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1 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License

2 What is a Wiki? A webpage with an Edit button Easy to use Perfect for collaborative learning

3 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Why Wikispaces? Easy to use wiki No experience necessary. You are up and running in minutes. Constantly bring you new and improved features

4 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Why Bring It To The Classroom? Allows for creativity and innovation Encourages participation of all students Promotes communication between students A new, interesting way to learn

5 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License How Can I Use it in a Classroom? Simple websites Peer-reviewed projects Group projects Manage school and classroom documents Classroom discussion and debate Post classroom assignments Collaborate with an international classroom

6 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Getting Started…

7 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Wiki Terms User Account: Your identity on Wikispaces, consisting of username, password, and address Space: A wiki on which you can collaborate Page: Each space can consist of multiple pages

8 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Wiki Terms Continued Wikispaces has different permissions settings for your space Public: Anyone can view or edit your Wikispace Protected: Anyone can view your space but only members can edit Private: Only members can view or edit your space

9 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Editing Your Wiki Click the Edit This Page button at the top of your wiki. Write the text you would like on your page. You can format it with bold, underline, italics, headings, and more. Once you are done editing, click Save.

10 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Adding Links on Your Wiki Click Edit This Page. Highlight the text you would like to link and click on the earth icon in the toolbar. Another window will appear allowing you to create a link to another page in your space or another website. Click Ok.

11 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Adding Images to Your Wiki Click Edit This Page. Click the icon that looks like a tree. Browse your computer for the image you would like and click Open. Upload the chosen picture or file. Place your cursor where you would like the image on the page. Double click the image or file to place it on the page.

12 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Adding Media to Your Wiki Click Edit This Page. Go to the icon of the TV in the toolbar. Choose the type of object you’d like to embed. Follow the instructions for embedding each object. Click Save.

13 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Time for an Activity

14 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Activity Let’s teach each other about various countries Take the next 15 minutes to edit your wiki’s text, add links, and add an image or a video clip.

15 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License Questions? Visit :


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