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Agenda


  • Formative Assessment
  • Wikis - Wikispaces
  • Blogs
    • Wordpress
    • Apple Server
  • Activotes
  • Creating Assessments
  • Register Eggs
  • Work on hardware - check out your board
  • Audacity

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Wikispaces



What you can use wikis for:

  • Class Notes
  • Parental / Student Communication
  • Lesson Summaries
  • Handouts
  • Course Syllabus
  • Course Links and Resource Notes
  • School or class calendar
  • Collaboration of Notes
  • Concept Introduction and Exploratory Projects
  • Dissemination of Important Classroom Learning Beyond the Classroom
  • Teacher Information Page
  • Student written books
  • School Newspaper
  • Showcase for student projects
  • Platform for peer review of student work

What is a Wiki?

A wiki is a collaborative website that is considered part of the second generation of Internet-based services that allows users to instantly create and share web pages.
Definition of Wiki from Wikipedia
Wikispaces calls a wiki: "a web page with an edit button."
  • A Wiki is a series of webpages that anyone can edit
  • Wikis are extremely easy to edit
  • Created online so you can edit them anywhere
  • Wikis are collaborative by nature and typically have multiple authors
  • Keep a chronological history so you will never lose content
  • There is a discussion area to enhance collaboration
  • Wikis are very flexible and can be used for many different purposes
  • Three levels of security
    • public - anyone can view and edit
    • protected - anyone can view but not edit without permission
    • private - only members can view/edit

C3E3 Blog - Wiki Overview
You can create a Wikispace (free for educators)
Quick start for Wikispaces

Wikis in education:
Most famous WIKI??? Wikipedia

Blogs




Blogs in education:.

What is a blog?


  • A blog, or web log, is a way to keep an online journal.
  • There is primarily one author.
  • Others can comment on and respond to the ideas of the author.
  • Blogs are a great resource for your own professional development.
  • Blogs are very linear and displayed in chronological order with the most recent post at the top.

Set up an account on Google Reader.
Quick start for Google Reader

Blogs to explore:
Weblogg-ed (Will Richardson)
Bud the Teacher (Bud Hunt)
Teach42(Steve Dembo)
2 Cents Worth (David Warlick)
Mobile Musings (Karen Fasimpaur)
Cool Cat Teacher (Vicki Davis)
Moving at the Speed of Creativity (Wesley Fryer)
TED Blog
Kathy Schrock's Blog
Literacy is Pricless - A blog for reading teachers

Blogging in Professional Practice

Wordpress Blog

Apple Blog

Audacity

Register Eggs and Creating Assessments

Assessment Resources
  • Resource Library Templates
Registering Eggs

Delicious and Skype

Delicious


Skype