Archive for the 'Web 2.0 tools' Category
Listed in Time’s 50 Best Websites of 2008, Searchme is an “engine that displays results not in the usual text-list format (that’s so Google), but as a slick image gallery of actual Web pages you can flip through and filter results by topic.” Below is a search of “Ken Robinson”.
There has been lots of discussion about realising student participation in the edublogosphere in the past year. Driven be a belief that students “should be participating in our edublogger conversations on an equal footing, as equal partners”, Clay Burrell and others have helped students set up Student 2.0, a blog that is “administered, designed, edited, [...]
Joyce Valenza, of School Library Journal, has linked to heaps of visual tools. In Part 1: Flagrant Disregard’s Flickr tools for creating book covers and movie posters, Spell with Flickr, Graffiti Creator and comic strip generator ToonDoo. My favourite by far is the Hockneyizer, where you can create a unique photo collage in the style [...]
History is one of my passions in life, but I’ve never found timelines very interesting activities. This could all change with xtimeline, which helps you create a timeline on any subject and multiple users can add information and still images to an ongoing project. You can set up privacy settings to moderate who can contribute, [...]
WikiMindMap produces a mindmap view of Wikipedia content. According to the developers, it “is a tool to browse easily and efficiently in Wiki content, inspired by the mindmap technique. Wiki pages in large public wikis, such as wikipedia, have become rich and complex documents. Thus, it is not allways straight forward to find the information [...]
Mashable has created an incredible list of video tools. There are more than 150 links to a whole range of video resources including live video, online video how-to, online video editors, online video converters, video sharing, video hosting, video organization and management, vidcasts & vlogging, video mashups, mobile video apps, video search and online TV.
Another great video from thecommoncraft show. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/-dnL00TdmLY" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]
This is a great, three-minute video from the Common Craft Show that explains what RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is and how and why you should use it. If you switch to Flock as your web browser, you can avoid Step 2, which tells you how to set up a reader or aggregator (e.g. Google Reader, [...]
“Flock is an amazing new web browser that makes it easier to share media and connect to other people online. Share photos, automatically stay up-to-date with new content from your favorite sites, and search the Web with the most advanced Search Toolbar available today.” I have been using a web browser (Safari or Firefox) called [...]