Useful Web 2.0 Tools


A good summary of Web 2.0 tools of all kinds: Kathy Schrock’s Web 2.0 Tools
Presentation Tools
Alternative to PowerPoint for presentations: Prezi
Easy video slideshows: Animoto
Online voice-over slideshows: Voicethread
Create word clouds in Wordle or Tagxedo
Free mind-mapping program: Bubbl.us
Virtual posters: Glogster
Create web-based timelines: Timeglider
Virtual storytelling: Capzles
Online Comic & Graphics Creators
Create animated videos: Go animate
Create cartoons and cartoon books: ToonDoo
Make your own animated comics online: Stage’D
Create talking images: Blabberize (works better in Firefox)
Create talking avatars: Voki (also works better in Firefox)
Collaboration Tools
Collaborative workspace: Type With Me or Wiggio
Digital bookmarking: Delicious or Diigo
Create and share documents online with GoogleDocs
Digital bulletin board (collaboration tool): Wallwisher (now Padlet)
Wikis: Wikispaces or PBWorks
Video conferencing: Skype (must download program)
Miscellaneous
Online assessment tool: Poll Everwhere
Blog feed aggregator: Google Reader
Catalog your books online with Goodreads, LibraryThing or Shelfari
Photo sharing: Flickr
Scheduling tool (online polling): Doodle
Email blast tool: Remind101
Create your own quizzes using YouTube clips: Blubbr