Sunday, April 29, 2012

IRA Technology Institute 16

Today I'm very fortunate to be presenting as part of a team at the International Reading Association Conference in Chicago for the IRA Pre-Conference Technology Institute Fostering Literacy with Research-based Instructional Practices and Web 2.0 Technologies. 

As a result, I also get to soak in the knowledge of the other presenters, including Jerome Burg of Google Lit Trips fame!  Jerome talked about the inspiration that led to the creation of Google Lit Trips as part of a Google Teacher workshop.  He also showed how Google Lit Trips enhance reading novels through the 3D features of Google Earth

IRA Technology Institute 16 - Using Wikis In The Classroom

International Reading Association TILE SIG Technology Institute 2012

Institute 16: Fostering Literacy and Response with Research-Based Instructional Practices and Web 2.0 Technologies

Cool Tool Tips & Techniques Breakout Session on Wikis

Sandbox Wiki

What are Wikis?

Common Craft Video - Wikis In Plain English

Wiki Providers - All these have free education versions

Wet Paint
Google Sites (Not really a wiki but similar)

Wikispaces Tutorial Videos

Useful Resources

Wiki Wiki Teaching- The art of using wiki pages to teach
Examples of Educational Wikis
Examples of Elementary Classroom Wikis