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Jon shares an article written about his appreciation for SymbalooEDU on Thanksgiving. We are incredibly thankful for his continuos support! Read the article here: http://gettingsmart.com/2013/11/bookmark-can-share-want/.
Symbaloo received a score of 9.5 on a review written by Bilingual Monster! Read about what Bilingual Monster have to say about Symbaloo:http://bilingualmonster.com/teachers-corner/website-reviews/symbaloo-students-favorite-websites-all-in-just-one-place.
by Jayme Linton
Symbaloo PD Pro Jayme Linton shares on her blog “Tech Tips for Teachers and Teacher Educators” how she and her students are taking going on a virtual field trip each day with Google earth, demoing all her resources on Symbaloo webmix: http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/virtualfieldtrips9
Online Social Media, a social media news blog takes a closer look at Symbaloo as an iGoogle replacement. Have a look here: http://www.onlinesocialmedia.net/20131026/igoogle-homepage-replacement-with-icons-symbaloo-myfav-es/
Ed-venture is sharing great sites and tools to create in their newsletters. They feature a Symbaloo webmix of all the resources they will be using for the next 5 weeks. Check out their CREATE webmix here: http://eepurl.com/HmRmH
Alison shares how she uses Symbaloo to conduct differentiated research for three 1st grade students with different learning styles. http://alisoneducates.weebly.com/3/post/2013/09/using-symbaloo-for-differentiated-research.html
Rebecca shares her love for Symbaloo and how Symbaloo helps with homeschooling. http://www.rebeccagrabill.com/2013/02/symbaloo-my-new-bff.html
Carolyn did a wonderful job sharing her ideas and examples on how to use SymbalooEDU if you are a classroom teacher, librarian, admin, or departments at a school. http://flipperteach.com/2013/08/08/symabaloo-just-for-you/
by Bob Petitto
Bob shows us how he is using Symbaloo as a School District Dashboard for all teachers. He explains how it is most useful for substitute teachers and teachers that are new to the district. He also list all the pros, cons, and his future wishlist. http://www.edtechify.com/2013/08/symbaloo-as-school-district-dashboard.html.
Tamara shares how she is using Symbaloo for gifted education. She uses Symbaloo to organize independent projects for her students and use Symbaloo to share her still-growing collection of favorite Gifted Ed links. http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/unwrapping_the_gifted/2011/10/a_symbaloo_for_gifted_educatio.html
Did you know Star Wars Reads Day is on October 5th? Megan shared an awesome webmix with Star Wars Reads Day resources! http://zigzaggingedtech.blogspot.com/2013/07/star-wars-reads-day-2013.html
by Matt Gomez
Matt did it again! He shared five of his favorite resources for online ebooks for young kids using Symbaloo. Great summer readings for your little ones! Kids can read the books directly from each webmix. http://mattbgomez.com/5-ebook-resources-for-elementary/
Barbara shares how she is using SymbalooEDU in combination with Discovery Education Network to make her music classroom come alive. http://bvinal.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/using-symbaloo-in-the-classroom/. Barbara is also sharing her feature on SymbalooEDU Educator Spotlight.
by Katie Ash
Katie explains what a Personal Learning Environment is, and shows successful examples of how educators create PLES for their students using SymbalooEDU. http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/05/22/32el-personallearning.h32.html
Shannon explains why SymbalooEDU is her favorite web 2.0 tool to share at her professional development training with teachers and schools. http://www.tech.tabaldo.com/2013/05/symbalooedu-a-must-have-for-teachers/
Our Educator Spotlight, Sylvia shared with us the most adorable feedback from her 4th graders on her blog about Symbaloo. http://mrsbuller.edublogs.org/2013/04/24/symbalooedu/#comments
by Karen Larson
In this blog, Karen tells us why she enjoy using Symbaloo and shares useful tips on how she organized her webmixes. http://www.ccedtech.com/2013/04/symbaloo-for-classroom-curation.html
by Ernst Hlow
Ernst shares his enthusiasm for Symbaloo. He exclaims, “It’s like having a personal assistant doing research on google, refining the results and organizing them for you on a visual board. And what’s better is that it’s always available online to be accessed everywhere and through any device.” http://www.ehlow.com/1/post/2013/04/access-your-bookmarks-everywhere.html
eLearning features our Educator Spotlight video with Shelley Breivogel and Kimber Scarlett . The article goes into details how SymbalooEDU help them organize their resources according to their curriculum mapping and the benefits of using SymbalooEDU. http://indianadld.blogspot.com/2013/02/tried-and-true-symbalooedu.html
Shannon shares great examples of how she uses Symbaloo as a Librarian Teacher and how her students and other teachers are enjoying using Symbaloo. Thank you for the support Shannon! http://www.learningandleading-digital.com/learning_leading/20130304#pg36
Carol explains why she’s excited for the new Symbaloo interface http://myweb4ed.com/2013/02/12/symbaloos-new-interface-looks-amazing/#.URqnaRl8scg
One of my favorite teaching tools: Symbaloo
by Randi Klassen
Randi introduces SymbalooEDU to her audience, explains the basics after a sign-up and has some good advice. http://randilyninspired.wordpress.com/2013/01/17/symbalooedu/
Symbaloo: The possibilities are endless!
