Consider Implementing Web 2.0
If you're looking for tools that are accessible no matter what type of device students are using - computers, tablets, smartphones, or iPods - then these tools may be for you. Click on each and you'll find a video tutorial and implementation ideas for any classroom.
Students can have virtual conversations using their Internet browser. Open a room for class discussion or have small group conversations in multiple rooms. I recommend that you as the teacher set up the rooms so you can monitor the activity. This can be a very powerful forum for online collaboration.
A free online website builder, Weebly is a great platform for building your classroom website. One account gives you 10 websites, so your students can collaborate to build sites, too. What a great way to publish project-based learning!
GoogleDocs (Coming Soon)
Students can create a variety of assignments using their Google Drive account. From word processing documents, to forms, to presentations, this is an excellent place for students to complete assignments. You can even create templates to have them copy and modify.
Both an app and an online video creation site, students can create movie using a series of photos and captions in conjunction with preloaded animation and music.
This online word collage tool lets students input text and create personalized collages.
An online learning management system, Edmodo is perfect for safe, academic social networking. Students can respond to assignments posted by teachers, collaborate with
Using this tool, students can respond to questions posed by the teacher during instruction, complete short exercises or exit tickets, and more. Socrative works with any web-enabled device.