Diigo as a classroom tool

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<ul><li><p>Diigo as a Classroom Tool Teaching Reading Strategies </p><p>with Diigo - Nancy DeRego </p></li><li><p>Adding Diigo to Your Bookmarks Bar </p><p>To install Diigo toolbar (full featured diigo toolbar, requires installation): </p><p>http://help.diigo.com/how-to-guide </p><p>To add diigolet (no installation - good for student computers): </p><p>https://www.diigo.com/tools/diigolet </p></li><li><p>Requesting Educator Account </p><p>Go to: www.diigo.com/education to fill out an </p><p>application for a teacher account. </p><p>Once your teacher account is approved, you can add kids to groups: it's secure and private. </p></li><li><p>Adding Students to Your Teacher Account </p><p> If your students have email accounts, you can send them an invitation email. </p><p> If your students don't have email or if you would prefer, you can enter names and generate passwords for the students. </p></li><li><p>Reading Strategies Supported By Diigo </p><p> Summarizing Paraphrasing Questioning Making connections between ideas Identifying main idea and supporting details Identifying author's point of view </p></li><li><p>Highlight </p><p> Identify main idea and supporting points - students can use different highlight colors to distinguish between the two. </p><p> Identify words which indicate author's purpose and point of view. </p></li><li><p>Annotate (Sticky Note or Bookmark) </p><p> Record summaries and paraphrases. Make connections to ideas in the text. Pose questions. </p></li><li><p>Tagging </p><p> Make connections across texts Identify two or three main ideas/themes Organize information </p></li><li><p>Diigo and Classroom Research </p><p> Set up a bank of research sources for safe searching. </p><p> Set up a group of internet resources for quick reference - MLA site, OWL at Purdue, royalty free music and image sites. </p><p> Comment on resources so students can see your thoughts - a good way to teach evaluating web resources. </p></li><li><p>Collaboration </p><p> Find a teacher in another school and set up a collaborative group. </p><p> Find and share resources within and across class sections. </p><p> Have asynchronous access to resources and capture the thinking of the group. </p><p> Publish to a blog right from your diigo bar or diigolet button. </p></li><li><p>Using Diigo as a Personal Learning Network </p><p>There are a number of groups for educators; try some of these or start your own! </p><p>Diigo in Education: https://groups.diigo.com/group/diigoineducation </p><p>EdTechTalk: https://groups.diigo.com/group/edtechtalk </p></li></ul>