Wiki News: Nominate yours, We need curriculum wikis!

It is very apparent from the reader stats that many of the readers of Cool Cat Teacher like the work we've done with Wikis. I must admit that they have transformed our classroom. The Wiki Wiki Teaching day 1 post (my first one) is still my most highly trafficked ever!

Here is an index of some of my Wiki posts:

And more…

Send in your nominations to 33 wikis!
But now, Marshall K has pointed out that eastwikkers has created their 33 wikis nominations.

A company called EastWikkers is highlighting 33 different wikis over the next 33 days and explaining what kinds of innovations and best practices can be learned from each one. A very, very cool project. Check out, for example, their profile of This Might Be a Wiki, a fan site for They Might Be Giants.

If you haven't put Marshall on your “A” list he should be! Read about the first five and learn about the best practices of some wikis that really work! (They include Davis Wiki (no relation), Flu Wiki, This Might Be a Wiki” , Austistic Spectrum Wiki, and Wikilaw)

Curriculum Wikis!
I'd really like for educators to take up Tom Hoffman's suggestion in EdTechInsider on Opening up the curriculum and put the College Board Pacesetter curriculum on a wiki to be shared and collaborated across the world. What a great vision!

Nominate your wiki because on the thirty fourth day they will be listing the nominations on their website. What a great resource. I've subscribed and have been learning more about this wiki model that has captivated my imagination!

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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Giovanni Rodriguez April 6, 2006 - 4:07 am

Vicki — Westwood Wiki is #13 on “33 Wikis.”

Would love to hear from students and faculty. Feel free to invite them to comment on the post.


Volver October 29, 2010 - 7:42 am

Great achievement, hope you can share some tips to be super wiki contributor

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