Exploring Web 2.0

Web 2.0 – What is it? Why should I care? How can I use it?

by Jerry Fort (Summer Mace 2008) http://www.cchs.ccsd.k12.co.us/teacher-resources/index.html

Videos of interest

  • thewebisus.mov or thewebisusingus
  • airplane.mpg (video)
  • injuredbad.mov
  • National Geographic podcasts (excellent video quality) — example: Polar Bears, Tornadoes, Insect Candy, Lizard Wrestling
  • video – stuck on escalator (and not taking initiative to get off)

Web 2.0

Web 2.0 sites

  • Digg
  • Wikipedia
  • YouTube
  • Citizendium
  • Wikispaces, pbwiki
  • Maps
    • Google maps / Google earth
    • http:/labs.reuters.com/newsmaps — interactive live map of current news stories
    • Flickr Maps — get photos based on location
    • http://www.epodunk.com/top10/diaspora — where people went after Katrina
  • Blogs
  • Social Networks (go to Wikipedia to see list of ones available)
    • classroom 2.0 — for teachers
    • linkedin – business social network
    • facebook
    • my.9rules
    • ning – lets you create a social network
    • xanga
    • classmates.com
    • humblevoice
    • friendster
    • myyearbook
  • Video
    • Google Video
    • YouTube
    • University videos
    • Admission videos
    • Brightcove
    • Zippy Video
    • Flixya
    • Jumpcut
    • Eyespot
    • Crackle
    • Flixya
    • Vimeo
    • Photobucket
    • TeacherTube
    • zamzar.com — submit video url / get downloadable video
    • Real Player – latest version will let you download YouTube videos also
  • Beyond Video
    • hulu — full length tv shows and movies
    • Joost
    • veoh — network tv / documentaries
    • free internet tv — more international flavor
    • Photos
  • Photos
    • Picassa
    • Photobucket
    • Webshots
    • Bubbleshare
    • KodakGallery
    • Flickr
    • Shutterfly
    • SnapFish
    • KoffeePhoto
  • Online Apps
    • Zoho — Projects, Meeting, Invoice, Creator, DB & Reports, People, Business, Wiki, Planner, Chat, Writer, Sheet, Show, Notebook
    • Google Apps
    • Gliffy — Flowcharting, diagrams
    • Mindomo — free tool like Inspiration
    • Office Live Workspace (must own MS Office – possibly 2003 or greater)
  • Podcasting
    • Podcast.net
    • Podcasting news
    • Podcasting tools
    • Podscope (search engine for podcasting)
  • Communication
    • Yahoo! Messenger
    • Skype — chat / transfer files / video
    • Jabber.org
    • Aim.com
    • ICQ
    • iChat – 4 way video allowed
    • Google Talk
  • Social Bookmarking
    • Digg
    • Del.icio.us
    • reddit
    • blinklist
    • StumbleUpon
    • furl
    • spurl.net
  • Rss
  • Tags (tagCloud – visual of what site is about)
  • Second Life

What Makes a Web 2.0 Site

interactive feature

http://www.go2web20.net

http://web2.ajaxprojects.com

http://www.webware.com/heml/ww/2007.html

http://www.seomoz.org/web2.0

http://web2magazine.blogspot.com/2007/01/thanks-for-web-2.html

Web 2.0 Ideas for the Classroom

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