by Stacy Schwab
Stacy is sharing her experience with Symbaloo and the advantages of having a premium account and a branded solution for your school. http://new-in-room-202.blogspot.com/2013/01/you-can-symbaloo-too.html
Letters and Sounds – Symbaloo Videos
by Gail Poulin
Gail shares her collection of videos on learning letters and sounds for your kindergarten children that will get your kids dancing their way through learning! http://poulingail.edublogs.org/archives/5066
Symbaloo via The Unquiet Librarian blog
Robin speaks about implementing Symbaloo as part of the curriculum
to create a personal learning environment, and how Symbaloo makes information-seeking relevant to users. http://inforatiblog.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/symbaloo-via-the-unquiet-librarian-blog/
A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #106: Thankful For…
This podcast features Chris being thankful for Symbaloo along with other assistive technology tools that he can share with other educators and can be used with his students http://attipscast.com/2012/11/21/a-t-tipscast-episode-106-thankful-for/
MentorMob Innovators: Carol Mortensen – Creating the Ultimate Online Learning Center with Symbaloo
Carol walks you through each step as she explains how MentorMob and Symbaloo can be used together to create the ultimate interactive online learning center. She explains that educators can combine the power of these tools to build an online resource that provides the essential components for learning including: teaching, guided practice, and independent practice. http://www.mentormob.com/blog/2012/mentormob-innovators-carol-mortensen-creating-the-ultimate-online-learning-center-with-symbaloo/
BP1: A Symbaloo Review for You
by Jason Moss
Jason contemplated between using Netvibes, Symbaloo, and Protopage to organize his digital contents. He chose Symbaloo and here’s why. http://jasonmossblog2.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/bp1-symbaloo-review/
Digging Deeper-Edmodo, Myths and Legends, and SymbalooEDU
Sommer shares her experience through exploring with educational uses of social, creative, and curation of Web 2.0 tools. Sommer describes Symbaloo as visually organized and list the reasons why she likes Symbaloo more than Pinterest, Diigo, and Delicious. http://sommerinstructionalmedia.blogspot.com/2012/11/digging-deeper-edmodo-myths-and-legends.html
BP1: Organizing the color
Angela shares her excitement by describing her journey through her discovery with Symbaloo, and how much she loves the simplicity of our product. http://angelafrausto2.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/bp1-organizing-the-color/
Finding your “favourites” made easy for kinders
Melissa express Symbaloo as her favorite homepage and shares the reasons why Symbaloo is perfect for her kindergarten students. http://hurrayforplay.com/2012/10/19/finding-your-favourites-made-easy-for-kinders/
Create a Symbaloo Homepage for your Often Used Websites
by Lynda Hall
Lynda lists the possible educational uses of Symbaloo, and created an easy to follow tutorial to help you get started on Symbaloo. http://thede-tech-tive4teachers.blogspot.ca/2012/10/create-symbaloo-homepage-for-your-often.html
Managing Online Resources with Symbaloo
by Alison Eber
Alison Eber shares her creative ways to use Symbaloo in the class room to customize information for each students. http://eberopolis.blogspot.com/2012/10/managing-online-resources-with-symbaloo.html?showComment=1351633350495#c2250237814691628582
Symbaloo as iGoogle Replacement
by Mr. Palmer
Mr. Palmer encourages the use of Symbaloo in lieu of iGoogle. He even offers some of his own webmix to share with the world! http://rptechintegration.blogspot.com/2012/09/symbaloo-as-igoogle-replacement.html
Symbaloo Mobile – Share & Access Your Favorite Resources On Any Device
Richard Byrne recommends Symbaloo to mobile users for all bookmarking needs. http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/09/symbaloo-mobile-share-access-your.html#.UFdv3kITvx5
Do You Do Symbaloo Too?
