Wetpaint powers websites that tap the power of collaborative thinking. The heart of the Wetpaint advantage is its ability to allow anyone — especially those without technical skill — to create and contribute to websites written for and by those who share a passion or interest. To do this, Wetpaint combines the best aspects of wikis, blogs, forums and social networks so anyone can click and type on the web. www.wetpaint.com www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/wikihosts
Award winning teacher, Vicki Davis, demonstrates how she uses wikis to teach. This 28 minute video was part of the k12 online conference and has been viewed by many teachers. It outlines the 7 pedagogical uses of wikis and also gives information on what a wiki is and how to use it.
An Evening With Wiki Inventor Ward Cunningham in Conversation with John Gage. Join wiki inventor Ward Cunningham and Sun Microsystems' chief researcher and vice president of the Science Office, John Gage, for a thoughtful and spirited discussion about the socialization of creativity and the past, present and future views of models to support this trend.
A wiki is free, functional and fabulous. This presentation will reveal how a wiki-centric classroom can easily be developed to provide a constructivist tool for collaboration, communication, publishing, presentation and assessment. Topics covered include the nuts and bolts of setting up a wiki, ideas for classroom use and best practice use of wikis internationally. The Edublog 2006 award winning wiki “Flat Classroom Project” will be featured along with a discussion of how to integrate Web 2.0 tools into the wiki environment.
With a vision for a free online encyclopedia, Wales assembled legions of volunteer contributors, gave them tools for collaborating, and created the self-organizing, self-correcting, ever-expanding, multilingual encyclopedia of the future.
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