Dan McDowell West Hills High School wikiadventures.wikispaces.com ahistoryteacher.com CHOOSE YOUR OWN WIKI ADVENTURE   Usi...
WHAT IS A WIKI? <ul><li>Easily edited web site </li></ul><ul><li>Edited by anyone - or at least by members </li></ul><ul><...
WHY USE WIKIS WITH STUDENTS? <ul><li>Let students edit pages online? </li></ul><ul><li>They already do it - blogs, MySpace...
WHAT THEY SAID <ul><li>Do you feel that using the Internet for this project is &quot;natural&quot; because of the other te...
WHAT THEY SAID <ul><li>“ Yes, I honestly believe that because so many of us are already on the computer a lot anyway, it h...
WHAT THEY SAID <ul><li>“…  this is obviously more formal than just typing up a myspace blog or something. maINly beCAUse M...
WIKI TOOLS <ul><li>Tools not defining - projects can be done on any of these! </li></ul><ul><li>Free/Hosted Solutions - Wi...
LOGISTICS <ul><li>Open vs. closed systems </li></ul><ul><li>Need to regulate, keep students in check </li></ul><ul><li>Ind...
LOGISTICS
WIKI EDITING 101 <ul><li>A two-page job aid and 10 minutes of instruction.  That’s it. </li></ul>
WIKI EDITING 101 <ul><li>Naming convention </li></ul>
DESIGN PATTERNS <ul><li>Bernie Dodge, SDSU Professor </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to WebQuest Design Patterns </li></ul><ul><...
PUBLICATION TOOL <ul><li>Students can easily publish their work </li></ul><ul><li>Create collections of student work </li>...
WORLD WAR I POETRY
AP WORLD HISTORY REVIEW <ul><li>Micropedia Design Pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Created list of essential review questions </l...
HOLOCAUST WIKI PROJECT TikiWiki MediaWiki
HOLOCAUST WIKI PROJECT <ul><li>Essentially a WebQuest </li></ul><ul><li>TreeSim / Ant Farm Wiki Design Pattern </li></ul><...
HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>Develop a family from assigned region </li></ul><ul><li>Research country, stages of the ...
HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>3.  Create Progression of Events Chart - Map of Branching Simulation </li></ul>
HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS
HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS
HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>4.  Write the narrative </li></ul>
HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>5.  Place in wiki, edit, add images </li></ul>
EXAMPLE PROJECTS <ul><li>2005 - Example </li></ul><ul><li>2006 - Example </li></ul>
REFLECTIONS <ul><li>Project Complexity / Time </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Decisions vs. Result...
Wiki Adventures Web Site <ul><li>Developed to help teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Guides to help you integrate wikis into your...
CHOOSE YOUR OWN WIKI ADVENTURE <ul><li>Dan McDowell, West Hills High School </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for your time. </l...
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Wiki Presentation SDCUE 2007

  1. 1. Dan McDowell West Hills High School wikiadventures.wikispaces.com ahistoryteacher.com CHOOSE YOUR OWN WIKI ADVENTURE Using wikis with K-12 students (Version 2.0)
  2. 2. WHAT IS A WIKI? <ul><li>Easily edited web site </li></ul><ul><li>Edited by anyone - or at least by members </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to trace history of edits </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHY USE WIKIS WITH STUDENTS? <ul><li>Let students edit pages online? </li></ul><ul><li>They already do it - blogs, MySpace, Facebook, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>It is natural to them, they are digital natives </li></ul><ul><li>They need to do it formally - social interactions are much different! </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT THEY SAID <ul><li>Do you feel that using the Internet for this project is &quot;natural&quot; because of the other technologies or web sites you already use socially? </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHAT THEY SAID <ul><li>“ Yes, I honestly believe that because so many of us are already on the computer a lot anyway, it helps. All I had to do is just take a break from talking to people and write up the pages and link them. I didn't have to go get my backpack or anything.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHAT THEY SAID <ul><li>“… this is obviously more formal than just typing up a myspace blog or something. maINly beCAUse MY TYPING DoesN&quot;T look likE 6thiS.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. WIKI TOOLS <ul><li>Tools not defining - projects can be done on any of these! </li></ul><ul><li>Free/Hosted Solutions - Wikispaces, PBWiki </li></ul><ul><li>Self Installed - MediaWiki, TikiWiki </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle! </li></ul>
  8. 8. LOGISTICS <ul><li>Open vs. closed systems </li></ul><ul><li>Need to regulate, keep students in check </li></ul><ul><li>Individual or group login </li></ul><ul><li>Vandalism, spam, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>District network policies </li></ul>
  9. 9. LOGISTICS
  10. 10. WIKI EDITING 101 <ul><li>A two-page job aid and 10 minutes of instruction. That’s it. </li></ul>
  11. 11. WIKI EDITING 101 <ul><li>Naming convention </li></ul>
  12. 12. DESIGN PATTERNS <ul><li>Bernie Dodge, SDSU Professor </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to WebQuest Design Patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Design Patterns Matrix </li></ul>
  13. 13. PUBLICATION TOOL <ul><li>Students can easily publish their work </li></ul><ul><li>Create collections of student work </li></ul><ul><li>Online/electronic/digital portfolios </li></ul>
  14. 14. WORLD WAR I POETRY
  15. 15. AP WORLD HISTORY REVIEW <ul><li>Micropedia Design Pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Created list of essential review questions </li></ul><ul><li>Assigned topics across all four classes </li></ul><ul><li>Groups researched single question, posted response </li></ul><ul><li>Groups validated at least two other articles </li></ul><ul><li>AP World History Review Wiki Project </li></ul>
  16. 16. HOLOCAUST WIKI PROJECT TikiWiki MediaWiki
  17. 17. HOLOCAUST WIKI PROJECT <ul><li>Essentially a WebQuest </li></ul><ul><li>TreeSim / Ant Farm Wiki Design Pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Content depth vs. standards </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitive topic </li></ul><ul><li>Skill focus => Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Complex requirements </li></ul>
  18. 18. HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>Develop a family from assigned region </li></ul><ul><li>Research country, stages of the Holocaust </li></ul>
  19. 19. HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>3. Create Progression of Events Chart - Map of Branching Simulation </li></ul>
  20. 20. HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS
  21. 21. HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS
  22. 22. HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>4. Write the narrative </li></ul>
  23. 23. HOLOCAUST PROJECT PROCESS <ul><li>5. Place in wiki, edit, add images </li></ul>
  24. 24. EXAMPLE PROJECTS <ul><li>2005 - Example </li></ul><ul><li>2006 - Example </li></ul>
  25. 25. REFLECTIONS <ul><li>Project Complexity / Time </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Decisions vs. Results </li></ul><ul><li>Using the Wiki </li></ul>
  26. 26. Wiki Adventures Web Site <ul><li>Developed to help teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Guides to help you integrate wikis into your own classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Want to collaborate? Just request to join the space! </li></ul>
  27. 27. CHOOSE YOUR OWN WIKI ADVENTURE <ul><li>Dan McDowell, West Hills High School </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for your time. </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation, links, and handouts at: </li></ul><ul><li>wikiadventures.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to my students for their hard work and willingness to try new things (not that they had a choice) </li></ul>

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