Web 2.0 Education Tools


Here, we will explore 4 Web 2.0 tools that can be easily encorporated into the classroom, and can be modified for any grade level!



  • name of the tool - TodaysMeet

  • web address of the tool - https://todaysmeet.com/

  • brief description of what the purpose of the tool is/what it does - To create a private online discussion forum allowing the presentor to understand the audience's questions or thoughts during the presentation.
  • short description of how it could be used in education - During a guest speaker you could have your class  discussing and asking questions.
  • short description of how this tool could remove or reduce barriers for certain learners - For learners who are not comfortable raising their hand and sharing their ideas and questions, this allows them a way to participate in a classroom discussion.

  • statement about the required age of users, if any, according to the tool’s terms of service - You must be 13 years or older to use this Web 2.0 tool.


  • name of the tool - SlideShare

  • web address of the tool - www.slideshare.net

  • brief description of what the purpose of the tool is/what it does - allows a community to share presentations (documents, powerpoints, videos etc.)

  • short description of how it could be used in education - You can upload your presentations and have them organized all together online for easy access.

  • short description of how this tool could remove or reduce barriers for certain learners - If a student needs more review and to listen to a specific lesson more than once this provides easy access to the material.

  • statement about the required age of users, if any, according to the tool’s terms of service - You must be 18 years or older, or have gaurdian or parental consent to use this website.


  • name of the tool - Weebly

  • web address of the tool - www.weebly.com

  • brief description of what the purpose of the tool is/what it does - Weebly allows you to create an online clasroom website, accept homework assignments online, and interact with parents as well as students!

  • short description of how it could be used in education - You can have due dates posted online as reminders, homework can be submitted here if a student is away, and you can have a calander showing the lessons you plan to learn throughout the year.

  • short description of how this tool could remove or reduce barriers for certain learners - This could help with students who are on sports teams or miss class for any reason. Having an online resource to submit homework can solve many probelms for students.

  • statement about the required age of users, if any, according to the tool’s terms of service - Must be 13 years or have parental consent if younger than 13 years old.


  • name of the tool - Loopster

  • web address of the tool - www.loopster.com

  • brief description of what the purpose of the tool is/what it does - This tool allows you to upload and edit videos and then share them online!

  • short description of how it could be used in education - This tool would work well for group projects, and presentations.

  • short description of how this tool could remove or reduce barriers for certain learners - This tool would be great for a student who is excited to work with technology and may be shy speaking directly to an audience in front of their peers.

  • statement about the required age of users, if any, according to the tool’s terms of service - Must be 18 years or older, or have parental consent.