Top Ten Free Web 2.0 Applications that you should be using in your classroom!
2011 Top Ten

1. Google Apps for Education - Free email and collaboration tools.

2. LiveBinders - Collect resources, organize them neatly and easily, and then present them with pride. Check out my LiveBinders page!

3. Twitter - Instant updates from your friends and industry experts (Develop a PLN). Check out my Twitter page!

4. Wikispaces - Simple web pages that groups, friends, and families can edit together. Check out my Wikispaces page!

5. Braineos and Quizlet - Interactive flash cards.

6. YouTube - The largest worldwide video-sharing community.

7. Intel Thinking Tools- Online thinking tools are active learning places where students can engage in robust discussions, analyze complex information, pursue investigations, and solve problems.

8. Wallwisher - An online notice board maker...a new way to communicate. Be sure to check out Online Stickies as well. Best Sports Team Wallwisher Ideas

9. Blogger - Free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video.

10. Toolkit A-Z for Education, WSD's eToolBox, The Toolbox.


2010 Top Ten

1. Xtranormal - www.xtranormal.com
It really is that simple. Type up the dialougue, choose a character or two, and a setting then you're ready for production.

2. Animoto - http://animoto.com
They make killer videos from your images, automatically.
Video example: http://animoto.com/play/wfS6bvYYxjS3nFthtG5NxQ.

3. Glogster EDU - http://edu.glogster.com
A new world of innovation awaits you. Check out the Glogster EDU page!

4. Jing - www.jingproject.com
Add visuals to your online conversations!

5. Intel Thinking Tools- Online thinking tools are active learning places where students can engage in robust discussions, analyze complex information, pursue investigations, and solve problems.

6. Google Wave - http://wave.google.com
Communicate and collaborate in real time. Check out my Google Wave page.

7. Blogs - www.blogger.com, http://edublogs.org, http://kidblog.org
Safe and simple blogs for your students. Check out the Blogs page!

8. Simply Box Education Edition - www.simplybox.com
Helping Teachers & Students to Harness the Web's Resources.

9. Word Clouds - http://www.wordle.net/, http://www.abcya.com/word_clouds.htm, http://www.tagxedo.com/

10. Issuu - http://issuu.com
Collect, share and publish in a format designed to make your documents look their very best.