How to get started with Wikis

July 25, 2008

Steps to starting with wikis

  1. Think through authoring, collaborating, revising and editing. Three big decisions are:
    1. Who will author?
    2. Who will revise and edit?
    3. Who will read?
  2. Prepare and deliver lessons as appropriate on online safety, personal information, ethics and netiquette
  3. Post link to the wiki on your website
  4. Set up teacher account with wikispaces.com (make sure to use the free for teachers offer)
  5. Set up wiki home page (and other structure as appropriate)
  6. Add students accounts to wiki
  7. Continually monitor student writing
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