Web 2.0 Online Collaboration
This site is designed to provide teachers with current infomation about what kind of assets are available on the web and beyond that, what is it that kids are actually doing when they spend hours each day on the computer!Find support here with online links and resources so that teachers can investigate and learn on their own.
Interactive Web Tools for Creative Classrooms
Interactive Web Tools for the Classroom Audio Tools Video Tools Image Tools Collaboration Tools Educational Tools Communication
Skype - free communication through downloaded program
Audacity - free audio editor and recorder
VoiceThread -transform media with voice commenting
Freeplay Music - copyright free (non-midi) music
Animoto turns your photos and video clips into professional video slideshows
Prezi is a zooming story telling and presentation tool that helps you create outstanding visuals for your thoughts
Voki are animated characters that say what you want to say!
GoAnimate- create your own cartoons and animations
Jing - develop and share through flickr, website, IM, emailPhoto Editing
BeFunky - turn photos into incredible art with one click
FotoFlexer - "world's most advanced online image editor"
Fun photo editing
Big Huge Lab - do fun stuff with pictures
Hugin - for the creation of panoramic pictures
Slideshare - upload/share PowerPoints and documents
Internet 4 Classrooms
Wordle - generate word clouds
TagCrowd - paste page text for a word cloud
Tagxedo-generate word clouds with shapesResearch
Evernote - create, clip and find notes online
EasyBib - bibliography and citation maker
Diigo - highlight the web and shareShared Documents
Google Docs - share documents for collaboration
Zoho - online document use
Office Live - Online document useGraphic Organizers
Argumentative - software for manipulating argument maps
Free Mind - mind mapping software
ClassTools - create and embed templates into websites or blog
Gliffy - flow chart organizers
Text 2 Mind Map - text to map converter
Wordle - generate word clouds
TagCrowd - paste page text for a word cloudSocial Studies
Gapminder Statistics of the world in interactive maps.
Shodor - java math and science activities
Stellarium - download to display stars, constellations, planets, nebulas, etc.
Polls and surveys
Survey Monkey - easy online survey
Kahn Academy Online lessons especially math- An amazing ammount of content including History.
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Telescopic Text An exploration of scale and levels of detail in an interactive format.
Make your Own Telesopic text An exploration of scale and levels of detail that you can manipulate.
Scholastic Story Starter Ready to write? ThisStory Starter machine generates creative writing prompts. You never know how your story will start.
Piclits is a really neat creative writing site that provides pictures and a word bank for students to create literary images.
Madlits is good for teaching younger children grammar skills.
Text2Mind Map Convert your text or list of keywords to a mind map instantly
Visuwords Look up words in the Visuwords online graphical dictionary and thesaurus to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts