Wikis: Across School Collaboration

“The web is two-way, push and pull… its user can be a receiver and sender.” (Brown, 2002)

Discussion:

i. Students are able to self teach using Wiki’s

ii. Ability to connect with students across the world

Classroom collaborative learning

iii. Education specific Wiki’s

iv. Teacher collaboration

v. 24/7 Teaching and learning process (wikiHOW, pbwiki, wikispaces)

Class Activity

“The wiki allows the teacher to see exactly who did what part and when it was done, and the wikis also offers students a discussion area to negotiate the lab results.” (Kist, 2010, p.93)

Please place a comment below with ideas on how to incorporate wiki’s into a classroom setting. List the grade and class your example pertains to. Remember your netiquette when posting.

Examples of Educational Wikis and links for you to visit:

Teaching in Tech wiki

Digital ID wiki

21st Century Teaching

Web 2.0 Tools

Global Read wiki

https://www.wikispaces.com/content/classroom/about

http://www.pbworks.com/

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