"There are many opportunities for teachers to use Web 2.0 technologies to amplify and extend student experiences. Many young people are already using these technologies at home for socialisation and learning, so they can bring sophisticated skills into the formal learning environment. Our challenge is to create relevant and meaningful learning activities which provide both learning outcomes and satisfying student experiences."
from: Generation Web 2.0
On her blog: “Transforming Learning” Judy explains that “the Internet was once mostly about surfing from one static Web site to another while collecting or viewing data along the way. But now users share information, collaborate on content, and converse worldwide via social-software tools.
Mind map Click on any of the terms to learn more about it.
Upload and share your PowerPoint, Keynote and OpenOffice presentations.
Record audio and video narration and attach external videos without leaving our site.
VoiceThread Use this site for collaborative storytelling or document annotation.
What is Twitter? TeacherTube
Such tools leverage the Web into a learning environment as well as an information source.
Check out these videos about WEB 2.0
Links which include information on Web 2.0 tools are orange
Interactive Whiteboard (IWB)