Introduction to Web-based Bookmarking October 2009
Ever need to find a website you know you’ve visited but you just can’t seem to find it?
You might be pretty savvy with using your “bookmarks” or “favorites” features, but…
What if you weren’t using your regular computer or you were at school in a lab?
What you need is an online space where you can collect all your bookmarks and favorite websites!
Then all your bookmarks would be available for you:
from any internet connected computer!
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is one of the great social bookmarking sites
Demo and Tips
What is it?
A web page with all your bookmarks in one place
Students can access the links with a simple click
Mark links with icons to help students locate where to go
Where do I start?
Look at some examples of others
My portaportal links:
Set Up an Account
Basic account setup
Set Up Folders
Create folders by grade, subject etc.
Add links from your bookmarks
Name folders so you can identify easily if using Quick Link feature
allow you to add links as you surf the web
Clone the existing portal
Test the links
Export portal as bookmark file
Ad Free Option
$15 a year no ads on the site
Any online bookmarking site:
Allows you to easily and simply “bookmark” websites so you can find them later.
They are stored online, not on your computer
Explore a Bookmarking service… http://philly-teacher.blogspot.com/2009/07/portaportal-vs-delicious.html General Scholarly Links Media Audience Bookmarking Service Matrix CiteULike Connotea unalog Merlot arXiv Flickr Photobucket YouTube Google Video del.icio.us Bag of URLs Furl Feed Me Links! Linkfilter Digg Technorati reddit Portaportal TeacherTube
Create an account and get started bookmarking!
Default & Standards page need to be completed and linked.
Pages for each button need to be created, linked, and formatted with consistent buttons, font (size and style), and background. No required content on them yet. (ie. Philosophy, resume, technology)