Web 2.0 Tools

Looking for ideas to enhance your class or project? Below is a list of a variety of resources tho engage students and enhance classes. If you would like ideas on how to use them or training on them, contact Ms. Ramey in the library.



Math

Reflex Math: https://www.reflexmath.com/

Students can play games that allow them to practice math fluency and problems.

GeoGebra: https://www.geogebra.org/

Make math more tangible by creating visuals for both Algebra and Geometry.

Formative Assessment

Voice Thread: https://voicethread.com/

Lead discussions in and out of the classroom. Students can respond based on their own schedule.

PlayPosIt: https://www.playposit.com/

Make videos and clips more interactive by adding questions for students to answer as they watch and create quizzes.

Kahoothttps://getkahoot.com/

Create review quizzes and let students compete (anonymously) against their peers using phones, iPads, or computers.

Quizizz: http://quizizz.com/

Similar to Kahoot. Allows you to create quizzes/borrow quizzes and allow students to compete as a review or assignment. Can be used remotely as well as a homework assignment. Creates individual student results for the teacher as well.

Penzu: https://penzu.com/

Students can create a journal online and record reflections on reading and learning.

 

Presentations

Prezi: https://prezi.com

Make your presentations more effective and engaging with Prezi’s creative templates.

Haiku Deck: https://www.haikudeck.com/

Tired of PowerPoint and Google Sites. Enhance your presentations with professional imagery and new templates.

Glogster: http://edu.glogster.com/?ref=com

Create interactive, multimedia posters.

Museum Box: http://museumbox.e2bn.org/

Create a description of a historical event, person, or period by placing items in a digital box. Text, photos, videos, and recordings can be used.

 

Writing

Voki: http://www.voki.com/

Create a character and customize how they look and what they say.

Wordle: http://www.wordle.net/http://www.wordle.net/

Create a word cloud based on a text that will point out the moist prominent ideas in a text.

MindMup: https://www.mindmup.com/#m:new

Brainstorm for writing, projects, presentations. Collaborate with other students. Connects to Google Drive.

Mind Meister: https://www.mindmeister.com/

Brainstorm for a project. Allows students to collaborate online in one place to prepare.

Storybird: https://storybird.com/

Online digital storytelling. Choose your story theme and write your story to fit the illustrations.

 

Visuals

Pixlr: https://pixlr.com/

An online photo editor. Edit photos, create a collage, add them to a project. Connects to Google Drive.

Picmonkey: https://www.picmonkey.com/

Another photo editing option. Edit and touch up photos. Create collages and videos. Also connects to Google Drive.

Loupe Collage: http://www.getloupe.com/create

Create a photo collage.

Timetoast : https://www.timetoast.com/

Create a timeline for historical events.

 

Videos

Animoto: https://animoto.com

Create a video slideshow using your own pictures. Add music and captions.

Wevideo: https://www.wevideo.com/

Create and edit videos. You can record your own or make a picture slideshow. Record yourself. Add and edit music, subtitles, and captions. Has a beginning or advanced option.

Screencast-o-matic: http://screencast-o-matic.com/home

Allows students to record a video using the computer screen.

 

Comic Strips

Powtoons: http://www.powtoon.com/

Create an animated cartoon video.

Stripgenerator: http://stripgenerator.com/

An online comic generator.