[Oz-teachers] Delicious shutting down?

Michael Graffin mgraffin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 18:20:12 EST 2010


I couldn't agree more. Signing up to ozteachers & my tentative forays into
twitter have been one of the best professional learning decisions I've made
as a graduate teacher.

Michael

On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Pam Thompson <thompsonpam at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Michael
>
> That's the wonderful thing about ozteachers, twitter etc - you'll nearly
> always get a response.
>
> I suppose this is going to be the nature of things to come - no guarantees,
> especially when it's a free tool/application.
>
> Pam
>
>
> On 17 December 2010 18:15, Michael Graffin <mgraffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi John & Pam. Thankyou for all the suggestions. I'm literally just
>> starting out with social bookmarking & twitter, after a successful
>> introduction to blogging. Having had a look around diigo this morning, I
>> tend to agree that it has its merits. I've been learning a great deal of
>> late, so this is one more thing to explore & add to the list.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Michael
>> http://areliefteachersjourney.blogspot.com
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 2:26 PM, John Pearce <jpearce at pipeline.com.au>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Michael,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Spare a thought for me, I started out with FURL, (which went to the great
>>> hard drive in the sky a couple of years back), before I went with delicious
>>> and Diigo in tandem, (you could bookmark to Diigo and then also directly add
>>> to delicious automatically). Since then I’ve been enjoying how Diigo has
>>> continued to add more and more features such as Diigo for Education
>>> http://www.diigo.com/education and the Webslides
>>> http://slides.diigo.com/list/mrpbps/science4kids?mode=full&sid=34041 .
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> If you want to see how Diigo can be used in education you might like to
>>> check out Student Learning With Diigo
>>> http://sites.google.com/site/team8project9440/ and Social Bookmarking:
>>> Using Diigo in the Classroom
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nwealu6W2vY&feature=youtu.be
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I’ve written some Getting Started notes for Diigo that may be of interest
>>> too http://www.box.net/shared/2hgra0njoa .
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I notice that Barbara B has also made reference to Evernote which I also
>>> highly recommend though it is used more to collect and curate copies of
>>> original documents or webpages as opposed to collecting the base URL’s which
>>> is the usual purpose of social bookmarking.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> John P
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* oz-teachers-bounces at rite.ed.qut.edu.au [mailto:
>>> oz-teachers-bounces at rite.ed.qut.edu.au] *On Behalf Of *Michael Graffin
>>> *Sent:* Friday, 17 December 2010 3:30 PM
>>> *To:* Professional community for teachers
>>> *Subject:* Re: [Oz-teachers] Delicious shutting down?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> The talk on the blogs suggests that this IS indeed the case. I'm not
>>> particularly happy, as I literally just started using Delicious 2 weeks ago,
>>> and have now been forced to swap. I'm yet to be convinced with the merits of
>>> diigo, but I'll be finding out.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for the warning.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Michael
>>>
>>> http://areliefteachersjourney.blogspot.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 10:06 AM, annie w <oogimugga at yahoo.com.au>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The news on the twittosphere is that Delicious is shutting down. Not sure
>>> when. (Not even sure it is definitely true.) Anyway, see below the story,
>>> and then see some instructions for migrating delicious bookmarks, if this is
>>> needed. I downloaded a little firefox applet from diigo a while ago, that
>>> simultaneously saves bookmarks to both diigo and delicious - diigo is very
>>> good.
>>>
>>> http://techcrunch.com/2010/12/16/is-yahoo-shutting-down-del-icio-us/
>>> http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2374446,00.asp
>>>
>>> https://secure.delicious.com/settings/bookmarks/export
>>>
>>> http://blog.evernote.com/2010/12/16/making-the-transition-from-delicious-to-evernote/
>>> http://twittertim.es/jdthomas7
>>>
>>> Anne Weaver
>>> http://readingpower.wordpress.com/
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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