Category Archives: Wikis

Updates to Wikispaces

Wikispaces has a fresh new look to their site and has added some new features. And they’re still giving away ad-free wikis to educators. New: Create user accounts on your own: If you have an educator account, you can now … Continue reading

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Wordia – a video dictionary

This is way more fun than the vocabulary flash cards we used back in 3rd grade. Wordia is a collection of short videos submitted that explain the meaning of a word. Anyone can submit a video, some are casual, some … Continue reading

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Wikispaces: 100,000 Free K-12 Wikis – and 250,000 More!

2 1/2 years ago, Wikispaces committed to giving away 100,000 ad-free, private, unlimited use wikis to K-12 educators. They reached that number this weekend. And are ready to start on the next 250,000! Wow. 250,000 More K-12 Wikis Like the … Continue reading

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The PBwiki Back to School Challenge

Seems that PBwiki is giving away premium accounts to librarians and educators. Sign up now at the PBwiki Back to School Challenge Announcing a new way to make PBwiki a part of your classroom this year with: * A FREE … Continue reading

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High School Students Create Calculus Wiki to Help Future Students

From Jan Tunison at Scotia Glenville High School (NY): Scotia-Glenville BC Calculus Wiki Our BC calc students created a wiki for future classes to use. The students did a great job, especially with adding math content and the editing of … Continue reading

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Evaluating Web Content – in the age of blogs, wikis & social networking

Laura Cohen and Trudi Jacobson (U of Albany Libraries) have put together a terrific new guide to Evaluating Web Content, with particular attention being paid to blogs, wikis, social networking, multimedia sources and more. 10 years ago, Trudi and Laura … Continue reading

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