• bloom2.0

                                                 Web 2.0 Tools

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    Image and Animation ToolsVideo Creation ToolsWebsite Creation Tools
    Presentation Tools Collaboration ToolsDrawing/Charting/Mapping Tools
    Social Networking ToolsSocial Bookmarking ToolsMiscellaneous Tools

     

    Image and Animation Tools

    Aviary
    Suite of powerful online creation tools for images, vectors, audio, and more!

    pixlr
    Advanced online image editor (similar to Photoshop).

    picjuice
    Simple online photo editor – crop, resize, flip, rotate, and adjust

    DoInk
    Create flash animations and vector graphics.

    LooGix
    Create gif animations with your own photos.

    FotoFlexer
    Advanced online photo editor – apply effects easily!

     

    Video Creation Tools

    xtranormal
    Text-to-movie online producer

    GoAnimate
    Make your own animated characters and direct your own cartoons.

    KerPoof
    Create flash animations and vector graphics.

    Animoto
    Create gif animations with your own photos.

    Masher
    Advanced online photo editor – apply effects easily!

    vuvox
    Upload photos, videos, and music to create a collage that's dynamic, interactive, and panoramic.

    BubblePLY
    Add text bubbles to any video and post it anywhere!

     

    Website Creation Tools

    WIX
    Simply drag and drop to create a flash website – no programming!

    weebly
    Create a website and blog with drag and drop interface.

    Bloust
    Create your own teacher website – easy to use!

    Google Sites
    Build a collaborative website quickly and easily.

     

    Presentation Tools

    Glogster EDU
    Create your own custom "Glog" poster with text, images, music, links, and videos.

    Prezi
    Make presentations cool with this zoomerang editor.

    Slideshare
    Upload and share presentations; add audio to make it a webinar.

    authorSTREAM
    Alternative to Slideshare

     

    Collaboration Tools

    stixy
    Create tasks, appointments, files, photos, notes, and bookmarks on your Stixyboard

    wallwisher
    An online notice-board maker; great for word walls.

    phuser
    Personal message boards and private shared discussion spaces.

    ScribLink
    An online whiteboard that you can save or send to others

    voicethread
    Collaborative, multimedia slideshow that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to leave voice comments

    Writeboard
    Shareable, web-based text documents that allows you to roll back to any version

    Google Docs
    Create, share, and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings .

    PB Works
    Encourage student-centered learning and resource sharing with educational workspaces.

    Edmodo
    A social learning network for teachers, students, and parents.

     

    Drawing/Charting/Mapping Tools

    gliffy
    Create professional-quality flowcharts, diagrams, floor plans, and more!

    DigiColor
    A fun online coloring tool . . . perfect for the Promethean ActivBoard!

    KerPoof
    Doodle Pad, Make a Picture, Make a Drawing

    ScribbleMaps
    Scribble on Google Maps. Great for Social Studies!

    xTimeline
    Create interactive timelines with text, audio, and video.

    ChartGo
    Create charts quickly and easily.

    Create-a-Graph
    Perfect for young students to easily create and change graphs.

     

    Social Networking Tools

    Togetherville
    Fun, safe social site where kids under 10 can play games, create art, and learn new things, with you and people you know and trust there to supervise.

    Whyville
    Virtual world all about having fun with science.

    Teen Second Life
    3D Virtual world designed for teenagers.

     

    Social Bookmarking Tools

    weblist
    Social listing site that allows users to create smart lists from URLs, Photos, Music, Videos, Documents and Files.

    fur.ly
    Shorten multiple URLs into one!

    schoo-noodle
    Online social bookmarking community made exclusively for K-12 educators – all your resources in one place.

    portaportal
    A web-based bookmarking utility that lets you store links to your favorite websites online.

    delicious
    A social web social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks.

    diigo
    Research, share, and collaborate with this powerful research tool and knowledge-sharing community.

     

    Miscellaneous

    Dropbox
    Store, sync, and, share files online…perfect for transferring files between school and home.

    Wordle
    Generates “word clouds” fromtext that you provide

    WordSift
    Quickly identify important words that appear in the text and shows terms in Visual Thesaurus and related Google Images

    Witty Comics
    Create a comic!