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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Wikis for collaborative learning

A wiki is a website that allows visitors to easily add, remove, and edit content, making it an effective tool for collaborative authoring which allows students to construct knowledge. There's no need for software, all you need is an Internet-connected computer to contribute, which makes a wiki a great tool for the classroom that's open 24/7. Uses in education are abundant. Here are a few examples from our own backyard:

To develop a basic understanding of a wiki, please view this commoncraft video:

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

We are excited to study regions with students in other places. Pennsylvania Pals

Anonymous said...

Good ideas here. Hope to join the projects.

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