Tuesday, November 22, 2011

How Twitter can be a valuable tool for educators

How Twitter can be a valuable tool for educators
Elementary-school principal Peter DeWitt in a blog post suggests reasons school teachers should use Twitter as a tool for sharing professional information and resources. Despite his initial reluctance to join the site, DeWitt now sees the value of connecting with educators from all over the world. He suggests using the tool can help teachers strengthen their bond with students, who are digital natives. Education Week/Finding Common Ground blog (11/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitter

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Wikis in the classroom

Many teachers want to use wikis in their classrooms but are not sure how to start.  Here are some great ideas courtesy of Wikispaces.


Looking into project-based learning

With the release of our Projects feature, we're learning a lot about project-based learning. We can't wait to hear your stories about how it works in your classrooms. In the meantime, we've rounded up some of our favorite resources. Take a look.

Training camp

Trying to introduce wikis to a group who have never used them before? We created a 10–20 minute Wikispaces Training Camp for students and web neophytes. Give it a try.