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  • 1. Wiki What? Using Wikis for Teaching and Learning Your facilitator: Kevin Sherman
  • 2. Wiki What will we do ?
    • Quick Introduction
    • 3-2-1 Activity to learn about wikis
    • Share Ideas & Questions
    • Make your own wiki
  • 3. What is a Wiki?
    • A webpage with an Edit button
    • Easy to use
    • Perfect for collaborative learning
  • 4. Why Wikispaces?
    • “ The world’s easiest to use wiki.”
    • No experience necessary. You are up and running in minutes.
    • There are other good wiki sites:
      • PB Wiki
      • Wetpaint
  • 5. Why Bring It To The Classroom?
    • Great motivator for students
    • Easy to monitor
    • Allows for creativity and innovation
    • Encourages participation of all students
    • Promotes communication between students, teachers, and parents
    • A new, interesting way to learn
  • 6. How Can I Use it in a Classroom?
    • Simple websites
    • Peer-reviewed projects
    • Group projects
    • Manage school and classroom documents
    • Classroom discussion and debate
    • Teacher collaboration
    • Post classroom assignments
    • Collaborate with an international classroom
  • 7. How does a wiki work?
  • 8. Wiki Terms
    • User Account: Your identity on Wikispaces, consisting of username, password, and e-mail address
    • Space: A wiki on which you can collaborate
    • Page: Each space can consist of multiple pages
  • 9. Wiki Terms Continued
    • Wikispaces has different permissions settings for your space
    • Public : Anyone can view or edit your Wikispace
    • Protected: Anyone can view your space but only members can edit
    • Private: Only members can view or edit your space
  • 10. Editing Your Wiki
    • Click the Edit This Page button at the top of your wiki.
    • Write the text you would like on your page.
    • You can format it with bold, underline, italics, headings, and more.
    • Once you are done editing, click Save .
  • 11. Adding Links on Your Wiki
    • Click Edit This Page .
    • Highlight the text you would like to link and click on the earth icon in the toolbar.
    • Another window will appear allowing you to create a link to another page in your space or another website.
    • Click Ok .
  • 12. Adding Images to Your Wiki
    • Click Edit This Page .
    • Click the icon that looks like a tree.
    • Browse your computer for the image you would like and click Open .
    • Upload the chosen picture or file.
    • Place your cursor where you would like the image on the page.
    • Double click the image or file to place it on the page.
  • 13. Adding Media to Your Wiki
    • Click Edit This Page .
    • Go to the icon of the TV in the toolbar.
    • Choose the type of object you’d like to embed.
    • Follow the instructions for embedding each object.
    • Click Save .
  • 14. Time for an Activity
  • 15. Getting to the Wiki
    • Get your guest number from Kevin
    • Open the .pdf “ Wiki Training Guests ”
    • Record your user name and password
  • 16. Getting to the Wiki
    • Go to
    • Enter user name and password from the .pdf “ Wiki Training Guests ”
    • Under Favorite Wikis , click “ ShermanTraining ”
  • 17. Additional Resources for Teachers
    • Wikispaces will create your student accounts for you!
    • Check out our K-12 Educational Community at:
  • 18. Our Offer to Teachers Plus Plan is FREE for Educators !
  • 19. Wikis for Your School
    • Private Label Benefits:
    • Self-contained wiki environment
    • Unlimited spaces and user accounts
    • Safe and secure
    • Administrative control
    • Wikispaces support
    Learn more about Wikispaces Private Label at
  • 20. Questions?
    • Visit us:
    • Email us:
    • [email_address]
  • 21. Thank You Thanks for listening and watching along. We hope to hear from you soon. Until then, - The Wikispaces Team: Adam, Bisma, Dom, James, and Sarah