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Wikispaces

Introduction

Wikispaces is an “oldy but goody”, in terms of web based tools. It is a “wiki” based program that combines the accessibility of a website with a user friendly way to co-edit and collaborate. The longevity and popularity of wikispaces can be attributed to its ease of use, flexibility and ever expanding features.

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Bring the world to your classroom through Connected Classrooms

Google has lanched an exciting new program called Connected Classrooms where organizations around the world are offering live virtual tours for classrooms to take part in.  Students are able to interact with the tour guides through the use of  Google Hangouts.  These sessions are also recorded and can be use in whole or part after the live tour has taken place.

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Symbaloo

 

Introduction

Symbaloo is the essence of a personal learning environment or network; integrating all of your favorite links and rss feeds in one, visually organized space.

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Weebly

Introduction

Weebly is a free, educational blogging and website hosting service that allows teachers to create webpages or blogs for their classes and students. Blogging, in particular, allows users to  share information, thoughts, and work with others regularly via the web, while commenting features allow blogs to be more social and interactive than traditional static webpages (Learn more about the differences between blogs and websites).

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This site will explore various Web 2.o tools and provide some ideas on how to incorporate them into an online class.

To explore more Web 2.0 Tools not listed on this site, visit this site Go2Web2.0.net or this Wikispace. Or, see how other online teachers are using technology in their “classrooms.”

We will also be highlighting a new Web 2.0 tool, online resource or otherwise interesting site,  with our “In the Spotlight.” Check out it out to learn about what is trending or cutting edge on the web!