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Atomic Learning "Atomic Learning provides web-based software training for more than 110 applications students and educators use everyday. Our short, easy-to-view-and-understand tutorials are an integral part of a professional development program, a valuable curriculum supplement, and an anytime/anywhere training resource."
The 23 Things Tutorial from a blog entitled Classroom Learning by the California Library Association comes a tutorial that takes the reader through all things Web 2.0.
Classroom 2.0 is a social networking site for educators and is where educators can discuss and find information on using 2.0 in their classrooms. There are discussion groups, experts who are available for answering questions, forums, news, resources, and videos.
Commoncraft provides video explanations of 2.0 "in plain English using short, unique and understandable videos in a format we call Paperworks".
Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. Tell your story now digitally.
Google for Educators Discussion Group Google isn't just a search engine! Google has created many tools that are of use to and for educators. This discussion group is a great place to find out how other educators are using them in their classrooms. Google tools for educators include: book search, Google Earth, maps, calculator, news, iGoogle (personalized home page), blogger, calendar, Google Lit Trips, Google Reader (for keeping track of your blogs), currency conversion, Google Docs & Spreadsheets, page creator, Picasa, SketchUp, translation, Google Apps Education Edition, and Google Notebook. To find all of the things that Google has to offer in one easy place go to: Simply Google.
Google Education: Teaching and Learning Innovation is a PowerPoint presentation created by an educator who does seminars on 2.0. Here you will discover all the ways that Google has integrated itself into education.
Learning 2.1 From the The 23 Things Tutorial comes a blog created by some of the people who were in the original group to use the Tutorial. Different members become "guides" who list 2.0 sites that they have discovered and then list an exercise for teachers using these sites. Suggestion: Go through the archives for some great resources!
Shambles in SE Asia is a treasure trove of 2.0 resources and is collected by an international librarian for international schools around the world.
Shedding Light on Web 2.0 Wiki from Kathy Schrock with a list of links for explanations of 2.0 plus links to applications.
TeachersFirst Edge TeachersFirst is a website that provides links for curriculum and professional development. This portion of their site is an alphabetical listing of 2.0 tools and how to use them in the classroom.
TILT Teachers Improving Learning through Technology blog with links to videos that demonstrate 2.0 applications and tools with links to the applications and tools. Videos are available as Google video, Windows Media or through iTunes.
Web 2.0 in Education from the Shambles international website for educators and here you will find a list of ways that 2.0 is being integrated into the classroom by educators across the US and around the world.
Created by Linda DeVore
Last Updated Sunday, January 05, 2014