Time’s 50 coolest websites

Many of this year’s choices are shining examples of Web 2.0: next-generation sites offering dynamic new ways to inform and entertain, sites with cutting-edge tools to create, consume, share or discuss all manners of media, from blog posts to video clips. 50 coolest websites

iKnolio

iKnolio service is used for the quick saving of the text notes. It can be something that you have found in the Internet today – your granny’s pie receipt, the last funny story or whatever you wish – and you would like to save it for a later use. iKnolio

Wizlite – Collaborative page highlighting

Wizlite allows you to highlight text (like on real paper) on any page on the Internet and share it with everybody (or just your friends). Wizlite Do you have to research on a topic on the Internet collaboratively? By creating a group on Wizlite you can share pages with their …

dogear

dogear is meant to be used as an in-page bookmarking tool. If you often read blogs, articles, online books, or e-texts of whatever kind, dogear can help you keep track of your position within a text. It also keeps a history of everything you’ve read. dogear dogear is currently in …

Zimbio

Portals are community sites about specific topics. You can: Bookmark the best content – Save and organize websites, blogs, photos, and feeds about the topic. Share thoughts and opinions – Read and write blog entries, ask questions in the forum or over IM. Keep track of the topic – Save …

stu.dicio.us

stu.dici.us is a new service designed for students that helps with  notetaking. Calls itself a "social notetaking service".  It lets students publicly save notes, manage class schedules, and keep up to date with tasks using to do list. stu.dicio.us

Spacial LIteracy Profiler

"Ever wondered how technologically enabled your neighbours are? By entering a postcode in the e-Society profiler search box and clicking "GO", our classification will tell you about the type of technology use in your neighbourhood and those areas with similar profiles within Great Britain. This project has been developed by …

2006 LMS Survey of Learning Management Systems

In 2005, Learning Circuits, in conjunction with E-Learning News, ran its first survey on learning management systems. We asked such questions as: Do you build or buy? What system do you use? What are the must-have features? Learning Circuits asked the same questions this year, and found a few noteworthy …

Games and Learning

Digital games have the potential to bring play back to the learning experience Games and Learning, By Diana Oblinger, Educause Quarterly, Vol 29, No 3 2006 "From a very early age, we learn from games and play. Cops-and-robbers or playing house are role simulations. Parents and preschool teachers use games …