Wikis for Education<br />or<br />by Krista Scott<br />
According to dictionary.com a wiki is a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it.<br />...
Classroom Website<br />Information sharing<br />Display of student work<br />Content sharing <br />Collaborative Projects<...
Easy to use<br />Managed by teacher<br />Can add student users<br />Can make page private to protect students<br />Provide...
PBWorks<br />http://kristastechtidbits.pbworks.com<br />http://teachdigital.pbworks.com<br />Wikispaces<br />http://coolto...
Recommend PBWorks<br />Attractive interface<br />Privacy settings and access controls<br />Ease of use<br />PBWorks Summer...
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Wikis for education

  1. 1. Wikis for Education<br />or<br />by Krista Scott<br />
  2. 2. According to dictionary.com a wiki is a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it.<br />What is a wiki?<br />Image from http://www.obessu.org/. <br />
  3. 3. Classroom Website<br />Information sharing<br />Display of student work<br />Content sharing <br />Collaborative Projects<br />Group work<br />Class assignments<br />Projects across school, district, and even world<br />Wikis in the Classroom<br />
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  6. 6. Easy to use<br />Managed by teacher<br />Can add student users<br />Can make page private to protect students<br />Provide information to parents and/or students<br />Ability to embed student projects<br />Collaboration and group work<br />Benefits of Both Wiki Sites<br />
  7. 7. PBWorks<br />http://kristastechtidbits.pbworks.com<br />http://teachdigital.pbworks.com<br />Wikispaces<br />http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/<br />http://edcampplano.wikispaces.com/<br />Sample Wiki Sites<br />
  8. 8. Recommend PBWorks<br />Attractive interface<br />Privacy settings and access controls<br />Ease of use<br />PBWorks Summer Camp<br />Students cannot email within program <br />More space and features for price when purchasing premium account<br />Undo button<br />Recommendation<br />
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