Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tool 5

Tool 5- Web 2.0
Wordle: I really like this image generator. I created a wordle below. I like how the wordle highlights the words or phrases used most often. I would like to see a wordle accompany the research paper that the 8th graders complete. I think it would make the writing experience more meaningful as students can see the important pieces of their work.




Glogster: I like Glogster since it allows the students to integrate various web 2.0 tools into one project.

Here is a link to a Glogster project that I have used with my students in the past. It uses Big Huge Labs, Wordle, Bookr, SlideRoll, YouTube, Animoto, and various web 2.0 tools.

http://landrummslibrary.wikispaces.com/8th+Grade+Social+Studies+Glogster

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