Go ahead Make My Wiki!
• Sign up at www.wikispaces.com • Make a “space” – You will be working on your own wiki during this session. • If you wish to join the backchannel, go to – http://tinyurl.com/backchat – Passcode: necc
Adam Frey, Co Founder Wikispaces
Wiki Basics 1. Survey Audience 2. Wiki Basics A. What is a wiki? Editing and the Four Tabs B. Why is that valuable? Simplicity and Accessibility C. A Quick Look at Some Advanced Features. Templates, Backlinks, Wanted Pages, Includes D. A Sneak Peak at the New Tag System E. Overcoming objections: Student accounts, locking, etc.
Vicki Davis, Teacher Cool Cat
Teacher Blog Pedagogical Wiki Examples Co-Creator, Flat Classroom & Digiteen Projects A. Elementary B. Middle School C. High School D. Assignments & Templates E. Tags F. Wiki Collaboration & What to do about Wiki Wars What it means to collaborate - right and wrong way to collaborate. G. Rss page to track the wikis. H. Handling private issues - USING Wikimail!! http://tinyurl.com/classwiki
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Research Supports Cooperative Learning Strategies
• Paulson switched to cooperative learning strategies and saw his pass rate improve. • Excellent summary of the research at: Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience, Science Education Resource Center at Carlleton College, funded by the NSF, http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/cooperative/whyuse.html (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 44 Reserved.