Category Archives: Web 2.0 tools

Internet tools to use in the classroom

School Google Apps Account

As our district prepares for 2 days of  in-service, one of our small sessions teachers can select to attend is on our district Google Apps platform. I wanted to take the time with this blog entry to point out the … Continue reading

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Why Use Video in the Classroom ?

Video as an attention getter Playing a video will get everyone’s attention faster than speaking out loud or asking for quiet. It’s almost an automatic reaction: video starts, audience gets quiet, looks up and stares at the “bright light” . … Continue reading

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Working with Wikis

Wiki – wiki is a Hawaiian word that means “quick”. A wiki page is a webpage that can be quickly created and edited.  It will not have a professional look like other websites, but it gives you an easy way … Continue reading

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Word Clouds

A popular web 2.0 tool that a lot of you took a look at the other day was word clouds      (tools like Wordle and Tagxedo). A common question  I found popping up was  “ is it possible to have … Continue reading

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