Joke New student drawing quietly in the back of the room, I asked her “What are you drawing?” She let me know, “God.” I asked her, “How can you do that? No one knows what God looks like.” To which she replied, “They will in a minute.”
1. What is a wiki?
Creative space to group share creative
Worlds largest wiki – we all know it – it has
more readers than the New York Times,
Wikipedia, owned by Jimmy Wales.
Wiki in Hawaiian means “fast.”
2. Why wiki with your
Meet the Texas Essential Knowledge and
Skills TEKs art history and technology
Get to know your students better.
Cross the curriculum to meet some of the
TEKs for Language Arts/English.
Teach in a way that students like to learn;
through social interaction!
3. How to set up a wiki …
5. Gettin’ wiggy with wiki’s …
Welcome students to the page and
Let students know the purpose of the
Have a weekly “news flash” where
you make a connection to something
happening in the classroom.
Post your grading expectations, and
Post your due date
The HOME PAGE and instructions:
6. Gettin’ wiggy with wiki’s …
Create easy to find class folders so
students know where to go
Name your pages sequentially so
they are listed in order (i.e., start
the page name, or file name, with a
Create a folder for students to
make their own pages
7. Gettin’ wiggy with wiki’s …
Introduce artist to comment on
Grading criteria – expectations
Picture of art to comment on
Sites to help with student research
Grading criteria – a third time …
Example of comment
The wiki page to comment on:
8. Sites to find Art History …
http://www.britannica.com/ (if your school
has an account)
9. Motivating students …
Include the wiki artist in classroom
discussions – formally, and
Seek out individual students and
praise their comments, verbally.
Show all students exemplary
comments on the overhead
Encourage students commenting
on other students comments
10. How to find this slide show:
In the navigation menu, find the TAEA 2010
Wiggy Wiki and Art History page
Open it and scroll down to view the slide
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