Featured Wiki: Of Mice and Men

Matthew Kalafat started the PWX wiki in October of 2011. You can read more about this wiki in the New York Times.

1. Briefly describe your group, your wiki, and what you use it to do:
We used the wiki to facilitate a cross-town “literature circle” in which kids discussed open ended questions for Of Mice and Men.

2. Besides the Edit button, which wiki feature is your favorite?
Discussions – follow up questions (is that a button?)

3. What is one way you’re using wikis and other web 2.0 tools in your projects?
We use the opinions of kids from another town of totally different demographics to help us understand characters of different demographics.

4. Tell us about a particular moment that made you say, “Aha! THIS is why I use wikis!”
When we went down to the computer lab as a class and we couldn’t wait to see what our “Plainfield friends” had responded.

5. If you could ask it, what do you think your wiki would say about you?
Use me more — I’m awesome!

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  1. Posted May 6, 2012 at 2:47 pm | Permalink

    That’s really cool that you have a featured website each week! How do you enter to be a featured website? Do y’all just randomly pick one, or do you go through every wiki and choose one? Or do you take entries and read those and pick from them?

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