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  • 1. Blogs and Wikis USD 379 Technology Inservice January 19, 2009 Matt Brenzikofer Kelli Hays
  • 2. What is a blog?
    • A.K.A. - web log
    • A website that is maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video.
  • 3. Why use blogs in education?
    • Personal/professional journal
    • Group discussion tool
    • Communication tool between teacher/student; teacher/parent
    • Student assignment journal or portfolio
  • 4. How do I create a blog?
    • www.blogger.com
    • www.wordpress.com
  • 5. What do I put on my blog?
    • Class information, rules, policies, etc.
    • Assignments and due dates
    • Classroom updates (what is going on in my classrooms)
    • Text, pictures, video, powerpoints, links, anything you want!
  • 6. Successful blogs…..
    • Are informative
    • Have a purpose
    • Are updated regularly
  • 7. What is a Wiki?
    • Wiki wiki = Hawaiian for “quick”
    • Backronym = W hat I K now I s
    • Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content
  • 8. Wikipedia
    • Web encyclopedia in which people can create and edit content
    • Comments and criticisms
  • 9. Why use wikis in education?
    • Encourage collaborative learning and information sharing
    • Increase student engagement and participation
    • Facilitate communication between teachers and parents
  • 10. How do I create a wiki?
    • www.wikispaces.com
    • www.wetpaint.com
  • 11. Types of Wikis
    • Student Project Wikis
    • Brainstorming ideas
    • Create and edit a rough draft
    • Collect research and student notes
    • Share contact information and job responsibilities
    • Teacher/Peer Wikis
    • Forum to bounce ideas off other teachers
    • FAQ - ask questions to other teachers
    • Share information with teachers/staff
    • Attach documents to share with others
  • 12. Questions and Comments

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