Professional Development Plan: Wiki What??? Susan Scheurer East Stroudsburg University MCOM 526 Professor Melissa Whitman 4/9/12
Lesson Plan: Wiki What???1. Lesson Title: Wiki What???2. Lesson Author(s): Susan Scheurer3. Approximate Time Needed: 2 hours in class and 1 hour for extension – can be completed at home.4. ISTE NETS Standards(s): 3. Model Digital Age Work and Learning Teachers exhibit knowledge, skills, andwork processes representative of an innovative professional in a global and digital society.a. Demonstrate fluency in technology systems and thetransfer of current knowledge5. Objectives/Lesson Outcomes: Teachers will create a wikispace account. Teachers will create a homepage with a quote, picture and title. Teachers will create three pages on the navigation bar and link pages correctly. Teachers will edit, add text, pictures and create multiple pages to their wikispace.6. Materials and Resources Required: Computer lab with internet access, projector, smartboard and copies ofhandouts (agenda, resources, etc.) Remember the snacks!7. Lesson Procedures: Welcome! Who knows what a wiki is? Watch movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pR5yogCmkA&feature=related How are teachers using wikis? (Have some teachers using wikis in their class show their wiki and how the kids are using the wiki.) Brainstorm what can be done on a wiki – communicating with parents, homework, projects, etc. Let’s make one! Ask teachers to watch you first, and then do the step! Model how to create a wikispace account. Guide teachers in creating a wikispace account. Model how to create a homepage with a quote, picture and title. (Model icons on wikispace – edit button, text, insert picture, etc.) Guide teachers in inserting a quote, picture and title.
Model how to edit the sidebar to insert category pages and link to pages. Guide teachers to create three pages on the navigation bar, how to link to pages, edit, add text, pictures and create multiple pages to their wikispace. Teachers independently play with their wiki to accomplish this task: Add text and pictures to the three pages they created. Circulate the room to answer questions as needed. Have a few volunteers share with the class what they created and ideas that came to mind while creating the wiki. Conclude with extension activity and handouts.8. Extension: In order to receive completion hours, teachers must create a wikispace that includes: a) Homepage with picture and text b) At least three pages on the navigation bar that link to other pages c) Every page is formatted with one or more of the following: text, colors, photos, videos, etc. Teachers must also write a 100 word reflection on how they used the wikispace in their classroom. The above requirements are due two weeks after the Professional Development workshop to Susan Scheurer to receive completion of hours.
Concept Map Create Wiki account for teachers Resources – handouts to Create homelearn basic and page with text advanced and picture features How to make a wiki Create multiple Welcome! pages withIntroduce what editing text, is a wiki colors, pictures, links. eetc. How are teachers using them – ideas?
Wiki What??? --------Notes-------- o Welcome! What is a wiki? How are teachers using a wiki? o How to make a wiki! Create teacher account at www.wikispaces.com Create homepage with text and picture Create three links on the navigation sidebar Create multiple pages with text and picture o To receive completion of hours create: Homepage with picture and text At least three pages on the navigation bar that link to other pages Every page is formatted with one or more of the following: text, colors, photos, videos, etc. Teachers must also write a 100 word reflection on how they used the wikispace in their classroom. The above requirements are due two weeks after the Professional Development workshop to Susan Scheurer to receive completion of hours.Thank you for coming! Please ask me any questions – I am willing to help you!
Class Advertisement Example Wiki What??? Learn what a wiki is How teachers are using them in their classroom Create your very own wikispace A wiki is an easy, free and confidential website building tool! Come prepared to create! Bring your laptop, pictures and flashdrive. Snacks provided!
Handout resources provided on school website: http://educationalsoftware.wikispaces.com/Wikispaces+Tutorial Wikispace on how to make a wikispace Includes a PowerPoint that shows how to make and edit a wikispace Includes two PDFs that show how to create a wikispace and basic editing http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Examples+of+educational+w ikis Wikispace examples from teachers around the world http://wikisineducation.wetpaint.com/page/Wikis+in+the+Classroom Wikispace examples for various grades and subjects
MCOM 526 Professional Development Plan RubricName: _________________________________ Concept Map in Inspiration The map shows The map shows A map is provided Several required detailed brainstorming obvious brainstorming with a tree of elements were and a clean and organization of organized thoughts. missing. organization of a plan. planLesson Plan The plan is a detailed The plan is created and A plan is stated but is No lesson plan is easy to follow lesson has all major concepts. only a guideline provided. plan to teach a topic. without any detail.Summary of Class for The ad gains the The ad contains all The ad Is missing No ad is provided. interest of teachers. It required elements. some information andAdvertisement to Teachers is attractive and lack of interest or information and has attractiveness to gain all required elements. attention.One Page Syllabus for The syllabus is useful The syllabus is The syllabus is No syllabus was and provides a provided with a basic missing some details provided.Teachers in Attendance detailed outline for the outline of the content of or basic concept of teachers to follow. the activity. class being taught.Examples or Handouts for The handout is a The handout is The handout is No syllabus is detailed easy to follow complete and a solid missing some provided.students guide with pictures for guide for teachers to concepts or lacks in tutorial. It is elaborate use. information or and contains needed pictures. tips and note space.Extension Requirement A well thought out An extension An extension No extension is extension requirement requirement has been requirement exists but provided. has been established created that matches is vague and does not that will provide the material covered have many guidelines teachers an during the session. or does not have any opportunity to practice relevance to the class. skills.Comments: