Netvibes

Want to be able to track news topics or favorite sources?

Netvibes is a dashboard used for monitoring activity online.  It's a great tool to track news from favorite sources or about favorite topics.Check out BRCTC's new Netvibes page here.  One could use it for a classroom, like in Applied Vocational English.  Note that this dashboard also has additional tabs for additional subjects of interest. 

For basic how-to steps, check out this guide.

There are lots of "widgets" you can include on your dashboard. (See below for some samples)  Click on the "Add" button to check out all the options.

You can also embed a "feed," such as updates from a favorite magazine or blog.

Click on the "Add" button, then type a topic in the search window to see what feeds and news sources are available.