What is a Symbaloo & How Can I Use it in My Classroom?

What is the difference between a Symbaloo & a Webmix and how do I use them?

  • Symbaloo is a visual bookmarking tool that makes it simple and fun to organize the best of the web. You have all your favorite websites at your fingertips. With an account you can access your bookmarks from everywhere with any device and share your online resources with others.
  • A Webmix is a collection of tiles for a specific subject. There are two types of webmixes:

1. Webmix that contains tiles (links, bookmarks, widgets, embedded content)
2. Webmix that contains RSS tiles (larger, 3x3 tiles with RSS feed shown inside)

How to use Symbaloo in the classroom.

***Here is an excellent resource that describes how you can use Symbaloo with your students and parents as well as organize your resources, have one place for your classroom playlist, and organize professional development sites:

11 Ways to use Symbaloo in the Classroom

***Read what blogger Matt Gomez has to say about how he organizes his Symbaloos. Be sure to click on his update in the article.

Why you need Symbaloo
How to Create a Symbaloo
Create a Webmix on Symbaloo