Wikis

  1. Go to www.wikispaces.com or http://pbworks.com
  2. Create an account.
  3. Brainstorm...what information do you want to make accessibe to your students and/or their parents.
  4. Create a wiki for your class. It can be project-based or informational and more general.
  5. THINK...how would you allow access? Would students be able to view and not edit?
  6. Be prepared to share. Do you currently use wikis with your students? How?

Blogs

  1. Go to http://edublogs.org/
  2. Accounts are free to teachers. You can sign up for one, if you want, but your assignment is to:
  3. DISCOVER...learn what a Scribe post is! http://theedublogger.edublogs.org/2009/06/12/using-scribe-posts-on-class-blogs/
  4. Explore other ideas for classroom use http://theedublogger.edublogs.org/2008/12/23/looking-for-ideas-check-out-our-class-blog-list/
  5. Be prepared to share what you learn!
  6. Other Blogger options:

My favorites:

Young Adult (& Kids) Books Central Blog http://yabookscentral.blogspot.com/
Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/
Avengingsybil http://avengingsybil.typepad.com/avengingsybil/
YALSA http://blogs.ala.org/yalsa.php
YA Lit New Release Dates http://www.yalit.com/
YA Books & More naomibates.blogspot.com