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Social Bookmarks C E T L

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Social Bookmarks C E T L

  1. 1. Organization in Chaos Social Knowledge Platform (Delicious & Diigo)
  2. 2. Why bookmarking? <ul><li>There are great Web 2.0 resources for the classroom, with new tools appearing all the time and others disappearing. I'd love to hear how folks manage them - how do you assess new tools, organize them, share them with teachers and students at your schools, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Beth B </li></ul>
  3. 3. Your network <ul><li>I make use of Diigo, my own account and the groups in Diigo like http://groups.diigo.com/group/classroom20 </li></ul><ul><li>I am a firm believer in social bookmarking. </li></ul><ul><li>Judith R </li></ul>
  4. 4. Cut and paste links <ul><li>In the past we copied links to MS Word, problem with categorization, updating, removing, ‘paper-based’ retrieval, singular lens… </li></ul>http://www.readwritethink.org/index.asp (lesson plans, resources, links, etc.) http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ (guide to grammar and writing) http://www.landmark-project.com/citation_machine/index.php (generates citations/bibliography) http://www.sparknotes.com/ (&quot;Coles Notes&quot; in electronic form) http://www.education.mcgill.ca/teamATEQ/index.htm http://www.sjr.mb.ca/english http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php?screen=NewRubric&module=Rubistar& (rubric site) ion2 eachers3$Course Descriptions 2004-2005 (2004-05 English course descriptions) http://www.readwritethink.org/calendar/calendar_day.asp?id=656 (summer reading ideas and links) http://www.ncte.org/collections/summerread (more summer reading) http://www.edutopia.org/ (George Lucas Education Foundation) http://www.eduref.org/ (Education database) http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/index.html (Lesson plans, resources, etc.)
  5. 5. or this (FF bookmarks)
  6. 6. Sharing bookmarks <ul><li>Many sites now embed bookmark links or RSS feeds. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Delicious and Diigo
  8. 8. Use Tags <ul><li>A tag is simply a word you can use to describe a bookmark. Unlike folders, you make up tags when you need them and you can use as many as you like. The result is a better way to organize your bookmarks and a great way to discover interesting things on the Web. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Use of Tags: Content Threads <ul><li>Can be used by all constituents (students to admin), from individual to group collections </li></ul><ul><li>Independent contributors to shared tag </li></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous or in synchronous learning mediums </li></ul><ul><li>Archive collections </li></ul><ul><li>Another expert filter </li></ul>
  10. 10. Flickr tags
  11. 11. Browser widget <ul><li>Place buttons in browser which makes tagging and collection of tagged items easy. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Diigo toolbar (more than a social bookmarking tool)
  13. 13. Multiple views
  14. 14. Tag Teams: Math <ul><li>Delicious as an alternative search engine. You can search by the tag to view a collection gathered by other users with that particular tag. i.e. math7 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Social knowledge platform <ul><li>Collaborative writing teams for learning and evaluation situations (LES) </li></ul><ul><li>Common threads and resources for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Ranking support popularity = usability </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher created resources = peer reviewed </li></ul>
  16. 16. Science Work Teams
  17. 17. Collaborative Groups <ul><li>Works very well in conjunction with current collaborative tools (Google docs) </li></ul><ul><li>Tagged sources create support for creating meaningful learning resources </li></ul>
  18. 18. Subscriptions <ul><li>Subscribe to particular tags OR a person’s network </li></ul>
  19. 19. PLE: Network (note following George S.)
  20. 20. Teaching and Learning Groups
  21. 21. Diigolet <ul><li>Multiple options to gather immediate information </li></ul><ul><li>Adds greater features for students, such as annotations and highlighting that are saved </li></ul><ul><li>Important skill for for today’s learners </li></ul>
  22. 22. Group: Teacher console
  23. 23. For students <ul><li>Contribute links to the class… more resources on a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on research… quality of sources </li></ul><ul><li>Backtrack.. online record of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Sharable with peers, support tools </li></ul><ul><li>Familiar with tagging (21 st century skill) </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer tool, archive of lesson resources online </li></ul><ul><li>Tools work together Diigo, Delicious, Google Marker, Google Docs </li></ul>
  24. 24. RSS feeds to collect bookmarks You can embed links into your blog as a link roll.
  25. 25. Group Functions (Use of RSS Feeds : iGoogle) <ul><li>Easily track who; what; when item has been contributed and corresponding writing through RSS feeds. </li></ul><ul><li>Improves time management and workflow </li></ul>
  26. 26. Continual Learning <ul><li>As we expand our use of cloud computing, use of tagging and social bookmarking tools gain relevance </li></ul><ul><li>This is an essential skill for our PLE </li></ul><ul><li>Tools that archive and pull content are replacing push and manual search tools </li></ul><ul><li>Hunting and gathering aggregators are key skills in navigating cloud sources </li></ul>
  27. 27. Affordances <ul><li>Interaction on resources through tags, comments and annotations, </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregation or resources through use of tags, user or groups </li></ul><ul><li>Part of my personal learning and knowledge management system </li></ul>
  28. 28. You can create an archive <ul><li>If you still need the links the traditional route.. You can EXPORT (key to sustainability) to an .html file. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Why Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Wisdom of the crowd </li></ul><ul><li>Collective organization </li></ul><ul><li>Access to bookmarks, “organization in chaos” </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes networking </li></ul><ul><li>More foot traffic, less yellow pages </li></ul>

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