Using Wikispaces and Blogs in the Classroom

Benefits from Wikis/Blogs:

  • Collaboration
  • Presentations
  • Writing/Journaling
  • Performance Based
  • Independent or Cooperative

What is a Wiki:

Wikispace Creators:

What is a Blog:

Blogging Creators:

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Today's 1st Task:

  • Types of Blogs - Purpose
  • Find blogs that you would recommend your students read that pertain to a particular topic or interest - or that you would read
  • Paste your findings into a wikispace - this will provide a chance for you to practice using a wiki and see different types of blogs
  • NBC Tech Playground

Task 2:

  • Create a blog or wikispace that you could incorporate into your class