Using Wikis and Google Sites

Presenter: Alissa Coil

Target Grade Level: 6th-8th, 9th-12th

Target Audience Level: Intermediate

Relevant Curricular Areas: Differentiated Instruction, English Language Arts, Cross Curricular

Related ISTE Standards: Communication and Collaboration

Strand: Classroom Models and Strategies for Integrating Technology

Session Description: Class wikis and websites are a great way to communicate with students and parents, as well as warehouse lessons and documents for easy retrieval. In addition, students are able to collaborate and post responses to discussion questions.  This session will teach you the basics of using a wiki and/or Google site and you will get some time to create one, or both of these resources.

Learning Objectives
  • Teachers will learn how to use wikis and Google sites in their classroom for extended collaboration and communication. 
  • Teachers will have time to create their own class wiki and/or Google site.
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