Monthly Archives: August 2010

Featured wiki(s): CoasttoCoastChroniclesEd

Julie Ramsay started CoasttoCoastChroniclesEd1 in November of 2009. CoasttoCoastChroniclesEd2, CoasttoCoastChroniclesEd3, and CoasttoCoastChroniclesEd4 followed shortly after. 1. Briefly describe your group, your wiki, and what you use it to do: After spending several years having my students correspond and work with students on the other side of the country, I was in search of some learning […]

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Tips and Tricks: Page Includes

Yes. “Page Includes.” If this is the first you’ve heard of them, don’t feel too bad. They’re one of the things we built into Wikispaces that even advanced users might not know about. A Page Include is basically a widget that drops the entire contents of one wiki page into another. Which is pretty cool, […]

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A Day in the Life: Dan Maggiacomo

Since 2009, Dan Maggiacomo has been using wikis to beef up the teaching toolkit for his blind and visually impaired students in Ontario, Canada. We asked him what that’s like. Building a sweet Wikispace is fun, mildly challenging, and certainly rewarding. Building one that’s accessible and meaningful for my students, all of whom are blind […]

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“Mistake”? Or excuse to try the Undo button?

Many of you have probably noticed something new about your editor toolbar. Right there, between the Table icon and the Preview button, we’ve added two new buttons: Undo and Redo. So mistakes? You don’t have to worry about them anymore. Just click Undo. And click it again. And again. In fact, you can undo everything […]

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A New Editor for Wikispaces

Over the last few days we’ve been incrementally rolling out a brand new editor to everyone who uses Wikispaces. While you may not have noticed a big visual difference, a lot has changed under the hood. This is the story of the third generation Wikispaces editor. Here at Wikispaces HQ we call this project EditorC, […]

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