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A topic about new, changing, or even older Web 2.0 tools that educators could use for teaching both in the classroom or with online, elearning for higher education or high school
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Web Tools for Teachers by Type - LiveBinder

Web 2.0 tools organized by type/task....New links here as of 5/2012

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Infographics and charts - interactive data visualization | Infogr.am

Infographics and charts - interactive data visualization | Infogr.am | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Infogr.am is a super-simple tool for data visualization - creation of interactive infographics and charts...
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Slide.ly Free Photo Slideshow online, awesome slide show maker with photos and music!

Slide.ly™ ★ Instant Social Slideshows! ★ Create amazing free video slideshows with your photos and music in seconds! Fun to make and Easy to share on Facebook, Twitter or publish anywhere!
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Mac, iPhone and iPad apps by CreativeApplications.Net

Mac, iPhone and iPad apps by CreativeApplications.Net | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Apps.CreativeApplications.Net is a site dedicated to the collection of Apps for Mac, iPhone and iPad created by artists around the globe and published by CreativeApplications.Net. Our aim is to inspire, innovate and challenge the norm by creating applications that question our relationship to technology and personal devices. The applications you see below are the first of many to come. If you are an artist/developer and interested in working with us, please get in touch

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Reach Every Child - Welcome!

Reach Every Child - Welcome! | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Welcome to Reach Every Child
Horace Mann and nationally recognized teacher, Alan Haskvitz, developed this site of educational resources for teachers and students. It includes lesson plans to make reaching students and using technology easier. Learn more about the site.

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Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms

Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Specialists in the field of genetics share their descriptions of terms, and many terms include images, animation and links to related terms. A quiz is also included.
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Free video lectures,Free Animations, Free Lecture Notes, Free Online Tests, Free Lecture Presentations

Free video lectures,Free Animations, Free Lecture Notes, Free Online Tests, Free Lecture Presentations | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
video lectures on physics,biology,chemistry,maths,computer science,engineering,medical,dentistry,accounting and management,literature,law,economics,philosophy,Communication,Astronomy,Science Animations,Lecture Notes,Lecture Presentations,Online Test...
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Tech Talk for Teachers: Jux--Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Tech Talk for Teachers: Jux--Easy as 1, 2, 3! | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

You know what they say. "A picture is worth a thousand words." But suppose the message you intend to deliver requires a thousand and one, or two, or twenty words. Now you need an effective way to combine pictures and words. Not to worry--just think Jux.

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40 Tutorials for Outstanding Text Effects in Illustrator | Webdesigner Depot

40 Tutorials for Outstanding Text Effects in Illustrator | Webdesigner Depot | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Fuzzy, sketchy, bubbly, viscous, sleek, shiny, retro, futuristic: you can do it all in Adobe Illustrator.
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Resources and Downloads for Online Learning

Resources and Downloads for Online Learning | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Turnaround Kid: Tessa Beaver, left, says zoology was her favorite course with the Idaho Digital Learning Academy, shown at right.
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Ten Ideas for Exercises in the Virtual Classroom — Web Conference Guru

Ten Ideas for Exercises in the Virtual Classroom — Web Conference Guru | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
If you have either attended or facilitated training in a virtual classroom you know that maintaining a high level of interactivity is key to keeping participants engaged.  Here are ten ideas for exercises to try in your next virtual classroom...
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5 Things You Need To Know About The Chromebook | Edudemic

5 Things You Need To Know About The Chromebook | Edudemic | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Google Chromebook is on the way (coming in June), and it’s seeking to change the way you think about computers.

Chromebook is a essentially a laptop computer that runs Google’s proprietary web browser, Chrome as its operating system. This makes it simple, fast, cloud-based, and inexpensive to buy and maintain. In terms of features and software, that’s the end of the story.

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DIY

DIY | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
A community of kids who make, learn new skills, use technology constructively, begin a lifelong adventure of curiosity, and spend time offline, too.
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Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling - Trayvon Martin case

Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling - Trayvon Martin case | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. The shooting and its aftermath have continued to make national news. This is the story.
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Instructor Presence in the Online Class – Key to Learner Success

Instructor Presence in the Online Class – Key to Learner Success | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

"Instructor presence in the online environment can be elusive as a shadow – it’s one dimensional, monochromatic and takes on various forms depending upon the point of view. Yet, instructor presence in online learning communities is vital to ‘complete learning’.... In the virtual environment the instructor needs to be ‘real’, 3-dimensional, have a personality, be the subject matter expert and as if this isn’t enough, help the student achieve the learning goals in this virtual space."


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Ebook toolkit: Easy-to-Use Applications for Creating Your Own — The Digital Shift

Ebook toolkit: Easy-to-Use Applications for Creating Your Own — The Digital Shift | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it

Technology has changed what it means to be an author and how people can discover your work. Today, anyone with a computer and Internet access can create an ebook, which is great news for schools. Now teachers and students can build their own reference works, and young authors can publish their stories and share them with the world.

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Here comes Yahoo's own Web browser -- Axis

Here comes Yahoo's own Web browser -- Axis | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
Yahoo's search group attempts to take control of its destiny by launching its own browser. Surprise: It's good. Read this blog post by Rafe Needleman on Internet & Media.
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Lovely Charts | Diagram software

Lovely Charts is an online diagramming application that allows you to create professional looking diagrams, such as flowcharts, sitemaps, organisation charts, wireframes, and many more... For free.
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Top 10 Online and Virtual Worlds for Kids

Top 10 Online and Virtual Worlds for Kids | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
From fantasy games to car games, war games and sci-fi- or superhero-themed outings, today’s virtual worlds offer endless choice.
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Top 7 Online Screen Sharing Sites

Top 7 Online Screen Sharing Sites | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
GotoWebinar, GotoMeeting, and Webex are great sites and tools for doing online conferences, training, webinars, and screen sharing but they are not FREE.  I have and continue to use these platforms f...
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iPad & iPhone Music App Review: Hokusai Audio Editor

iPad & iPhone Music App Review: Hokusai Audio Editor | New Web 2.0 tools for education | Scoop.it
In-depth review of the powerful music app Hokusai Audio Editor from Wooji Juice for iPad or iPhone...
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