Is Wikispaces free for teachers?
3 Comments. What are your alternatives? Wikispaces, one of education’s standout collaborative websites, closed at the end of June 2018. Thousands of teachers have used the free Wikispaces platform to share materials with students and colleagues, to run online classrooms, or as the virtual arm of a blended course.
What is the purpose of Wikispaces?
Wikispaces: A wiki is a website which allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser. On a wiki students can share work and ideas, pictures and links, videos and media. A wiki can be made public so anyone can edit the space or limited to just a class or a few participants.
How do teachers use learning and wikis?
How to use Wikis in teaching and learning
- Set clear rules and expectations.
- Let students know what you expect and how students’ work will be evaluated (perhaps design a rubric)
- Include detailed instructions.
- Give authentic assignments.
- Clearly define students’ roles and activities.
- Closely monitor students’ activities.
What is the meaning of wikispaces?
Wikispaces: A wiki is a website which allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser. Wikispaces provides these tips for collaborative projects using their wikis: Organize group work with Projects – Assigning group projects for your students is easy, but managing those assignments can be hard.
What happened to wikispaces?
Due to cost issues, classroom and free-level Wikispaces closed on July 31, 2018, while private Wikispaces closed on January 31, 2019.
What is the meaning of Wikispaces?
Why do you use Wikispaces as a teacher?
Key points for this slide: Wikispaces is a tool that can help teachers teach, organize their classrooms, and in general foster classroom participation. Remember to introduce yourself and explain when and why you started using Wikispaces, how it has changed your teaching experience, and why you think they can benefit from it like you have.
How do I introduce myself as a teacher on Wikispaces?
Remember to introduce yourself and explain when and why you started using Wikispaces, how it has changed your teaching experience, and why you think they can benefit from it like you have. Your experiences will be the best example for your audience.
Can I advertise a wiki in my online classroom?
no advertising, your online classroom will remain ad-free. (The free “public” and “protected” versions of wikispaces have ads on the side and this may violate your board’s internet policy.) Things to think about as we experiment with wikis in the classroom.