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 Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016 – So Far). I also sometimes include tech tools or articles about them that might not exactly fit the definition of Web 2.0 (look for the year-end addition of that “Best” list later this month):
Word Gain is a new language-learning site. It seems to have some potential. However, it only lets you add words that you already know and want to study. There don’t appear to have any pre-made lists users can access. Until they create that ability, you’re much better off trying one of the tools on The Best Tools To Make Online Flashcards list.
Minecraft: Education Edition officially launches is an article from TechCrunch.
BeatLab seems like a very accessible way to create and share lots of different kinds of music. Thanks to Richard Byrne for the tip. I’m adding it to The Best Online Sites For Creating Music, which I just updated and revised.