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30+ Open Wikis Every Educator Should Know About

How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 12.65K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it, it's not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media. 3 Tech Tips Your Grandma Could Teach You 2.02K Views 0 Likes Those who have been using technology, in some form, have a few tech tips you should know about.

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 create a wiki page highlighting your recent class field trip and invite parents to fill out a survey on their chaperoning experience. Build an online quiz Looking to spruce up your quizzes? Embed a weekly vocabulary quiz on your wiki that your students can answer online. Engage the community Looking to connect your classroom with the community? Handle simple administrative tasks Want an easier way to handle those little administrative tasks? To add a Google Form to your wiki: Head to your Google account, and then to Google Drive.Click Create and choose the Form option.Create your quiz.