to you. </li></ul><ul><li> - Notecentric is a web based note taking application. Notecentric keeps your notes organized and readily available online. Your notes are always in one place, so you don't have to worry about synchronizing them. </li></ul><ul><li> - NoteMesh is a free service that allows college students in the same classes to share notes with each other. It works by creating a wiki for individual classes that users can edit. Users are free to post their own lecture notes or contribute to existing lecture notes. The idea is that users in the same class can collaboratively create a definitive source for lecture notes. Why not do this in High School as well! </li></ul><ul><li> - EverNote Corporation's mission is to give users the ability to instantly create, organize and find any notes or content - and to make this information accessible at any time, in any place. EverNote Corp. is a provider of note management, digital ink and handwriting recognition software and technologies for the PC, mobile and wireless markets. </li></ul><ul><li> - Private or shared review, indexing and discussion with notes and tags. A.nnotate lets you easily give, collect and store detailed notes on documents and web pages. </li></ul><ul><li> Personal Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>http :// Online Flashcards </li></ul>
  5. 5. Travel <ul><li> - With byNotes you can start geoblogging today. Tell your friends where you are or send them messages, events, photos and videos on the go. Great for Class trips and Language classes on class trips. </li></ul>
  6. 6. FaceBook Applications <ul><li> - Email personal, online, Polaroid-style notes to your friends in a snap. </li></ul><ul><li> - Chat to your Facebook, MSN, AIM, Yahoo and Gtalk friends from the web or the desktop. All your contacts are in one place wherever you are. There's no need to create an account and you only have to add details for the other IM networks once. </li></ul><ul><li> 25 applications perfect for education on Facebook. </li></ul><ul><li> Facebook application for calling video </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: Virus and Teacher suspension and School District Policies articles at: </li></ul>
  7. 7. Research Tools – <ul><li> - Organise your References. Share them with others. Discover new Leads Connotea is a place to keep links to the articles you read and the websites you use, and a place to find them again. It is also a place where you can discover new articles and websites through sharing your links with other users. By saving your links and references to Connotea they are instantly on the web, which means that they are available to you from any computer and that you can point your friends and colleagues to them. </li></ul><ul><li> - Lumifi is a new way to find, analyze, organize and share information on any topic, from any source (including your own documents). Let lumifi read for you, highlight terms relevant to your interest, and discover information you might have missed. </li></ul><ul><li> free and easy to use firefox extension to help organize and cite materials. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Santa Gone Digital <ul><li> - No More Notebooks is a social shopping experience that allows members all over the world to create an unlimited number of lists containing an unlimited number of items from any webpage. People use No More Notebooks to keep track of items they wish to buy, create lists for specific events and generally interact with one another. Great for a wish list. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Writing/Collaboration <ul><li> - Acrobat is a suite of online services hosted by Adobe that you can use to create documents together and share them with others. It helps people get document work done faster, without email attachments or version confusion, and it makes your documents look great so that you and your work look great, too. </li></ul><ul><li>http :// - Link directly to quotes on webpages. </li></ul><ul><li> - Real-Time Collaboration from the Web. </li></ul><ul><li> - Create and Share Flow Charts, diagrams and more. </li></ul><ul><li> Highlight and share documents </li></ul><ul><li> Collaborative Writing Tool </li></ul><ul><li> Word Clouds writing tool </li></ul><ul><li> Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li> Online office applications – Like Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li> - Digital Story telling </li></ul><ul><li> - Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li> Digital Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li> citing using the ISBN </li></ul><ul><li> - Citation generator for MLA </li></ul><ul><li> - Graphic organizing tool </li></ul><ul><li> - Digital Storybook Wiki that highlights many great web2.0 tools for writing. