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  • 1. K12 Wikis that Work Lecture 2 Instructor: W. Coffield
  • 2. In this Lecture…
    • … What is a Wiki anyway?
    • … Why use a Wiki for my classroom?
  • 3. What is a Wiki anyway?
    • Wikipedia defines a wiki as “a website that allows the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor “
    • Source:
    • Wikipedia contributors. "Wiki." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 12 Feb. 2010. Web. 18 Feb. 2010.
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  • 4. Why use a Wiki for my classroom?
    • Great communication tool for teachers and parents.
    • Allows colleagues and professional peers to contribute to your instructional ideas and lessons.
    • WISWYG – What you see is what you get!—No fancy programming involved!
    • Allows you to upload documents, pictures, and embed videos for your class.
    • Your wikispace can serve as your class page, keeping students and parents both up to date with assignments, tests, field trips, and more!