In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth , I’ve recently begin a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” (you might also be interested in The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2013):
Curriculet lets teachers assign what appears to be books in the public domain (though I might be wrong on that) and embed quizzes and questions into them. Here’s a video about it:
Curriculet Overview Demo from Curriculet on Vimeo.
I’m adding it to The Best Sites That Students Can Use Independently And Let Teachers Check On Progress.
Function Carnival is a new site that lets you set-up virtual classes, have students watch videos, and then have them create graphs based on what they see. I don’t really understand it, but it looks cool, Dan Meyer helped create it (which means it has to be good), and you can read more about it here. I’m adding it to The Best MATH Sites That Students Can Use Independently And Let Teachers Check On Progress.
33 Digital Tools for Advancing Formative Assessment in the Classroom is from The Northwest Evaluation Association. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Formative Assessment.
Storehouse looks like a neat “visual storytelling” app for the iPad. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users.