Diigo Educator Account 101

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A step-by-step tutorial overview of Diigo's core features and Diigo Educator Account setup.


<ul><li> 1. DIG DEEPER WITH DIIGO EDUCATION www.diigo.com/education http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/diigo</li></ul> <p> 2. Diigo </p> <ul><li>Diigo =D igest ofI nternetI nformation,G roups andO ther stuff </li></ul> <ul><li>Diigo is two services in one</li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand, </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other. </li></ul></li></ul> <p>http://www.diigo.com/ 3. Diigo Personal Research Tool </p> <ul><li>Bookmark, highlight, and add sticky notes to any web page</li></ul> <ul><li>Organize your bookmarks and annotations by tags or lists.</li></ul> <ul><li>Access and search your bookmarks anywhere, by tags or by full-text</li></ul> <ul><li>Multiple ways to share your bookmarks and annotations</li></ul> <p> 4. Diigo Collaborative Research </p> <ul><li>Diigo groups are ideal for team research</li></ul> <ul><li>Pool and organize resources using group bookmarks</li></ul> <ul><li>Group sticky notes are great for discussion</li></ul> <ul><li>Group tag dictionary to enforce tagging consistency </li></ul> <p> 5. Diigo Social Content </p> <ul><li>Find the most popular bookmarks on any subject</li></ul> <ul><li>Subscribe to the most recent bookmarks by tags, sites, or users</li></ul> <ul><li>Get recommended content</li></ul> <ul><li>Get related content while browsing</li></ul> <p> 6. Getting Started with Diigo 7. Installing the Toolbar </p> <ul><li>Download the toolbar.</li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Click the "Install Diigo Toolbar" button. </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Run DiigoToolbar.3.0.Xexe. </li></ul> <ul><li>Restart your browser. </li></ul> <p> 8. Not Allowed to Install Toolbars? </p> <ul><li>Diigoletis not as feature-rich as the Diigo toolbar, but it can be set-up by simple drag-and-drop - no download or installation needed, and it works for all major browsers.</li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Diigolet is a "super bookmarklet" that allows you to highlight and add sticky-notes, in addition to simple bookmarking. </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/diigolet </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 9. </p> <ul><li>Processing the Web </li></ul> <p>Bookmarking and Annotating 10. Using the Toolbar 11. Annotating with Diigo 12. </p> <ul><li>Security Features for Teachers and Students </li></ul> <p>Diigo Teacher Console 13. Diigo Educator Accounts 14. Apply for Educator Status </p> <ul><li>Sign into Diigo </li></ul> <ul><li>Visit the Diigo Education Page </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/education </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Complete the Application Form </li></ul> <ul><li>Your application will be reviewed and you will receive an e-mail once your Diigo account has been upgraded to Educator Status </li></ul> <p> 15. 16. What Does Education Status Mean? </p> <ul><li>You can create student accounts for an entire class with just a few clicks (and student email addresses are optional for account creation)</li></ul> <ul><li>Students of the same class are automatically set up as a Diigo group so they can start using all the benefits that a Diigo group provides, such as group bookmarks and annotations, and group forums.</li></ul> <ul><li>Privacy settings of student accounts are pre-set so that only teachers and classmates can communicate with them.</li></ul> <ul><li>Ads presented to student account users are limited to education-related sponsors.</li></ul> <p> 17. Security Settings Under 13 </p> <ul><li>Under 13 accounts students are unable to customize their profiles (no image uploads, etc.) </li></ul> <p> 18. Teacher Console </p> <ul><li>The Teacher Console will appear in your profile list </li></ul> <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/teacher_entry/console </li></ul> <p> 19. Create a Class Group 20. Class Groups 21. Managing the Group Forum 22. Tagging Protocols Diigo Groups Video Tutorialhttp://snipurl.com/diigogroups 23. Group Tag Dictionary 24. Convert Existing Groups </p> <ul><li>Open the group </li></ul> <ul><li>Click "manage group"</li></ul> <ul><li>Click group overview </li></ul> <ul><li>Under group details, click"edit"</li></ul> <ul><li>Change the category to"Education - K12"</li></ul> <ul><li>The group will be upgraded to a "class group" with ad-free status, secure student accounts, and will appear within the Teacher Console </li></ul> <p> 25. Add Members 26. Adding Students WITHOUT E-Mails 27. Add Students with Existing Diigo Accounts 28. Print Member Login Information 29. 30. Manage Members 31. Graduating Student Accounts </p> <ul><li>Teacher-created student accounts can be converted to a full account upon teacher request </li></ul> <p> 32. How Are Educators Using Diigo? </p> <ul><li>Gather and collaborate on online findings.</li></ul> <ul><li>Use annotations to guide students to the most important information on a site, with a discussion starter or question posted on the sticky note. </li></ul> <ul><li>Create a slideshow of clickable web sites grabbed from your bookmarks.</li></ul> <ul><li>Publish your annotations/comments to your blogs or embed linkrolls and tagrolls onto a wiki or website. </li></ul> <p>Seehttp://tinyurl.com/5k4yqwfor more integration ideas 33. Whats Coming Up with Diigo? </p> <ul><li>Dedicated Educational Network </li></ul> <ul><li>Lots more as Diigo evolves based on educator use and input . . . </li></ul>