FWES Tech Bytes

Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom


Symbaloo is a free visual bookmarking site that gives you access to anything you bookmark with a tile from any computer. It takes bookmarking to a whole new level. Imagine taking your Favorites Toolbar and organizing every shortcut into an easy to use webpage.

Google Drive and Dropbox

Need a quick and easy way to store files? Try Google Drive or Dropbox. Your personal "flash drive in the cloud." Tired of running out of space on your G drive or having to share files or pictures through email, the cloud is your solution.

Google Drive vs Dropbox!


A screencast is a digital movie in which the setting is partly or wholly a computer screen. Audio narration can accompany the movie describing the on-screen actions.

Padlet- Paper for the Web

Padlet gives you a blank wall where multiple users can communicate and collaborate ideas through the sharing of text notes, pictures or links to the web.


"Flipgrid™ is simple.
Teachers create grids of short discussion-style questions that students respond to through recorded videos. Flipgrid boosts community and social presence in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms.

Give your students a voice."