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  • Wiki Central

    1. 1. Wiki Central Collaboration and Engagement with Web 2.0 Tools By flickr user Chalky Lives
    2. 2. Why Wiki? By flickr user cogdogblog
    3. 3. Why a wiki for Education? By flickr user Idiolector
    4. 4. Read/write culture By flickr user activeside
    5. 5. Collective Intelligence programforthefuture.org By flickr user cogdogblog
    6. 6. “ Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” Anton Chekhov By flickr user Knilram
    7. 7. Collaborative Learning By flickr user smannion
    8. 8. Active learning By flickr user shira golding
    9. 9. Inquiry/PBL/Authentic learning By flickr user oberazzi
    10. 10. Feedback By flickr user karl horton
    11. 11. Feedback <ul><li>“… it allows more people to get in discussions they wouldn’t normally do in front of class.” </li></ul><ul><li>“… Here we can get our assignments at any time: at home or in school, we can communicate with other classmates outside of school and in school…” and “…I like that we can post our work, review others for resources and ask questions when we don’t understand. It is also a great way to keep up with the class when you are sick or on vacation.” </li></ul>
    12. 12. Revisions By flickr user riebschlager
    13. 13. By flickr user Ms. Russell
    14. 14. Wiki at its simplest <ul><li>Collection of notes, handouts, links, control of information, static learning </li></ul>
    15. 15. Wiki at its simplest Schedule
    16. 16. Wiki at its simplest - activities
    17. 17. Wiki at its best: exploratory work <ul><li>Exploratory projects </li></ul><ul><li>Publish to the world </li></ul>
    18. 18. Wiki at its best: reflection/feedback
    19. 19. Wiki at its best: construct content
    20. 20. Wiki at its best: content sharing
    21. 21. Wiki at its best: digital storytelling
    22. 22. By flickr user sparklefish
    23. 23. Important points: <ul><li>My community helps me learn. Kids need a community too that can extend beyond the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>If students understand why this is important, they will buy into it </li></ul><ul><li>There will always be something we don’t understand. It is more important that students recognize that we are always learning vs. we know a lot </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul>
    24. 24. Think beyond content <ul><li>Thinking and process is the goal </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to be authentic for every topic </li></ul><ul><li>Be available for opportunities of change to differentiate instruction </li></ul><ul><li>It is not about the technology: these are tools that allow us to teach differently </li></ul><ul><li>Learning happens from reflection </li></ul>
    25. 25. Challenges <ul><li>Changing activities – decide what to keep, change, and what needs to be new </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>NCLB and standardized testing </li></ul><ul><li>Decide your goal first </li></ul>
    26. 26. Thank you

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