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21st century learning skills Students must be:
What Is a Wiki? “ A wiki is a website that allows the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked Web pages, using a WYSIWYG text editor (simplified markup language) text editor, within the browser.” ~ Wikipedia "Wiki users comment on and change one another's text" W hat I K now I s
Wiki is a new concept for me
I have used a wikik before
I have used one and made my own Wiki
I have taught some one els to make a Wiki
I have some experience with a wiki and would be willing to share an example now
Place a check mark beside one of the following:
Wikis in Plain English Text http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY
Get a wiki!
PBWiki is easy to use. Offers perks for educational wikis, the most important being ad-free wiki space. A monthly fee allow more customization options (additional backgrounds), additional file storage
Wetpaint offers many templates and a wide variety of styles ("skins") which allows for more customization. All Wetpaint wikis have ads (including educational wikis)-- they are included in sidebars along the side and bottom and are fairly unobtrusive
Clean, no-frills wikis. Ads appear along the sidebar for free wikis-- ad-free wikis are available for $5 a month. Wikis: Ready or Not!
What Does a Wiki Look like?
Types of Wikis
Public : can be read or edited by anyone
Protected: can be viewed by anyone, can only be edited by wiki members
Private: can only be viewed or edited by wiki members
Use Wikis for...
Class Web Sites Example 1 Example 2 Example 3
Exploratory Project Web Page Example 1
Telecollaborative Project Example 1
Student Created Content Example 1
Going Deeper (providing supplementary resources to prepare students for study or as follow-up)
Add images or documents
Edit and post new versions
View recent changes
Have you used...?
LEts Get Our feet wet!
+ Sign-Up Help
+ Editing Your Wiki Page
Log in to the practice wiki page
+ Wiki Web Tour
Wikipedia Turning Wikipedia into an Asset for Schools