'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’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). I also sometimes include tech tools that might not exactly fit the definition of Web 2.0:

Chatterpix is an app for the iPhone/iPad that:

…can make anything talk — pets, friends, doodles, and more. Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Then share your Pix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, creative cards, or even fancy book reports. And best of all, it’s FREE!

I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English and to The Best Sites For Beginning iPhone Users Like Me.

Zaption looks like a useful tool for creating interactive videos for students. Here’s a video describing it:

I’m adding it to A Potpourri Of The Best & Most Useful Video Sites.

Chalkup provides a classroom “dashboard” to share assignments and student work. I’m assuming it will be short-lived with Google recently unveiling their own similar tool, but it’s probably worth a look. Here’s a video about it:

Google Drive Basics for the Complete Beginner and Some Recommended Apps is a very useful post.