• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.


Best Practices for Blogs and Wikis

Page history last edited by Summercore 11 years, 4 months ago

Listed below are some of the great uses of wikis & blogs in the classroom



  • Using a classroom blog as a parent newsletter 
  • Having each student be responsible for recording notes
  • Administrative blog to create community within a school for faculty to hear different voices from other faculty - (e.g., a book club for literature professors, topic of the day for faculty)
  • Current events - topic of the week - where each student has to write a comment of that event
  • Thoughts of what was good and what was bad on field trips with the understanding 
  • Correct a bad lab report for science class
  • Have a student book club
  • Create a tech blog for department members to comment on various technology
  • Having a team blog to upload videos and discuss particular plays
  • Math-problem solving blog
  • Convert a webquest into a blog with student records and assigning different roles
  • Blog of games and new activities for the a physical education class
  • Emulate the writing style of a writer
  • Communicate with parents
  • personal development
  • edublogs.org
  • Student self reflection





  • Creating a collaborative study guide for review
  • Collaborative notes
  • Discovering cultural differences
  • A teaching tool
  • students create their own wikipedia
  • Literature response, poetry reading circles, analogies
  • Anti-drug wiki for Life Skills class where students select a drug and conduct research
  • Periodic table wiki where each student can select an element to create a multimedia analysis
  • A glossary page for students to create definitions
  • Create a newsletter for parents where students can dictate text and pictures within the wiki
  • Present a problem in a math class that students would work on for homework - introduce the problem in class and reinforce their knowledge of the question with supplements contained in the wiki
  • Students collaborate to work on script-writing
  • Have clubs work on a project together
  • Serve as a place for graduates to stay in touch
  • Create a "where in the world game" for a geography class where each student has a page tp create a list of clues on each page; connect with a Google Earth tour
  • Create self-help site for technology departments for troubleshooting hardware
  • Election wiki for pages on each candidate
  • Dividing students into groups at the beginning of the year and each group creates review information for unit and final exams
  • Create wiki for the science teachers where students can download labs and teachers can edit
  • Expand on particular units in a wiki
  • Place for kids to write ideas on test preparation and studying habits -- place for teachers to post old tests, such as SATs
  • Liturature circles
  • Foreign language students edting each others grammer and vocab
  • world religion project
  • students responding in character


Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.