Introduction

 QuestionEveryone is talking about the cloud, but what is it? Do you know? Watch the video to learn more about it before you try to harness the cloud.

 

Brain to Cloudcloud fog

Creative Commons Image

"The Lighter Side Of The Cloud" Comic by CloudTweaks – David Fletcher is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.


Learning Objectives

When you have completed this Thing you will:
 
  1. know how to create, organize, use and share links (bookmarks) to favorite sites online with Diigo and Symbaloo

  2. understand what the cloud in cloud computing means
     
  3. meet international technology standards for Empowered Learner and Knowledge Constructor
  4. create, access, and share cloud bookmarks with your instructor and classmates

Quest 1: What is the Cloud?

 
Find out what the Cloud  in Cloud Initiation is all about.
 
 I am ready for Quest 1

Quest 2: Investigating Diigo


Learn about a FREE Cloud tool, Diigo. Create an account, save a bookmark, use tags, and organize your bookmarks. Discover how it can be a very useful tool for you. 
 

 I am ready for Quest 2


Quest 3: Remix

Using Symbaloo, create, organize and share a visual webmix with all your favorite bookmarks.

 I am ready for Quest 3


Quest 4: Bookmarking in the Cloud

Choose Diigo or Symbaloo to bookmark resources as you progress through the 21 Things 4 Students Quests.

 I am ready for Quest 4


Cloud Initiation Gold 

I am ready to go for the Gold Investigating Dropbox

I am ready to go to Gold Classroom Collaboration


I have completed the Quests as assigned by my teacher.
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