wikis




                            Neil Winton 2009
webs
&
writings

      scottish survey of achievement
neil winton
pt english @ perth academy
perth & kinross council glow mentor
blogger
i learned how to walk...   1963
i learned how to run...   1964
i learned how to teach...   1990
i’m learning how to learn...   2007...
learning
intentions
   a brief history
   of time web2.0
   and wikis
   demonstrate
   some Perth
   Academy wikis
   con...
success
criteria
   you recognise
   some of the
   strengths of
   wikis
   you consider
   sharing these
   ideas with
 ...
writing               |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$|




education should help us survive and
succeed in society...




 ...
writing                                |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$|




I became alarmed at the inability of my
student...
writing                           |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$|




I think we’re in the midst of a literacy
revolution ...
whit?
1700 generations
ago, modern man
emerges and starts
developing language
300            35 generations
generations ago prin...
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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1700 generations
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...
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!!!!#%       &
   2000 Always on web
   1985 PC / networking
   1970 Fax / electronics
   1955 Television / Mass Me...
web1.0
the read only or static web
Image:   Alec Couros
web2.0
web2.0
the read <-> write web
Image:   Alec Couros
tools
wordpress blogger typepad
wikispaces rss flickr bebo
myspace facebook
del.icio.us iTunes vuvox
netvibes pageflakes
edu...
just a fad?
social media is here to stay…
     it is still evolving…
    it does have worth...
wikis
hawaiian for
‘hurray/quick’
communal websites
easy to use
edited by many people
open source
Is Wikipedia the greatest
threat to civilization since
      Ghengis Khan?
nope
 Is Wikipedia the greatest
threat to civilization since
      Ghengis Khan?
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia


  images © Rob Matthews. Used with kind permission. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia/
wikipedia
wikipedia
wikipedia
7th Most popular
website in the world
   (Alexa.com)
literacy                         |!l#t(!)r!si|



               Definition of Literacy


Literacy is the set of skills whi...
literacy                         |!l#t(!)r!si|



               Definition of Literacy


Literacy is the set of skills whi...
literacy                    |!l#t(!)r!si|



        Definition of Literacy



 No it’s not. It’s about
how to read and wri...
why wiki?
why wiki?
    focus
    audience
    ease
    anytime
    cooperation
which wiki?
which wiki?
using wikis
successful learners                                                 confident individuals
with:                            ...
caves of mull
midsummer night’s dream
examples
urls
  http://thecavesofmull.wikispaces.com

http://midsummerdreaming.wikispaces.com
whit?
mixed
messages
  successful learners
    use technology for learning
  responsible citizens
    make informed choices and ...
social exams

This is Sparta...
why wiki?
  engages pupils
 enhances learning
encourages literacy
wikis
…grant me the serenity to accept the pages I cannot edit,

The courage to edit the pages I can,

And the wisdom to k...
Google
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neil winton
http://nwinton.wordpress.com

