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.

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Web 2.0 Tools for Educators

Web 2.0 Tools for Educators

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Hstry application on tablet, smartphone and computer where teachers and students alike can create their own interactive timelines. Embedded social features promote collaboration and engagement between students.

Bringing history to the digital classroom | Hstry


A Web Whiteboard

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Creative story building tool for younger students

Little Bird Tales - Home


Compfight - A Flickr Search Tool to find any picture you need

Compfight / A Flickr Search Tool


NicerTube - embed a YouTube video in a blank page, which then gives you a URL to create a page for student viewing

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Verso - app to flip instruction by using authentic student voice as a driver for deeper, personalized learning design

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

81DASH | A revolutionary communication Platform for educators.

  • Education Tech: Diocese of San Bernardino
    Education Tech: Diocese of San Bernardino

    Great find

Plickers - Clickers, Simplified

Plickers - Transforming Student Assessment and Data Collection


Flippity.net: Easily Turn Google Spreadsheets into Online Flashcards

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Crunchzilla - Learn basic computer coding skills using this tool

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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!

  • Anne Gardner, NBCT
    Anne Gardner, NBCT

    Hi Eric, I love your Pinterest boards! I'd like to invite you to join a board for iPad in the Classroom. Here's the link if you'd like to check it out: http://www.pinterest.com/an... Happy New Year! :) Anne

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

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  • Denise Murai
    Denise Murai

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

  • Louise Lewis
    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

  • juan moreno
    juan moreno

    Awesome! Thanks

  • Wideo.co

    thanks for the mention :-)

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


35 Digital Tools That Work With Bloom's Taxonomy

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  • Kimmy Mills
    Kimmy Mills

    Say what?

The Modern Taxonomy Wheel

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appoLearning: educational app search and discovery portal

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

Infotopia-A Safe Google Alternative Search Engine for Students

  • Carole Bell
    Carole Bell

    Thanks Eric. I am Carole Bell, one of the creators of Infotopia.info. I just started a new blog that brings in all kinds of resources for students. My latest post is "Where to Find Free eBooks and Audiobooks." http://www.infotopiaworld.c...

Gooru: A search engine for learning

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  • Denise Murai
    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.

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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.

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Google Docs for visual people

Mural.ly - Visual Collaboration for Creative People