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Wikis

What is this?


When you go to a "Wiki" page, you can read what the wiki's community has previously written. You are then able to click the "edit" button, which allows you to add your own contributions.How do Wiki's Work?

2006 Pew report on wikis: http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/189/report_display.asp

Joyce's Wiki info -7 things you should know about Wikis
How do Wiki's Work?


Classroom Uses


Brainstorm and list several potential uses of this.

Examples of Classroom Uses


Search the internet and list several examples you find of this being used in the classroom. Hyperlink.
Wikispaces for Educators - Make a New Space Now

  • Bullet 1 "The principal of the Shannon Learning Center, an alternative high school in Haltom City, Texas, has started blogging about his school and other points at a couple of different Weblog sites. He's started a wiki for his staff to use as a way to collect ideas and examples of change." District Administration 43.8 (August 2007): p71(1).
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Brainstorm and list several potential uses of this.