Presentation on theme: "Dolores Frazer New Literacies Institute 2012. A Wiki is a collaborative website in which teachers, students, and even parents could gather, edit, and."— Presentation transcript:
Collaboration Increases engagement Improves interpersonal and communication skills Builds a culture of trust Students take ownership and makes students responsible for their own learning Promotes creativity Improves writing Builds technological skills Gateway to acquire and build knowledge Content Creation
Create a culture of trust Educate students about and holding them accountable to Wiki conventions Create a common goal for participation Use the Wiki for authentic activities Provide guides for using the Wiki Communicate clear deadlines Define roles for collaboration Clearly state course expectations Model collaborative activities Remain patient with students when they struggle with the technology
Venue for collaborative research and reading responses Build background knowledge of a particular subject Facilitate “flipped” lessons Assemble unit plans Provide students with a classroom voice Collaborate with people in other parts of the world Collect class notes and resources Enrich and support lessons for differentiation
1. Adding students 2. Creating pages and groups Adding images Linking to web pages Embedding a video The Discussion Board 3. Editing the Navigation Bar 4. Special Functions Locking pages Checking edits
How might you use a Wiki in your classroom? Suggest an assignment that could be executed on a Wiki and explain why using the Wiki would be more beneficial for this lesson than traditional methods. Post your answer on the MNLI12 discussion board.