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PBworks is an easy-to-use free web page that multiple people can edit, it’s based on wiki technology. WYSIWYG
Use PBworks to communicate with Administrators, Faculty, Parents and Students
Parents and Faculty can see the work that we are doing in class
Host and share information between students, faculty and staff. Encourage staff development and shared resources across schools. Make distance learning more interactive and collaborative, support research teams, and improve inter-departmental coordination.
In the classroom, P B works is a free tool that empowers every student to participate in group projects.
Great way to communicate with students Create Publish Comment Converse Post Ideas Respond Share Edit Collaborate Engage
You have assigned a team research project. What can you do to encourage the students to work together, share resources and create high quality work?
It's so easy to create a site to help guide students along with projects. It's a good way to make handouts available to students. I post links to my site so that parents can access project guidelines as well.
With PBworks, you have a history of every edit You are notified of every change
No more “dog ate my homework” <ul><li>Edits are time stamped. You know who made changes and when they were made. </li></ul>
Encourage student-centered learning. Even young students can build web pages, embed images & video, and post documents. Provide access to information sources, book lists, and links to good articles
<ul><ul><li>Set it up and it works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>just like typing in Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul>
PBworks Basic Edition Create a Free Online Workspace for Your Class Basic Edition is free for instructional use. PBworks Classroom Edition Premium Security and Access Controls for $99/year Classroom Edition offers more control over who can see and edit the content on your workspace. You also get branding with your school logo and colors, 20X the storage, and more, for just $99 per year.
PBworks hosts over 300,000 educational workspaces, and has helped transform teaching and learning for millions of students, parents and teachers.
As teachers, we want to be sure students are protected from the wider internet. YOU control who sees your workspace <ul><li>You invite your students </li></ul><ul><li>E ach student has a unique login and password </li></ul>
Pbworks Sites for Educators are free and never display advertisements NO ADS
We want to make certain our students act appropriately on line. Will our students write offensive comments ? How can we monitor our students activity?