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Published on July 6, 2009

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Overview of methods and practices for using wikis in a classroom

Wonderful World of Wikis: Practical Classroom Wikis Vicki Davis, Teacher Adam Frey, Wikispaces ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Go ahead Make My Wiki! • Sign up at www.wikispaces.com • Make a “space” – You will be working on your own wiki during this session. • If you wish to join the backchannel, go to – http://tinyurl.com/backchat – Passcode: necc

Adam Frey, Co Founder Wikispaces Wiki Basics 1. Survey Audience 2. Wiki Basics A. What is a wiki? Editing and the Four Tabs B. Why is that valuable? Simplicity and Accessibility C. A Quick Look at Some Advanced Features. Templates, Backlinks, Wanted Pages, Includes D. A Sneak Peak at the New Tag System E. Overcoming objections: Student accounts, locking, etc.

http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/

Vicki Davis, Teacher Cool Cat Teacher Blog Pedagogical Wiki Examples Co-Creator, Flat Classroom & Digiteen Projects A. Elementary B. Middle School C. High School D. Assignments & Templates E. Tags F. Wiki Collaboration & What to do about Wiki Wars What it means to collaborate - right and wrong way to collaborate. G. Rss page to track the wikis. H. Handling private issues - USING Wikimail!! http://tinyurl.com/classwiki

Citing Sources ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Agreements citing personal information ©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

©2009, Victoria A. Davis, Bright Ideas, Inc. All Rights Reserved

High School http://archive.flatclassroomproject.org

Click Manage Wiki

• My class Wiki http://westwood.wikispaces.com

Prepopulated with information

Final Efolio http://westwood.wikispaces.com/Miller+efolio

Finding work turned in – “turnin” tag

Click the tag!!

Tags – items turned in http://westwood.wikispaces.com/tag/view/turnin

Subscribe to “turnin” tag on RSS

My Inbox for Wiki grading is my RSS Reader!

Rubric Samples http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com/Rubrics

Tricks & Tips • Headings • Table of contents [[toc]] • Making a new Page • Embedding documents • Embedding videos • Fixing things – Text editor

Monitoring and Assessing • Get an RSS Reader • Subscribing to a page • Fixing a “wiki war” • Reverting

My Seven Classroom Wiki Uses 1. Lesson Summaries 2. Notes Collaboration 3. Concept Introduction & Exploratory Projects 4. Learn Shares 5. Individual Assessments 6. Rewards 7. Classroom Organization (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 40 Reserved.

Wiki Examples • My 9th Grade Wiki Assignments • Convergence Project • Walkers Wikinomics • Flat Classroom Project (internal link) –Flat Classroom Wiki

“Selling” Wikis to Administrators Sometimes you have to get it unblocked!

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Research Supports Cooperative Learning Strategies • Paulson switched to cooperative learning strategies and saw his pass rate improve. • Excellent summary of the research at: Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience, Science Education Resource Center at Carlleton College, funded by the NSF, http://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/cooperative/whyuse.html (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 44 Reserved.

What is the difference? • Passive Learning • Active Learning (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 45 Reserved.

Students Must Be • Collaborators • Synthesizers • Explainers • Problem Solvers! (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 46 Reserved.

Why I chose wikis: • Free • Runs on older Computers • Runs on slower Internet • Easy • “Think Pair Share” for the Computer (c) 2007, Victoria A. Davis, All Rights 07/06/09 47 Reserved.

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Don’t change me!

Wiki Wars • Edit in sm

Questions & Backchannel Vicki Davis, Teacher Adam Frey, Wikispaces Backchat - http://tinyurl.com/backchat password: necc Vicki’s Resources & Hyperlinks http://tinyurl.com/classwiki

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