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The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition)

The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition)
Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now. In fact, I’ve personally used more than 90% of these tools in higher education. They’re useful, most are free (some are freemium), and true time-savers. See Also: The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You Each slide in the below presentation by Rafael Scapin contains the name, description, link, and screenshot of what each tool looks like and does. Edudemic’s Recommendations If you’re looking to try out some of these tools, here are the top 5 tools we recommend you try out (if you haven’t already). Slideshare - Get the credit and audience you deserve for your presentations! Scoop.it - A stellar social bookmarking service that is being used by a ton of teachers right now.

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10 Free Web Tools For Teachers Being Used Right Now The internet is agog with useful resources for teaching one way or another. Tutors, teachers and of course students are already benefiting from the use of such tools. And, a great thing about them is that a lot of these resources are actually available for use absolutely free of any charge. Now if you are trying to figure out which tools these are here is a list of 10 top-notch free online resources that teachers, tutors and others are already making use of in no particular order: 1. 7 Awesome Collaborative Whiteboard Tools for Teachers 1- Groupboard 2- Concept Board 3- Scribblar Scribblar is another great whiteboard tool that is perfect for online tutoring. It is actually used by teachers, students, and schools in over 25 countries. 4- Twiddla

6 iPad Apps That Help You Create Interactive Study Guides With the end of the semester drawing near, so are the plans of preparing students for final exams and standardized tests. Check out these six iPad apps to create fun, engaging, interactive study guides for your students. 1. ScreenChomp - Create a list of equations for students to solve. Student’s task will be to work out the equation and record the steps they took to solve the equation. 2. Why You Should Start Using QR Codes In Your Classroom I’ll admit QR codes were a bit of a mystery to me until recently. I’ve seen the funny little codes in magazines and advertisements, and I understood that if you had an app on your phone you could scan them and get…somewhere. Beyond that I didn’t give them much thought. However, it seems I’ve been reading about them everywhere recently and they really can have some practical uses – even in the classroom . Getting Started The first thing I did was get a free QR reader app for my iPhone – I got one called Qrafter .

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 - 40 Sites for Educational Games With the start of school right around the corner, I decided to revisit a post I've done on sites for educational games. This list, presented in alphabetical order, has a nice mix of subjects and grade levels that teachers can use with their students. 40 Sites for Educational Games ABCya - A great site for games and mobile apps for elementary students. Academic Skill Builders - A wonderful site with learning through the use of multi-player games.

How MIT Approaches Innovation In Education Technology MIT may very well be the most influential and important university on the planet right now. That’s according to Boston Magazine and shouldn’t surprise many. The school relentlessly pursues big dreams, important breakthroughs, and innovative solutions to problems. It’s exactly what a school should be. So how does MIT approach innovation in education technology? 10 Free Web 2.0 Tools And How To Easily Use Them In Your Classroom Earlier this week I had the opportunity to attend the first Ozarks Education Research Initiative (OERI) Teacher Technology Conference at Willard High School (MO). The learning sessions I attended were all very good and I am going to share 10 of the FREE tools I learned about below. I will be incorporating them into how I teach and hopefully by using these tools during faculty meetings, PD sessions, and other opportunities as they arise, this will help us all to find ways to incorporate them into the classroom to engage our students even more.

18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students Mind mapping. concept mapping, or brainstorming are three different names with almost the same meaning : collecting,organizing , and representing ideas, tasks, words, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea into a mind map diagram . Whichever kind of mapping you want to label it , web 2.0 has some free tools for you to help you perform it. I have meticulously compiled a list of some of the best free mapping tools for teachers and students to use.

15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers Google is usually one of the first places students turn to when tasked with an assignment. Whether it’s for research, real-time results, or just a little digital exploration … it’s important they know how to properly Google. Lucky for teachers (and students, of course), Google has a handy set of lesson plans that are just waiting to be unleashed upon the leaders of tomorrow.

Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2012 It's that time of year again where I get to write my favorite post. This year instead of doing just my top favorite sites I'm going to include Apps due to the shift in education to mobile learning and the "flipped classroom". While last years post included lots of educational networks, this year has lots of curation sites as well as writing/grammar sites. I I hope you enjoy this post as much as I had writing it. for Government What is Assembl? Assembl is an online application that enables hundreds or even thousands of people to work together effectively on the definition of new ideas. The application supports the belief that with the proper conditions, people working together can think smarter than any one member of the group could alone. There are two key factors for the creation of collective intelligence: The larger the group of people, the larger the number of ideas that will be generated. This is why Assembl is designed for groups as large as several thousand people.The more people believe their views are being treated with respect, the more likely it is that creative ideas will emerge.

All the Web 2.0 Tools you'll ever need in one blog post! I am web geek, and not just because I own a Foursquare t-shirt that I bought at a discount after my 1000th check in. The real reason I know I am a web geek is because I LOVE discovering cool web 2.0 tools that can enhance my classroom! I am about to share with you my not so secret sources for teacher Web 2.0 excitment! ...and that's not all! Actually, it is, but I think you will enjoy discovering all of the new tools that these web sources will present.

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