What Use Is a wiki?
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The link below is to a You tube video that explains very clearly the advantages of a simple wiki over other forms of on-line communication.

http://youtu.be/-dnL00TdmLY

When do we get to go home?

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What are today's Learning Outcomes?

  • YOU SHOULD LEARN HOW TO SET UP AND OPERATE A WIKISPACE
  • YOU SHOULD LEARN IF WIKISPACES WILL BE USEFUL TO YOU OR NOT

What is a Wiki Space?

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Free easy to manage web space!



This link takes you to the page where you can set up your own free Wikispace - make sure you tick the box confirming that the site is for educational purposes - this means there will be no adverts and no charges.
http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers100K


Follow these links to find loads of examples of how to use Wikispaces in education
http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/wiki/
http://www.wikispaces.com/help+teachers#toc8

Why use a Wiki Space?

  • Be in touch with pupils wherever they (or you) are
  • Ensure that pupils, and parents, are aware of all deadlines and classwork
  • Give support to pupils working at home
  • Empower pupils
  • Make homework more interactive and more fun
  • Give pupils more opportunity to give you feedback

Manage
Permissions
Theme
Look and feel
Inviting members
History
Discussion
Notify
Favourite
Logo
Font
Input
Toolbar
Link
Images and files
Widgets

Wikis are easy to change


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