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Web 2.0 Tools


WEB 2.0 RESOURCE PAGES/LISTS



WEB 2.0 APPLICATIONS

WIKIS FOR EDUCATION:
BLOGS FOR EDUCATION:
RSS:
SLIDE SHOWS:
  • Slideshare - Share already created Powerpoint presentations.
  • SlideStory - Create a slideshow from your own images and narrate them.
  • Animoto - Create a short video with music using pictures.
  • Sliderocket - Provides a way to manage your slide portfolio and make presentations.
  • Prezi - Create dynamic presentation with the same software that lets you zoom in on an iPhone
  • Kizoa - Create slideshows, convert them to videos and burn to DVD or share on websites
PHOTO SHARING/EDITING:
  • Flickr- Photo sharing, storage, tagging, downloading, establishing groups for sharing, etc.
  • Photobucket - Store, edit and share photos for free
  • Ribbet - Photo editing.
  • Snapfish - Photo editing/sharing with the ability to add Group Rooms where students/teachers can add photos.
  • Picasa - From Google; upload/manage photos; public albums are searchable through Google image searching.
  • Creative Commons - Provides a simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions on photos and other creative work.
PODCASTS:
  • Audacity Create podcasts.
  • Buzzsprout - Publish, host, promote and track your podcast.
  • Find Podcast A directory where you search in categories much like the site above, but a nice addition is "kids and teens."
  • FireAnt Discover, watch and subscribe to podcasts and vodcasts (video podcasts).
  • Learn Out Loud Some for sale, some free.
  • Podbean - Publish and share podcasts and make them available on IPhone and Android phones.
  • Podcast Alley Pick a podcast genre, and you'll receive a list of podcasts to take a listen to.
  • Podcast Pickle Search by tag, topic, category or see and hear the top-rated podcasts
VIDEOSHARING:
  • YouTube - Allows for video upload/sharing
  • TeacherTube - Educational site that allows for upload/sharing of educational videos
  • Yahoo Video - Allows for video upload/sharing
  • Photobucket - Allows for video upload/sharing
  • Animoto - Allows for creating short videos with pictures and music
  • SaveTube - Back up your Google and YouTube videos
  • Schooltube - K-12 moderated videosharing
  • Zamzar - Free online file conversion software
COOL TOOLS:
  • Create-a-Graph - Enter data and create one of five types of graphs to export as a graphic or print.
  • Del.icio.us - A place to store all your bookmarks in one place so you can access them from any computer you're using.
  • Gliffy - Create a concept map or other visual diagram and export as a graphic or embed in any web page.
  • Jigzone - Upload any digital photo or graphic and create a custom jigsaw puzzle.
  • Jing - Free program to create screen casts and share them
  • Makebeliefscomix - comic strip generator
  • Nicenet - Free online space that allows you to post documents, links, and it also has a discussion board.
  • Sliderocket - Great online presentation software
  • Toondoo - Cartoon creator.
  • Twitter - Social Networking tool
  • Quietube - / "Magically" remove everything except the video from any YouTube page. Share the URL on a web page or via email.
  • Today's Meet - Create an instant "backchannel" or chat room to capture real-time discussions and feedback. Share the URL with users.
  • TuxPi - / Cool photo effects, including postage stamp, wanted poster and polaroid effect.
  • Spell with Flickr - Create "ransom note"-style words using Creative Commons-licensed photos from the Flickr One Letter pool.
  • LIFE Photo Archive - "Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today.
  • DiRT: Digital Research Tools Wiki - / Created by academic librarians.
  • Box.net - 1 GB of free, secure online file storage. Share files selectively or make them public.
  • Bubbl.us Simple, elegant concept mapping with useful keyboard shortcuts, no-log-in required to make a basic diagram.
  • DoodlePoll - Create a poll that allows users to select one or more answers with results displayed in a grid.
  • Moourl - Convert a long URL into a tiny one. Also: http://tr.im
  • Quizlet - Create and share interactive study materials. Keep track of your progress automatically.
  • PDF Creator - Free PDF printer -- turn any document into a PDF file by "printing" to PDF Creator
  • Basecamp - Collaboration tools including documents and to-do lists.
  • PollDaddy - Create custom polls and surveys to embed in any web page. Results displayed in a graph.
  • Today's Meet - Create an instant "backchannel" or chat room to capture real-time discussions and feedback.
  • View Docs Online - Simple document viewer for MS OFfice and PDF files.
  • Zamzar - Convert a variety of common file formats, including audio and video files, up to 100MB (Quick Reference)