This page contains information information and resources for creating and using a classroom wiki.

Wiki (a Hawaiian word for "fast") is software that allows users to create, edit, and link web pages easily. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. These wiki websites are often also referred to as wikis; for example, Wikipedia is one of the best known wikis.

* Getting Started with Wikis

Click Here for some great tutorials on using wikispaces!

* More Wiki Resources

If you are new to wikis, you might want to check out the teacher help page for answers to some commonly asked questions. If you want to get started, the video tutorial with one of the wikispace creators makes it extremely easy to do!

* Uses for Wikis

Looking for suggestions on how to use wikis in your classroom? Then check out the Ways to Use Wikis page for ideas. Please add one of your own if you have had success with wikis in your classroom. Post a link to your wiki if you wish! If you are looking for concrete examples of classroom wiki pages, then check out the Educational Wikis website.

Welcome to Science and the Environment Ecosystems Wiki!

This wiki was created so students can share information about their assigned biomes.

Make Way for Wikis - article from School Library Journal

What is a Wiki?
Video Tutorial
Ways to Use Wikis
Teacher Help
Example Wikis

7 Things You Should Know About Wikis

How to link to a discussion post in wikispaces.

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Wikis in Education and Other Tools for Collaborative Writing -

This article discusses what a wiki is, their uses in the classroom, and other writing tools. Links to other Wiki Web resources are also provided.

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Article: Why Wiki? by Ruth Reynerd