Blogs & Wikis & Nings, oh my!<br />By Steve Katz<br />December 2, 2009<br />
Objectives<br />Provide a basic knowledge of blogs, wikis, & nings.<br />Active participation (from you).<br />Enable you ...
All Links Provided<br />Go to http://cdspd.wikispaces.com<br />Click on the School-Wide Presentations link<br />This prese...
Social Network (Ning)<br />Like Facebook, but for whatever you want.<br />Personal profile<br />Can participate in discuss...
Some “Nings”<br />Classroom 2.o<br />The CUE Community<br />Vid Snacks<br />K12 Online Conference<br />Star Quest Producti...
Ning Features<br />Especially good for writing<br />Blogs<br />Threaded Discussions<br />Groups<br />Various posting optio...
Should I use a Ning?<br />Does it fit with your project?<br />Features?<br />Flexibility?<br />Privacy?<br />Should I make...
Wikis<br />Wiki = quick<br />Website <br />Easily editable<br />WYSIWYG<br />Embed other items<br />http://www.flickr.com/...
Popular Wikis<br />Wikipedia<br />Wikispaces<br />PBWorks<br />Wet Paint<br />
Example Wikis<br />http://cdspd.wikispaces.com/<br />http://cds4a.wikispaces.com/<br />http://aroundtheworldwith80schools....
Wiki Features<br />Collaborative posting<br />Threaded discussion<br />Multimedia<br />
How can you use it in class?<br />Resource Creation<br />Student Participation<br />Group Projects<br />Student Interactio...
Blogs<br />Public (or private) forum for writing<br />Displayed in reverse chronological order<br />Feedback/comments<br />
Popular Blogs<br />Wordpress<br />Class Blogmeister<br />Posterous<br />Edublogs<br />Blogger<br />
Sample Blogs<br />Panther Online Press (POP)<br />World Cultures & Language Arts<br />CLC Ambassadors 5<br />Literature Bl...
Features<br />Post text & various media<br />Comments <br />Categorize postings<br />Various templates to choose from<br /...
How can you use it in class?<br />Writing<br />Feedback on writing<br />Showcase student work<br />Sharing with students &...
Credits<br />
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  1. 1. Blogs & Wikis & Nings, oh my!<br />By Steve Katz<br />December 2, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />Provide a basic knowledge of blogs, wikis, & nings.<br />Active participation (from you).<br />Enable you to choose which is best for your class.<br />Create your own.<br />
  3. 3. All Links Provided<br />Go to http://cdspd.wikispaces.com<br />Click on the School-Wide Presentations link<br />This presentation & all links are provided<br />
  4. 4. Social Network (Ning)<br />Like Facebook, but for whatever you want.<br />Personal profile<br />Can participate in discussions<br />Post messages, blogs, videos, and photos<br />Have friends<br />Join groups<br />Apps, widgets, & chat<br />
  5. 5. Some “Nings”<br />Classroom 2.o<br />The CUE Community<br />Vid Snacks<br />K12 Online Conference<br />Star Quest Production Network<br />CDS<br />
  6. 6. Ning Features<br />Especially good for writing<br />Blogs<br />Threaded Discussions<br />Groups<br />Various posting options<br />Community<br />No longer writing for the teacher<br />
  7. 7. Should I use a Ning?<br />Does it fit with your project?<br />Features?<br />Flexibility?<br />Privacy?<br />Should I make my own?<br />Join the CDS ning?<br />?<br />
  8. 8. Wikis<br />Wiki = quick<br />Website <br />Easily editable<br />WYSIWYG<br />Embed other items<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/<br />
  9. 9. Popular Wikis<br />Wikipedia<br />Wikispaces<br />PBWorks<br />Wet Paint<br />
  10. 10. Example Wikis<br />http://cdspd.wikispaces.com/<br />http://cds4a.wikispaces.com/<br />http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.wikispaces.com/<br />http://electionkatz.wikispaces.com/<br />http://alg1statsproject.wikispaces.com/<br />http://webster-books.wikispaces.com/<br />http://honorsliterature.wikispaces.com/<br />http://iclassroom.pbworks.com/<br />
  11. 11. Wiki Features<br />Collaborative posting<br />Threaded discussion<br />Multimedia<br />
  12. 12. How can you use it in class?<br />Resource Creation<br />Student Participation<br />Group Projects<br />Student Interaction<br />For the Classroom<br />Community<br />
  13. 13. Blogs<br />Public (or private) forum for writing<br />Displayed in reverse chronological order<br />Feedback/comments<br />
  14. 14. Popular Blogs<br />Wordpress<br />Class Blogmeister<br />Posterous<br />Edublogs<br />Blogger<br />
  15. 15. Sample Blogs<br />Panther Online Press (POP)<br />World Cultures & Language Arts<br />CLC Ambassadors 5<br />Literature Blog<br />Ms. Fernandez<br />Miss Falkenstern’s Class<br />
  16. 16. Features<br />Post text & various media<br />Comments <br />Categorize postings<br />Various templates to choose from<br />Add widgets<br />
  17. 17. How can you use it in class?<br />Writing<br />Feedback on writing<br />Showcase student work<br />Sharing with students & parents<br />Post assignments<br />
  18. 18. Credits<br />
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