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A collection of Web 2.0 tools that can be used to enhance student learning and achievement

Lists of Web 2.0 Tools

Audio Tools. Augmented Reality. Calendars and Scheduling. Cloud Storage. Collaboration and Whiteboards. Communication. Content. Curation Tools. Data Visualization / Infographics. Form Builders. Game creators. Graphics resources. Graphics Tools.

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Math Tools. Mind Mapping Tools. Multimedia Tools. Note taking tools. Polling Tools. Quizzing Tools. Rubric Builders. Text Recognition Software. Text Tools. Transcription Tools. Video. Web Quest Tools. Writing Tools. Three Ways to Share Your Screen and Lend Tech Help. From time to time you may find yourself in need of a quick way to share your screen remotely.

Three Ways to Share Your Screen and Lend Tech Help

Sharing your screen with students can be a good way to walk them through an application or give them a virtual presentation. Likewise, screen sharing can be useful for professional development in which you're introducing colleagues to the ins and outs of program. Here are three free options for screen sharing.

Join.me is a free service offered by Log Me In. Three Ways to Save Ink & Paper When You Print. Take a look around a network printer in most schools and you'll find a pile of discarded paper.

Three Ways to Save Ink & Paper When You Print

That discarded paper is often the result of someone printing way more than they needed to. For example, I once caught a student printing all 33 pages of an article when all he really wanted was about two paragraphs out of the article. It was then that I decided that I needed to teach my students about conserving paper when they print. The easiest way to save paper is to simply make sure that you're only printing what you need. When the print dialogue box pops-up select a specific page or two to print rather than using the default "print all pages" found on most printers. Printliminator is a handy little bookmarklet for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. The Best Places To Learn Web 2.0 Basics. When it comes to technology, I’m not the sharpest knife in the drawer (not to mention being sort of a Luddite).

The Best Places To Learn Web 2.0 Basics

I need things very, very simple. I thought it would be helpful to a list of the sites that I’ve found most helpful and accessible in explaining how to use key Web 2.0 tools like blogs, wikis, Flickr, social bookmarking, RSS readers, etc. You can also find links to the sites I list here, and many more, on the Teachers’ Page on my website. There are three sites that I think stand above all the others. They all provide very understandable step-by-step explanations for a variety of key tools. One is Sue Waters’ Mobile Technology In TAFE Wiki. It would probably be okay to stop reading right here, since these three sites more than likely can provide you with all the information you need. Web 2.0. Create, How to... Silk – Publish your data online. PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software. The game machine.

W2L Info Published on December 1st, 2013 | by What2Learn Are you looking to make your own study game?

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At What2Learn you can quickly and easily create an incredibly wide range of interactive learning activities including hangman games, quizzes, interactive word searches, extended writing activities and much more. No technical skills or programming knowledge is required to make these fun and effective study games – simply fill in the blanks with your own questions and answers and your flash-based game is instantly created and available for your students to play online. If you would like to create some games in the meantime, please sign up for a great value student or teacher Premium Account. Take a look below at the fantastic games you could soon be making… Hangman-style study games. 5 Digital Media Resources for Every Writer’s Toolbox. By André Freitas Since 2010, I’ve been actively teaching students of all backgrounds about using digital media for creative endeavors, whether through traditional university courses or through online classes.

5 Digital Media Resources for Every Writer’s Toolbox

I also send out a (not quite) monthly newsletter introducing writers to digital media tools. The following resources have surfaced again and again as the most valuable. If you aren’t yet familiar with them, each is worthy of your consideration. This is, hands down, the best place to go to learn any software or digital media skill. Now more than five years old, I still consider this one of the most valuable blueprints and introductions to what it means to build an online presence and start living the creative life you want, on your own terms. As video becomes more prevalent as both a content delivery tool and marketing tool, know how to stitch together a simple video is immensely valuable. Bonus: Want to be continually exposed to new resources, tips, and tricks? Gojimo - A Great App for Self-paced Test Prep. Earlier today I had the opportunity to test out an study app called Gojimo.

Gojimo - A Great App for Self-paced Test Prep

Gojimo was initially developed by a student for students. Gojimo offers thousands of free practice tests for students of high school age. Students can find practice tests for topics in science, math, history, geography, economics, and language arts. The app was originally designed for students in the UK, but it has expanded to offer SAT, ACT, and AP exam prep. Gojimo is available as a free iPad app, as a free Android app, and as a free web app.