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Social Bookmarking in Plain English

A how-to for social bookmarking The folks at Common Craft have created another great video that explains how to use social bookmarking sites such as Furl and del.icio.us. While most teachers and administrators are familiar with the concept of bookmarking or saving one's favorite sites to one's own hard drive,
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A how-to for social bookmarking

The folks at Common Craft have created another great video that explains how to use social bookmarking sites such as Furl and del.icio.us. While most teachers and administrators are familiar with the concept of bookmarking or saving one's favorite sites to one's own hard drive, social bookmarking allows you to utilize the web to save and share bookmarks. In the video the author demonstrates how a math teacher might use a site such as del.icio.us to share curriculum-based web sites with her students.

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