Blogs & Wikis & Nings, oh my! By Steve Katz December 2, 2009
Objectives Provide a basic knowledge of blogs, wikis, & nings. Active participation (from you). Enable you to choose which is best for your class. Create your own.
All Links Provided Go to http://cdspd.wikispaces.com Click on the School-Wide Presentations link This presentation & all links are provided
Social Network (Ning) Like Facebook, but for whatever you want. Personal profile Can participate in discussions Post messages, blogs, videos, and photos Have friends Join groups Apps, widgets, & chat
Some “Nings” Classroom 2.o The CUE Community Vid Snacks K12 Online Conference Star Quest Production Network CDS
Ning Features Especially good for writing Blogs Threaded Discussions Groups Various posting options Community No longer writing for the teacher
Should I use a Ning? Does it fit with your project? Features? Flexibility? Privacy? Should I make my own? Join the CDS ning? ?
Wikis Wiki = quick Website Easily editable WYSIWYG Embed other items http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/
Popular Wikis Wikipedia Wikispaces PBWorks Wet Paint