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Wiki Sites for Social Studies

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 Wiki Sites for Social Studies

 

Wikis are unlike traditional web-pages in that they are meant to be created collaboratively (think Wikipedia!)  Short for wiki-wiki (the Hawaiian word for "fast"), wikis are easily created and edited.  You won't need to know any complicated codes or web language.

 

In education, wikis have been used in several ways:

 

To co-create a learning page for a course:

Studying Societies at JHK

Dorman Data Digest

Wiki Learning Project 

Welker's Wikinomics 

 

As a classroom information page:

HWP Social Studies

CMS Wiki 

 

For classroom projects:

Social Studies B page

SFX Wiki 

On the Trail of the First People 

Holocaust Wiki Project 

Political Parties and Elections 

 

Collaborating with other classrooms:

Collaborative Videoconferencing

Social Studies Wiki Project 

 

For additional information on wikis in education, visit my other wiki space for background and some interesting video as well as links to wikis in other content areas. 

 

 

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