Web 2.0 Tools

Jillian Langford

Edu 210


Table of Contents

Free Audio Books - Page 3

Math Playground - Page 4

Voxopop - Page 5

Free Audio Books is a Web 2.0 tool that allows users to view eBooks that are in the General Public Doman. This Web 2.0 Tool provides access to many different resources making it fun as well as educational to learn about subjects. Since all resources on this site are on the puclin domain no one holds the copyright to them, and anyone is allowed to distribute them.

It can be used in education o provide studen with resouces in a subject the may be limited to. There is a wide range of books to choose from s studenscn read educational or story books.

Free Audio Books provides audible mteial making it a resource for children with literacy or visual disabilities.

There is no specification of users having to be a certain age. But from th contents of the site, any chid who can read is able to view books for their age category on this site as well as teachers finding books suitable to teach in class.

Math Playground is a popular learning site for kids of all ages filled with math and thinking games, step-by-step instructional videos, math practice, and problem solving activities. Math Playground provides a safe place for kids to learn and explore math concepts online.

It can be used in education to help students increase their knowledge in certain units in math or simply to strengthen their math skills.

There are many types of resources such as videos that can be more beneficial to students with visual impairments or hearing impairments, as well as different types of games to meet the needs of children for all ages.

There is no specification of how old children need to be to access this site, but the age group of the games range from Grade 1 to High School. So typically anyone that can read and is doing math in school can enter this site.

Voxopop is a Web 2.0 Tool that aims at bringing people together in an environment of constructive communications. This site is essentially a message board tha uses voice instead of text. Anyone can explore and listen to public discussions, but if you would like to start or participate in a discussion you have to sign up with the website.

Voxopop can be used in education t bring together students in a classroom to participate in discussions outside of class.

This Web 2.0 Tool can be beneficial to students who have a visual disability or for students to participate even though they cannot come to class.

It is specified on the website that you have to be 13 years of age to submit, contribute or participate in the discussions/website in any way.