Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks: More Page Options

Looking to rename, lock, or delete a page? You can do all this and more just by heading over to your More Page Options button. Psst. It’s the button that looks like an ellipsis ( … ). From there, you can: Rename a page or redirect it to a different page on your wiki. Lock […]

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Tips and Tricks: Embedding Google Forms

In this Tips and Tricks, we’ll take a look at Google Forms and how educators are embedding them in their wikis to create more interactive online classrooms. Create a survey Want to make your classroom a two-way conversation? Add a survey to your wiki and get feedback from your students on a particular unit. Or […]

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Tips and tricks: Group work in wikis

You could use a wiki all by yourself: You could use it to publish your work, or post your links, or keep your notes accessible and organized. You could run a solo wiki and it would still be a pretty valuable tool — but you wouldn’t be getting nearly as much out of it as […]

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Tips and tricks: Add footnotes to a page

Let’s say you’ve assigned your students a research project, and, when they’re done, they are supposed to post the paper to the wiki. They can link right to any of their online sources, of course. And any embedded videos or widgets will probably include a link back to their origin. But what about their offline […]

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Have you ever tried to change the permissions on a file, embed a widget, or copy a page? Have you ever tried to explain it to someone else? I know I have, both on this blog and over on our help wiki. And the truth is, sometimes it’s just much, much easier to show than […]

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