Web 2.0 Resources

Teachers are always on the hunt for ways of making their classrooms more engaging and interactive. Below are some tools and resources to help for FREE.

Create interactive games with: kahoot

Create vocabulary practice tasks and quizzes with: memrise

Instantly poll and survey your class with: socrative and here is a great new way that instructors can easily share their presentations with students while the presentation is actually happening. The students can access it on their own mobile devices and ask questions, and take polls. The Polls feature allows you to create interactive polls in the browser in seconds during the presentation and show the results live swipe

Use a free online platform for a blended learning experience with: coursesites by blackboard

Class Tell is a tool that allows you to create a website specifically for your class. It is secure- password protected. A blog can be attached. 1 GB of free space.
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Do you want to put your message in a comic strip and email it to a friend? Then check this web tool out at makebeliefscomix

Quizlet is a fantastic tool to create and share flashcards with your own terms and definitions.

Survey Monkeyis a cloud-based software that allows users to create a free customizable online survey.

Capzles helps anyone create beautiful, interactive, rich-media timelines online using videos, photos, text, music, audio and most documents.

Venngage and Canva are easy to use Infographic makers and let you make beautiful Infographic Designs & Themes for free!

glogster is a neat little tool that allows you to make interactive posters online. You can use templates or create from scratch, add videos, photos and links.
Blabberize allows you to take pictures of any animal or anything (even a car) and turn them into a talking educator.

Polleverywhere is an application that allows for feedback to be solicited from individuals via text messaging.

Xmind and Mindomo give instructors and students the ability to create mind maps individually or in groups online.

Here is add-on download for PowerPoint and it enables you to increase voice and your face to your PowerPoint presentation. It's not difficult to use, quite intuitive Mix Office.

IFTTT is a neat little app that lets you sync different apps together to save you from having to re-post or save two copies of something. This site has more info and a few other examples of what it can do. Looks like a neat app to increase productivity!

Flip Snack is everything you need to easily publish captivating online magazines, transforming your pdfs into online flipbooks. It also has some great academic uses as well, such as: creating digital portfolios for job seekers, course promotional material, course outlines and creating digital books.

Ipadio has the potential to let students broadcast from any phone to the Internet, creating a digital podcast. Used on this blog to create my first podcast!


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