Stacy's Mashup Back to School Special: CiteULike, Schoopy, Engrade, Facebook, ChalkSite
|Published:||Aug 31, 2006|
It's a Back-to-School special! These Web 2.0 products are great resources for students and educators!
- CiteULike - Share, store, and organise the academic papers you are reading.
- WebBrush - An active collaboration tool that's great for educational purposes.
- mynoteIT - An online note taking tool for students.
- Schoopy - Classroom organizer, school homepages, useful resources and fun games.
- Engrade - A free online gradebook that allows teachers to manage their classes online.
- Chalksite - Gives teachers, students and parents a central point for accessing grades, assignments, discussions and messages.
- MyTicklerFile - Manage projects, track time and monitor your activities as you get things done.
- Facebook - A directory that connects students and employees through social networks.
- Rate My Teachers - Teacher ratings by students and parents.
- teacherlibrarianwiki - A place for teachers and librarians to share lessons, units, handouts, rubrics, presentations, images, and teaching tips.
Well, that's all for this week, but I'll keep looking for products and services that are helpful to students and educators. Do you know of any Web 2.0 sites that didn't make this list? Why not share them with us in the forums? To do so, click Discuss this Article below! For a compiled list of links from past articles, visit the Weekly Mashup Archive.
Stacy Reed is Tucows' resident software librarian and editor. She has been reviewing PC and mobile software as well as web services for over a decade. Helping developers improve and promote their products is only one of her areas of expertise. Stacy is also an advocate for Open Source, Creative Commons and freeware, taking special interest in educational resources, social media, cloud sharing, and mobile technology.