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Web 2.0 Cool Tools

web 2.0

Graphic

definitions

size

6 ways to make web 2.0 work

Internet Plug-ins

free or beta

where to find

2300 Online tools. All the tools.

Higher Ed Web 2.0

Shift Happens 2.0.

Web2.0Wiki

Research has shown that students that are in today's K-12 schools experience learning in ways that are significantly different than students even 10 years ago. This is in part due to the use of Web 2.0 technologies that are being integrated into the learning experiences of today's students. The purpose of this workshop is to develop participants' knowledge and skills related to the uses of Web 2.0 technologies (blogs, wikis, podcasts, etc.) and how these technologies can be used with assistive technologies to increase their accessibility and the students' outcomes in the classroom. Hands on experiences linking these technologies to standards-based classroom activities will be provided.

Online Learning

Motivating online learners

Wallwisher

How Can We Use This in Education? I found this website while browsing Larry Ferlazzo's website: http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2009/10/04/the-best-web-20-applications-for-education-2009/

Virtual Worlds

Second Life. Google Earth. Telescope. Google Ocean. Microsoft Visual Earth.

Communicating

Social Networks. Instant Messenging. audiopals. Create audio for your website with audiopal. Free. NING. Twitter. Facebook. Meebo. Skype. Yammer. Plurk.

Graphic Organizers

Gliffy. Mindmeister. Mindomo. My Thoughts for Mac. Map My Self. tutor2u-wisdomap for teachers. organic mindmap.

mashups

geocoding. Piggybank. Piggy Bank is a Firefox extension that turns your browser into a mashup platform, by allowing you to extract data from different web sites and mix them together. Piggy Bank also allows you to store this extracted information locally for you to search later and to exchange at need the collected information with others.. Mashable Socia Media Guide. batchgeocode. Take any kind of street address list copied from Excel and geocode the addresses to get latitude and longitude coordinates using the tool below. The data can then be mapped in your browser, downloaded into Google Earth, saved to a web page, or transferred back into your spreadsheet. It's fast, easy, and - free to use!. instructions. Instructions on how to geocode. geocoder. Find the latitude and longitude of an US address - Free.

search-tools

graphical kids search tool. Quinturq. Quintura offers * Web Search -- click the words in the cloud on the left pane to discover popular search topics or surf the web. * Quintura Kids -- an interactive family-safe visual search specially for kids. * Site Search -- a hosted site search, analytics and monetization solution for online content publishers. Register to join!.

Misc

Periodic Table of Visualization. Clagnut. A list of sites on many different subjects. Zamzar.

Storage

dropbox.

Office tools

Using the Ribbon on Office 2007.

Music

Pandora.

Sheri's Mindomo maps

Research using the web. Web 2.0 Cool Tools. Instructional Design. Surveys. Data. Ed300 Tools.

Interactive

Field Trips. PowerPoint. Science. Sketchup. Wolfram. Smithsonian. Newseum. parade of Games. WorldWide Telesccope. Google Sky. Leonardo. Google Earth. Subtopic. GE Smartgrid. 3-D See. We Feel Fine. Universe. Visual Body. Photosynth.

Miscellanous

TinyUrl. SplashURL. visual Magnifying Glass. Comics. Internet Detective. "Sure, you use the Internet all the time, but you need to wise up to the web when you use it for your university or college work.". Play the News Game. Interactive current events news. ToonDoo. Pixton.

Social Bookmarking

Digital Photos

Flikr. Picnik. Photobucket. Shrink Pictures. Photojam4.

Building Custom Sites

Glide. PageFlakes. iGoogle. Netvibes.

Online Learning Tools

Adobe. The Online Learning Resource Center offers resources for faculty who want to use online learning in a variety of ways. Whether you want to extend your classes with virtual elements or run an entirely virtual course; create reusable online learning content; or collaborate with other researchers, faculty, students, parents, or the community at large, you'll find help here.. UDUTU. EXE Learning.

Distance Ed

Distance-Eductor.com. his 38 page research brief, authored by Farhad Saba, Ph.D., provides you with general concepts that has its roots in general and adult education; embracing independent study, self-directed learning, as well as non-traditional and open education. Distance education has become possible through the use of technology, starting with print and transportation, as in correspondence education, and later with electronic communication as in educational radio, instructional television, and web-based education.. Intro Open Ed Syllabus.

Reading

iReadFast. iReadfast is a speed reading program which permits reading and comprehending any electronic text at a speed much faster than normal..

Video

ScreenToaster. screenjelly. Screenjelly records your screen activity with your voice so you can spread it via Twitter or email. Use it to quickly share cool apps or software tips, report a bug, or just show stuff you like. To start recording, click on the red button. No need to install or download anything!.

Podcasting

Tony Vincent - My city. Subtopic.