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.
Who Can Use WikiSpaces?
Often utilized by
Who can use it?
Wikispaces is seen used by more
adults and professionals but is
making a mark on the education
Teachers are using the wikispaces for
their classes to get and respond to
assignments, for parent blogs etc.
Fast and Easy to use!
Everything is in one place
It’s FREE for basic package
2GB+ of memory
Built in Chat Forums
Format takes some getting used to.
Additional Privacy settings and no
ads for $5/month
Custom Permission/Domains for
How to use Wikispaces
1) Create an Account
Go to www.wikispaces.com
Click if you are a company or individual setting up the
2) Create a username, password and
put your email address in the box.
3)Edit your page to meet your needs by using the edit button
on the right or manage wiki button on top.
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.
You can track every revision that is
made to the space.
Work is never deleted so it will not get
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
and much, much, more!!
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.