Here are 5 web 2.0 teaching tools being used in the education world today:
Purpose- This is used for blogging. Others can get on and view/ comment on your blogs.
Ideal for- Secondary, because it is almost like using forums like we used in high school and college, and also secondary students use technology more and communicate and comment/ give feedback on others work more than elementary students.
Purpose- Allows you to publish and share your PowerPoint presentations as a video.
Ideal for- Secondary, because in elementary school students don’t make PowerPoint’s but in middle/high school students do
Purpose- A social learning network for teachers, students, schools and districts. You can connect with your students, share assignments, students can connect with their teachers, etc.
Ideal for- Elementary and Secondary. It is like Oncourse at IUE or where I went to school it was called Progressbook and you have it from Kindergarten to 12th grade.
Purpose- A simple polling tool that can be embedded into any school website or classroom blog.
Ideal for- Elementary and Secondary. It is as simple as getting on the computer and answering questions which any student can do, no matter what their age.
Purpose- An online video editor that allows users to create by mixing together video clips, music tracks, and photos from their own uploads or from their large resource library.
Ideal for- Secondary, because a student won’t start making videos in school until they’ve had a computer science class and that starts in the 7th grade.