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Web 2.0 Tools and Tutorials

  • What is Web 2.0? - A report from JISC Technology & Standards Watch
  • Amazing Web 2.0 Projects - booklet with practical ideas about the kinds of things you can do with Web 2.0 technology.
  • Web 2.0 Ideas for Educators - 100+ ideas educators: guide more.
  • Web 2.0 Tutorials - a representative list of tutorials for some of the Web 2.0 products more commonly used in libraries and schools.
  • Internet4 Classroom - Web 2.0 is about users and content instead of surfing on the Internet. It's more like what the Internet do can for educators and students as creators, collaborators, and active participants, rather than passive viewers of what is out there on the web.
  • Technology Enhanced Tutorials - provides tutorials and tips sheets for using applications (Moviemaker, Audacity, Skype, Animoto), hardware (using digital equipment), Internet, and more.

Web 2.0 Tools and Repositories

  • Drawing, Charting & Mapping Tools - many tools that will be favorites for artists and for those who have no artistic talent.
  • GO2WEB20 - a directory for Web2.0 applications created to enable people to stay up-to-date with all the new services that born into this Internet era. It gathers and indexes thousands of services in a variety of categories, and contains short descriptions to each of these services.
  • All My Faves - This site shows many Web 2.0 tools and applications (and some that are not) in a matrix of icons. Graphic designers will either love or hate this layout.
  • ziipa - Discover the best web and mobile apps for you!
  • Read Write Think - International Reading Association's (IRA) site to promote new approaches to teaching literacy. It has many tools for educators.
  • Discovery Education Web 2.0 Tools - links for revolutionary new ways of creating, collaborating, editing and sharing user-generated content online.
  • Google Apps - many apps from Google including Google Docs, Google Groups and Blogger.