Diigo: Social Bookmarking in Educational Settings

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This presentation was developed to teach teachers how to use Diigo for a course through University of Wisconsin-Stout.

This presentation was developed to teach teachers how to use Diigo for a course through University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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  • 1. DIIGO: SOCIAL BOOKMARKING IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS A quick and easy primer Amanda Nichols Innovations & Opportunities for Media Specialists March 2011Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 2. WHAT IS DIIGO? •A social bookmarking tool (like Delicious) PLUS: • The ability to highlight/sticky note content on a page • The ability to bookmark a “note” for yourself or others to see later • The ability to bookmark imagesSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 3. DIIGO LOOKS LIKE... Note that there’s an option for an educator account - you’ll want to use this!Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 4. BEGIN BY: Click here to get started with DiigoSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 5. LOG IN TO DIIGO: If you already have one of these accounts, you can use it to log in to DiigoSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 6. LOG IN TO DIIGO: If you already have one of these accounts, you can use it to log in to Diigo Or, if you want to start from scratch, click on this option:Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 7. CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT: Diigo asks for pretty basic information; if you do not feel comfortable sharing first and last name, you can enter initials onlySaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 8. CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT: Diigo asks for pretty basic information; if you do not feel comfortable sharing first and last name, you can enter initials only Once you’ve filled this information out, click ContinueSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 9. YOUR DIIGO LIBRARY This is your new Diigo home page! Your bookmarks and saved items will be collected hereSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 10. YOUR DIIGO LIBRARY This is your new Diigo home page! Your bookmarks and saved items will be collected here You can give your bookmarks titles and tagsSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 11. YOUR DIIGO LIBRARY Your library will organize your tags based on number of occurrences; this way, you can see all bookmarks with any particular tagSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 12. DIIGO LISTS You can also create lists for sharing your bookmarks with othersSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 13. DIIGO LISTS You can also create lists for sharing your bookmarks with others To make a new list, begin by clicking on +Create new listSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 14. DIIGO LISTS You can fill in as much of this information as you want (although the fields marked with asterisks are required)Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 15. DIIGO LISTS You can fill in as much of this information as you want (although the fields marked with asterisks are required) Decide if you’d like your additions to appear at the beginning or end of your list, and click Create the listSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 16. CREATING A NEW BOOKMARK Once you’re ready to add a new item to your library, click on Add+Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 17. CREATING A NEW BOOKMARK Once you’re ready to add a new item to your library, click on Add+ And select what type of item you’d like to addSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 18. CREATING A NEW BOOKMARK Fill out as much of this information as you wantSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 19. CREATING A NEW BOOKMARK Fill out as much of this information as you want: If you have created lists, you can also add your item to a list at this timeSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 20. CREATING A NEW BOOKMARK Fill out as much of this information as you want: Once you’re done, click on Add New If you have created lists, you can also add your Bookmark, item to a list at this time and it will appear in your library!Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 21. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES By clicking on Tools, you will see the many additional bookmarking options Diigo offersSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 22. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES You may want to import bookmarks By clicking on Tools, you will see the many from Delicious additional bookmarking options Diigo offersSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 23. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES You may want to import bookmarks By clicking on Tools, you will see the many from Delicious additional bookmarking options Diigo offers Or save your favorite Tweets to your Diigo librarySaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 24. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES The tools that will make your bookmarking the easiest, though, are:Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 25. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES The tools that will make your bookmarking the easiest, though, are: Diigo Toolbar, which installs on most Internet browsersSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 26. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES The tools that will make your bookmarking the easiest, though, are: Diigolet, which has fewer features, but works through any browser’s Bookmarks featureSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 27. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES The tools that will make your bookmarking the easiest, though, are: Or Diigo Extension for Chrome, which easily allows you to save and share your bookmarks while using ChromeSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 28. BOOKMARKING ALTERNATIVES The tools that will make your bookmarking the easiest, though, are: Or Diigo Extension for Chrome, which easily allows you to save and share your bookmarks while using Chrome Any of these bookmarking tools will make Diigo easier to useSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 29. EDUCATOR UPGRADE As mentioned before, Diigo offers free educator accounts with perks and classroom benefitsSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 30. EDUCATOR UPGRADE As mentioned before, Diigo offers free educator accounts with perks and classroom benefits If you’d like to upgrade to an educator account, revisit the Diigo home page and click hereSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 31. EDUCATOR UPGRADE You will be required to enter your school information, your position, and what you plan to use Diigo for in your classroom or schoolSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 32. EDUCATOR UPGRADE If you’d like to upgrade your Diigo account, click here You will be required to enter your school information, your position, and what you plan to use Diigo for in your classroom or schoolSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 33. TEACHER CONSOLE Once you’ve upgraded, you’ll have access to a Teacher ConsoleSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 34. TEACHER CONSOLE Once you’ve upgraded, you’ll have access to a Teacher Console You can create groups for your classesSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 35. TEACHER CONSOLE Once you’ve upgraded, you’ll have access to a Teacher Console You can create groups for your classes And once you have class groups, you can also create student accounts (even for those under 13!)Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 36. HOW TO USE DIIGO IN THE CLASSROOM • Share links in a secure, classroom-like environment online • Both students and the teacher can share links with the group • Allow students access to online resources anywhere they have access to the Internet • No more forgetting, or writing down links incorrectly! • Establish a secure network for students under 13Saturday, March 5, 2011
  • 37. HOW TO USE DIIGO IN EDUCATION • Share links with your colleagues in your building, district, or subject area across the world • Save a great link or cool resource in the cloud, rather than on a single computer • Great for moving between school buildings, or home and work • Create a professional learning library with lists and tagsSaturday, March 5, 2011
  • 38. QUESTIONS ABOUT DIIGO? Feel free to contact me with questions or comments! aknichols@clarkston.k12.mi.usSaturday, March 5, 2011