Wikis for beginning teachers

I had a great time with Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach's class of beginning teachers recently. (Read her kind post about it.) I appreciate the opportunity. She recorded the session in Elluminate, it has audio and a screen capture of the slides I used to teach wikis and the voting that we did about the class' wiki use. You can also take a look at the wiki that I created for the class information.

I really wanted to model the interactive methods that I believe teach best even though we were in elluminate. Students hunger for involvement and they participated as we discussed learning theories and so many important topics for beginning teachers.

Sheryl is doing a great job with this class!

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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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