I am a teacher. Why should I use Web 2.0? [Video]

Web 2.0This video gives an introduction to the Web 2.0 ERC project and why educators should use Web 2.0. Web 2.0 ERC is an European Union education project to help educators who find ICT and Web 2.0 confusing and difficult to access. The project has built a simple web site and a set of the most popular tools (Wikis, Blogs, communications, Social Networking etc.) with clear guides on how to use the tools and how they can be used in education. They have a wide range of deliverables on their website that are worth reading through that explain what they did.

They have produced a range of simple how to videos on Web 2.0 technologies and how they can be used by educators:

How to guide: Tags

How to guide: Social bookmarking

How to guide: Embedding videos

How to guide: Custom YouTube player