The ICTInfusedInquiry wiki has lots of info about web 2.0 tools.

For an introduction to what web 2.0 tools are have a look at the explanation on Centre4




Free Web Tools Challenge

Twitter - read this twitter handbook to find out more

Web2go - links to many web 2.0 tools

Fotoflexer - online photo-editor

Voicethread - this page has information relating to this valuable tool for having conversations around media
Google Docs is a great way for working collaboratively. Could be used within a class or between classes or schools.
Have a look at some ideas for using shared documents here. See some examples from within the cluster.
Watch this little video to see what Google docs are.

77 great web tools

Starter sheets for a range of tools eg Delicious, Voicethread etc,

Etherpad - collaborative word document - up to 8 people editing at once

The Toolbox wiki has lots of links and info on web 2.0.

The Matamata Cluster wiki page on Web 2.0 tools


Delicious is a website where you can save all you bookmarks (favourite websites). You can access these from any computer with the internet. You need to set up your own account, some teachers like to have one account for their class and one for their personal use.

Skrbl - An easy-to-use online collaborative whiteboard
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- make word pictures from any piece of text. The more a word is used the larger it appears. =>

43 Interesting Ways to Use Wordle in the Classroom - make your own uvatar using your photo

Vokis - make a talking avatar

Youtube and TeacherTube

There are lots of resources on these two sites. You can also upload your own videos.

Flickr and Photobucket

Sites where you can upload and share your photos online.

Panoramio - Is a photo sharing tool. It allows you to upload your photos and then you can map there location on Google Earth. Your photos will then be visible to all Google Earth users. A great way to share field trips and the like with parents, colleagues etc... I have some photos of our Twin Kauri walk in Waitawheta that are up and were visible for our parents to see so they could share our journey even if they couldn't make the trip.

Glogster - online poster-maker

There is now and Education Version of Glogster which is preferable for student use

Online Whiteboard for drawing and team collaboration

A useful web2 tool, where you can capture a screen, comment and record and send in an Instant Message, Blog, or email.