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Welcome to our exploration of Web 2.0 Tools in the Elementary classroom. Finding the right web 2.0 tools for elementary students can sometimes be difficult. What can be adapted to meet their needs and wants? How can we best prepare them using the web? Find out the right web 2.0 tools for you to increase student achievement. As you explore our website feel free to leave comments on the bottom of each page telling us how you use these tools in your classroom.

Picnik has gone away, what should we do for photo editing?  Now you have Pixlr to help you out!  This free online tool allows for you to edit your pictures quickly and easily like never before.  Using Pixlr will help your elementary students edit photos and make their projects unique.
Turn your students into professional film makers with just a few clicks.  Animoto turns your students drawings, pictures and words into professional looking videos.  Animoto features creative commons music so your students don't have to worry about copyright and can solely focus on creating a masterpiece. 
Using the art of Bill Zimmerman your students can create fun comic strips for a variety of purposes. Along with the easy to use online creation this website is filled with teacher resources such as lesson plans and printables that can extend the learning beyond the web based assignment. Use comic creation for a variety of curriculum needs from digital storytelling to summarizing events.
    Teaching spelling and vocabulary is easy with Vocabulary SpellingCity! Students can study and learn their word lists using vocabulary and spelling learning activities and games.
  • Tripline
Take your students on a journey like never before.  With Tripline your students can dive into a map to explore geography or take your students on a lit trip that will take them on an adventure around the globe.