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This Week In Web 2.0

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'Web 2.0 paljastaa' photo (c) 2011, Janne Ansaharju - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/

 

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 50 Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2017). I also sometimes include tech tools or articles about them that might not exactly fit the definition of Web 2.0:

Comparing GIF Creation Options is from Jake Miller. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On GIFs — Please Contribute More.

10 Mistakes I Made Publishing My eBook, and How You Can Do it Better is from Make A Living Writing. I’m adding it to So, You Want To Write A Book? Here’s The Best Advice….

You can annotate any webpage with Genius:

Put genius.it/ in front of any URL to annotate and read other Genius annotations on any page on the Internet. You don’t need to download anything!

It’s super-easy, but I have previously written about problems with Genius – see Rap Genius Expands Service, Changes Name, Adds Education Features – I’d Still Be Surprised If Teachers Use It.

I learned about this annotation tool from 8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples by Shelly Terrell.

Even with those issues, I’ll still add it to Best Applications For Annotating Websites because of its ease of use.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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