Prepared by Merill Bettridge Communication between: Teachers and Parents Teachers and Teachers Teachers and Students Students and Students
4 ways : 1. A website is open for business 24-7. 2. 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.
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.
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
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
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
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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
LET’S GO TO PB WORKS LIVE!! http:pbworks.com Prepared by Merill Bettridge
Create an account and sign in: Prepared by Merill Bettridge