Posts Categorized: Sharing Content

News for Kids – Customize the Reading Level, Assign Articles, and More

News for Kids – Customize the Reading Level, Assign Articles, and More

News for Kids – Customize the Reading Level, Assign Articles, and More Newsela Newsela.com Finding news for kids can be time consuming. Finding one article that addresses the wide range of reading levels in most classrooms is nearly impossible. Newsela provides teachers with an easy way to find and assign current event articles. It provides all… Read more

How to Open Multiple Tabs with One URL and One Click

How to Open Multiple Tabs with One URL and One Click

OpenMultiple Tabs with One URL and One Click – URL Extender urlext.net   It’s easy to save and share links, but I prefer the idea of sharing one URL that will open multiple links with one click.  URL Extender allows me to do exactly that.  I previously shared BridgeURL as a way to share multiple links with… Read more

Pearltrees – Organize and Share Digital Resources

Pearltrees – Organize and Share Digital Resources

Pearltrees www.pearltrees.net Pearltrees has always been much more than a social bookmarking tool — it allows users to collaboratively gather websites, photos, and notes and organize them into visually appealing collections (similar to folders).  It’s a great way for teachers and students to share resources. They recently rolled out a major update that adds a suite… Read more

SnippQR – Make Unique, Stylish, and Colorful QR Codes

SnippQR – Make Unique, Stylish, and Colorful QR Codes

SnippQR http://qr.snipp.com The easiest way to gather resources and information at ISTE was through the scanning of QR Codes.  One quick scan with a free reader sent me directly to all the resources I needed for most of the sessions I attended.  Several attendees asked what I used to make the QR codes for my Twitter in The Classroom… Read more

BridgeURL – Share Multiple Links with One URL

BridgeURL – Share Multiple Links with One URL

BridgeURL http://bridgeurl.com/   BridgeURL is a convenient way to share up to 10 links through one easy to remember URL.  Just copy and paste the links you want to share into the BridgeURL site, title your link, and share. BridgeURL will give you an easy to remember URL based on your title, and a shortened… Read more

Shelfari – A great way to encourage reading!

Shelfari – A great way to encourage reading!

Shelfari www.shelfari.com Shelfari is a social network for people who love books.  Create a virtual shelf to show off your books, see what your friends are reading and discover new books – all for free!  You can even create reading groups with group shelves – perfect for suggested/supplemental reading lists.    Don’t Miss a Pick – Follow… Read more

Symbaloo – Cool Bookmarking Tool

Symbaloo – Cool Bookmarking Tool

Symbaloo www.symbaloo.com or www.symbalooedu.com Another great bookmarking site that allows you to create visual bookmarks, organize, and share them.  Allow students to build a collaborative link collection.  A fun way to post links! You can search other Symbaloo users’ pages or “Web Mixes” and follow them.  I found this web mix on Google tools for… Read more