Below is a list of links that could help with turning your History classroom into a web 2.0 class.
Have some fun with your class playing Jeopardy with Jeopardylabs.com
Create study guides with StudyStack.com
Create hosted data charts in the cloud with ChartGizmo.com
Make bibliographies with Easybib.com
Create Hosted data charts in the cloud with HohliCharts.com
Use Mentimeter to create instant polls and get instant answers to questions.
Use Edistorm sticky notes to gather ideas from students.
Use TimerRime to create dynamic historical timelines.
Create Hosted data charts in the cloud with Chartle.
Create dynamic flash cards for your students using BrainFlips.
Create concept maps using Cacoo.
Use PrimaryWall as your collaborative cork board.
Present information using Glogster.
Dynamic concept mapping with Popplet
Digital Museum Creator
- Create a digital time line. You can add pictures and descriptions to the different events of your timeline.
- Use this site for study games. Build as many Jeopardy games as you want. Now you can create an online crossword puzzles and quizzes as well.
- Read this blog to discover a great tool that will allow you to create flash cards using your own vocab lists. After you create the cards kids can go to the site and study their vocabulary in many different way using the same words. I highly recomment this studystack as being a great tool for all teachers and all subjects.
- If you want to create graphs that highlight population density, birth rates, and anything else that you need data analysis for and don't have time to use a program like "Excel," then this site would be perfect for you history class.
- Easybib will allow your students to create that perfect "Works cited" page for the research paper you might be having them write.
- You can use HohliCharts to graph geographic or social data.
- Mentimeter would be a great way for a History teacher to gather instant confidential data. It is an online polling system that can be used by any device connected to the internet.
- Gather brainstorming ideas for research using Edistorm. This is an online sticky note solution for the classroom.
- For those history teachers who have their students make timelines and report on historical figures, give TimerRime a chance. You can create those timelines adding video, images, and text.
- Yet another slick method of creating charts based on gathered data from the classroom.
- BrainFlips allows teachers to create some really neat flashcards with video, images, sound and text. You can even let your students create the flashcards for their own vocabulary words that they need to memorize or study.
- Cacoo is a simple means of brainstorming as a classroom or group and then diagramming your ideas.
- Meant for the elementary and intermediate teachers, PrimaryWall allows students and teachers to post ideas in the form of Sticky Notes.
- Glogster allows teachers and students to present material in the form of a technologically dynamic poster. Add images, text, and video to this poster using Glogster.
- This web 2.0 tool would be great for any grade level teacher who enjoys creating concept maps with their students. Use it to create a web of ideas about any historical concept. It is extremely easy to use and allows you to embed your final project into your blog or website.
- This is a neat little "Where am I at" map game. I think it would be perfect for those who teach geography in the k-12 classroom.
- Create digital historical museum with images and text.