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dr_rooma

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic - 5 views

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    Classroom Tools
brandybreuckman

Screencast-O-Matic - Free online screen recorder for instant screen capture video sharing. - 1 views

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    The BEST screen cast tool, in my opinion. I use this a lot to answer student questions in a more engaging manner. Share your screen and do picture in picture so students can see you and your screen at one time. This takes the level of interaction between facilitator and student to new online levels.
brandybreuckman

eduTecher.net-explore. share. contribute - 0 views

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    A resource where you can explore web 2.0 tools and other resources. Educators contribute and share their favorite Web 2.0 tools. See tutorials for each tools before you download.
lovinget2

Discovery Education Web2014 : Web 2.0 Tools - Presentation Tools - 0 views

    • jsanchezhadfield
       
      I really like the capability of combining programs like Notebook or smartboard, power point, PDF's or prezi into a one compatible platform.
  • Break out of the box! Prezi.com throws the slide-show model out the window and presents a giant canvas instead. (It also throws paint brushes out the window in favor of bubbles.)
    • jsanchezhadfield
       
      I use Prezi almost daily and the results are amazing. My students get glued to the screen and hopefully to more knowledge. The best part is that you can browse for hundreds if not thousands of Prezi presentation shared around the world
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    • thielk
       
      I see this as a nonlinear path for presenting content, whereas a the slideshow is a story difficult to make modular
  • Presentation Tools

    Show, don't tell

    Web 2.0 brings a whole new dimension to the old adage "show, don't tell"—and lets you share your presentations anytime, anywhere, with anyone you like.

    With Web 2.0 you can push the boundaries of traditional presentations, mix things up, and make learning more engaging than ever before.

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    Content in a modular format vrs, a story line of a slide show
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    "SlideShare
    http://www.slideshare.net/
    Already have a presentation? Use this tool to upload your PowerPoint or Keynote slides (and Adobe PDF Portfolios and SMART Board presentations) and share them."
John Popke

Noteflight - Online Music Notation Software - 0 views

  • Your music, everywhere.
    Create music notation right in your browser and be part of the world's best music composition community.
    Noteflight® is an online music writing application that lets you create, view, print and hear professional quality music notation right in your web browser. Write music on your computer, tablet or smartphone, share with other users, or embed in your own pages. Sign up for a free account, or purchase a Noteflight Crescendo subscription to take your creativity to the next level.
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    This is a terrific tool for music students (especially to those studying music theory) that allows them to use a high-quality music notation program that exists completely in the Cloud.  A basic Noteflight account is completely free and rivals the capabilities of expensive programs such as Finale and Sibelius for basic notation and playback.
Lisa Jones

STUDYBLUE | Find and share online flashcards and notes from StudyBlue. Any subject, any... - 9 views

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    A great way to utilize your mobile apps for studying. You can make flashcards and take it with you where ever you go - free app.
Sandy Madelung

Discovery Education Web2013 : Web 2.0 Tools - 5 views

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    Great resource for Web 2.0 tools for everyone.
plrichards

EasyBib: Free Bibliography Generator - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles - 2 views

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    Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.
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    Bookmark
    This site helps you to develop bibliography, helpful for web citations.
efonseca

Wikispaces - Campus - K-12 Education - 0 views

    • Kait Sanford
       
      Could use this as a place to share discussions and create an online community within the classroom. A little more professional than Edmodo so the students don't treat it like Facebook
  • Why reinvent the wheel? Turn successful wikis into templates and share best practices year after year.
  • Determine who sees content and how they use it
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  • collaboration environment
  • Student Portfolios

    Each student cultivates a unique online space to showcase their best work, and teachers assess performance as it progresses.

  • Project-Based Learning

    Student groups collaborate on projects that address real-world questions, and share their findings with a real-world audience.

  • Student Assignments

    Teachers post homework, group work, and classroom goals

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    Seems like a great way to great a class site. Would work for communication and have full access. Not sure what the cost break down would be like for a district in comparison to other online environments.
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    Wikis can enrich the writing classroom by providing fun ways for students to collaborate and learn from each other.
camant

Edmodo | Where Learning Happens | Sign up, Sign In - 4 views

    • Kait Sanford
       
      Edmoto is a great way to introduce students to online communities. It models Facebook, which could be dangerous if teachers are trying to create learning community and not just a social community. However, it is a great stepping stone into what online courses involve.
    • Rebecca Brink
       
      I agree that it models Facebook quite closely. I saw this as a perk in the light that it was easy for them to grasp how to use.
  • Where learning happens.

  • safely connecting in online classrooms, collaborating on assignments
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  • collaborating on assignments, discovering new resources
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    Edmodo helps your students keep organized with homework, lesson notes, calendars, and teacher help. 
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    "Edmodo helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential."
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    I tried using this as a Learning Management System (LMS) a few years ago.  I was introduced to it through a Science Technology and Mathematics (STEM) Institute I attended.  I found it to be beneficial in aiding students with personal responsibility, by having information available at all times to access.  I moved away from using it when Google Documents became a feature for all of our students.  It was much easier to share that way.  We know use Haiku Learning that has many similar features but allows for Google Drive being linked.
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    This is great for having class discussions that you want to be private, so that you as the teacher can facilitate the conversation.
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    online outlet for student collaboration
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    Students can take quizzes, share ideas, work on assignments and discover new resources.
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    I would use this community tool for cooperative learning activities. The value of other perspectives from different backgrounds is paramount as students collaborate on a given topic.

