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The Best Of Web 2.0

The Best Of Web 2.0

Edu 2.0 theWebMind The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively | Teacher Network The weeks and months leading up to exams can be challenging for students (and parents and teachers alike). Now more than ever, young people seem to be feeling the pressure. So how can students revise better? Before you do any revision 1. 2. During revision sessions 3. 4. Leading researchers in the field of memory consider testing yourself as one of the most effective ways to improve your ability to recall information (pdf). 5. 6. 8. 9. As research into psychology continues to develop, we learn more and more about how best to help students learn.

The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. But I wanted t... 20 Free and Fun Ways To Curate Web Content 23.98K Views 0 Likes What's the best way to organize it all into at least some reasonable manner? It’s Time To Crowdsource Your School’s Social Media Policy 12.53K Views 0 Likes Every school has a different policy when it comes to social media. 50 Essential Web Apps for Freelancers When you make the decision to go out on your own, you are faced with many choices. Should you work from home or rent a space? Bill hourly or by the job? What kind of hours should you assign as ‘work time’? Amidst all those decisions that have to be made, you also have to choose what tools you’re going to use to actually do your job. What’s a poor, green-behind-the-ears freelancer to do? We’ve broken down the apps into larger categories, highlighted the best or most interesting in each category, and included the best of the rest. Invoicing and Time Tracking First things first — you need to get paid. the Invoice Machine A beautifully designed application that focuses on simplicity, the Invoice Machine is one of the nicer invoicing tools available. Ballpark The better way to send invoices. Tempo Simple time tracking, powerful reporting. Financial/Accounting Once you start getting paid, you have to do something with the money. Mint Wesabe Your money. Geezeo Make sense of your money. Pulse Basecamp Gist

47 Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom . However, many teachers cannot access YouTube in their classrooms. That is why I originally wrote what became one of the most popular posts to ever appear on . That post is now fourteen months old and I've come across more alternatives in that time. Also in that time span some of the resources on the list have shut down. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. iCue, presented by NBC News, features videos about history and current events. 22. 23. 24 & 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 22 Frames is a service that provides a central location for locating captioned videos for learning English and for Internet users who have hearing impairments. 22 Frames provides more than just captioned videos. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52.

20+ Essential Tools and Applications For Bloggers Blogging can be quite a process. First you may have to do some research, then put your thoughts together, and of course add any necessary screenshots and images. Let’s not forget the optimization part (SEO, keywords, etc) and sharing your content on the Web so that others will read it and hopefully share it. With all of these steps involved, blogging can be quite time-consuming and many bloggers get burnt out rather quickly doing these things on a daily basis. Lucky for us, the process doesn’t have to be so difficult anymore. Save Ideas for Later Tools that let you save items for later use are great time savers because you can save Web pages, images and files as you’re reading or browsing. Read-it-Later With this tool you can save Web pages to your Read-it-Later list to be read at a later time. A similar tool is Instapaper, which works in the same way, but doesn’t have as many applications. Evernote You can capture anything from Web pages to images, text, and voice notes with Evernote.

Mind42: Free online mind mapping software Beautiful web-based timeline software Web 2.0 Tools | Instructional Technology HCPS-Approved Web 2.0 Tools With the growth of the internet, it is extremely important that we utilize Web 2.0 tools which are safe for our HCPS students. In order to help facilitate the safe use of these internet resources, we have compiled a list of tools which may be used for classroom curricular purposes. We have also highlighted those policies and forms which MUST be considered PRIOR to using these wonderful resources. Remember that our primary goal is to keep students safe while they are learning. Please be familiar with the following HCPS Policies and Procedures PRIOR to using an approved Web 2.0 tool: Staff-Student Relations Acceptable Use of Internet and Computer Resources Web Pages Web Pages Procedures Copyright and Plagiarism Web 2.0 Permission Form Web 2.0 Permission Form (Spanish) HCPS-Provided Web 2.0 Tools & Resources External HCPS-Approved Web 2.0 Tools & Resources