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Internet Networking
Tools for Teachers
By Tina Cone
Lamar University
EDLD 5362 Section ET8009
“An abbreviation for the “Digest of Internet
Information, Groups and Other stuff,” Diigo
is a social annotation service th...
Diigo Features…
• Diigo allows you to bookmark sites you find
useful and add comments for other users.
Diigo Toolbar
• Diigo provides a toolbar at the top of the site
allowing you to Share, Like or Unlike, Save, or
Bury a sit...
Classroom Application
• Diigo led me to a site on Digital Citizenship
• This site provides lesson plans on Ethical
Interne...
Diigo Review
• CNET gave Diigo 3 ½ stars which is considered very
good.
• “Diigo is an online bookmarking tool with a twis...
“The Web is teeming with social-
networking sites that emphasize
the "social," but what if you're a
business-minded indivi...
LinkedIn Features…
• LinkedIn features a different type of searching.
Networking and creating contacts is the key to
good ...
LinkedIn Profile
• Users can view and add subscribers to their
network. The profile provides a way to easily
connect with ...
LinkedIn Toolbar
• Teachers who are members of LinkedIn do not
have to create profiles for many of the sites
associated wi...
Classroom Application
• LinkedIn has a group for Response to Intervention
and Universal Design for Learning.
• Providing t...
LinkedIn Review
• AppAppeal gave LinkedIn 5 stars, its
highest rating.
• “If you're looking for professional
contacts and ...
Citations
• Diigo Company Profile. (2009, September 30). Retrieved
January 23, 2010, from CrunchBase website:
http://www.c...
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  1. 1. Internet Networking Tools for Teachers By Tina Cone Lamar University EDLD 5362 Section ET8009
  2. 2. “An abbreviation for the “Digest of Internet Information, Groups and Other stuff,” Diigo is a social annotation service that lets users add highlights and notes in situ to any web page. … Diigo combines aspects of social bookmarking, full-text search, annotations, tagging, and sharing.” (Crunchbase, 2010)
  3. 3. Diigo Features… • Diigo allows you to bookmark sites you find useful and add comments for other users.
  4. 4. Diigo Toolbar • Diigo provides a toolbar at the top of the site allowing you to Share, Like or Unlike, Save, or Bury a site. • To use the advanced features of Diigo, you will need to download the free toolbar.
  5. 5. Classroom Application • Diigo led me to a site on Digital Citizenship • This site provides lesson plans on Ethical Internet Practices which we discuss in my Multimedia and Desktop Publishing classes. • Diigo provides information using keywords and screens the content submitted by users.
  6. 6. Diigo Review • CNET gave Diigo 3 ½ stars which is considered very good. • “Diigo is an online bookmarking tool with a twist. Sometimes, merely saving a bunch of tagged Web sites to a list of favorites is not enough. Ever wanted to highlight one cool corner of a Web page? Do you wish you could scribble on various Web sites to collect recipes, plan a vacation, or write a big research paper, then share your notes? Diigo can help you do that.“ (CNET Review, 2010)
  7. 7. “The Web is teeming with social- networking sites that emphasize the "social," but what if you're a business-minded individual more interested in the networking end? Where do you go? The answer: LinkedIn.” (PC Magazine, 2007)
  8. 8. LinkedIn Features… • LinkedIn features a different type of searching. Networking and creating contacts is the key to good business. • Teachers are more effective when they can share their curriculum and link to other teachers instead of having to create every lesson. • Users create profiles which allows them to add contacts and share resources.
  9. 9. LinkedIn Profile • Users can view and add subscribers to their network. The profile provides a way to easily connect with your connections.
  10. 10. LinkedIn Toolbar • Teachers who are members of LinkedIn do not have to create profiles for many of the sites associated with LinkedIn. There is a Join button that pulls information from your LinkedIn profile. • The top menu bar provides you easy access to LinkedIn features.
  11. 11. Classroom Application • LinkedIn has a group for Response to Intervention and Universal Design for Learning. • Providing the best classroom instruction for all students is often a challenge. This group would help offer suggestions or solutions for any challenges I encounter.
  12. 12. LinkedIn Review • AppAppeal gave LinkedIn 5 stars, its highest rating. • “If you're looking for professional contacts and don't want to dive into the deep end by using a business directory or don't feel like browsing thousands of ads, Linkedin can help you find a suitable professional within your social and business sphere.” (AppAppeal, 2009)
  13. 13. Citations • Diigo Company Profile. (2009, September 30). Retrieved January 23, 2010, from CrunchBase website: http://www.crunchbase.com/company/diigo • Janowski, Davis. (2007, April 23). Site of the Week: Linked In. Retrieved January 23, 2010, from PCMag.com website: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2143275,00.asp • LinkedIn Review. (2009, April). Retrieved January 22, 2010, from AppAppeal website: http://www.appappeal.com/app/linkedin/ • Wenzel, Elsa. (2006, May 1). Diigo Review. Retrieved January 22, 2010, from CNET Reviews website: http://reviews.cnet.com/online-software-services/diigo/4505- 9239_7-32082352.html

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