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Think Web 2point0

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Think Web 2.0



Web 2.0 is the term given to describe a second generation of the World Wide Web that is focused on the ability for people to collaborate and share information online.

Definition of Web 2.0 from Wikipedia

Networked Learning

My Web 2.0 Google Notebook

What in the World Wide Web is Web 2.0?



280,000 New users added to MySpace every day in Q12006 
50% Percent of registered users on YouTube.com who are under 20 years old.

70% Percent of Moms online in social networking and community sites.
13% Percent of MySpace users who are moms
72%Percent of Home U.S. Internet Access via Broadband
2 to 1 Mobile devices outnumber desktops
68% Percent of teens who have mobile phones.
62% Percent of teens who text message using those phones.
230 The number of days in which it takes the blogosphere to double. 


Introducing the Book


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Web 2.0 allows for “passion-based” learning
Web 2.0 allows for the creation of ad-hoc learning communities
Web 2.0 creates exciting new learning opportunities
Web 2.0 empowers students
Web 2.0 empowers teachers
Web 2.0 improves student achievement through the use of technology
Web 2.0 promotes group learning and staff collaboration
Web 2.0 provides for easy information sharing and content creation
Web 2.0 has a low barrier to entry



Web 2.0 in Education

Web 2.0 Shambles List

Judy Brown

New Tools for Learning: Workshop Resources

Top 25 Web 2.0 Search Engines

Web 2.0 for the Classroom Teacher


Web 2.0 Mashup Matrix

100+ Web 2.0 Ideas for Educators: A Guide to RSS and More

My del.icio.us links for Web 2.0

Apples for the Teacher Workshop





Watch Video:  Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us


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Vaestro - Vaestro is audio forum software that you can use on your website for free. Talk to your friends, host interactive podcasts, or use it like an audio blog. With Vaestro, everyone has a chance to speak and be heard.

YackPack - YackPack provides the simplest way for people to communicate online.  Designed by Dr. BJ Fogg of Stanford University, YackPack’s patented interface helps you cut through the clutter of email, VOIP, and instant messaging clients so you can finally communicate effectively with your team, class, family, or group. 

Gcast - Gcast is run by the same people that run GarageBand.com. Our goal with GarageBand is to redefine how music is discovered and promoted. Our goal with Gcast is to make personal broadcasting simple. In pursuing these goals we hope to democratize both music and media.



Skype -  a peer-to-peer Internet telephony network

Yahoo Messenger -  a popular advertisement-supported instant messaging client and protocol provided by Yahoo!.

Springdoo - is a free service that lets you say it easier with video.



If A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words, What Is A Video Worth?


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Photo Sharing

Flickr - online photo management and sharing application

Photo Sharing with Flickr - wiki page with flickr projects created with third party tools

Xanga - website that hosts weblogs, photoblogs, and social networking profiles

BubbleShare -turn your digital media quickly and easily into highly interactive, Social Presentations™



RSS in Plain English


Video Sharing

TeacherTube - an online community for sharing instructional videos

Jumpcut  - a free website that provides video editing and hosting services



PBwiki - free easy-to-use wiki farm with free public and private wikis

SeedWiki - wiki farm with free basic wikis

WikiSpaces - wiki farm with free public wikis

Social Bookmarking

del.icio.us - primarily used to store your bookmarks online, access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere

Furl - save & retrieve web pages from anywhere, social bookmarks



Using del.icio.us


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Social Networking

Did you know?  The First Social Networking site was Classmates.com

Wikipedia list of notable social networking websites


Ning - the only online service where you can create, customize, and share your own social network.


Young Children

Whyville - Whyville was launched in 1999 as a virtual city for engaging young people in constructive educational activities while promoting socially responsible behavior. The citizens of Whyville interact with each other while participating in activities that range from science and math to art, civics, and economics. Examples include science simulations in angular momentum, art activities like designing your own avatar and visiting the Getty Museum, writing for the town newspaper, playing multiplayer games such as checkers, and treasure hunts that take you around the globe.


Club Penguin - Despite Club Penguin’s popularity, its founders continue to focus on the three key areas: fun, safety and service. The Club Penguin world is updated every week and most of the company’s resources go into making Club Penguin safer than ever. Eighty per cent of Club Penguin’s staff is made up of safety personnel and moderators, many of whom are also parents.



MySpace- MySpace is an online community where teens can share photos, journals and interests with their network of mutual friends.


Teen Second Life - Teen Second Life is an international gathering place for teens 13-17 to make friends and to play, learn and create. In Second Life, teens can create and customize a digital self called an "avatar," fly through an ever-changing 3D landscape, chat and socialize with other teens from all over the world, and build anything from skyscrapers to virtual vehicles. It’s more than a videogame and much more than an Internet chat program – it’s a boundless world of surprise and adventure that encourages teens to work together and use their imaginations.


Young Adults 

Facebook - a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.

Friendster - a leading global social network emphasizing genuine friendships and the discovery of new people through friends.


Free Software

FreeMind - free mind mapping software

Hot Potatoes - six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web

Free Serif Software - Cool Photos, Documents, Websites, Funky Art & 3-D worlds


Creative Commons

 What is copyright?


What is Creative Commons Licensing?


Creative Commons Website






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