Tag Archives | wikis

Wild About a Wiki Periodic Table

Another year…another wiki.  Last year my students constructed a wiki textbook along with a wiki glossary.  The year before we used the Moodle wiki as work spaces for a roller coaster project.  This year we’re using wikis again and adding a new collaboration – a Wiki Periodic Table. I love using wikis in the classroom […]

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Getting Kids Thinking: Podcast Episode 7

Over the weekend Burt and I recorded Episode 7 of the EdTechClassroom Podcast.  This one is all about collaborative projects for your students to help them become 21st Century critical thinkers.  In spite of what nearly every staff meeting seems to unofficially say, all of us know there is more to teaching than raising multiple choice test […]

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Wikify Education – Session 6

I’m at my first session this morning, Wikify Education.  The presenters, Jennifer Fano and Debbie Iosso, are administrators from Randolph, New Jersey so I am looking forward to a new perspective on using wikis in the classroom.  Last year I used them a little as my students created an online textbook and glossary last year.  […]

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Wiki 2.0

A few months ago I decided to try something new with my students. After reading about the wiki textbook created by Clay Burell’s students I tried creating one of my own with one of my 8th grade classes. So far the results have been fantastic. Students regularly beg for “wiki work days” where they decode […]

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Why Wiki?

Yesterday I had lunch with an old friend from a previous school. As we were discussing ed tech happenings I remembered one of those great stories we all have for why using technology in the classroom with students is so important and can sometimes give you goosebumps. I had to share it. This year after […]

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Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Cigarettes Too!

I just finished Will Richardson’s book, Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts. It was a very informative read and I picked up a bunch of great tips. I especially liked all of the ideas and information about Flickr. In the past I have used this site for personal photos, but there are some great educational uses as […]

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