Wikispaces in the Classroom


Activity 1: Preassessment and Wiki Overview




Activity 2: Wiki Walkthrough
Click on the link below and take 10 minutes to explore the content, resources, and ideas.
http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki/

Activity 3: Reading Article: 50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Interactive and Collaborative Classroom
Read the articles at the links below and leave at least 3 strategies on the discussion tab by clicking below the articles.
http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/50-ways-to-use-wikis-for-a-more-collaborative-and-interactive-classroom/
http://thejournal.com/articles/2009/10/07/more-challenges-with-wikis-4-ways-to-move-students-from-passive-to-active.aspx
http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2009/07/using-school-wiki-to-increase.html
http://langwitches.org/blog/2009/10/20/setting-up-and-introducing-a-collaborative-student-math-wiki/
http://stolenprinciple.pbworks.com/
POST YOUR RESPONSE BY CLICKING HERE


Activity 4: Set a Goal and Work!
Beginner: Create a Wikispace
http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers
Wikispaces Tutorial UPDATED

Intermediate: Create a Page to Use With a Lesson
Use these examples to guide your work.


Advanced: Upgrade Your Page by Adding Widgets and Designing a Lesson
http://gettingtrickywithwikis.wikispaces.com/
http://www.voki.com
http://docs.google.com
http://www.teachertube.com
http://www.blabberize.com
http://www.shelfari.com
http://www.madlibs.com
http://www.xtranormal.com
http://www.spicynodes.org
http://clustrmap.com/
Add all comments on a wikipage to your RSS reader
Make a monopoly wiki board of your town

Activity 5: Share and Share Alike
POST YOUR RESPONSE HERE

Still need more instruction?
http://wsdbestpractices.wikispaces.com/Wild+About+Wikispaces