Welcome to Web 2.0!

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Why bother with Web 2.0?

  • Student voices

What would you like to do? You can probably find a tool freely available on the Web.


  • Surfing with tabs
  • Bookmarking
  • Sign-up
  • Comment
  • Cut and Paste
  • Design and emphasize
  • Reducing image file size
  • Creating links
  • Slideshows
  • Embedding media


Blogging tools:


Student Blogs:

Michelle - 8th grade math
Charmaine - 8th grade math

Teacher Blogs:

Distributed Teaching and Learning

Scribe Posts


Wiki tools:



Middle School Wikis:

Code Blue - 6th grade science
Release the Hounds - Presentation about using blogs and wikis in an 8th grade math class

Sample Student Assignments:

20th Century Decades
20th Century Decades project description
To Blog or Not to Blog
Career Web

You can view the presentation on Wikis that I did at the MACUL 2007 Conference by clicking the graphic below.

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Web 2.0 Tools

This list in no way reflects the many options that are available! And so many of these tools are free!

Wordle - make word clouds - my favorite!
Wallwisher - sticky notes that can be re-organized
Feedjit - live traffic feeds - awesome!
Newspaper Clipping Generator - Includes other fun tools also
Slide.com - Slideshow
SlideShare.com - Slideshow
BubbleShare - Slideshows
FreeConferencePro - Phone conferencing
Blogger Mobile - Photo blogging
FlickR - Online images
Voki - Create animated videos
EyeSpot - Online video editing
JumpCut - Online video editing
VoiceThread - Online video editing

Cell Phones In Learning
Putting the Pedagogy into the Tools

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