Diigo in the Classroom
This presentation accompanied a workshop. It will share what Diigo is, how to install and use the Diigolet features like bookmark, highlight, sticky note, and how to set up a teacher account with class groups, lists, and a tag dictionary.
2. Diigo: Social Bookmarking
- Organize and save sites you have visited online.
- Tag articles to find again. Make lists to share.
- Educator accounts and tools
- Sticky note, highlight, and comment (live),
- Annotate, archive and organize websites
- Tagging adds a searchable tag
- In Facebook people tag photos
- In Diigo people tag topics or concepts
4. Brainstorm a list
- What are some tags this group might use?
5. Sign In
- Log in with your user name and password
6. Diigo Toolbar and Diigolet
- 2. Click on applet:Diigolet
- 3. Right click on Diggolet button then add to favorites.
7. Quick Tour
- My Library- My Lists- My Tags
- My Network (people you follow)
- My Groups (I created or I follow)
- Community (hot Diigo bookmarks)
- Bookmark/Highlight/Sticky Note
8. Try It
- share with a group / add to a list
- highlight, annotate with sticky notes, comment on others annotations
9. Diigo Educator Account
Free premium accounts designed for teachers. 10. Teacher Console Print Members for student strips 11. Create a Group 12. Add Members 13. Create Student Accounts 14. Cofirm Account Details 15. Creating Lists 16. Settings: Group Tags Personalize your icon 17. Tags Notice the path:General then Manage Members then Tags 18. Group Statistics 19. Lets Try Annotating 20. Brainstorm
- How could Diigo be used in yourclassroom? How could teachers collaborate with Diigo? How could cross curricular activities be developed using Diigo?
21. NEXT Steps
- Create aDiigo Educatoraccount
- In the Teacher Console enter Class Groups. Generate student accounts; no student email needed!
- Bookmark/Tag/Sticky Note/ Comment
- Create Lists and share with Class Groups.
22. Student Accounts
- With the Diigolet students can: read, highlight, sticky note, bookmark (plus share bookmarks with the Group), and create and add to Lists.
- Members can comment on each others postings. This is a great way to give feedback and ask questions.
- The Library view shows a student all of his bookmarks and annotations. You can view this data in your Teacher Console.
23. For more information
- "Three Uses of Diigo in the History and Language Arts Classroom
- Social Bookmarking Lessons and Handouts
- Can't Get Kids to Read? Make It Social
- Great Instructional Video for Diigo
- 7 Reasons Diigo Tastes Better Than Delicious
- Social Bookmarking in Plain English video by Commoncraft
- Teaching Social Bookmarking with Diigo Education