Session One - Wikispaces and Social Bookmarking

October 5, 2010

Objectives:
1. Participants will create a wikispace, edit the look of the wiki, and begin adding content to the wiki so that it is able to be used with their students.
2. Participants will bookmark and tag links with a social bookmarking site.

Wikispaces
Wikispaces Professional Development Wiki
del.icio.us
Diigo

Great Examples of Wiki use in Education:

http://mrsoskil.wikispaces.com - My 5th grade class wiki
http://mrsibrahim.wikispaces.com/ - 2nd grade class wiki
http://bergmannscience.wikispaces.com/ - Science class wiki
http://northamptonsap.wikispaces.com/ - School SAP program wiki
http://milliswiki.wikispaces.com/ - Web2.0 wiki created by students
http://fhslibrarymedia.wikispaces.com/ - high school library wiki
http://gowest.wikispaces.com/ - 3rd grade class wiki
http://themotorroom.wikispaces.com/ - School OT wiki
http://kids-book-club.wikispaces.com/ - Book club wiki started by a school librarian
http://acguidance.acsd.wikispaces.net/A-C+Middle+School+Guidance - Middle School Guidance Wiki
http://mswebster.wikispaces.com/ - 2nd and 3rd grade wiki
http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Examples+of+educational+wikis - list of many educational wikis


Assignments (due Session Two - October 19, 2010) -
1. Create a wikispace for your students. Use the wikispace in at least one class activity between classes.
2. Create a social bookmarking account using either Delicious or Diigo. Bookmark and tag at least 10 links from either our class or outside class.