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Here are the audio/notes from this presentation via Livescribe at Pete&C 2010:
Web Page Wow with Wikies
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What is a wiki?
How can I get a wiki?
Wikispaces- free for K-12 Educators
PBWorks- free education account
Wetpaint- free education account
Where can I get ideas for what to do with my wiki?
Wikis in Education
First Grade Wiki
Second Grade Wiki
Third Grade Wiki
Fourth Grade Wiki
Fifth Grade Wiki
Middle School Wikis
Wiki w/ Various Wiki Examples
Alma's Wiki Help Sheet
How do I embelish my wiki?
Glogs are a great way to add personality and flair to your wiki.
- Use the edu site and then you can create accounts for students as well.
Wiki w/ many tutorials
How to create student accounts and direction sheet for students/teachers
Spell with Flickr
Use PowerPoint to create slides, save as jpg and embed within the wiki.
Wordles grab the visitors' attention and give them a snapshot about you. (You will need to take a screenshot of the wordle and save as a jpg in order to embed on the wiki. This can be done by pressing the "Print Screen" button and pasting into a photo editor such as
Sample of use w/ students
Here is an easier kid-friendly version w/ a save button (no need to screen capture and save in another program like Wordle).
Spell with Flickr allows you to add a personalized banner.
Spell with Flickr
Add slideshow presentations with
How To- Copy the embed code from GoogleDocs. Click on the "Widget" button on the Editor toolbar, select "Other HTML" and paste the embed code.
How can I add widgets to my wiki?
- variety of customizable widgets (countdowns, weather, visitor count, etc.)
Widgets for Free
- free live traffic feed
- free traffic maps
How can I incorporate instructional technology with my students and my wiki?
Embed voicethreads, animotos, vokis and blabbers directly into your wiki or use a screen capture program (such as
) to record and embed into your glog. Go
for a tutorial.
A more advanced avatar movie site.
- Create web-based animations
- Another animation site
Still want more ideas? Feeling courageous enough to edit some code? Try
Getting Tricky with Wikis
Remember to not post student names and pictures together.
*A big "Thank you!" to
for many of the tutorials and wiki ideas!
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