Innovation and Entrepreneurship/Tools
This page contains a number of useful links to the Web 2.0 tools and social media tools that can be used in teaching, presentations, collaboration and communication activities.
Common Craft is a small company building a library of educational videos that can be licensed for use in classrooms, on Learning Management Systems, Intranets and on websites. The Common Craft website contains short and simple videos in plain English that explain social media and web 2.0 tools in an interesting way.
OpenOffice.org 3 is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all the data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose. This is an interesting tool for a wide variety of usage in education.
3.Kathy Schrock guide page
The Kathy Schrock guide page contains an extensive list of Web 2.0 tools with brief descriptions of use. Her Diigo list of Web 2.0 tools is also very useful to know and understand hundreds of free and easy to use tools.
4.Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies (C4LPT)
C4LPT is one of the most visited learning sites on social media and technology. It contains a number of free resources on social media tools for working and learning. The Directory Of Learning Tools has over 2,000 Tools For Learning - for schools, colleges, universities and the workplace. The Top 100 tools for learning provides descriptions of the tools and ranks them based on voting by professionals.
5. Cool Tools for Schools
Cool Tools for Schools is an excellent wiki page that has information on interesting Web 2.0 tools that can be used for various class room activities. It gives a list of tools for each category such as presentation, collaboration, research, videos, slide shows, music, maps, graphs etc,.