Web 2.0 Tools Resource List


Blogs – Weblogs

Blogs can be used in the classroom as:

  • Parent communications – as a weekly newsletter
  • A response to common readings
  • Individual reading response notebooks
  • A portfolio of students’ writing

http://www.livejournal.com/

http://wordpress.org/

http://www.blogger.com/home

http://technorati.com/

Wikis

  • Can be used as a collaborative reader response log
  • Creating “platform statements” – collaborative statements
  • Project presentations – notetaking site

http://www.wikispaces.com/

http://pbworks.com/

http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english

Podcasts

  • Short audio or video clips that are published on the web
  • itunes has organized may of these in their software interface
  • can be used as a form or publication
  • information dissemination

http://www.apple.com/itunes/

http://www.podcastalley.com/

For creating podcasts

http://www.profcast.com/public/index.php

http://www.lemonzdream.com/podcastmaker/

http://www.podbean.com/start-podcast?sourceid=goog_66

Screencasts

  • Create “screencasts” that demonstrate computer procedures
  • Contain audio – video – movement in one file
  • Student assessment of video / visual data

http://www.jingproject.com/

http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.asp

https://www.screencast.com/

Social Bookmarking Sites

  • Allows people to share visited sites
  • Organizes sites by interest – topic
  • Highlight and comment on sites for others to review
  • Search common sites

http://delicious.com/

http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/45409/rss-notifier

http://www.diigo.com/

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/

http://www.stumbleupon.com/

http://www.backflip.com/status.html

Reading Workshop 2.0 Tools

http://www.teachingbooks.net

https://www.smore.com

http://www.showme.com

https://plickers.com

http://prism.scholarslab.org

https://www.wattpad.com/signup

https://getpocket.com

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mindmash/id364617744?mt=8

http://skypeanauthor.wikifoundry.com/

https://librivox.org

http://www.amightygirl.com

https://www.bookbub.com/home/

http://www.dogobooks.com

© Frank Serafini 2013