by Peg Hartwig
Peg Hartwig creatively describes how she utilizes Symbaloo, in a cleverly written informative piece. http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2012/09/10/do-you-do-symbaloo-too/
Back to School: Symbaloo
Simon and Rozz describe how Symbaloo is a great tool for students and teachers heading back to school on their website, Anseo.
Look How We Are Using Symbaloo To Collect and Share Our Favorite Websites and Resources
Shannon describes how she is utilizing SymbalooEDU within her school’s library – in part creating a great webmix of her school’s resources. http://vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.com/2012/08/look-how-we-are-using-symbaloo-to.html
Say Goodbye to iGoogle and Hello to Symbaloo by Richard Byrne
Richard explains the shutting down of iGoogle and describes how Symbaloo is a great replacement. http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/07/say-goodbye-igoogle-and-hello-to.html#.UDVteKKe5QU
Symbaloo, a Tool for Differentiated Instruction by Enric Calvet
Enric Calvet details how Symbaloo can thrive in a PLE setting, while also showing how it fits all of his needs for a great education platform. http://cockroachesladybugs.blogspot.com.es/2012/06/symbaloo-tool-for-differentiated.html
Do You Symbaloo? by Topsy
Topsy, the site admin of Secular HomeSchool, gives a great overview of Symbaloo and also explains how it works for Home-schooled students. http://www.secularhomeschool.com/content.php?r=757-Do-You-Symbaloo
Do You Symbaloo? by Michele L. Halken, Ed.D
Dr. Halken analyzes how SymbalooEDU is useful to her Speech and Debate class students. http://theteachingfactor.wordpress.com/2012/03/09/do-you-symbaloo/
Books and Glitter: I Symbaloo – do you? by Jenn
Jenn discusses why she uses Symbaloo and how it helps her visually organize her bookmarks. http://booksandglitter.blogspot.com/2011/11/i-symbaloo-do-you.html
Digital Kindergarten: Symbaloo by DigitalKindergarten
Digital Kindergarten likes Symbaloo for her kindergarten students and would like for anyone creating webmixes for kindergarten students to share them with her. http://digitalkindergarten.blogspot.com/2011/11/symbaloo.html
Create an Information Portal by Doug Peterson
Doug Peterson is a sessional instructor at the Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor. He shares how he is currently using Symbaloo and why he loves it. http://dougpete.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/creating-an-information-portal/
Symbaloo your Digital Life by Sharon Hartle
EFL teacher Sharon Hartle, shares her new found love for Symbaloo and how she is using it with her students at the university of Verona in Italy. http://hartlelearning.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/symbaloo-your-digital-life/
Symbaloo as a PLE by Heather Purple
Heather shares how her students are using Symbaloo as a PLE. http://createachery.blogspot.com/2011/11/symbaloo-as-ple.html
Reading Webmix by Zurie Tafciu
Zurie Tafciu created a Reading Webmix with links to interactive websites that she plans to use with her students. https://gblog.garlandisd.net/users/jaliefen/weblog/ec5db/Reading_Symbaloo.html
Using Symbaloo to Organize Websites by Brenda Heil
Symbaloo Certified educator, Brenda Heil created this great tutorial and put it into a word document for you to share with educators or students at your school. https://sites.google.com/a/eusd.org/bheil/symbaloo
A Symbaloo for Gifted Education by Tamara Fisher
Tamara Fisher is a K-12 gifted education specialist. In this article she shares how she found Symbaloo, how to use Symbaloo and she even shares her very own curated webmix for you to use in your class.http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/unwrapping_the_gifted/2011/10/a_symbaloo_for_gifted_educatio.html
1st-3rd Grade, Laptops and SymbalooEDU by Cindy Brock
Cindy shares how she found Symbaloo and started integrating into the 1st-3rd grades at her school. http://itscindybrock.blogspot.com/2011/08/symbaloo.html
Symbalooedu : a student friendly web2.0 tool by Med Kharbach
Teachers will no longer need to worry about long urls being broken when copied by students . SymbalooEDU lets you gather all of your favorite websites into a webmix about the topics you teach.
