WEB 2.0 TOOLS

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WEB 2.0 TOOLS by Mind Map: WEB 2.0 TOOLS

1. Presenting and Sharing

1.1. Symbaloo

1.1.1. Symbaloo is a web tool that allows for students to gather, organize, share, and present information that they have gathered from the wb

1.1.2. https://www.symbaloo.com

1.1.3. Students could research a topic such as world war 2 or mitosis and use Symbaloo to organize, share and present all the information and sites they have found on the topic

1.2. Diigo

1.2.1. Diigo is another web tool that allows students to collect information and present it, but it also allows the students to annotate the web pages, pdfs, and other documents before they share them

1.2.2. Diigo - Better reading and research with annotation, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking & more.

1.2.3. This would be much better for an English project where students were required to read about a topic and find specific findings, so this is a way to narrow the information that is shared, so while symbaloo is broad, Diigo is more specific and can be refined

1.3. Prezi

1.3.1. Prezi is an online presentation format similar to PowerPoint but much easier to use and free. So students who do not have access to Microsoft tools at home or at school could use Prezi as long as they have access to the internet. Very easy to use and makes great presentations.

1.3.2. Presentation Software | Online Presentation Tools | Prezi

1.3.3. Students could use Prezi to create a presentation on any topic, lets say World War 2. They are able to be creative and change the presentation to match their personality. Lots of different formats for presentations so kids can get very creative with ways to present information they have learned. Can use it as a formative assessment.

1.4. Animoto

1.4.1. Animoto is a slideshow web tool but is based off of pictures and videos instead of words like Powerpoint. It is much more for this generation but also requires large amounts of space for transfer of videos

1.4.2. Animoto video maker - Stand out on social media. Easily. - Animoto

1.4.3. Students could use Animoto to do a presentation on a topic that would require them to act something out or do a scene from a play. Kids can be very creative with this web tool with shooting videos and letting pictures and action tell the story instead of just words

2. Informing and Feedback

2.1. Padlet

2.1.1. Padlet gives students the opportunity to make boards, documents, and webpages so they can inform other people about the information that they have learned in class or express their views

2.1.2. Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world

2.1.3. Students can give teachers feedback on a lesson or teachers could use this an exit slip for class

2.2. Dotstorming

2.2.1. Dotstorming allows students to give information and feedback and ideas to a concept that a teacher has created. It could also be created by students and used by other students as well

2.2.2. Dotstorming

2.2.3. A teacher could give a homework assignment to students to go onto one of a teacher created board and students would have to engage with the question and give answers and responses.

2.3. Flipgrid

2.3.1. Flipgrid is a web tool that gives teachers and students a way to talk about a topic, give feedback, or answer questions outside the regular confines of the classroom

2.3.2. Flipgrid. Ignite Classroom Discussion.

2.3.3. Teachers can set up a flipgrid page to get feedback from students on a lesson like an exit slip. Or they could also answer a question posed by a teacher. So it allows for some non-traditional ways to do homework.

2.4. Mentimeter

2.4.1. Mentimeter is a web tool that allows teachers to get feedback or information from the students. Teachers would create a presentation that allows students to be interactive with the lesson

2.4.2. Interactive presentation software

2.4.3. Teachers can take their in lesson presentations like a power-point or prezi and make them interactive to make sure that students are listening and paying attention by answering questions or taking a poll, or other interactive ways.

3. Collaborating

3.1. Google Docs

3.1.1. Google Docs is a google application that allows you to create different types of documents that can be shared, used and added on to by different people at different sites. It allows people to collaborate in different ways

3.1.2. Google Docs: Free Online Documents for Personal Use

3.1.3. Students can collaborate with one another over different formats such as excel or word documents. They can work on a common project at different times without having to be in the same place at the same time

3.2. Edu Blogs

3.2.1. Edublogs is a web tool that allows students to share ideas and collaborate with one another on any topic that the teacher may assign

3.2.2. https://edublogs.org/

3.2.3. Students can collaborate over a topic, a teacher could ask students to share ideas on a poem or a story in English and students would add information to what has already been shared by the other students.

3.3. Google Hangout

3.3.1. Google Hangouts is a conferencing web tool that can be done over messaging, video, or voice. It is very interactive and allows students to collaborate with one another.

3.3.2. https://hangouts.google.com/

3.3.3. Teacher can assign students to talk about a topic with one another outside of the classroom setting. A topic would be given to the student group and they would discuss with one another over google hangouts then answer the teacher's questions.

3.4. Zoom Conference

3.4.1. Zoom is a video conferencing web tool that allows students to collaborate with one another outside the regular school class setting.

3.4.2. https://zoom.us/

3.4.3. Teachers would assign the students to meet with one another outside the school to work on a project. Instead of meeting at a library or someone's house, students would be able to meet and collaborate using their phones instead of having to worry about parents taking them to a meeting.

4. Communicating

4.1. Twitter

4.1.1. Twitter is a social media web tool that allows people to post information and communicate with people in real time. Posts are called tweets and are limited in space and 280 characters.

4.1.2. https://twitter.com/

4.1.3. Teachers can assign students to create a twitter account and have them follow certain people. In history class they could follow famous historians or in other class follow other people relative to the teacher's subject area.

4.2. Instagram

4.2.1. Instagram is another form of social media that students can use to communicate with one another or the teacher, but instead of posting tweets that are words they do it through pictures and videos

4.2.2. https://www.instagram.com/

4.2.3. Teachers can assign students to be creative and take pictures or make videos on a topic and post it to their Instagram so they can communicate that information and or picture or video with the rest of the class. Ways to keep students involved outside the regular classroom setting.

4.3. Youtube

4.3.1. YouTube is a video sharing site that is free and allows students to post videos and find videos on topics that are relative to what they are learning in class.

4.3.2. https://www.youtube.com/

4.3.3. Teachers could assign students to create a youtube account, which is free, then create a playlist that would have videos on a specific topic, like the Spanish American War. This way other students can see what the students are communicating with the rest of the class. Just another way to do something outside the normal classroom setting.

4.4. Skype

4.4.1. Skype is a video conferencing web tool that allows students to communicate with one another. It is used primarily as a one on one communication tool rather than a collaboration tool because it does not allows for multiple people to be on the same video communication.

4.4.2. https://www.skype.com/en/

4.4.3. Teachers can assign students to communicate with one another over a video conference skype to have students work on a project together. This way students don't have to worry about traveling to a library to meet to work with one another.