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This Week In Web 2.0

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In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” (you might also be interested in The Twenty-Five Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2017 – So Far). I also sometimes include tech tools or articles about them that might not exactly fit the definition of Web 2.0:

Goose Chase is an app for creating real-life “scavenger hunts.”  It looks intriguing, though I’m not entirely clear how useful it is.  They have an education-related page with lots of school-related examples and templates.

WebRoom lets you create free onine video and audio online meetings for up to eight people at a time. You can learn more about it at Richard Byrne’s blog. I’m adding it to The Best Online Tools For Real-Time Collaboration.

Speaking of Richard, I also read in his great blog about a new ClassTools…tool for creating online games challenging students to put historical events in the correct order. It’s called Play Dates Right. ClassTools is on The “All-Time” Best 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners list.

Zipnote is an an intriguing site that provides templates for online note-taking and then automatically turns them into a system for studying. Here’s a video about how it works:

Zipnote Beta from Zipnote Beta on Vimeo.

You might also be interested in The Best Resources On Effective Note-Taking Strategies – Help Me Find More.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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