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  • Questions to begin…..ask What do you think this session is about? Get them to write down…..What do you want to get out of the session today in the next hour? What do you want to take away from today? What skills do you want to learn? You will be asked : Start doing! Stop doing! Keep doing! Who are you going to work with to achieve this?
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    1. 1. Blogs & Wikis for Learning
    2. 3. Give me a reason
    3. 4. Post Materials and Resources Host online discussions Create a class publication Replace your newsletter Get your students blogging Share your lesson plans
    4. 5. Integrate multimedia of all descriptions Organise, organise, organise Get feedback Create a fully functional website
    5. 6. <ul><li>Creative Collaborative Communicative </li></ul><ul><li>share learning (content) with authentic audiences </li></ul><ul><li>develops reflection </li></ul><ul><li>personalised </li></ul><ul><li>team-based yet individualised </li></ul>
    6. 7. Whatever, Whenever, Wherever <ul><li>Classroom critical reflections </li></ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul><ul><li>E-Portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Webpages </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Online Units </li></ul><ul><li>Web quests and investigations </li></ul><ul><li>Community Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Home-School work </li></ul><ul><li>Parent/Community involvement </li></ul>Real, Engaging, Authentic
    7. 8. <ul><li>Group projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Students work together in one place to research, outline, draft, and edit projects within the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments: </li></ul><ul><li>Post homework, course materials, study guides, and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Collections: </li></ul><ul><li>Organize articles, websites, videos, and other resources for students </li></ul><ul><li>Online Newspaper: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a student-published online newspaper </li></ul>
    8. 9. Peer Review: Post questions for student brainstorming, or have students post papers for peer feedback Group FAQ: Students and/or teachers post and respond to questions on a given topic Parent Involvement: Give parents a chance to be a part of the classroom and stay up to date on classroom news and events
    9. 10. networked professionals
    10. 16. “ I teach computers, career planning and general education for adults. I use my wiki to provide notes for my students and learning activities. My students include youth at risk, esl, mature aged learners.”
    11. 17. “ My class is making a documentary film. They use the wiki as a place to share resources, make decisions and discuss. They also have a blog where each of them can reflect on the learning and the process that they are going through.”
    12. 18. Lesson 1 Introduction – Set up Class Wiki, Students set up there own pages. Set students homework to use mobile phones, cameras, video, to record real life examples of the topics you have covered. Lesson 2 UPLOAD videos to network. Students upload videos to Update their wiki page including photos and videos created by students. Imagine This….
    13. 19. Stop Start Keep