Wonderful World of Wikis:
                               Practical Classroom Wikis
                                       ...
Go ahead Make My Wiki!
• Sign up at www.wikispaces.com
• Make a “space”
  – You will be working on your own wiki during th...
Adam Frey, Co Founder Wikispaces

Wiki Basics
1. Survey Audience
2. Wiki Basics
    A. What is a wiki? Editing
        and...
http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/
Vicki Davis, Teacher
                               Cool Cat Teacher Blog
Pedagogical Wiki Examples      Co-Creator, Flat ...
Citing Sources




©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Agreements citing personal
                        information




©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights...
©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
High School
http://archive.flatclassroomproject.org
Click Manage Wiki
• My class Wiki
  http://westwood.wikispaces.com
Prepopulated with information
Final Efolio
http://westwood.wikispaces.com/Miller+efolio
Finding work turned in – “turnin”
               tag
Click the tag!!
Tags – items turned in
http://westwood.wikispaces.com/tag/view/turnin
Subscribe to “turnin” tag on RSS
My Inbox for Wiki grading is my
         RSS Reader!
Rubric Samples




http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/Rubrics
Tricks & Tips
•   Headings
•   Table of contents [[toc]]
•   Making a new Page
•   Embedding documents
•   Embedding video...
Monitoring and Assessing
•   Get an RSS Reader
•   Subscribing to a page
•   Fixing a “wiki war”
•   Reverting
My Seven Classroom Wiki Uses

1.         Lesson Summaries
2.         Notes Collaboration
3.         Concept Introduction &...
Wiki Examples
• My 9th Grade Wiki Assignments
• Convergence Project
• Walkers Wikinomics
• Flat Classroom Project (interna...
“Selling” Wikis to Administrators

     Sometimes you have to get it
            unblocked!
rnin ve
                 Lea perati
                        g
                  Coo
 Differ
        e
Instru ntiated
     ...
Research Supports Cooperative
                Learning Strategies
• Paulson switched to
  cooperative learning strategies
...
What is the difference?
• Passive Learning
• Active Learning




                 (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights
...
Students Must Be
•   Collaborators
•   Synthesizers
•   Explainers
•   Problem Solvers!




                  (c) 2007, Vi...
Why I chose wikis:
•   Free
•   Runs on older Computers
•   Runs on slower Internet
•   Easy
•   “Think Pair Share” for th...
07/06/09   (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights Reserved.   48
Don’t change me!
Wiki Wars
• Edit in sm
Questions & Backchannel
                   Vicki Davis, Teacher
                 Adam Frey, Wikispaces
Backchat - http://t...
Eat a
watermelon
Not
whole!
Small
bites!
The power of Three!
 Pick three
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  1. 1. Wonderful World of Wikis: Practical Classroom Wikis Vicki Davis, Teacher Adam Frey, Wikispaces ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Citing Sources ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  7. 7. Agreements citing personal information ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  8. 8. ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  9. 9. ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  10. 10. ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  11. 11. ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  12. 12. ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  13. 13. ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  14. 14. ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  15. 15. High School http://archive.flatclassroomproject.org
  16. 16. Click Manage Wiki
  17. 17. • My class Wiki http://westwood.wikispaces.com
  18. 18. Prepopulated with information
  19. 19. Final Efolio http://westwood.wikispaces.com/Miller+efolio
  20. 20. Finding work turned in – “turnin” tag
  21. 21. Click the tag!!
  22. 22. Tags – items turned in http://westwood.wikispaces.com/tag/view/turnin
  23. 23. Subscribe to “turnin” tag on RSS
  24. 24. My Inbox for Wiki grading is my RSS Reader!
  25. 25. Rubric Samples http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/Rubrics
  26. 26. Tricks & Tips • Headings • Table of contents [[toc]] • Making a new Page • Embedding documents • Embedding videos • Fixing things – Text editor
  27. 27. Monitoring and Assessing • Get an RSS Reader • Subscribing to a page • Fixing a “wiki war” • Reverting
  28. 28. My Seven Classroom Wiki Uses 1. Lesson Summaries 2. Notes Collaboration 3. Concept Introduction & Exploratory Projects 4. Learn Shares 5. Individual Assessments 6. Rewards 7. Classroom Organization (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 40 Reserved.
  29. 29. Wiki Examples • My 9th Grade Wiki Assignments • Convergence Project • Walkers Wikinomics • Flat Classroom Project (internal link) –Flat Classroom Wiki
  30. 30. “Selling” Wikis to Administrators Sometimes you have to get it unblocked!
  31. 31. rnin ve Lea perati g Coo Differ e Instru ntiated ction Pro Lea ject rni B ng ased ss ic nt se n t me A s the Au
  32. 32. 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.
  33. 33. What is the difference? • Passive Learning • Active Learning (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 45 Reserved.
  34. 34. Students Must Be • Collaborators • Synthesizers • Explainers • Problem Solvers! (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 46 Reserved.
  35. 35. Why I chose wikis: • Free • Runs on older Computers • Runs on slower Internet • Easy • “Think Pair Share” for the Computer (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 47 Reserved.
  36. 36. 07/06/09 (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights Reserved. 48
  37. 37. Don’t change me!
  38. 38. Wiki Wars • Edit in sm
  39. 39. Questions & Backchannel Vicki Davis, Teacher Adam Frey, Wikispaces Backchat - http://tinyurl.com/backchat password: necc Vicki’s Resources & Hyperlinks http://tinyurl.com/classwiki
  40. 40. Eat a watermelon
  41. 41. Not whole!
  42. 42. Small bites!
  43. 43. The power of Three! Pick three

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