LaterThis

http://laterthis.com
Quickly bookmark pages to look at later when you have more time.

Samples and Ideas

Quickly mark links to share with teachers
See an overview here: http://laterthis.com/tour
Manage sites you frequently visit

Pros

Very easy to use
Has an iphone app, RSS feed, etc
Can view bookmarks of others

Cons

Requires email

Tutorial

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=500988
Click on LaterThis Tab


Diigo

http://www.diigo.com/
Save your personal bookmarks online, look at others' bookmarks, or create pathfinders for your students.

Samples and Ideas

Watch the tutorial on Diigo's main page for a quick overview
Great for research because if students take notes they can access them anywhere
Have students highlight parts of speech in an article in different colors
Annotate main idea or fact/opinion using sticky note feature
See Handout Section for Diigo PPT

Pros
Bookmark websites frequently used so you have access anywhere
Annotation tools: highlight in multiple colors, whole page notes, sticky notes
Free educator account with student accounts
Personal Learning Networks
Easy to navigate bookmarklet toolbar
Ability to store content in the cloud and some files locally

Cons

You must log in to see your bookmarks or bookmark a site but it's well worth it!

Tutorial

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=500988
Click on Diigo Tab


Only2Clicks

http://only2clicks.com
Visual bookmarking/pathfinder tool

Samples and Ideas

Create a page of your own personal favorite bookmarks.
Create a page (category) for each project for which you would normally create a pathfinder.
http://www.only2clicks.com/pages/joycevalenza/363681

Pros

You can set your page up as your home page and easily see and access your favorite links.
You can create a page for students with tabs that take students to their particular visual pathfinder.
You can add an annotation. When the viewer hovers over the little yellow box above the picture of the website, the annotation opens up within the page.
It's easy to add and organize your categories.
It's also easy to re-arrange the visual website links.

Cons

Requires the creator to input his or her email address to register.



Fur.ly

http://fur.ly/
Combines websites for easy access.

Samples and Ideas

Create a list for your most frequently viewed websites:
http://fur.ly/7cnh

Pros

Easy to set up
Share link via email

Cons

Requires the creator to input his or her email address to register.
Cannot embed

Sidevibe

http://www.sidevibe.com/
Create a floating worksheet that students can use while completing online activities.

Samples and Ideas

Watch the preview on the main page
Use for an introduction to research (going from different types of search engines or databases)

Pros

Free
Easy to use

Cons

Requires both student and teacher accounts but student account does not need email.