How Can I Use a Wiki in the Classroom?

  • Vicky Davis "Wiki Wiki Teaching- The art of using wiki pages to teach"
  • Vicky Davis--Five Uses for Wikis in a Classroom:
    • Lesson Summaries
    • Collaboration of Notes
    • Concept Introduction and Exploratory Projects
    • Dissemination of Important Classroom Learning Beyond the Classroom
    • Individual Assessment Projects
  • S. Pixy Ferris and Hilary Wilder "Uses and Potentials of Wikis in the Classroom"
  • Using wiki in education

Examples of Classroom Wikis

Elementary School

  • A Collaborative Storytelling Wiki: students contribute based on certain instructions they have given to create a story together. Examples:

Middle School

Junior High School

High School

  • GCSE History Wiki - Ridgewood School (UK) - Year 10 Class (14/15 year olds) - Doug Belshaw
  • Mrs. Garmey's Classroom - Euclid High School (Euclid, OH) 10th Grade (14/15 year olds) American History & 12th Grade (17/18 year olds) Psychology - Stephanie Garmey