Friday, January 30, 2009

Collaborative Educational Technologies

As many of us know, there are a world of Web 2.0 educational Internet sites out there at our disposal. Sifting through them to find what is useful for a particular lesson or unit is sometimes difficult. So, anyone out there that is using a great Web 2.0 educational tool, please feel free to comment on this blog and let everyone know about it. On, which is a great self-publishing tool, there is a free downloadable book that attempts to highlight some useful Open Source Software tools for education. It is also listed on a blog called Ask BJ. You can go to this url: and scroll down to the end of the page where you will see a link that says "Free Software for Schools." Click on it and choose to download or open it. It is a good resource; you should check it out.

Some of my favorite Web 2.0 educational tools are: (educational social networking and on-line course software) (blogging site)
Google Docs (create collaborative documents, presentations and spreadsheets)
Google Tools (especially notebook) (create wikis) (it is just cool) (on-line picture organizer that lets you search for pictures) (really cool - lets you comment on something with text, voice or video)

What are some of your favorites?

1 comment:

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