Monthly Archives: October 2007

Space of the Month – OpenRSA

The October 2007 Wikispaces “Space of the Month” is the OpenRSA wiki. RSA, the Royal Society for Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, is a group made up of over 25,000 fellows. OpenRSA is a great example of a community using Wikispaces to better engage its members and to develop a culture of civic engagement. […]

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An Extended Classroom in India

Suryaveer Singh, a geography teacher in Delhi, India learned about wikis from Shiksha India, an NGO which promotes technology for the improvement of education. In July 2007, Suryaveer joined Wikispaces and begin a classroom wiki for his 15-16 year-old students. “Most of my students do not have Internet connection at home or are not able […]

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Students Organizing A Charitable Project

Students at Taunton’s College in Southampton, UK are using Wikispaces as a managerial and communications platform for their new charity, the Panini Project. These students, ages 16-19, are collecting football (or soccer) jerseys from the English Premiership teams to send to Tanzania football teams. They started the wiki a few weeks ago and have so […]

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Collaborating And Organizing Across Languages and Tools

Claude Almansi is a long-time Wikispaces user. Her space, “Noi Media” or “We Media,” uses Wikispaces to collaborate with people interested in new media in Italian, English, and German. It also brings together the other tools they use, such as their blog and their podcasts. Claude pointed us to her space’s lobbying operation for disabled […]

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Who Are You and What Are You Doing?

In our recent mailing, we asked to hear from you – how you ended up using Wikispaces, and what motivated you to stick around and keep using it. And hear we did. In several future blog posts, we will be highlighting some of the responses we received, showing you the diverse ways that you are […]

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