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Diigo for Teachers


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This presentation accompanied a workshop. It will share what Diigo is, how to install and use the Diigolet features like bookmark, highlight, sticky note, and how to set up a teacher account with class groups, lists, and a tag dictionary.

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Diigo for Teachers

  1. 1. WEB 2.0 <ul><li>Tools U Can Use: Part 2 </li></ul><ul><li>by: Tamara Connors </li></ul>
  2. 2. Diigo: Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Organize and save sites you have visited online. </li></ul><ul><li>Tag articles to find again. Make lists to share. </li></ul><ul><li>Educator accounts and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Sticky note, highlight, and comment (live), </li></ul><ul><li>“ Annotate, archive and organize websites” </li></ul><ul><li>Create classes or groups </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tagging <ul><li>Tagging adds a searchable tag </li></ul><ul><li>In Facebook people tag photos </li></ul><ul><li>In Diigo people tag topics or concepts </li></ul>
  4. 4. Brainstorm a list <ul><li>What are some tags this group might use? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sign In <ul><li>Log in with your user name and password </li></ul>
  6. 6. Diigo Toolbar and Diigolet <ul><li>1. Click on Tools </li></ul><ul><li>2. Click on applet:Diigolet </li></ul><ul><li>3. Right click on Diggolet button then “add to favorites.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Quick Tour <ul><li>My Library- My Lists- My Tags </li></ul><ul><li>My Network (people you follow) </li></ul><ul><li>My Groups (I created or I follow) </li></ul><ul><li>Community (hot Diigo bookmarks) </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark/Highlight/Sticky Note </li></ul>
  8. 8. “Try It” <ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>tag </li></ul><ul><li>bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>share with a group / add to a list </li></ul><ul><li>highlight, annotate with sticky notes, comment on others annotations </li></ul>
  9. 9. Diigo Educator Account <ul><li> </li></ul>Free premium accounts designed for teachers.
  10. 10. Teacher Console Print Members for student strips
  11. 11. Create a Group
  12. 12. Add Members
  13. 13. Create Student Accounts
  14. 14. Cofirm Account Details
  15. 15. Creating Lists
  16. 16. Settings: Group Tags Personalize your icon
  17. 17. Tags Notice the path: General then Manage Members then Tags
  18. 18. Group Statistics
  19. 19. Let’s Try Annotating
  20. 20. Brainstorm <ul><li>How could Diigo be used in your classroom? How could teachers collaborate with Diigo? How could cross curricular activities be developed using Diigo? </li></ul>
  21. 21. NEXT Steps <ul><li>Create a Diigo Educator account </li></ul><ul><li>In the Teacher Console enter Class Groups. Generate student accounts; no student email needed! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to use Diigolet . </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark/Tag/Sticky Note/ Comment </li></ul><ul><li>Create Lists and share with Class Groups. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Student Accounts <ul><li>With the Diigolet students can: read, highlight, sticky note, bookmark (plus share bookmarks with the Group), and create and add to Lists. </li></ul><ul><li>Members can comment on each others postings. This is a great way to give feedback and ask questions. </li></ul><ul><li>The Library view shows a student all of his bookmarks and annotations. You can view this data in your Teacher Console. </li></ul>
  23. 23. For more information <ul><li>&quot;Three Uses of Diigo in the History and Language Arts Classroom” </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking Lessons and Handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Can't Get Kids to Read? Make It Social </li></ul><ul><li>Great Instructional Video for Diigo </li></ul><ul><li>Tamara’s blog </li></ul><ul><li>7 Reasons Diigo Tastes Better Than Delicious </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking in Plain English video by Commoncraft </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Social Bookmarking with Diigo Education </li></ul>