 scottishteacher@gmail.com
neil winton


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  1. 1. wikis Neil Winton 2009 webs & writings scottish survey of achievement
  2. 2. neil winton pt english @ perth academy perth & kinross council glow mentor blogger
  3. 3. i learned how to walk... 1963
  4. 4. i learned how to run... 1964
  5. 5. i learned how to teach... 1990
  6. 6. i’m learning how to learn... 2007...
  7. 7. learning intentions a brief history of time web2.0 and wikis demonstrate some Perth Academy wikis consider the place of wikis in writing and literacy
  8. 8. success criteria you recognise some of the strengths of wikis you consider sharing these ideas with colleagues you don’t glaze over when someone says wiki!
  9. 9. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| education should help us survive and succeed in society... Isocrates (436—338 B.C.)
  10. 10. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| I became alarmed at the inability of my students to write a clear English sentence… almost invariably, the syntax (and everything else) fell apart… Stanley Fish: Davidson-Kahn Distinguished University Professor, Florida International University
  11. 11. writing |!r"ti ng | |!ra#d#$| |!r%#t#$| I think we’re in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven’t seen since Greek civilization… …young people today write far more than any generation before them. Andrea Lundsford : Stanford Study of Writing, 2008
  12. 12. whit?
  13. 13. 1700 generations ago, modern man emerges and starts developing language 300 35 generations generations ago printing is ago writing is developed developed
  14. 14. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1700 generations !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ago, modern man !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emerges and starts !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! developing language !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! # % & ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! ! ! ! " $ 2000 Always on web 300 35 generations 1985 PC / networking generations ago printing is 1970 Fax / electronics 1955 Television / Mass Media ago writing is developed 1940 Radio / Talking Films developed 1925 Telephone / Silent Films 1910 Telegraph / Photography
  15. 15. !!!!"$ !!!!#% & 2000 Always on web 1985 PC / networking 1970 Fax / electronics 1955 Television / Mass Media 1940 Radio / Talking Films 1925 Telephone / Silent Films 1910 Telegraph / Photography
  16. 16. web1.0 the read only or static web
  17. 17. Image: Alec Couros
  18. 18. web2.0
  19. 19. web2.0 the read <-> write web
  20. 20. Image: Alec Couros
  21. 21. tools wordpress blogger typepad wikispaces rss flickr bebo myspace facebook del.icio.us iTunes vuvox netvibes pageflakes edublogs youtube google- earth gmail google-docs zamzar co-comment edubuzz.org edu.blogs.com skitch tinyURL flock firefox windowslivewriter amazon technorati digg toondoo spock dopplr scrapblog slideshare buzzword skitch
  22. 22. just a fad? social media is here to stay… it is still evolving… it does have worth...
  23. 23. wikis hawaiian for ‘hurray/quick’ communal websites easy to use edited by many people open source
  24. 24. Is Wikipedia the greatest threat to civilization since Ghengis Khan?
  25. 25. nope Is Wikipedia the greatest threat to civilization since Ghengis Khan?
  26. 26. wikipedia
  27. 27. wikipedia
  28. 28. wikipedia
  29. 29. wikipedia images © Rob Matthews. Used with kind permission. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia/
  30. 30. wikipedia
  31. 31. wikipedia
  32. 32. wikipedia
  33. 33. 7th Most popular website in the world (Alexa.com)
  34. 34. literacy |!l#t(!)r!si| Definition of Literacy Literacy is the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language, and the range of texts which society values and finds useful. Literacy and English cover paper 2008
  35. 35. literacy |!l#t(!)r!si| Definition of Literacy Literacy is the set of skills which allows an individual to engage fully in society and in learning, through the different forms of language, and the range of texts which society values and finds useful. Literacy and English cover paper 2008
  36. 36. literacy |!l#t(!)r!si| Definition of Literacy No it’s not. It’s about how to read and write... Keir Bloomer, quoted in his wife’s blog http://www.jacquetta.net/2009/07/new_school_curriculum_complete_1.html
  37. 37. why wiki?
  38. 38. why wiki? focus audience ease anytime cooperation
  39. 39. which wiki?
  40. 40. which wiki?
  41. 41. using wikis
  42. 42. successful learners confident individuals with: with: • enthusiasm and motivation for learning • self-respect • determination to reach high standards of • a sense of physical, mental and emotional achievement well-being • openness to new thinking and ideas • secure values and beliefs • ambition and able to: and able to: • use literacy, communication and numeracy • relate to others and manage themselves skills • pursue a healthy and active lifestyle • use technology for learning • be self-aware • think creatively and independently • develop and communicate their own beliefs • learn independently and as part of a group and view of the world • make reasoned evaluations • live as independently as they can • link and apply different kinds of learning in • assess risk and make informed decisions new situations • achieve success in different areas of activity To enable all young people to become responsible citizens effective contributors with: with: • respect for others • an enterprising attitude • commitment to participate responsibly in • resilience political, economic, social and cultural life • self reliance and able to: and able to: • develop knowledge and understanding of • communicate in different ways and in the world and Scotland’s place in it different settings • use technology for learning • work in partnership and in teams • understand different beliefs and cultures • take the initiative and lead • make informed choices and decisions • apply critical thinking in new contexts • evaluate environmental, scientific and • create and develop technological issues • solve problems • develop informed, ethical views of complex issues
  43. 43. caves of mull
  44. 44. midsummer night’s dream
  45. 45. examples
  46. 46. urls http://thecavesofmull.wikispaces.com http://midsummerdreaming.wikispaces.com
  47. 47. whit?
  48. 48. mixed messages successful learners use technology for learning responsible citizens make informed choices and decisions confident individuals assess risk and make informed decisions effective contributors solve problems
  49. 49. social exams This is Sparta...
  50. 50. why wiki? engages pupils enhances learning encourages literacy
  51. 51. wikis …grant me the serenity to accept the pages I cannot edit, The courage to edit the pages I can, And the wisdom to know the difference http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/ermo452.asp
  52. 52. Google PLACE STAMP HERE CLASSIC QUERY: wikis in K-12 education IMAGES NEWS VIDEO MAPS OTHER SEND YOUR QUERY TO: GOOGLE INC., 1600 AMPHITHEATRE PARKWAY, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94043, UNITED STATES PLEASE ALLOW 30 DAYS FOR SEARCH RESULTS
  53. 53. neil winton http://nwinton.wordpress.com scottishteacher@gmail.com
  54. 54. neil winton ?
  55. 55. images http://www.scaryideas.com/print/3426/ http://tinyurl.com/aa9dea http://www.fotocomedia.com/artigos/Vuuuushhhh.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wikipedia-logo-en-big.png images © 2007 Vlad Gerasimov. Used by arrangement. http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832659/ http://www.vladstudio.com/wallpaper/?trafficlights http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/ Personal scans http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/acme/443727416/ images © 2009 Rob Matthews. Used by arrangement. http://www.apple.com/pr http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia http://wikispaces.com http://www.wetpaint.com/ http://pbwiki.com/ http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki Although every effort has been made to trace and contact copyright holders before use, this has not been possible in every case. If notified, I will be pleased to rectify any errors and omissions at the earliest possible opportunity. images © Rob Matthews. Used with kind permission. http://www.rob-matthews.com/index.php?/project/wikipedia/
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