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Tesol 2010 Wiki Presentation

  1. 1. A mini-workshop held at TESOL International Conference Boston, MA Friday March 26, 2010 Sarah Mantegna Secondary ESOL Resource Teacher Fulton County Schools, Atlanta GA
  2. 2. <ul><li>A shared online workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Appeared in the mid 1990s </li></ul><ul><li>Collection of interlinked web pages </li></ul><ul><li>Easily edited & expanded by any user </li></ul>Zorko, 2009
  3. 3. <ul><li>Easily edited & expanded by any user </li></ul><ul><li>Promote collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Promote democratic participation </li></ul><ul><li>Practical features give teacher eyes in the back of the (digital) head </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost </li></ul>Zorko, 2009
  4. 5. Make a free workspace easily as Peanut butter sandwich.
  5. 6. PBworks is an easy-to-use free web page that multiple people can edit, it’s based on wiki technology.
  6. 8. In the classroom, P B works is a free tool that empowers every student to participate in group projects.
  7. 9. James has assigned a team research project. What can he do to encourage the students to work together, share resources and create high quality work?
  8. 10. Converse Post ideas Respond Forum Write Publish Comment Create Publish Comment Converse Post Ideas Respond Share Edit Collaborate Engage Blog PBworks Three great ways to communicate with students
  9. 11. “ It's so easy to create a site to help guide students along with projects. I have found that it's a good way to make handouts available to students - I just point them at the web address. I post links to my PBworks Rockford's site so that parents can access project guidelines as well.” Justin Wylie Rockford High School
  10. 12. How can she make certain her online site is off limits to child predators? How can she be sure that her students won’t be drawn onto the web? Mary wants to be sure her students are protected from the wider internet.
  11. 13. <ul><li>You invite your students </li></ul><ul><li>E ach student has a </li></ul><ul><li>unique login and password </li></ul>
  12. 14. NO ADS
  13. 15. Jamie wants to make certain her students act appropriately on line. Will her students write offensive comments ? How can she monitor her students activity?
  14. 17. <ul><li>Edits are time stamped. You know who made changes and when they were made. </li></ul>
  15. 18. PBworks is Free and Easy to set up No IT department is needed!
  16. 19. <ul><ul><li>Simply create a password and begin </li></ul></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><ul><li>Set it up and it works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>just like typing in Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. Just like creating a Word document Easily insert Images and Video Just click and begin
  19. 23. Teachers can make coursework and homework information easily available to both students and parents. With easy to use plugins you can create a calendar.
  20. 24. Quickly create new pages Templates designed with teachers in mind
  21. 25. For more ideas check out the PBworks educator page. You can find tips, suggestions, templates and a community of fellow teacher users. http://pbworks.com/education
  22. 26. <ul><li>http://cougarpedia.pbworks.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://mrsangelacunningham.pbworks.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://missb.pbworks.com </li></ul><ul><li>https://andreclass.pbworks.com/ </li></ul>
  23. 28. My Sheltered American Literature Class Wiki from Spring 2009 The wiki I have created for you to practice in
  24. 29. Knobel, M., & Lankshear, C. (2009). Wikis, digital literacies, and professional growth. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 52 (7), 631-634. Luce-Kapler, R. (2007). Radical change and wikis: Teaching new literacies. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 51 (3), 214-223. Zorko, V. (2009). Factors affecting the way students collaborate in a wiki for English language learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 25 (5), 645-665.