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  1. 1. A PPT BY DANIELLE COTHREN A Social Bookmarks Manager
  2. 2. What is ? <ul><li>“ is a social bookmarking website -- the primary use of is to store your bookmarks online, which allows you to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere, too. On, you can use tags to organize and remember your bookmarks, which is a much more flexible system than folders.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Example of some popular tags on <ul><li>What are tags? </li></ul><ul><li>Tags are one-word descriptors that you can assign to your bookmarks on They're a little bit like keywords but non-hierarchical. You can assign as many tags to a bookmark as you like and easily rename or delete them later. </li></ul>
  4. 4. An Interactive Experience <ul><li>On you can share your bookmarks publicly so that co-w0rkers, students, and others can view them for reference and collaboration. This feature makes a tool that is invaluable for distance learning/group work: persons in different areas can all see and contribute to the research process. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are its uses? <ul><li> is an open-ended system that can be used in any way the user decides. 4 of these uses are most applicable to the field of education. They are: </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Linklog </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>
  6. 6. Research <ul><li>While writing an article, researching a paper, or working on a project, is a way to keep track of websites, articles, materials and commentaries </li></ul>
  7. 7. Podcasts are one of the many resources that users can access on the site <ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li> users can search the site for podcasts to listen to or upload their own to the site. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a great resource for students who are looking for podcasts to listen to on a particular topic, or for students who have created podcasts that they think are useful and would like to share with a vast community. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Links are an important feature of <ul><li>LinkLog </li></ul><ul><li> users can bookmark sites AND add commentary, creating an annotated linklog. </li></ul><ul><li>This site feature is great for teachers. Students can access the instructors linklog and have access to sites that the teacher has deemed most helpful, educational, and appropriate. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Collaboration <ul><li>A account is a great tool to use when collaborating with a group. Groups can share an account or a specific tag name to collect and organize sites and information that will be helpful to all participants. </li></ul>
  10. 10. In Conclusion… <ul><li> is a website with many practical applications for the classroom. Students working on a group project can create a group account or tag, ensuring that all members can access the research and contribute to it. A classroom teacher can create a account and encourage his or her students to access it and visit sites that are both applicable to class work and age-appropriate. can even be used for personal bookmarking. Overall, is a Web 2.0 technology with countless applications and uses, and everyone should take advantage of it. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> A-to-Z by Functions </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>, From Wikipedia – the free encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>