Bookmark and Curation Tool
Price: 4 plans available – Free, Basic, Standard and Professional. There is also free package for educators, for more info see www.diigo.com/education.
Diigo is a powerful information capturing, storing, recalling and sharing tool. Diigo is an acronym for Digest of Internet Information, Groups, and Other.
3 Reasons to use Diigo in the Classroom:
Here are just a few of the possibilities with Diigo:
Interested in finding out more about Diigo and how you can use it your class or lecture room? We have completed a pedagogic assessment of this tool which details its strengths and weaknesses based on its potential for innovative teaching strategies.
We collected and created some explainers videos which include tutorials, case studies of educators using this tool and more. Watch and learn.
Step 1: Apply for an Educator Account
Step 2: Email Notification
Step 3: Access Teacher Console
Your personalized Teacher Console, located at http://www.diigo.com/teacher_entry/console , is where you create and manage learner accounts and class groups
Step 4: Create A Class Group
The first step for using Diigo for a new class is to create a new Diigo group for the class.
Click the “Create A Group for My Class” link to create a group for your class.
Step 5: Create Student Accounts and add to class group.
If your learners don’t have emails, use Option #1 to create learner accounts by simply entering their names or uploading an entire class roaster at once:
Input your learners’ names, and Diigo will automatically create usernames & passwords for them. Tip: Learners’ real name are optional. You can just use some codename like “Learner 101” in the name fields
Step #7 Manage Class groups / Learner Accounts using Teacher Console
To access, use the drop-down menu under your username and select “Teacher Console“.
Once there, use these options to manage your class groups / learner accounts – for example
Now that you know all about diigo, it’s time to test yourself.