K12 Wikis That Work (Lecture 2)

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K12 Wikis That Work (Lecture 2)

  1. 1. K12 Wikis that Work Lecture 2 Instructor: W. Coffield
  2. 2. In this Lecture… <ul><li>… What is a Wiki anyway? </li></ul><ul><li>… Why use a Wiki for my classroom? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Wiki anyway? <ul><li>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 “ </li></ul><ul><li>Source: </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia contributors. &quot;Wiki.&quot; Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 12 Feb. 2010. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. </li></ul>?
  4. 4. Why use a Wiki for my classroom? <ul><li>Great communication tool for teachers and parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows colleagues and professional peers to contribute to your instructional ideas and lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>WISWYG – What you see is what you get!—No fancy programming involved! </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to upload documents, pictures, and embed videos for your class. </li></ul><ul><li>Your wikispace can serve as your class page, keeping students and parents both up to date with assignments, tests, field trips, and more! </li></ul>

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