Web 2.0 Tools

HCPS-Approved Web 2.0 Tools

With the growth of the internet, it is extremely important that we utilize Web 2.0 tools which are safe for our HCPS students.  In order to help facilitate the safe use of these internet resources, we have compiled a list of tools which may be used for classroom curricular purposes.  We have also highlighted those policies and forms which MUST be considered PRIOR to using these wonderful resources.

Remember that our primary goal is to keep students safe while they are learning.

Please be familiar with the following HCPS Policies and Procedures PRIOR to using an approved Web 2.0 tool:

Staff-Student Relations

Acceptable Use of Internet and Computer Resources

Web Pages

Web Pages Procedures

Copyright and Plagiarism

Web 2.0 Permission Form

Web 2.0 Permission Form (Spanish)

 

HCPS-Provided Web 2.0 Tools & Resources

Tool Name & Link
Age Limit
Resources
Comments
Teacher and Student
HCPS Moodle All Ages HCPS Moodle Resources It is suggested that users attend Moodle training prior to using Moodle. All HCPS staff and students have access and accounts in the HCPS Moodle.
Google Accounts available for Grades K-12

HCPS Google Info for Students

HCPS Google Training Resources

All teachers have Google Apps accounts, students in grades K-12 have accounts unless parent/guardian opted out All HCPS staff and students have access and accounts in the HCPS Google Apps.

External HCPS-Approved Web 2.0 Tools & Resources

Permission to Publish Original Works Online Form must be used if student work is posted online.

Tool Name & Link
Age Limit
Resources
Comments
Teacher  and Student Information
Adobe Slate 13 and older Terms of Use Teacher must create the account for students to use if under the age of 13. If 13 and over, Adobe ID must be created with HCPS student email account. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent.
Animoto for Education 13 and older (with restrictions) Terms of Service Teacher must create student account without personally identifiable information. Videos cannot be posted, linked or shared for public viewing. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Blabberize All users with Parent Permission Terms of Service Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Bubbl.us All ages Click on this site and then click on Terms of Service Use with supervision Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
ChartGo None specified Terms of Use No login required Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Code Academy 13 and older Terms of Service
Please read terms of service carefully. The site can access and use your content. Use in Mozilla Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 EasyBib None specified Terms of Service Use with supervision Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Edcanvas 13 and older Terms of Service Tool designed for teachers to present material and content in an organized manner. Teachers can design a public Edcanvas. All students can visit the teacher’s canvas without an account. Students 13 and above may register themselves using their Google email account.
Edmodo All ages with parent permission Terms of Use
Tool designed for teachers and students to connect with learning and to collaborate. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent. Must be connected to HCPS district Edmodo site.
EDPuzzle Students under 13 with parental permission Terms of Service Must use HCPS Google account for registration. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Edublogs All ages Terms of Service Safe, restricted blog.  Free limited accounts for teachers and students. Teacher must monitor student blogs.

