Diigo Guide

Diigo is a social bookmarking tool that allows you to save, describe, organize, and share your bookmarks from any computer, any time.  To begin using Diigo…. ——————  Task Summary  1. Register at Diigo.com 2. Check your email and     click activation link 3. Log in to Diigo 4. Join the Learning Call Group 5. … Read more

PBWorks Guide

Using PBWorks PBWorks.com allows you to create a type of website called a ‘wiki’. This can be a useful way to create a website, especially when collaborating with others. They also allow you to upload files (including Hot Potatoes activies and audio files) in a way that others can access directly. To get started, follow … Read more

Tips & Tricks

If you are having trouble connecting to the internet, click on the  icon, select PUFS Lab 4F or PUFS Lab4F-1 and click connect. If you see this icon: then you are connected.     In the class, always use the Chrome browser, not MSIE.        If you don’t have a bookmark or link to a site, … Read more

Google Tools

Google offers a vareity of tools that can be useful to educators. This screencast shows you some of these. Our primary browser during the course will be Chrome (Google’s browser) and  the first tools we’ll explore are…. Gmail  (Google’s Getting Started Guide, MakeUseof.com Guide ) Blogger Google Docs Later in the course (or sooner for those eager … Read more

Blogger Guide & Examples

Blogger is Google’s blogging platform.  You can register for a blog at Blogger.com and your blog will be created at blogname.blogspot.com Blogger Basics Creating Pages / Creating Posts Labels Posting Images Posting a YouTube Video on your blog Adding Gadgets to your sidebar Learning Call Blogger Screencasts Creating/Editing your Blogger Blog How to adjust widths for Blogger templates … Read more

Creating & Publishing a Google Presentation

Creating & Publishing a Google Presentation Login to your Gmail account and click ‘Drive’. A new window will open up. Click ‘Create new’/ Slides’. You can also click the ‘upload’ icon and upload an existing ppt.  Another new window will open. This is your google presentation.  To create and edit new slides, use the top … Read more

How to create and share a Google Document

How to create and share a Google Document Go to you main Docs page.  docs.google.comor drive.google.com * Google Docs is part of Google Drive.  Your drive includes 5GB of free storage space for documents and  other kinds of files.  Google Drive Support Cnet’s Guide to Google Drive GoogleGooru’s Guide to Google Drive Log in to Google … Read more