28 Free Social Bookmarking Tools for educators

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 12:43
Social bookmarking is very popular in education. From creating a set of resources to conduct research and share it with your students, social bookmarking can help you achieve better learning outcomes. Would you be interested in a list of 30 28 Free Social Bookmarking Tools?

31 Free Social Bookmarking Tools For Educators

: Based on Alex's and Diana's comments two more tools were added at the top of the list!

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  1. eLearning Tags
    eLearning Tags is the 1st Free social bookmarking site where you can discover, share, vote and discuss interesting and remarkable eLearning and Educational Technology content! eLearning Tags offers helpful information on a number of topics concerning distance education including eLearning, Instructional Design, Gamification, Social Learning, MOOCs, mLearning and more. 

  2. Symbalooedu
    Organize and Share the best of the web with your students. Organize teaching resources all in one place. Encourage student to student communications. Promote innovation while maintaining simplicity in teaching.

  3. Pearltrees
    A place to collect, organize and share everything you like on the web. Add everything you like and organize it naturally. Enrich your collections and collaborate on your favorite topics. Discover millions of pearls to your interests.

  4. 19 pencils
    Discover resources for your PreK-12 students from teachers around the world. Save thumbnails of web resources to a class page for easy student access.

  5. A1-Webmarks
    A1-Webmarks is a free service that combines the convenience of a personal webmark server with the power of social webmarking.

  6. All my favorites
    Share your internet bookmarks. AllMyFavorites is free for personal use.

  7. BibSonomy
    BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature. Why dont you try it yourself? Collect, organise, and share bookmarks and publications.

  8. BookmarkG
    Save and share interesting sites and articles

  9. Buddymarks
    BuddyMarks.com has been called "The online personal, group and social bookmarks manager."

  10. Delicious
    Discover, remember, and showcase your passions from around the web.

  11. Diigo Education Edition
    Diigo is a powerful online research tool and collaborative research platform that integrates several key technologies, including social bookmarking, web annotation, tagging, and group-based collaboration, to enable a whole new process of online knowledge management and participatory learning in the 21st century.

  12. Edshelf
    Reviews & recommendations of tools for education. edshelf is a directory of websites, mobile apps, and desktop programs that are rated & reviewed by parents & educators, for parents & educators. We help you find the right educational tools for your specific needs.

  13. Evernote
    Remember everything. Save your ideas, things you like, things you hear, and things you see. Evernote works with nearly every computer, phone and mobile device out there. Search by keyword, tag or even printed and handwritten text inside images.

  14. Givealink
    Share your bookmarks with the community and help others navigate the Web. Use the GiveALink visualization tool to visualize and organize your bookmarks.Play the GiveALink games to create social links across the Web.

  15. Historious
    historious saves you time by helping you find webpages you saw before. Bookmark sites with a single click, then find them again by searching for any word in the content of the page!

  16. ikeepbookmarks.com
    iKeepBookmarks.com allows you to upload, and keep, your bookmarks on the web. You can access them at any time, from any computer... anywhere!

  17. Jog The Web
    JOG THE WEB is a web-based tool that allows anyone to create a synchronous guide to a series of web sites. Its step by step approach of taking viewers through web sites allowing the author to annotate and ask guiding questions for each page is unique.

  18. Learn Fizz
    Find, organize and share the best free learning on the web.

  19. linkaGoGo
    The free Online Favorites manager and Social Bookmarking application. Storing your Bookmarks (also known as Favorites, Anchors, Links or Hotlists) online. Your bookmarks are available on any computer with access to the Internet, protected by a password. So you can access them from everywhere, not only from home, but also from work, when you are visiting friends, when you are traveling etc.

  20. Livebinder
    Collect your resources. Organize them neatly and easily. Make an impression

  21. Netvibes
    Everything that matters to you, all in one dashboard. Netvibes is a personalized dashboard publishing platform for the Web and digital life aggregation.

  22. Netvouz
    Netvouz is a social bookmarking service that allows you to save your favorite links online and access them from any computer, wherever you are.

  23. Pinboard
    Social Bookmarking for Introverts. Pinboard is a fast, no-nonsense bookmarking site. No ads, no fluff.

  24. Pinterest
    A content sharing service that allows members to "pin" images, videos and other objects to their pinboard.

  25. Reddit
    User-generated news links. Votes promote stories to the front page.

  26. Save This
    Save links to your favorite web pages from any site. Access your links from any computer or Web enabled wireless device. Organize your saved links into folders that you create. Share your saved links or folders with friends.

  27. Sharetivity
    Share, Save and Search. Your social network enhances your search experience

  28. Smub
    Smub is the bookmarking, link-sharing & bookmark management tool for smartphones and any PC or Mac.

  29. Stumbleupon
    StumbleUpon is the easiest way to find cool new websites, videos, photos and images from across the Web. We make the best recommendations just for you.

  30. TwoBrains
    Two Brains is an application that approaches the learning process in a different way. The application is built around goals, because in the end that's what you truly care about

  31. Vi.sualize.us
    Bookmark the pictures you like around the web. Enjoy people's favorite images.

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