*Favorite Web 2.0 Tools*

Wikis & Blogs

Wikispaces

Ward Cunningham the father of the Wiki could have named his collaborative invention quick-web. Instead, he chose a far more imaginative name influenced by an Hawaiian airport shuttle bus called The WikiWiki Shuttle.” He wanted a fast and easy web page anyone could create.



Help for teachers

Teacher/Librarian

English classroom example

Getting tricky with wikis

Web 2.0 Cool Tools for Schools

Keeping up with Web 2.0


Blogs otherwise known as "web logs".

Blogspot

A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy

Glogster

A blog that is also a poster.

Edublog

Great for teachers and students

http://edublogs.org/features/

They say:

  • Easy, quick, secure and reliable

  • Dedicated pro support included

  • Create and manage student blogs

  • Upload a massive 5GB of media

  • No advertising on up to 30 blogs

  • Enjoy premium themes and plugins