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  1. 1. Social Bookmarking
  2. 2. “ Even with the best teachers we have, most middle and high school kids say they’re bored 50-70 percent of the time.” -Students power down and turn off the lights of education, so . . . “ Give students the opportunity to use technology in school -like blogs, interactive web pages, or YouTube - and connect them to the world.” Turning Students On!
  3. 3. Web 1.0 Taking print media and posting it online in a digital format Web 2.0 Reading, writing, and sharing/collaborating Digital Natives Driving 2 Discovery Education Web 2.0 The True Story of the Internet
  4. 4. Social Bookmarking Social Bookmarking • Highlight and share the Web • Powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community Diigo You Tube Explaining Diigo
  5. 5. Diigo - Social Bookmarking <ul><ul><li>• it is a personal research and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>collaborative research tool on one hand, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• and it’s a knowledge-sharing community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and social content site on the other </li></ul></ul>D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
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  8. 8. Diigo Benefits • Can build research knowledge • Share similar interests, bookmarks, stickies, annotations • Student accounts maintain privacy • Teacher creates accounts - can limit • Stickies can replace note cards Maggie Tasi Diigo - Co-founder
  9. 9. Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
  10. 10. Diigo - Social Bookmarking D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff http://www. diigo .com/education
  11. 11. Diigo - Social Bookmarking • User names & passwords provided • Teacher ONLY may change
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  14. 14. Diigo Benefits “ We believe that Web 2.0 technologies will define and be defined by the skill requirements of the 21st century workforce. It is time to understand whether models have emerged for using these tools that are superior to traditional classroom teaching alone and what are the best approaches for the practitioner to implement them.” Bob Wolf, of The Boston Consulting Group, and a researcher on the use of internet in public education recently commented:
  15. 15. Keep the Lights On!