URL:

http://www.chatzy.com/

Overview:

  • A free safe chat room program that allows teachers and students to collaborate in a virtual online chatroom
  • Minimal teacher set up
  • Student can easily access the chat room
  • Free account is limited to 10 or less students
  • Upgrades are available to larger sizes

Fear Factor:

  • Easy

Grade Level:

  • 4 and up

Tutorials:



Applications (How can teachers and students use this educational technology?)

  • Students could stay in contact with other students and teachers when on vacation
  • Students could contact each other in the evenings to work on homework
  • Organize a chatroom where students comment on a movie or activity while they are watching
  • Give students who are anxious to speak in class another way to communicate their ideas

Exemplars (Add links, screenshots and or embed video of work)