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"Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the Moon." From the novel The Woods, by Harlan Coben.





Blue Team Grades 2 and 3

Lyon Elementary School, Covington, LA
Samantha Anderson ~ Grade 2
Donna Hardee ~ Grade 3




Project: Getting started with Social Bookmarking using Connotea







introduction video on Social Bookmarking: **http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x66lV7GOcNU**
courtesy of //http://www.commoncraft.com///



Getting Started
1. press the start button on the bottom left of your computer screen
2. left click on Internet Explorer
3. in the URL bar, type in http://connotea.org and press the enter key
4. you will have to sign up for an account by clicking the red sign up now button
5. complete registration and click on the red button at the bottom of the page (you will receive a confirmation request)
6. at this point you will have to open your email and click on the link to activate your account (clicking on the activation link will
navigate you back to the Connotea web page)


Adding a Browser Button
7. click on Home and scroll to bottom right of the screen and under Advanced click on Browser button
8. this page will tell you how to make a bookmarklet which is the easiest and quickest way to bookmark a site that you can access
from anywhere
9. right click on the second option in red Add to Connotea (main window)
10. in the pop up menu left click on add to favorites
11. you will need to click on Add in the pop up box that appears

Bookmarking your Favorite Sites in Connotea
12. once you find a website that you want to bookmark simply go to Favorites and click on Add to Connotea
13. add a tag(s) so that you will easily be able to locate your site (i.e. butterflies, insects, life cycles, migration)
14. scroll to bottom of screen and click Add to My Library


Final Thought: If you're feeling adventurous click to explore additional technology sites complied by V. Martinez from Abney Elementary


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