Web 2.0 and Open Source Resources
Web 2.0/Open Source Resources are invaluable tools! Click on the icons below to go to various Web 2.0 websites.
Edmodo is a social networking website designed by educators for education. This site is free and provides teachers and students access to communicate about lesson topics and group discussions both inside and outside of the classroom. Teachers can use group pages to organize classes, post quizzes for students to take on the website, record grades and award badges to students for topics. Students can also participate in polls, as well as comment on their answers. All parties can access the website from any computer, tablet or smart phone.
For More Information on Edmodo click on the video below to see some of the benefits that Edmodo has to offer!
Moodle is a course management system and virtual learning environment that is free to educators. Here teachers can use this site to enhance education and create a virtual classroom that can be accessed inside and outside of the classroom!
KidBlog is a safe way to allow students to use blogs for educational use. Teachers can easily set student accounts up for each student at no charge! If you are looking at blogs as an educational tool, but were worried about safety, this is the answer to your problem!
Animoto is an online presentation software that allows students to create presentations and share at the click of a button.
Aviary is a safe and secure Web 2.0 source that allows students to edit photos, create videos and create other media. This website is free and only requires an account to be set up. For more information on Aviary Education check out the video below!