50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story Answer Garden  Answer Garden can be used as an online answer collection tool or be embedded into a website, wiki, or blog. Question creation is fast and easy. Just enter the question and click “create”. There is no login or registration required. Students can post answers to questions by entering their  text answer or by clicking on, and submitting, existing answers. Answers are represented as a word cloud. Twenty-five answers are visible per garden but as students submit the same answer as another student, that word will grow bigger.  Block Posters  This sites allows users to upload images and then create a poster. Blooming Apps - Each of the images has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Google, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy. Creaza is a suite of web-based creativity tools. There are four tools in the Creaza toolbox that will help your students organize knowledge and tell stories in new creative ways. Mindomo is the mind mapping tool. Students can use this tool to organize thoughts, ideas, links, and other information visually. Mindomo is the perfect tool for exploring new material, looking at connections, and organizing thoughts for further development. Game for Science  Game for Science is a virtual world for kids dedicated to getting them excited about science and technology. Students can explore various virtual islands where they will learn about health, aeronautics, genomics, environment, engineering, and more. Students can learn about science careers, what scientists do, play Templates and Resources from Smart Space  Game Based Strategies Teaching PP from ISTE  Glogster  Glogster is a great creativity site who’s tag line is “poster yourself”. A ‘glog’ is basically an online poster web page. Students can combine text, pictures, graphics, video, and audio to create an interactive online poster. Glogster has a very simple to use interface. The final glog can be hosted by Glogster or you can embed it into a wiki, blog, or class website. My Storybook INTERACTIVE  This site is a digital storytelling web tool that allows student to create their very own story from scratch  Students can create their own storyline, draw pictures insert photo or clipart and publish and view their stories in the public gallery. Math Station Goes Digital -  Elementary MathTeaching PP from ISTE  Museum Box website provides a place for students to collect information and arguments in a virtual museum box of their own. They can collect items to provide a description or add to an argument of a historical event, place, or time period. Students can add images, text, sounds, video, external links, etc. to each compartment of the box helping them form their own virtual museum. The Museum Box can be shared as a presentation, saved, or printed. SecretBuilders INTERACTIVE (K-8)  SecretBuilders is a virtual world for children 5 to 14 years old powered by a web 2.0 community of children, parents, educators, writers, artists and game developers. On SecretBuilders, children will explore virtual lands, undertake quests, play games, maintain a home, nurture a pet, and interact with their friends. Three features which form the backdrop for SecretBuilders distinguish it from other online worlds. Stixy This site allows user to create an online bulletin board that can be used to collaborate. .Stixy is a virtual bulletin board space. Notes, photos, documents, and to-do items can be added to the Stixy bulletin board by users. After content has been added to a board, it can be shared with others of your choosing. Those that have been invited to the Stixy board can be given permission to add content, upload, or edit. Shelfari  Shelfari is a virtual bookshelf that you create to show off books that you have read and recommend. It is a Web 2.0 site that allows you to connect with students, other teachers, and parents around books. StoryBird Storybird is a service that uses collaborative storytelling to connect kids and families. Two (or more) people create a Storybird in a round robin fashion by writing their own text and inserting pictures. They then have the option of sharing their Storybird privately or publicly on the network. The final product can be printed (soon), watched on screen, played with like a toy, or shared through a worldwide library. ToonDoo  Welcome to ToonDoo spaces!This is where you can create a private virtual ToonDoo space for your educational institution, business organization, community or group. Publish, share and discuss your comic strips with your group members in a secure and private environment.  Weebly Weebly is a place for you and your students to create free websites and blogs. Weebly makes it extremely easy to create a website or blog because of its drag and drop interface, ready made designs, the ability to customize content simply, and the drag and drop approach to organizing pages. These websites are easy to create and have great looking, professional results. Wiglington & Wenks Virtual World   In this virtual world, students are dropped into the middle of a story where they become world travelers to places around the real-world, meeting historical characters, playing brain games, building culture-inspired houses, exploring secret locations, and solving ancient mysteries. There are 100 educational real world and imaginary places for students to visit from the past, present, and the future. ZimmerTwins  This kid look and feel site allows young students to easily create simple animated video stories.  On the Zimmer Twins website, students cancreate their own cartoon movie endings to a story starter, or create their own animated movie from scratch starring the Edgar, Eva, and 13. Students can create and edit movies solo or “Collab-o-write” and work together on creating a collaborative movie.