Collaborating and Other Web Tools for the Classroom

In this section, I have included links and descriptions for websites and programs that allow for classroom collaboration and exploration of ideas and concepts.

  • Google Docs: Allows students to create and share work online and access documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys, and more from any computer. This is also great to use on writing that focuses on revision, because there is a feature that allows you to see revisions over time.

  • Nota: Allows students to mash their ideas and media together with others in a dynamic whiteboard wiki. Using photos, videos, and other web content students can instantly create brainstorms, presentations, scrapbooks, and enjoy an interactive chat with more than 50 collaborators.

  • Animoto: This is an online program that takes a combination of text, images, and video and turns it into a music-video like presentation.

  • Storyjumper: A program that allows students to create a children's book online.