Web 2.0 Tools You Can Use

A DLE Workshop, February 16, 2011

What is Web 2.0?

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Source: Yuva Engineers

Web 1.0 allowed users to access static web pages using a browser.
Web 2.0 websites allow users to do more than just retrieve information. Users can create, store, and publish information online.
Web 3.0 personalized web, e.g., smart phones.

Bloom's Taxonomy & Web 2.0 Tools


How Twitter in the Classroom is Boosting Student Engagement



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Source: Michael Fisher


Sources for Web 2.0 Tools for Educators



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Web 2.0 Lists


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My Favorite Interactive Websites


**Jing**- Like a white board, you can use Jing to capture and annotate screen shots, even save them as an image or email them to students or colleges.

**Mindmaster**- Use mindmaster to help students write, organize large projects, create time lines or learn new vocabulary and word associations.

**PrintWhatYouLike**- Want to print only a few paragraphs from a web page? PrintWhatYouLIke allows you to pick and choose elements from the page to print.

**Diigo**- Save web resources, annotate websites, upload documents, and share resources with students or colleagues. Great for group projects or unit studies.

**You-Tube Download Video** - With this add on you can download YouTube videos in Firefox

**Plagiarisma** - Check to see if students are plagiarism

**Wordle**- Create vocabulary lists, word associations, and study sheets.

**Google Art Projects** - Take a virtual to visit the world's art museums.

**Google Lit Trips**- Immerse your students in literature.


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