Wikis and Blogs

What are they? A wiki is a website that allows the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor. ...

Best Practice in Classrooms (Wiki's)
http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Examples+of+educational+wikis
http://edtechtoday.wordpress.com/2008/05/21/10-best-practices-for-using-wikis-in-education/
Some guidelines and best practices...
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/07/teachers-guide-on-use-of-wikis-in.html (Look down the page further for students and teachers using Wikis)
18 Interesting ways to use a wiki
http://usingipads.pbworks.com/w/page/54010228/Using%20wikis%20in%20the%20classroom

Places to look?
http://www.dmoz.org/Computers/Software/Groupware/Wiki/Wiki_Farms/
http://www.det.wa.edu.au/education/cmis/eval/curriculum/ict/wikis/

Wiki Platforms:
wikispaces: http://www.wikispaces.com
pbworks: http://pbworks.com/

Class Wiki's versus Individual Teacher Wiki's
Set up private wiki's (for each class)

Examples of Wiki's:
http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/
http://educationalsoftware.wikispaces.com/Wiki+Hosts
http://musicteachtech.wikispaces.com/
http://itouchjourney.wikispaces.com/
http://study2learn.wikispaces.com/

How to search: Refer to Tech Toolkit
Duck Duck Go
http://search.creativecommons.org

Resources for Wikis:

http://educationalwikis.wikispaces.com/Articles+and+Resources

Resources for Blogs:
http://primarytech.global2.vic.edu.au/
http://4kmand4kj.global2.vic.edu.au/2012/02/17/our-classroom/
http://jennyluca.com/
Apps for Bloggers (Pinterest Board)
http://epsomps.global2.vic.edu.au/about/

Best platforms for Blogging:
http://thenextweb.com/apps/2013/08/16/best-blogging-services/

Mobile Platforms for Blogging:

Best platforms for blogging (when travelling)
http://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20120315-best-blogging-tools-for-travellers


Infographic Tools:
Piktochart
5 Tools for creating your own infographics