Original web was
one way:
Web 1.0 was the introduction of email and internet services that we now take for granted.
Web 2.0 is two way:
Web 2.0 is all about content creation: sharing video clips, blogging, participating in a ning or a wiki, making a website etc. There are lots of useful sites out there to assist you in learning about web 2.0 applications.
Web tools by age bracket
The best web 2.0 tool is Twitter especially in terms of professional learning for teachers. If you want to know why: read this:
Some of these will be blocked at school. If you find something worth using contact Cookie (or your school's appropriate IT person) and request that it be whitelisted. You may be pleasantly surprised!
Websites still need to be evaluated! Click here for some tips and clues!
Before you commence you must think about cybersafety.
http://digital-stories.wikispaces.com/ lots of how to advice here
fotobabble is a web 2.0 application that is a bit of fun!

Web 3.0
is when you start uploading your creations to the web for others to share in multiples! Voting, polling, virtual interaction etc.
A free ebook about web 2.0 can be found at http://www.terry-freedman.org.uk/web2_2010/Amazing%20Web%202%20Projects.pdf. Download it and be amazed!

Sharing and collaboration

Feedback from overseas!
The following comes from http://webtools4u2use.wikispaces.com/--Wikis+to+Share courtesy of Donna:

Ideas for Using Wikis

in the Library Media Center

Wikis can be used to learn more about wikis! Here is great library media wiki from "down under:"
  • eSandbox is designed as"a place to come to and learn about the many aspects of web 2.0. It has been designed for the staff of The Hamilton and Alexandra College and links to our hands-on Sandbox sessions that have been held in the library over the last two years." Teacher librarians (library media specialists) are invited to" play in the Sandbox and have fun!"

Try some of these gurus, ideas and sites:

3 cool tools for teaching.
100 top tools for learning.
Andrew Douch Microsoft World ICT Teacher of the Year from Wanganui Park, Shepparton.
Book publishing on the web
Book trailers
Cloud computing
Collaborative real time sharing try etherpad
Ciphers making messages in different types of codes.

Digital Story telling options: have a look at the wide range of options recommended by John Pearce: author of Technology Toolkit which we have in our library.
Drawing tool
DIY: make your own technology a great site full of ideas and step by step instructions: http://ht.ly/1LpDS
Facebook look alike for teaching (unblocked at 31/1/11) http://www.myfakewall.com/. You need to sign up to use it but it could be useful!
Free tools
Free technology for teachers put together by Richard Byrne. Includes backchannelling: setting up a chat area for online conversation with your classes.
For fun!
This site allows you to do cool things with photos. You choose the photo and the effect and it does the rest. Be warned though, it has advertising so be careful if using with younger students; or: Make fun animated film clips
Games (make them yourself!)
Free games for families and younger children can be found at: http://www.freerealms.com/
A site that allows comparison of headlines and creation of comparisons to suit the topic you are studying.
Handheld tools

ICT mindtools click here. for an easy to use tutorials on a range of free tools. Margaret Meijers is a Tasmanian secondary teacher who has produced this site to show teachers and students how to create exciting things with web 2.0 tools.
http://openphoto.net/ a moderated photo community with over 3000 Creative Commons licensed photos in various categories.
Innovative ideas
Interactive whiteboards and teaching

The Internet Literacy handbook (downloadable) can be found at: http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/standardsetting/internetliteracy/hbk_EN.asp
Livebinders is a free site and bills itself as ‘The knowledge sharing place’. It is a type of online binder where a number of websites can be ‘put inside’ the binder as a collection. Two great examples of use would be as an ePortfolio of websites that you have developed (blogs, wikis, netvibes, etc.) and as a repository for students’ school assignments, whether it be as a bibliography of sites uses or sites the students have developed themselves during their school career. Students need to be 13 to create an account.
Meeting words: a collaborative tool for discussing online.
New media literacy
New tools explained by David Warlick and Joyce Valenza
Piclits: a fun way to make images related to selected words.
A quick reflective tool that allows you to record 5 memories per day.
RSS: Adding rss feeds to your inbox.
safe web 2.0 use in the C21st.A teacher's guide Safe site for uploading student made videos to: http://www.kidstube.com/Social Networking sitesSteve Collis has lots of ideas for you to explore.Text messaging for teaching and for its impact on spelling here is an interesting article:
Thinking Digitally, free resources for teachersTime managementTravis Smith Expanded Learning Horizons

http://www.vidmap.de/ need to find an English version but this looks useful.
Virtual worlds
Web based collaborative mind mapping tool. Do you remember Inspiration? The mind mapping tool on CD that was available for purchase in the late 1990s has now been replaced by Webspiration. A mind mapping tool on steroids, Webspiration is a free online collaborative tool that can lead students to plan and share ideas.
Web 2.0 guru an American wiki for educators.
Web 2.0 tools The definitive guide!
Wallwisheruses for the classroom

webdoc currently in beta mode and needing a download to run on our laptops but looks great.
Will Richardson
Youtube alternatives!