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12 Free Web Annotation Tools for Teachers to Draw, Add Notes, and Highlight Sections on A Web page. 1- Diigo Diigo is the first web service that comes into mind when talking about web annotation. .

12 Free Web Annotation Tools for Teachers to Draw, Add Notes, and Highlight Sections on A Web page

Diigo has a tool that lets you annotate web pages, add notes and colour specific chunks of a paragraph to share with your colleagues. 2- Sharedcopy This is another great bookmarking and annotating web service. It allows users to save a web page and annotate it the way they want via adding comments in text boxes or highlighting important parts. It also has a social ingredient in it in that users can share their annotated content with each other. 3- Awesome Screenshot This is one of my favourites. 4- Bounce This is also a great annotating tool. 5- This is mainly a bookmarklet that you can drag and drop onto your browser toolbar. 6- Screen Draw This is an awesome extension from Firefox that allows users to annotate their selected webpages. 7- Webpage Screenshot This is a Chrome extension that allows users to take a screenshot of a webpage and add their own drawings or arrows.

5 Free Annotation and Collaboration Tools for Web Projects. This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.

5 Free Annotation and Collaboration Tools for Web Projects

Specific, contextual feedback is crucial for teams collaborating online, which is why it's so important to make receiving it as fast, efficient and easy as possible. Asking for feedback can be tedious and is often done out of context, for example, via e-mail. However there are numerous tools available to make the task of gathering and giving feedback for web projects simpler and swifter. This article is interested in those that focus on annotation and are available freely to the widest possible audience. Here are five of the best free tools to annotate and collaborate on the web. 1. MarkUp lets you express your thoughts and ideas quickly and easily on any webpage. What's the best, most effective way to take notes? If it feels like you forget new information almost as quickly as you hear it, even if you write it down, that’s because we tend to lose almost 40% of new information within the first 24 hours of first reading or hearing it.

What's the best, most effective way to take notes?

If we take notes effectively, however, we can retain and retrieve almost 100% of the information we receive. Learning how to retain information The most effective note-taking skills involve active rather than passive learning. The Learning Toolbox - NoteTaking. Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally. Note taking lies at the heart of curricula around the world.

Take Note: How to Curate Learning Digitally

Beginning in elementary school, we teach students to "take notes" so that they can maintain a record of the content disseminated to them by the teacher. And yet, with mobile devices replacing paper notebooks, this process has become increasingly complex as students (and teachers) struggle to apply previous strategies to new tools. In the past, I wrote about the 4Ss of Note Taking With Technology. Students should choose a system that: Supports their learning needs Allows them to save across devices Possesses search capabilities Can be shared While I realize that younger students need scaffolding to learn any system, older students need to think beyond just transcribing information.

Curate Recently, a middle-school teacher mentioned to me that her students could not keep track of everything. Curation implies more than just collecting resources into a folder or notebook. Synthesize Reflect. Skitch. Sketchnoting Resources. Sketchnoting is not just an attractive way to take notes, it can improve retention and learning.

Sketchnoting Resources

These sketchnoting resources will get you started with your students. You don’t have to have a ton of talent, just a little know-how. I’ll update these sketchnoting resources, so tweet me or leave a comment to add your favorites. Don’t get overwhelmed, just get started. Twitter Tip: If you want to find and share great sketchnotes, follow the #edusketch hashtag on Twitter. Most Valuable Sketchnoting Resources Sketchnoting Tools 10 Habits of Bloggers that Win, Sylvia Duckworth’s Sketchnote of the ebook by Vicki Davis Places to See Awesome Sketchnotes Sylvia Duckworth’s Sketchnote Flickr Account – Sylvia sketches relevant things for educators today.Sketchnote Army WebsiteSketchnotes on Pinterest (this is a search for the tag, you must filter to find the ones you want, but I love trolling for ideas here.)Sacha Chua’s Evernote Notebook of Sketchnotes (hat tip Todd Finley for pointing me to her!)