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Introduction to blogs, wikis, and nings for beginners. Presented to my staff December 2, 2009.

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  • 1. Blogs & Wikis & Nings, oh my!
    By Steve Katz
    December 2, 2009

2. Objectives
Provide a basic knowledge of blogs, wikis, & nings.
Active participation (from you).
Enable you to choose which is best for your class.
Create your own.
3. All Links Provided
Go to http://cdspd.wikispaces.com
Click on the School-Wide Presentations link
This presentation & all links are provided
4. Social Network (Ning)
Like Facebook, but for whatever you want.
Personal profile
Can participate in discussions
Post messages, blogs, videos, and photos
Have friends
Join groups
Apps, widgets, & chat
5. Some Nings
Classroom 2.o
The CUE Community
Vid Snacks
K12 Online Conference
Star Quest Production Network
CDS
6. Ning Features
Especially good for writing
Blogs
Threaded Discussions
Groups
Various posting options
Community
No longer writing for the teacher
7. Should I use a Ning?
Does it fit with your project?
Features?
Flexibility?
Privacy?
Should I make my own?
Join the CDS ning?
?
8. Wikis
Wiki = quick
Website
Easily editable
WYSIWYG
Embed other items
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/
9. Popular Wikis
Wikipedia
Wikispaces
PBWorks
Wet Paint
10. Example Wikis
http://cdspd.wikispaces.com/
http://cds4a.wikispaces.com/
http://aroundtheworldwith80schools.wikispaces.com/
http://electionkatz.wikispaces.com/
http://alg1statsproject.wikispaces.com/
http://webster-books.wikispaces.com/
http://honorsliterature.wikispaces.com/
http://iclassroom.pbworks.com/
11. Wiki Features
Collaborative posting
Threaded discussion
Multimedia
12. How can you use it in class?
Resource Creation
Student Participation
Group Projects
Student Interaction
For the Classroom
Community
13. Blogs
Public (or private) forum for writing
Displayed in reverse chronological order
Feedback/comments
14. Popular Blogs
Wordpress
Class Blogmeister
Posterous
Edublogs
Blogger
15. Sample Blogs
Panther Online Press (POP)
World Cultures & Language Arts
CLC Ambassadors 5
Literature Blog
Ms. Fernandez
Miss Falkensterns Class
16. Features
Post text & various media
Comments
Categorize postings
Various templates to choose from
Add widgets
17. How can you use it in class?
Writing
Feedback on writing
Showcase student work
Sharing with students & parents
Post assignments
18. Credits