You are on page 1of 2

Web 2.

0 Tools
Carol Nimmons
November 8, 2012 According to Webopedia.com, Web 2.0 is the term given to describe a second generation of the World Wide Web that is focused on the ability for people to collaborate and share information online. Web 2.0 basically refers to the transition from static HTML Web pages to a more dynamic Web that is more organized and is based on serving Web applications to users (Web 2.0). 2.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information. (American Association of School Librarians: Standards for the 21st-Century Learner) Ifitweremyhome: http://www.ifitweremyhome.com/ Information about all countries in the world Choose countries to compare. Highlight a country or an entire continent. View disasters and learn about their impact. Tied to google maps so you can view actual maps, satellite views, etc. Johnlocker: http://johnlocker.com/ Access free educational videos. Upload your own video URLs. More full length videos than teachertube Students can view and research without having to join. Wordsift: http://wordsift.com/ Put text in a word (text) bank and click sift. Wordle-type, word cloud is produced. Images appear. Roll over a particular word and a definition appears. Click on a word and word web and other images, sources, and more definitions appear. Access videos. Produce Venn diagrams. Xtranormal: http://www.xtranormal.com/ To create a short movie: Choose a set and an actor. Add movement and narration. Goanimate: http://www.goanimate.com/ Create free animated lessons/videos for your class. Select a setting Choose your characters Type or record your dialog Smories: http://www.smories.com/ Stories read by and for kids

Storybird: http://storybird.com/ Database of artwork Put artwork with text you create yourself.

Little bird tales: http://www.littlebirdtales.com/ (LFH school login code: fK9z ) Record your voice reading a book. Import your own photos and drawings. Create artwork from paint. When you can, please complete the survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RKN8MV2

Excellent resource for educational web 2.0 tools: http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/ AASLs best websites for teaching and learning: http://www.ala.org/aasl/guidelinesandstandards/bestlist/bestwebsites

Sources: Web 2.0. (n.d.). In Webopedia online. Retrieved from http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Web_2_point_0.html