Presentation on theme: "Make a free wiki as easily as a Peanut butter sandwich."— Presentation transcript:
Make a free wiki as easily as a Peanut butter sandwich.
A wiki is an easy-to-use free web page that multiple people can edit.
Wiki means Quick in Hawaiian
WIKI What I Know Is
In the classroom, a wiki is a free tool that empowers every student to participate in group projects.
Converse Post ideas Respond Forum Write Publish Comment Create Publish Comment Converse Post Ideas Respond Share Edit Collaborate Engage Blog Wiki Three great ways to communicate with students
James has assigned a team research project. What can he do to encourage the students to work together, share resources and create high quality work?
“It's so easy to create a site to help guide students along with projects. I have found that it's a good way to make handouts available to students - I just point them at the web address. I post links to my PBwiki sites on Rockford's site so that parents can access project guidelines as well.” Justin Wylie Rockford High School
How can she make certain her online site is off limits to child predators? How can she be sure that her students won’t be drawn onto the web? Mary wants to be sure her students are is protected from the wider internet.
YOU control who sees your wiki You set the password. You choose who participates.
Jamie wants to make certain her students act appropriately on line. Will her students write offensive comments? How can she monitor her students activity?
You have a history of every edit You are notified of every change
No more “dog ate my homework” Edits are time stamped. You know who made changes and when they were made.
Wikis are Free and Easy to set up No IT department is needed!
Simply create a password and begin
Teachers can make coursework and homework information easily available to both students and parents. With easy to use plugins you can create a calendar.
For more ideas check out the PBwiki educator page. You can find tips, suggestions, templates and a community of fellow teacher users.
Join the more than 135,000 teachers who have used PBwikis for their classrooms, from elementary schools to Stanford and Harvard.