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Web 2.0 Tools for Educators

Social media provides a variety of tools, commonly referred to as Web 2.0, that educators can use to engage students and enhance essential skills (communication, collaboration, creativity, media literacy, technological proficiency, global awareness. Other tools can be leveraged to become more efficient and effective at what we do in education.

81DASH - A revolutionary communication Platform for educators that is great for setting up a backchannel.

81DASH | A revolutionary communication Platform for educators.

Plickers - Clickers, Simplified

Plickers - Transforming Student Assessment and Data Collection

Crunchzilla - Learn basic computer coding skills using this tool

Quizlet - create online quizzes and study sets

Simple free learning tools for students and teachers | Quizlet

Quizdini: free tool for creating online quizzes; create explanations of the correct answer

Quizdini | It's not just easy, it's Quizdini!

Timeline JS - Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy, and intuitive to use.

  • Denise Murai

    Thank you for sharing this. I can immediately think of several very helpful applications for our school's families.

  • Louise Lewis

    There are alot of applications for this at all levels of education.

Wideo - online video creation platform that allows you to make your own awesome animation videos in a fun and easy way

Wideo - Make animated online videos free

Use wireWax to add interactive elements to online or uploaded videos. Each tag links to another video or image url you supply.

wireWAX - interactive video tool

Quest - Create text-based adventure games and interactive fiction

Quest - Write text adventure games and interactive stories

appoLearning: educational app search and discovery portal

Infotopia: a free academic search engine that uses resources trusted by educators

Infotopia-A Safe Google Alternative Search Engine for Students

Gooru: A search engine for learning

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  • Denise Murai

    Thank you Eric for finding and sharing this wonderful resource!

Meograph - Create multimedia stories, maps, and timelines! Easily create a timeline of any event that includes images, videos, and map locations.

Free online media conversion application, which allows you to reocord, convert and download nearly any audio or video URL to common formats. Currently supported services: Direct Download, YouTube (HQ and HD), Dailymotion (HQ) and many more.

YouTube Video Converter and Download

The best way to write, collaborate, and talk about a text.

Google Docs for visual people - Visual Collaboration for Creative People

Edcanvas: Create an interactive online "canvas" (lesson or collection) with this free tool

Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes

Mozilla Popcorn Maker: create and enhance video tutorials

Collaborative Online Video Editor in the Cloud

WeVideo - Free Online Video Editor & Maker

Lucidchart: create flowcharts, mind maps, graphic organizers and other diagrams. Enable students to easily collaborate on group projects.

Free Educational Accounts for K-12

Photo Pin: search engine for Creative Commons photos that you can use (with credit)

Photo Pin : Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons

Search-Cube - Search, Spin, Explore.