Technology's role in schools has evolved from a contained computer class into a tool that's changing how we demonstrate concepts, assign projects and assess progress. (glad to see gaming got a mention: 8 Ways Technology Is Improving Education http://t.co/WDE7WXz via @mashabletech @mashable)
Social media is fast becoming an ecosystem of mobile and web apps. From business and enterprise tools to social games to personal and service based (RT@JoannaLord Awesome post! Lots of great ones on here!Top 15 New Social Media Apps of 2010 http://sofre.sh/gnWbAy cc @danmartell @rowfeeder)
SongHi - The Music Game to Fame. SongHi.com is a fun and engaging social music making game aimed at music lovers. Players can easily make their own music and interact with real life artists - check out the latest competition and win great prizes!
Udemy is a website that enables anyone to teach and learn online. Udemy tries to democratize online education by making it fast, easy and free to create online courses. Udemy is an open platform, so anyone can build an online course by posting videos, presentations, writing articles, or hosting live virtual classroom sessions.
iOS/Android: Education on-the-go is now easier thanks to Khan Academy's mobile application. KhanApp is a mobile webapp that offers a full-fledged application experience around your favorite Khan Academy videos.
This is a collection of usefull web 2.0 and social media applications for anyone in education. I have tried them all and I have seen the potential in them. Now it is up to you and your imagination to use them in your teaching or when studying!
I add new tools often so check back for new additions to this ever growing map of what the web has to offer.
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