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A basic, "getting started" guide for wikispaces, containing "Wikis in Plain English" from the Commoncraft Show.

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Techtraining 2

  1. 1. WACKY WIKIS using wikispaces as a classroom tool Lori Sheldon April 2009 Monday, April 20, 2009
  2. 2. What is a wiki??? Hawaiian word meaning “QUICK” website that is quick and easy to build free for teachers classroom & home communication collaboration tool Monday, April 20, 2009
  3. 3. Wikis in Plain English Commoncraft Show: Wikis in Plain English Monday, April 20, 2009
  4. 4. Educational Uses Of Wikis share links post homework home/school communication collaborative projects Monday, April 20, 2009
  5. 5. Some Examples... Monday, April 20, 2009
  6. 6. nce cie SS H Monday, April 20, 2009
  7. 7. ar y ent lem E Monday, April 20, 2009
  8. 8. logy hno c Te Monday, April 20, 2009
  9. 9. u dies ial St Soc Monday, April 20, 2009
  10. 10. Joining Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/ site/for/teachers Monday, April 20, 2009
  11. 11. Making a Wikispaces account... Monday, April 20, 2009
  12. 12. 3 Steps 1. Edit 2. Type 3. Save Monday, April 20, 2009
  13. 13. Editing Your “HOME” Page Click “EDIT” to make changes. Monday, April 20, 2009
  14. 14. Type a “Welcome” message... Monday, April 20, 2009
  15. 15. Changing Font, Color, Size, Alignment Click the PALETTE to make changes in the font, color, alignment... Monday, April 20, 2009
  16. 16. Make changes and click “Apply Styles.” Monday, April 20, 2009
  17. 17. Side navigation = links to other pages Decide what pages you want in your wiki. Subjects? Periods? Topics? Homework? Upcoming events? Calendar Monday, April 20, 2009
  18. 18. Editing the Side Navigation Click “edit navigation” to add your linking pages. Monday, April 20, 2009
  19. 19. Type your page names. Monday, April 20, 2009
  20. 20. Make it a link, by highlighting it, and clicking the little link icon. Monday, April 20, 2009
  21. 21. To link to another page, choose, “Wiki Link.” The name is filled in for you. Click “Add Link.” Monday, April 20, 2009
  22. 22. You will notice that the word turns blue & is underlined once you create a link. Monday, April 20, 2009
  23. 23. Save when you are finished. Notice that your links don’t work while you are still editing your page. Monday, April 20, 2009
  24. 24. To add an “external link,” meaning a link that goes somewhere besides your wiki... Click “link” icon, then external link. Type in the address and click “add link.” Monday, April 20, 2009
  25. 25. Add documents to your wiki... First, click: Next... Monday, April 20, 2009
  26. 26. Find the document on your computer. Monday, April 20, 2009
  27. 27. Upload it to the wiki... Monday, April 20, 2009
  28. 28. Add the document to the wiki.... Monday, April 20, 2009
  29. 29. Time to save. Monday, April 20, 2009
  30. 30. What else can you upload to a Wikispace? images, clip art, photos powerpoint, keynote presentations songs, podcasts Monday, April 20, 2009
  31. 31. Widgets/Gadgets... Embedding code in a Wikispace. Monday, April 20, 2009
  32. 32. Select your category.... Monday, April 20, 2009
  33. 33. Paste code that you get from a website.... Monday, April 20, 2009
  34. 34. Cool widgets: http://cffwikiwidgets.wikispaces.com/ Monday, April 20, 2009

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