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Top 25 Sites of 2010

1 Kidblog: a great way for schools to have kids blog.
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1 Kidblog: a great way for schools to have kids blog.

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2 Sweet Search: an excellent search engine for students, as everything has been reviewed by educators beforehand

3 Cacoo: a nice site for creating online charts and graphs; it has a built-in chat feature for collaborating

4 21 Classes: a good way to get students blogging in a safe, secure environment

5 Story Jumper: an excellent site for digital storytelling that has lots of educational resources for teachers

6 Middlespot: an innovative Web site for social bookmarking that allows users to collect sites in a visual way

7 Education Eye: a fun site for brainstorming with this visual search engine

8 Kizoa: a great site for creating animated slide shows that has lots of content to choose from

9 Drag on Tape: a very user-friendly site that uses a drag-and-drop interface to edit and mix video

10 Shwup: a great site for making collaborative slide shows

11 PreZentit: Very similar to Shwup, this is a nice-looking site for making collaborative slide shows.

12 Quintura for Kids: a search engine for kids that acts a bit like a tag cloud in that results can be embedded in a site

13 TodaysMeet: Create a realtime, private, back-channel chat that brings in tweets from Twitter.

14 MeMoov: a very user-friendly site for digital storytelling that allows users to record their voices for narration

15 Wordia: Brings words to life through the use of video.

16 Encyclomedia: a video encyclopedia with which results can be embedded in a site

17 Zooburst: a great site for digital storytelling on which a user can make an online 3-D pop-up book

18 Jay Cut: a site similar to iMovie that allows users to edit or create a video

19 Splashup: Looks like Photoshop and is a great way to edit photos and manipulate layers and effects.

20 Comic Master: a fun site for digital storytelling that has a drag-and-drop interface

21 Knowcase: Create collaborative outlines with this easy-touse site.

22 Cloud Canvas: a great site for photo editing and drawing and painting that is similar to Splashup

23 Magic Studio: a great multimedia site for uploading photos, documents, and video and then editing them

24 Googlios: a way for students to create digital portfolios online using Google Tools

25 We Are Teachers: a social network for educators where lots of ideas and lessons can be found

David Kapuler blogs at techlearning.com. Send your favorite Web site to cweiser@nbmedia.com.

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