Google Sites and Weebly are listed as the top tools. Edmodo ranks at the top for posting assignments and other notices and for students to upload work and communicate with peers (see image to the right).
Wikispaces remains a popular tool for students to collaborate in creating web pages.
To set up forums, Chatzy or TodaysMeet allow students to collaborate in real time. Twitter is not only catching on for microblogging, but is one of the fastest growing social networking sites, outpacing Facebook according to some sources. Vocaroo and Voki record voices and other sounds for embedding in \web pagesn and the like. Poll Everywhere is used to gather students' opinions.
For more information on these tools, check the Harvard Education page, Top 10 Tools for Educators. Let us know which of these tools are you use and how students respond. Which tools would you like to try and why?
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