Ways to use a wiki:


Have students decode portions of the chapter. Conduct a round table discussion, give a presentation but use no powerpoint (students get hung up on the use of special effects instead of focusing on content).


Wiki is not sequential – therefore becomes a better resource page.
www.widgetbox.com
creator.zoho.com
wikimatrix.com
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/
http://www.wikiineducation.com/display/ikiw/Ways+to+use+wiki+in+education
http://coolcatteacher.wikispaces.com/Wikis+in+Education+with+Adam+Frey
http://coolcatteacher.wikispaces.com/Wide+World+of+Wikis+Workshop

to create a student account with using an email: use your email: email+student1@gmail.com

Wiki ideas:

https://mrsmaineswiki.wikispaces.com/
http://teamcproject.wikispaces.com/ - excellent use for planning a global collaboration
http://team8blue.wikispaces.com
http://nasisart.wikispaces.com/
http://mrhood.co.uk/wiki/index.php/Home
http://chrisclementi.pbwiki.com/Cultures
http://britishromanticism.wikispaces.com/
http://honorsbrit.wikispaces.com/
http://304sophs.wikispaces.com/
https://fa-history-rocks.wikispaces.com/
http://math247.pbwiki.com/K-7%2BMathcasts%2B500%2BProject

Following use of wikis in my class, several students have created their own:
http://unitedwritersspaces.wikispaces.com/
https://inconvenientyouth.wikispaces.com/


Adding students without an email:

  1. use your gmail ( usw your email addy + (student)@gmail.com)
  2. Use one of the following sites: How to get a temporary email to set up for web 2.0 apps
    http://slopsbox.com/
    http://www.mintemail.com/
    http://2prong.com/
    http://www.guerrillamail.com/
    http://10minutemail.com/10MinuteMail/index.html