Web 2.0 is a term describing changing trends in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance creativity, secure information sharing, collaboration and functionality of the web. Many call it “the read/write Web.” Web 2.0 concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities and its hosted services, such as wikis, blogs, podcasts, social-networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, and video sharing sites like YouTube or Vimeo. Typically, kids love Web 2.0 applications, and adults are scared of them. But you needn’t be. The learning curve is relatively short, and they can be powerful educational tools.
Click on the links below to learn about each of the following Web 2.0 tools.