Maryruth Hicks

Discovery Education Web2013 : Web 2.0 Tools - Video Tools - 4 views

    • Melissa Shasteen
       
      Animoto would be great to use to create visuals for a new topic. I might use this to build background knowledge before reading a non-fiction text.
    • Melissa Shasteen
       
      Create an avatar - this would be a different way to engage students for a flipped lesson.
    • Melissa Shasteen
       
      The free account does not look like it gives you that much. I worry about using too much different types of programs and overwhelming the students.
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    Video tools that allow you to create your own avatars and other animations that can be used for teaching and learning. Media-based tools that reach out to diverse learning styles...
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    Media-based tools help teachers and trainers reach all learners, regardless of their diverse learning styles. Additionally, tools like the avatar generate demonstrations that foster interactive learning and engagement.
Melissa Shasteen

Apps for Education - Google in Education - 6 views

  • Learn more about how people in organizations like yours are using Google Apps.

    Google Apps is a free suite of hosted email and collaboration applications exclusively for schools and universities. This includes Gmail, Calendar, Documents, Sites, and Groups, all at no charge.

    • Melissa Shasteen
       
      This looks like a good resource! Has anyone ever found and used a lesson plan from this site?
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    Learn more about how people in organizations like yours are using Google Apps.

    Google Apps is a free suite of hosted email and collaboration applications exclusively for schools and universities. This includes Gmail, Calendar, Documents, Sites, and Groups, all at no charge.
Victoria Thornley

Augmented Reality in Education and Healthcare - 6 views

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    Web sites demonstrating the application for AR in education and healthcare settings
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    Some interesting technology here. Great tool for visual learners.
Jessica MKE

Discovery Education Web2013 : Web 2.0 Tools - Mobile Tools - 0 views

  • Drop.io

    Use Drop.io to share your files and collaborate in real-time by web, email, phone, mobile, and more. Create each drop in two clicks and share what you want, how you want, with whom you want.
    • Monique Rogers
       
      I could use this as a way for my students to capture examples of graphic design they come across in their lives and share it with their peers.
  • Check out new ways to go mobile, beyond texting and sharing images.
    • Maryruth Hicks
       
      Great educational-use applications for mobile users!
  • Create real-time survey experiences at events using your mobile device. It's fun, fast and an easy way to get live responses in any venue.
    • Jessica MKE
       
      Could be helpful as we grow our new program and want student feed back. Also a great opportunity to get up-to-date phone numbers for a very mobile student population.
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    Use mobile devices to create conferencing and real time teaching and learning.
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    New ways to go mobile beyond texting and sharing images.
anonymous

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You | Edudemic - 4 views

  • Prezi
    Innovative way to share presentations without PowerPoint
  • Animoto
    Make beautiful videos from images in a snap
    • Sharon Tomski
       
      I love animoto and recently used it with a high school class. The students found images depicting Visual Design Principles and then made animoto videos from them. I also made a promotional video for my class. It makes spectacular videos with little work. You upload images or short videos, add text, choose music and Voila!

      You can get free educational accounts for your students. It gives them longer videos. Ask for a promo code at: http://animoto.com/education.

      Thanks for sharing!
  • GoogleDocs
    The top real-time document creating and editing cloud-based system
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  • Wordle
    Create a beautiful aggregation of any amount of text
  • Warning Sign Generator
    Make your own caution and warning signs in a flash!
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    A great list of Web 2.0 tools that can be used in classrooms. Generated using user responses from #edchat.
Bob Bradford

Landmarks Class Blogmeister - 0 views

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    "Class Blogmeister is one of several blogging engines that have been developed specifically for classroom use. You are welcome to explore the writings of teachers and students alike."
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    This looks great for having students blog about class topics.
Bob Bradford

Landmarks Class Blogmeister - 2 views

  • Perhaps one of the most fascinating tools that has emerged from the Internet cloud in recent years is the Blog. A shortening of the term Web log, the Blog is an online publishing tool that enables people to easily publish their loves, passions, dislikes, peeves, discoveries, and insights.
  • Class Blogmeister is one of several blogging engines that have been developed specifically for classroom use. You are welcome to explore the writings of teachers and students alike.
  • Thousands of teachers have discovered the value of classroom blogging, both as an avenue for their communications, but also as a tool for giving voice to what their students are learning and how they are learning.
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    BlogMeister is a blogging tool developed for teachers as an authentic publishing environment to promote the development of effective communication skills in students. Teachers establish a blogging account,which they can publish their own articles. Teachers can then set up blogging accounts for their students, which the teacher maintains publishing control.
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    Thousands of teachers have discovered the value of classroom blogging, both as an avenue for their communications, but also as a tool for giving voice to what their students are learning and how they are learning.
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    This looks like a great idea for getting students to participate actively in class topics. I can see using this in my physics class.
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    This looks like a great tool for getting students to actively participate in class topics.
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