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Teacher Management and Parent Resource <ul><li> - Beanbag connects parents and students to tutors without the middleman. It's also a great place to find & share videos, websites and other stuff that helps with school. </li></ul><ul><li> - ChitChat, delivers innovative tools to help educators successfully integrate technology into the classroom. ChitChat products are with daunting forms, no task automation, big price tags, and, lacking in the fundamental educational workflow. </li></ul><ul><li> - With YacaPaca users can create quizzes, surveys, tests,and more. Discover modify and share assessments.Set work for the whole class with a few mouse clicks, and analyse with tools that improve your teaching. </li></ul><ul><li> Popular Weekly Web 2.0 Applications in many categories. </li></ul><ul><li> - Make the iPod a study tool. </li></ul><ul><li> Online conference on web 2.0 that is free in October 2008 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Elementary Links <ul><li> - Visitors to MoshiMonsters can adopt their very own pet Monster, give it a name and design its color scheme. Each Monster has a lively personality that develops the more it is played with. Monster owners can make new friends and connect with existing friends through a wide variety of safe social networking features such as Monster blogs, Newsfeeds, pinboards and buddy lists. </li></ul><ul><li> - Kids Tools for Searching the Internet </li></ul><ul><li> - Social Studies Simulations - sites link to online simulations, interactive web sites, virtual museums and lessons for face-to-face simulations. </li></ul><ul><li> - Great for homework heal and searching at the elementary level. </li></ul><ul><li> - vocabulary game, while donating rice to people in need. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Search Engines and Tool <ul><li> - KallOut is the first application to bring &quot;selection-based search&quot; to any web page, email, presentation, document, spreadsheet or PDF. </li></ul><ul><li> - searchCrystal is dedicated to enabling you to perform powerful searches visually. searchCrystal enables you to see the big picture, gain new insights and interact with search results in new ways. </li></ul><ul><li> - People Search for Social Networks and Blogs. </li></ul><ul><li> - Find, Organize and share in 3D. </li></ul><ul><li> - Search Engines Across the Globe </li></ul><ul><li> - Us Government Search </li></ul><ul><li> - Great for Blogs, news, pictures Wikipedia and more. </li></ul><ul><li> A search engine in 3d for visual thinkers. – Must Download </li></ul><ul><li> MP3 Search Engine for sound </li></ul><ul><li> - Human Powered Search engine </li></ul>
  13. 13. Presentation Tools <ul><li> Web Tour Application </li></ul><ul><li> VoiceThread and VoiceThread for K-12 educators. </li></ul><ul><li> - Create share and Show Presentation online </li></ul><ul><li> - Store PPT presentations and network with other educators </li></ul><ul><li> – Presentation Tools Wiki </li></ul>
  14. 14. Social Networks for Educators <ul><li> - Looking to create, build and keep resources for people using in their classrooms. </li></ul><ul><li> - Site offers teaching ideas, resources, blogs, and more aimed for elementary school teachers. </li></ul><ul><li> - A social Network for Research </li></ul>
  15. 15. Other <ul><li> - Build a timeline </li></ul><ul><li> - Great widgets for you blog and classroom webpages. </li></ul><ul><li> - Crossword puzzle maker </li></ul><ul><li> - Add word bubbles to any video. </li></ul><ul><li> Getting the Answers using your cell phone IM. </li></ul><ul><li> Making photos speak </li></ul><ul><li> Poster Creation </li></ul><ul><li> Organizational tool </li></ul>
  16. 16. Other - Continued <ul><li> Mosaic Maker </li></ul><ul><li> Digital Desktop </li></ul><ul><li> Administrator Resources </li></ul><ul><li> online calculator </li></ul><ul><li> - online graphing calculator </li></ul><ul><li> - Spell Check you work or website </li></ul><ul><li> Anywhere FM – a online place to store and save music like itunes. </li></ul><ul><li> Web 2.0 Directory </li></ul><ul><li> 30 Boxes works like a collaborative online calendar to help organize and get things completed. </li></ul><ul><li> - Media Converter - Take videos off the web and convert them to downloadable MP4. </li></ul><ul><li> - keep in touch with your friends but you can actually track him on the map. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Coming in 2009 <ul><li> Open source Textbooks. Coming in January of 2009. </li></ul><ul><li> - DocSyncer is the easiest way to synchronize your Microsoft Office Documents with your Google Docs account. Not out yet – but coming soon. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Moodle: Part 2 of the Course
  19. 20. Must Know Web 2.0 will be Available to Participants on 12/17 Please note there is a Course Key that will be sent to you via email tomorrow.
  20. 21. Karen Brooks Instructional Technology [email_address] Teaching 2.0: A Professional Development Blog Web 2.0 Tools Cool Tools Highlights