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The following Web 2.0 tools will help you show what you have learned. Check with your teacher to make sure that the tool you choose is appropriate for your purposes.

Tool Link Description Tutorial or Help Link
Tech Tool Flow Chart A flow chart to help you decide which technology too to use!
animoto Create a free 30 second web quality video with a background, images, words and music. You must sign up to use this tool. You may not use backgrounds that have the "PRO" symbol on them. http://animoto.com/#how-animoto-works
audacity Audacity is a free, easy-to-use and multilingual audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to record live audio, edit sound files, cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording and more! This link gets you to the download page. http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Category:Tutorial





Comic Creator http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/comic/




bib
Create a citation page (bibliography) in MLA format. You can also get citation help on this site. http://www.easybib.com/help/intro















Jefferson County Public schools provides an e-mail account for all students to use for school purposes. Students may use this account to communicate with teachers and peers, transfer files from home to school or register for other on-line tools (like Prezi). Access by clicking G-Mail on the Jeffco Google Apps resources page.
http://learn.googleapps.com/gmail
 docsGoogle Docs



Like Microsoft Word, but you don't have to buy it and your can share your documents and collaborate with your peers and teacher on-line. Click on Google Docs/Drive on Jeffco Google Apps resource page.
https://support.google.com/drive/?hl=en&p=doclist_help_home
google Google Presentation


Like Power Point, but you don't have to buy it and your can share your presentation and collaborate with your peers and teacher on-line. Click on Google Docs/Drive on Jeffco Google Apps resource page. From their you can choose to create or edit a presentation.
https://support.google.com/drive/search?hl=en&query=presentation

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Google Spreadsheet


Like Excel, but you don't have to buy it and your can share your spreadsheet and collaborate with your peers and teacher on-line. Click on Google Docs/Drive on Jeffco Google Apps resource page. From their you can choose to create or edit a spreadsheet.
https://support.google.com/drive/search?hl=en&query=spreadsheet
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Google Form


Create a survey and gather results on-line. Click on Google Docs/Drive on Jeffco Google Apps resource page. From their you can choose to create, edit, publish or collect the results from a Google form.
https://support.google.com/drive/search?hl=en&query=form



Create a "documentary" style presentation Microsoft's Photo Story is a free Windows program that lets you create audiovisual presentations out of your photos and images. You can quickly crop, rotate, and edit your pictures; personalize them with captions and titles; and add sound effects, narration, and background music. Photo Story saves your presentations as WMV files you can play on your PC. This link gets you to the download site.
http://www.schooltube.com/video/e63ee182f74e098c72fd/
picasa


Create web albums of your pictures. Upload, edit, crop or add effects to your pictures for presentation. You will need to log into the program using your Jeffco Google username and password.
https://support.google.com/picasa/answer/157000?hl=en
wordle


Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.
http://www.slideshare.net/lizfotheringham/how-to-create-a-wordle
vocaroo


Record your voice to add a personal touch to your presentation or give feedback to a partner.
http://vocaroo.com/?help
voki


Present via an animated avatar. You must sign up to use this tool and free options are limited.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uErsvV9hheQ
xtranormal


Animated movies made easy. This free program turns your words into a 3D animated movie. You need to set up a free account.
http://www.xtranormal.com/how-to/
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