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Social Bookmarking

  1. 1. Keeping track of online resources in and out of the classroom
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>A web-based way to keep track of the sites you visit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A way to save bookmarks for your favorite websites so you can access them from any computer anywhere in the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A way to share your favorite sites with your friends and colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A way to discuss and reflect on resources you find alone or with your colleagues </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><ul><li>You can install a toolbar add-on to add links with the click of a button: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can organize your bookmarks with tags to find them more easily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links are in a list format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bookmarks are public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can view what your colleagues are saving by adding colleagues’ delicious pages to your network </li></ul></ul>
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  5. 6. <ul><ul><li>Links are grouped by heading/topic on one page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It has an ‘easy-add’ window that you can keep open to add links when you want </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instead of tags, you organize your links by topic and subtopic in collapsible windows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best used as a way to display collected links, it does not have a networking feature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It can be kept private or made public </li></ul></ul>
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  7. 8. <ul><ul><li>Links are displayed in a list </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Toolbar ‘easy-add’ button available for nearly every browser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives user ability to bookmark, tag, describe, highlight and leave a ‘sticky note’ on a page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users can also create ‘lists’ to further organize bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users can make ‘friends’ and read their bookmarks, join groups, post links to groups and view other diigo members’ sticky notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bookmarks can be public or private </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>diigo groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher accounts can be used with students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><ul><li>A tag is a way to label your bookmarks for easy retrieval at another time. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For instance, you might use the tag “Literacy” to tag all the websites you find on that subject. That way you can easily find them later without having to scroll through a long list. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tagging in delicious: </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging in diigo: </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><ul><li>Keep your tags consistent. If you have too many, it defeats the purpose! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. always use Literacy, Math & Science instead of Science site, Literacy tools, Math problems and sometimes Reading and sometimes Science stuff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use tags that you will remember and that make sense to you! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you are creating a public bookmark, use tags that other people would use to find your bookmark </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><ul><li>Provide students with a list of online resources that is easily updated and accessible at home as well as at school. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In upper grades, allow students who are working collaboratively to use social bookmarking to share resources, comment and discuss </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><ul><li>Keep track of online resources you find at home, at school, at conferences, overseas, ANYWHERE! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use social bookmarking to allow grade or department partners to share resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use social bookmarking as a professional development tool (mostly in diigo) through which colleagues can share resources, comment and discuss them asynchronously. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Paula Don SDP Director of Educational Technology [email_address] Carol Kane SDP Technology Program Specialist [email_address] Mary Beth Hertz TTL/Computer Teacher, Bluford Elementary [email_address]
  14. 15. <ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… .???? </li></ul></ul>