As regular readers know, I’m always on the “look-out” for good tools to easily annotate webpages — they’re great ways to increase student engagement with reading on the Web, and you can read how I use them at Best Applications For Annotating Websites.
Lately, my favorite one of these tools is Bounce.
There’s a new tool called MydesignCrit that seems just as easy to use, though sometimes it appears a little slower to load than Bounce.
You just copy and paste a url address into it, click “go,” and then you can place multiple virtual “sticky notes” wherever you want. You save it and then share its url address (in my case, students paste it in the comments section of our class blog).
It looks useful. And you can never have too many of these kinds of apps, since who knows which ones will be blocked by school content filters and which won’t be…