This nifty little website will help your pupils identify words to use in their poems taken from a theme word. Take a look at the website at http://alethe.net/words/ where you can type in your own word to generate a list for your poem! From a tweet by Russel Tarr
AnswerGarden is a web-based brainstorming tool. You pose a question into an empty “garden”, publicise your question (blog, email, tweet or just share it with your class) then watch the answers “bloom” like flowers in a garden – easy as that!
As tweeted by @carolrainbow
Good advice on considering which Web 2.0 tools you may want to try to use in the classroom.
“There are three core-components needed in effective teaching strategy.
- an outcome (what you want them to learn)
- an activity (what you going to do the help them learn it)
- evaluation (how do you know they learned it)”
Check out the latest series from Terry Freedman on Web 2.0 technologies for teachers.
What is a podcast? – This post is all about podcasting – so if you have not podcasted or don’t even know what a podcast is then check out the article HERE
What is tagging? – Another post all about tagging available HERE
Create graphical diagrams online with Cacoo at http://cacoo.com/
If you are keen to develop your own personalised learning network (pln) with web 2.0 tools then check out this blog posting from Michelle Bourgeois, Colleen Glaude and Katie Morrow.