I’ve mentioned before that I use Symbaloo as one of the start tabs on my computers. It’s a great way to have links to a lot of resources. Here’s one of my home pages. If you care to, go ahead and psycho analyze my browsing habits!
These webmixes can be created and shared with others, if you wish. The nice thing about finding a great one is that it reflects a great deal of curating that someone has done on a particular topic. Add their efforts to your Symbaloo account and you’re enjoying the benefits of their work.
It’s almost like a super Google or Bing search where every result is relevant!
Where would you find a need for something like this?
Well, let’s say you wanted a collection of resources for the iPad.
Just enter a search….
and sit back to enjoy the results. Here was one webmix that provided some interesting new resources to explore.
Recently, I was showing a friend Ubuntu and demonstrated how the same principle can be applied there to grab Ubuntu resources.
When you are able to cobble together resources on a theme, it’s a powerful way to put them all together in one spot.
As a launch pad for students, just consider how easy it is to describe a button and have the student click on it and they’re there!
Check out the top 10 most popular educational webmixes here.
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- TTW 13 Website of the Day: Symbaloo (hcplteenscene.org)
- 79 and Growing Excellent Professional Development Videos (Symbaloo Webmix) (myweb4ed.net)
- BP1 Symbaloo (leehowell999.wordpress.com)
- Connecting and Keeping it all in Order (solve4why.wordpress.com)
- Symbaloo Enrolls Spain in SymbalooEDU (eschoolnews.com)
- Symbaloo (webwake.wordpress.com)