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1 Why? Do Teachers Need Websites?

2 Prepared by Merill Bettridge Communication

3 Prepared by Merill Bettridge Communication between: Teachers and Parents Teachers and Teachers Teachers and Students Students and Students

4 4 ways : 1. A website is open for business A website gives you unlimited exposure. (Relatives in other states can see student’s work) 3. Connects you to other classrooms and teachers. 4. Can captivate their attention and challenge them to become more interested.

5 What Can You Do With a Classroom Workspace? Class Resources – Publish class notes, PowerPoint lectures, schedules and policies; show off examples of great student work Group Projects – Build collaborative pages, start discussions, encourage comments. Parent Outreach Expand Horizons – interact with other classrooms across the world.

6 A wiki is a web page: a simple web page allows online access easy way to get your information online file storage repository 2GB Prepared by Merill Bettridge

7 allows collaboration is readable and editable allows two way communication users are readers and contributors online discussion share with many A wiki ALSO: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

8 Wikis may include: Calendars Assignments Tests Content discussion Links and files (all types) Group projects Host projects Team projects teachers/students Prepared by Merill Bettridge

9 Sample Wikis Prepared by Merill Bettridge

10 Anyone Interested? February 23, 2011 Mary Jasinski ……..Cab Me.

11 PB WORKS : Named PB for being as easy to make as a peanut butter sandwich Wiki is a Hawaiian word for fast Several options but PB works allows simple and more complex pages made very easily. Prepared by Merill Bettridge

12 LET’S GO TO PB WORKS LIVE!! Prepared by Merill Bettridge

13 Create an account and sign in: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

14 Create a new workspace!

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20 Home Page: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

21 Settings : Prepared by Merill Bettridge

22 Settings: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

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25 Editing Pages Inserts: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

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27 Page History: Allows the owner to see who has added what to the wiki In classroom gives teacher ability to delete content and see who is responsible for what content Located on Front Page

28 Page History: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

29 Users: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

30 Classroom Users: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

31 Teacher makes accounts: Prepared by Merill Bettridge

32 Input and collaboration: Only users allowed by the owner may add content or make comments. Prepared by Merill Bettridge

33 Online videos Prepared by Merill Bettridge

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35 Questions? Prepared by Merill Bettridge


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