Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tips and tricks: Hold a wiki training camp

You can do a lot with wikis. But before you get to the fancy stuff, you have to master the basics — and that goes for your students, as well. Now that the school year is underway, we put together a quick 15–20 minute activity, designed to get students comfortable with using wikis. All you […]

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We’re hiring!

Do you love helping people? Do you have a knack for breaking things down to simple, easy-to-follow steps? Could you teach someone to cook a chicken over the phone, or give tap-dance pointers via email? And do you like working with amazing people in a super-fun, high-energy, start-up environment? If so, you might be the […]

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Resources for Project-Based Learning

Last month we released Projects for all our education wikis. Our intention was to give you a better tool for group work, but, as many of you have pointed out, they’re also great for project-based learning. Project-based learning, or PBL, grew out of early 20th century education reform, like the works of John Dewey. It […]

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Featured Wiki: No Office Day

Shira Leibowitz started the No Office Day wiki in August of 2011. 1. Briefly describe your group, your wiki, and what you use it to do: International No Office Day is a day — actually several days during the week of September 12 to accommodate different schedules — on which educational leaders will close our […]

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My Story: PA Librarians

In 2009, Karen Hornberger, Rebecca Kelly, and Mary Schwander, three School Library Media Specialists in Bucks County, PA, started the PA Librarians wiki to share their incredible knowledge of digital resources with their peers. We asked Rebecca to tell us more about it: The field of library science is changing so rapidly. In order to […]

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