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2nd grade and above with parental permission Terms of Use Must use HCPS G00gle account for registration. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Emaze All ages with supervision Terms of Use Must use HCPS Google account for registration. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Evernote All ages with supervision Terms of Service Accounts require valid email account, must use HCPS Google account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Exploratree None specified Terms of Use Accounts require valid email account, must use HCPS Google account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Flipsnack Ages 13 or older Terms of Use Accounts must be created using an HCPS Google account ONLY.  Do not use Twitter, Facebook or GMail login. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Flisti N/A None available, teacher only tool Polls for teacher use, provides code for putting poll on teacher websites. Teacher ONLY.
Glogster EDU All ages Terms of Service Free level is for teacher use ONLY.  Must be PAID teacher-made accounts using Glogster EDU if student use is intended. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
GoAnimate Free or GoAnimate Paid 13 and older Terms of Use  No one under the age of 13 is permitted to use.  Ages 13-18 must have parent permission, have parent create the account and accept the terms of use. Recommended for Teachers Only. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent. All student accounts (13-18) must be created by parent using free account.
Google Apps Account All ages Terms of Service Google apps cannot be used with personal Gmail accounts, only with HCPS Google account. Student use unless parent/guardian has opted out
 Haiku Deck All ages with supervision  Terms of Service Accounts require valid email account, must use HCPS Google account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
iTunes 13 Terms of Service Must be 13 or older to download apps and content (like iTunes U). Teacher MUST download apps for any users under 13. Ages 13 and up with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Kahoot Teacher makes accounts and students use web URL, so no age limitation because no login. Terms of Service Teacher made account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Khan Academy All ages, but accounts for users under age 13 must have permission of parent or guardian Terms of Service When making an account with email account, must use HCPS Google account, not Facebook or personal Google Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Little Bird Tales All users with teacher-created accounts Terms of Service Teacher must create student accounts without personally identifiable information. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Livebinders 13 and older Terms of Use Must be 13 or older to have an account. Must use HCPS Google account. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Make Belief Comix None specified Terms of Use This site has very specific attribution guidelines. Must follow usage guidelines found on TOS page found to the left. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Memorize None specified Terms of Use
Users must sign up using HCPS Google email account, not Facebook login Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Museum Box all ages Terms and Conditions Teachers must setup the school and approve all posts Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Nearpod 13 and older, Below 13 if parents make account with student Terms and Conditions 13 and older can make account using HCPS Google account. Parents/guardians must make account with students under 13. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
PicMonkey 13 and older Terms of Service
Registration is not required. If students choose to register, must use HCPS Google account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Piktochart None Specified (Under 13 must be supervised by teacher or parent) Terms of Service Teachers must create education account. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Pixton None Specified (Under 13 must be supervised by teacher or parent) Terms of Service Teachers will need to set up Educator account and monitor student comics. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Poll Everywhere All ages, but accounts for users under age 13 must have permission of parent or guardian Terms of Service
Free for up to 40 responses. Only need to signup to create polls, can participate without login. If signing up, must use HCPS Google email Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Powtoon 13 and older Terms of Service Accounts require valid email account, must use HCPS  Google account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Prezi 13 Terms of Service Intended for ages 18 and older, but will allow with parent, teacher or school permission; age 13 is minimum even with permission Ages 13 and up with adult supervision and signed parent/guardian consent
Quizlet 13 and above for full site, under 13 with limited feature and require consent Terms of Service
Users under 13 have limited features in the program. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Screencastify Students under 13 permitted with parental consent. Privacy Information For students under 13, no personal information can be shared and the service must be used for educational purposes. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Skype All ages with supervision Terms of Service No students under 18 can make a premium (paid) call.  All Skype calls should be used under strict supervision and with parent/guardian consent. Prefer teacher us only. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
SlideRocket 13 and older Terms of Use
 Age 13 is minimum even with permission  Ages 13 and up with adult supervision and signed parent/guardian consent
 Smore Tool Ages 13 or older using Gaggle account Privacy Policy Age 13 with supervision using HCPS Google account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Socrative All ages with supervision  Terms of Use Used in conjuction with Socrative app for iOS Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Spelling City None Specified Privacy Info Teacher must create student account without personally identifiable information. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Stixy None specified From Stixy main page, click on “About Stixy”. Then, click on “Terms of Service” for more information. Accounts require valid email account, must use HCPS Google account Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Storybird All students if teacher makes accounts through his/her teacher class account Terms of Service Teachers must create the “Teacher/Class” account and then create student accounts through the Class account. With adult supervision and signed parent/guardian consent when using the teacher-created account.
Symbaloo 16 Terms of Use Students 16 and older may register with parent/guardian permission using the HCPS Google account. Teachers may use in accordance with HCPS policies and guidelines. If using Symbaloo EDU, students can use teacher-provided accounts. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent IF 16 or older.
tackk 13 and older Legal Info Use with supervision. Paid version available for education to remove ads. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
TagCrowd 13 and older Privacy Info
No login required Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Tagxedo None specified Terms of Use Use with supervision Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Thinglink All ages, but accounts for users under age 13 must have permission of parent or guardian Terms of Use
Accounts require valid email account, must use HCPS Google account, not Facebook or Twitter Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
TikaTok Users under the age of 18 may not make account, must use account given by teacher Terms of Use
Teachers must create the “Teacher/Class” account and then create student accounts through the Class account. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 TimeToast None Specified  Terms of Use Use with supervision Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Today’s Meet Adults Terms Adults must create and manage the “Rooms”  Rooms must be created and monitored by adults, but students can participate in a supervised  room.
VoiceThread 13 Terms of Use Teachers must make and manage accounts for students younger than 13 if permission is granted by parent/guardian using the PAID class subscription. Students 13 and older may make their own accounts with parent/guardian consent using their HCPS Google account. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Voki Classroom 13 Terms of Use Teachers may use for teacher website. Teachers must make and manage student accounts for users under 13  using the PAID class subscription if parent/guardian permission is granted. Above 13 must use HCPS Google account. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Wallwisher  All ages Terms of Use Students must use HCPS Google account to set up walls. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 Weebly (Education Version ONLY) All ages: Teachers must make student accounts. Students under 13 must have parent permission.  Terms of Use Teachers must create the “Teacher/Class” account and then create student accounts through the Class account. (Up to 40 accounts for free) Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
WikiSpaces All ages, but accounts for users under age 13 must be created by teacher Terms of Use Teachers must make and manage student accounts for users under 13  if parent/ guardian permission is granted. Above 13 must use HCPS Google account. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
Wordle All ages Terms of Use Not recommended to save in public gallery.  Download instead. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent
 ZooBurst 13 and above only*, or teacher may use own account for others with 10 book limit Terms of Use Free for each user to create up to 10 books. Student use with adult supervision & signed parent/guardian consent