Welcome to the “Web 2.0 Tools Smorgasbord”
Please help yourself to as many tools as you would like. Hopefully you will find some favorites that you will be able to use in the future with your students. If you have other favorites not listed here, please place them on wths-cff.wikispaces.com - Favorite Links page.

Research/writing

www.plagiarismdetect.com – copy or upload papers to see if plagiarism may be a problem
https://secure.delicious.com – your Internet favorites available anywhere you have a connection (not just on one PC!)

Creative

www.toondoo.com – create your own cartoons
www.glogster.com/edu - a new way to have students create posters that are totally interactive
www.wordle.net – graphic representation of the use of words in a writing
http://www.befunky.com/ - funkify photos
http://www.voki.com/ - make an avatar
http://readwritethink.org/materials/trading_cards/ -create your own character trading cards

Presentation

http://animoto.com/education - Upload photos, select or upload music and let animoto create a perfectly timed 30 second video for you!
http://www.slideshare.net/ - the easy way to share your presentations.

Concept Mapping

http://mywebspiration.com/?source=landing_page – a graphical way to show your students what they will be learning

Review

www.murray.k12.ga.us/teacher/kara%20leonard/Mini%20T%27s/Games/Games.htm - download files to use in class to create games for review!

Social Networking

www.twitter.com – collaborate with other teachers anywhere!
www.ning.com – create your own social network for use with your colleagues, etc.

Polling/Surveys

www.polldaddy.com - quick surveys and polls
www.surveygizmo.com - embeddable
polleverywhere.com - you can create a poll that can be used with cellphone text messages
Click here to try a poll on the web, come back and see the results.
You can use your cellphone to text your response as shown below, too.
NOTE: if you are trying to access this within CSD, you will need to click on the CONTINUE tab for WebSense and then select your back browser arrow before the responses will show or to vote using your cellphone. Clicking on the last link shown above (here) will take you to the proper WebSense screen.

Create your own sms poll at Poll Everywhere

Sites from the PW! Some of these sites require students to have an e-mail address.
bookgoo
docstoc
jibjab
scribd
diigo
pixton
zipskinny
flixxy