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Wednesday Workshop: SymbalooEDU for Content Curation & Discovery

Wednesday Workshop: SymbalooEDU for Content Curation & Discovery

Symbaloo for Content Curation & Discovery V.2 from Meredith...

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Cool Tools For Teachers

Below are the resources from yesterday’s Wednesday workshop on Cool Tools For Teachers. Video will be posted soon, hopefully. Scroll to view all, or use the direct...

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Thinglink – Create Media Rich Interactive Images

Thinglink – Create Media Rich Interactive Images

One of the cool new tools I came across at PETE&C this week is a site called Thinglink.  I spent ten minutes playing with it, and could immediately see some great possibilities for education.  The idea behind Thinglink is simple.  You upload an image, and then click on various parts to add media.  You can add text, links, more images, video, and sound to a simple static image to make it interactive.  Your points show up as tiny icons...

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iPad Resources

I’ve been adding some iPad resources to a webmix in Symbaloo for easy...

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Symbaloo – Organize Your Links Visually

Symbaloo – Organize Your Links Visually

I came across the Symbaloo website last year, poked around, and though it was interesting enough to play with but I wasn’t sure how I wanted to use it.  This year, I went back to it and started using it a lot more heavily – and now I’m addicted!  Symbaloo is a pretty simple concept.  At the heart of it, it’s a simple online bookmarking site that lets you save and access your bookmarks from anywhere.  There are a lot...

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Diigo – Bookmarking on Steroids

Diigo – Bookmarking on Steroids

Most people have saved bookmarks in their browser at one time or another.  It’s a handy way of saving websites that you visit often, or want to remember to go back to in the future.  Unfortunately, the basic browser bookmarking tools leave a lot to be desired.  Most will save just the website address and the name of the website.  Plus, your bookmarks are only available on the computer you saved them on! Diigo takes bookmarking to the...

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