Symbaloo EDU – First Look by Rick Glass
Rick shared how his 4th grade class are curating their own webmixes on SymbalooEDU.
An Hour in the Classroom of a Tech Teacher by Shelley Wright
Shelley uses Symbaloo as one of two homepages for her classroom and mentions a host of other tools and tips in this post.
Comparing Symbaloo and Netvibes as Information Dashboards and PLEs by Buffy Hamilton
Buffy shares how she is using Symbaloo with her media students and how it differs from Netvibes and iGoogle.
Symbaloo Who? What? by Dorene Bates
Dorene shares why she enjoys SymbalooEDU and shows you how to quickly get started.
START PAGES – THAT I USE DECEMBER 2010 by Harold Shaw
Harold does a great job of explaining what a start page is, how it can be used in the classroom and the differences between various available options.
The Gourmet Papier Mache/Site Tabbing by Lois Girbino
On his December 18th blog post, Lois shares his K-12 art webmix and discusses how he uses Symbaloo in class to quickly access a group of links that he has collected around one topic.
The 12 days of Techmas – Day 1: Symbaloo by Andy Cunningham
In Day 1 of Andy’s 12 day tech tool review he covered Symbaloo. Thanks Andy! http://techronicity.blogspot.com/2010/12/12-days-of-techmas-day-1-symbaloo.html#comment-form
IWB Resources on Symbaloo by Dorene Bates of the Instructional Technology Department for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Dorene shares a Webmix she created for interactive white board resources. http://wsfcsintouch.blogspot.com/2010/12/iwb-resources-on-symbaloo.html
Symbaloo and RSS by Andrew Sams
Andrew explains RSS feeds and demonstrates using Symbaloo to gather and read feeds. http://www.youtube.com/user/andrewsams75#p/u/4/Uyr3Jwzo82c
Catch of the Day – SymbalooEDU – 12/6/2010 by Tom Boito
Tom explains some Symbaloo terminology and breaks down why SymbalooEDU is a great choice for teachers. http://cffmv.blogspot.com/2010/12/catch-of-day-symbalooedu-1262010.html
A Cool Tool for me by Wendy Eiteljorg
Wendy shares some creative ways that she uses SymbalooEDU with her students.
The Tale of Two Tech Events by Shelley Owen
Resources shared by Shelley after attending two tech events. She includes a screenshot of the web mix and organizes the links by color. Links in green represent shared resources from the Symposium, links in brown are from the SGVCUE Coffee Break, white links are hosts and sponsors, blue links are the speakers, and orange links are sites associated with the speakers.
Create a personal learning environment with Symbaloo by Dianne Rees
An overview of SymbalooEDU with screen shots and instructional strategies for educators.
Screencast Symbaloo.com by Nick
A tutorial created by a student who was given a school assignment to create a screencast and post the reflection via a personal blog. He took the opportunity to discover Symbaloo as a new tool for his requirement and offered out team a some great insights that we learned from.
Create Your Own Virtual Learning Environment Using SymbalooEDU by makeuseof.com
The Internet is dubbed as the largest library in the world. And just like any other traditional library, it’s a great place to find information and to …
Symbaloo Documentary by Anne Alsup
Follow Anne as she introduces SymbalooEDU to her class and see the reactions from her students.
Manual De Symbaloo by: Javier Prieto Pariente(Enero 2010).
A 10 page Guide to Getting Started on Symbaloo for Spanish speaking users created and shared by a Symbaloo user in Spain.
7 Fantastic Free Social Media Tools for Teachers by Mashable.com
The popular visual organizing and sharing tool Symbaloo launched its “EDU” … According to the company, 50000 teachers are already using Symbaloo to …
Symbaloo: Webmix for Music Classes by Yoon Soo Lim (Sept 2010).
Yoon Soo Lim of Philadelphia introduced her MS Music Now webmix to her 5th, 7th, and 8th graders. Many students are enjoying to explore many resources on this webmix.