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Classrooms Without Boundaries: Technology Tools for Learning

At first when this webinar started it was basically on Elluminate and using blogger. However, as I stayed and multi-tasked listening and doing other things an interesting site was shared. Diigo, is a research and knowledge-sharing community. You can do tagging and annotation of things that you have found. Waht is interesting is the presenter, Sharon Stone, said one of her links she could not find when she searched for it, but the robot saved her link in Diigo and she was able to retrieve the information.

Diigo can help students orgamize, critically analyze, categorize, and collaborate with others in their group. Diigo is free, portable, easy to learn to use, highlighting tool and sticky notes are a great tool! To learn more, they have a wiki at http://digitaltools.wmwikis.net. Also, Diigo feeds to Facebook, Twitter, Goolge, and Yahoo!

This is kind of like Delicious asking you to download a toolbar, but it allows you to organize your research by tags or list, achive them, and annotate by highlighting and adding stick notes. (Gee, I wish I knew about this a year or two ago. It would have helped me keep things organized for my study.)

The other things shared in the webinar were Lego WeDo, Second Life, RSS, and WebQuest.

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