Tritt Elementary and Wikispaces

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Tritt Elementary and Wikispaces

  1. 1. Tritt Elementary and WikispacesPresented by Amy Crandall
  2. 2. Wiki?O "Wiki wiki" means “very quickly" in the Hawaiian language.
  3. 3. What is a Wiki?O A website that allows visitors to add, remove, edit and change content.
  4. 4. What is a Wiki?O A website that allows visitors to add, remove, edit and change content.O It also allows for linking among any number of pages and websites.
  5. 5. What is a Wiki?O A website that allows visitors to add, remove, edit and change content.O It also allows for linking among any number of pages and websites.O It is easy to use and an effective tool for collaborating.
  6. 6. A Video About Wikis from Common Crafthttp://youtu.be/-dnL00TdmLY
  7. 7. Ok, I understand a wiki.So, why wikis in education?O Both teachers and students can use wikis for publishing, organizing, and sharing virtually any kind of information – professional, creative or academic.
  8. 8. Ok, I understand a wiki.So, why wikis in education?O Both Teachers and students can use wikis for publishing, organizing, and sharing virtually any kind of information – professional, creative or academic.O Teachers can collaborate within grade levels and vertically. (1st can share with Kindergarten and 2nd can share with 1st grade.)
  9. 9. Ok, I understand a wiki.So, why wikis in education?O Both teachers and students can use wikis for publishing, organizing, and sharing virtually any kind of information – professional, creative or academic.O Teachers can collaborate within grade levels and vertically. (1st can share with Kindergarten and 2nd can share with 1st grade.)O Students take on the responsibility of teaching others. (That’s right, higher order thinking skills)
  10. 10. Example of a Tritt Wiki 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade Blog Tritt CrandallElementary Student 4th Grade Pages Teachers 5th Grade Blog Arasi Student Kindergarten Pages Scope and September Sequence Standards Math Student By Month Standards Resources Website August Links Language Teacher Arts Resources
  11. 11. Wikispaces offers several account types from free to private label premium.O $2000/year for a schoolO $4000/year for a districtO $1000/year/100 users
  12. 12. Example of a Private Label Portal
  13. 13. ReferencesSpecial thanks to the following for sharing theirpresentations:Keller, Carl. Using Wikis in the Classroom. 2009.http://www.slideshare.net/cgkel/using-wikis-in-the-classroom-2009Hokanson, Kristin. Wiki While You Work. 2008.http://www.slideshare.net/khokanson/wiki-while-you-workFor information about Wikispaces go to:http://www.wikispaces.com/

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