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Best Practices


Possible uses:


Disseminate information to students and parents

Display Student work

Student collaboration


Sites that discuss wiki usage:

http://tesl-ej.org/ej44/m1.html The Wiki Revolution: A Challenge to Traditional Education - This site give a good idea of the difference between wiki and blog.  It also gives examples on how wiki spaces can be used in education.


http://educators.pbwiki.com/Best%20practices%20and%20examples Examples Best practices - This site gives links to a log of different wiki spaces used in education.


http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/ An article on using wikis in education and links to educational wiki's


Examples of educational Wiki's

http://karlfisch.wikispaces.com/abbytravelogue Great example of an educational Wiki


http://greatbookstories.pbworks.com/ - Students and teachers share their love of books.


http://hobbitalk.wikispaces.com/ Fifth graders learn about the Hobbit


http://anatowiki.wetpaint.com/ Teachers collaborate on how to teach Anatomy. 


http://villagewiki.pbworks.com/ An elementary school  wiki


http://1000names.wikispaces.com/ What does 1000 look like


Free Wiki Sites:

http://www.wetpaint.com/ A free site you can create your own wiki space.


http://www.wikispaces.com/ A free site you can create your own wiki space.  Educators can get a free update by going to http://www.wikispaces.com/content/for/teachers to set up their wiki's.


http://pbworks.com/ A free site you can create your own wiki space.


http://sites.google.com   Googles version of a free wiki


http://www.edutopia.org/wiki-teacher  A great article on how using a wiki changed the way a teacher taught


Participant's Wikis:

URL District Teacher (email address) How we use them
http://pmsreading.pbworks.com/w/page/421054/7th-Grade-Reading-Mrs--Crase  Platteville

Dani Crase


To share information with student teacher,  substitute teachers, parents and students



Dodgeville Tammy Filardo tfilardo@dsd.k12.wi.us A place for documenting daily assignments and for displaying student work.



Richland Todd Ostrander OSTT@richland.k12.wi.us A place to display class notes and handouts students may need.



Black Hawk

Joan Miller


Pages for each course, in-service, and a page for technology and web2.0 sites they might find interesting.



Black Hawk Jessica Davis DavJes@blackhawk.k12.wi.us Post artist of the week for elementary, middle school and high school art classes. Also homework assignments and to communicate with the community. There is also a link to my online art gallery on this site.
http://blackhawk-library.wikispaces.com/ Black Hawk Cathy McCauley mcccat@blackhawk.k12.wi.us Posting resources to the site for staff, parents and students.


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