Lisa Butler:

Great combination of tools, choice, rationale, and application.

Originally posted on A Teacher's Coda:

Are you an educator wanting to learn some tech tools over the summer?   At a recent district professional development session, I presented to my colleagues  a “Top Ten List” of web 2.0 tools that they could “Geek-out” their summer vacation with.  Regardless of a teacher’s content area or grade level, there is something here for every teacher!  The “Top Ten List” is below, the SlideRocket presentation is here.

10) Wordle

Wordle is a popular word cloud program.  Using a word cloud program takes all of about 30 seconds to learn.  A teacher could use word clouds for a wide variety of reasons – a few being:

  1. Analysis
  2. Introducing Content
  3. Reviewing Content

Other word cloud programs include

9) Bitly,,

Bitly,, and are examples of url shorteners.  The reasons a teacher would want to use one or…

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About Lisa Butler

Middle school teacher of Social Studies and Spanish, tech trainer, and BYOT Club founder. I have recently embraced the power of blogging and reviewing products. If I am not doing something ed or tech, I am probably reading, baking, or traveling.
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