This page will present Web 2.0 tool tutorials presented on different blogs, wikis or nings. For more information about ways to incorporate technology and project based learning into your teaching, check out ACE Connectors wiki.


If you are not familiar with Free Technology for Teachers, this is a MUST for the latest on web 2.0 tools in easy to understand language and application ideas related to K-12 education. The Components of an effective Web 2.0 Classroom resource is a PDF file that may be of interest.





Tutorials:

How-to on Animoto and Voice-Thread- Animoto allows you to make a video quickly using images, music, and more. VoiceThread is amazing and great place for students to share their work and receive comments back from others. VoiceThread is a great tool to use for VTS - Visual Thinking Strategies and to discuss visual images.
How-to for Blogs - There are a variety of free applications for creating a blog and they are discussed in this tutorial.
How-to for Drop.io - Drop.io is a way to create and share files, media and more.
How-to Build a Website- This tutorial uses Yoli
How-to for Wikispaces - You are currently on wikispaces. If you want to create your own wiki, here is a place to do so!
  • This K12wikipresentationpresents what a wiki is and her experiences of using one for over a year in her classroom.
  • Here is the K12wiki, Wiki Grading Rubric, and notes/handouts mentioned in the presentation.
  • Click on the WIKI CLASSROOM and PROJECT EXAMPLES tab to the right for other examples of how teachers are using wikis in their instructional practices.

Quizzes and Online tests
Creating an Online quiz or test with Google Forms