All about wikispaces

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All about wikispaces

  1. 1. ALL ABOUT WIKISPACES By: Marin Halperin
  2. 2. What are Wikispaces? A Wikispace is a tool where companies or individuals can create webpages and have people join to be able to edit and add their own material onto the page.
  3. 3. Who Can Use WikiSpaces? Anyone! Often utilized by Organizations Companies Individuals Educators
  4. 4. Who can use it? Wikispaces is seen used by more adults and professionals but is making a mark on the education world. Teachers are using the wikispaces for their classes to get and respond to assignments, for parent blogs etc.
  5. 5. Pro’s Fast and Easy to use! Everything is in one place It’s FREE for basic package Unlimited members 2GB+ of memory Unlimited pages Built in Chat Forums
  6. 6. Con’s Format takes some getting used to. Additional Privacy settings and no ads for $5/month Custom Permission/Domains for $20/month
  7. 7. How to use Wikispaces 1) Create an Account Go to www.wikispaces.com Click if you are a company or individual setting up the wiki.
  8. 8. 2) Create a username, password and put your email address in the box.
  9. 9. 3)Edit your page to meet your needs by using the edit button on the right or manage wiki button on top.
  10. 10. 5)Add Files and Media
  11. 11. 6) Invite people to join your wiki by clicking the manage wiki button and then clicking on members Type in someone’s email or username to send them an invitation.
  12. 12. Results You can track every revision that is made to the space. Work is never deleted so it will not get lost.
  13. 13. Ideas for the Classroom Teachers are using Wiki’s more and more to integrate technology into the class. Wikispaces has a special wiki package for k-12 teachers. Go to wikispaces.com and scroll down to the bottom left where it says “create a free classroom wiki” They can be used as discussion boards Literature circles Group projects Parent corners and much, much, more!!
  14. 14. Once a member always a member! Once you have a wiki account the work will never be deleted unless done so by the creator of the work or if the account is deleted. Great to keep files and store public information! Go to http://ucf5americanrevolutionsp10t.wikispaces.com/ to see a sample wiki page on a unit plan project I created.

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