Monthly Archives: December 2006

“A Glorified Whiteboard”

Amy Standen of Edutopia has written a thoughtful article about wikis in education. We spoke to her for the article and she’s also interviewed some teachers about their experiences. It’s a really great overview especially for teachers interested in bringing wikis to their schools. The title come from a quote of mine: “I hesitate when […]

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Wiki Walk-Through from TeachersFirst

The good people over at TeachersFirst have taken their expertise in providing clear, concise and comprehensive guides to web topics for teachers and applied it to wikis. We strongly recommend their new Wiki Walk-Through. We think it’s a great primer for teachers interested in what wikis are, why they should use them, and how exactly […]

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Internationalized Page Names

Wikispaces has always supported international characters inside wiki pages. Now, we’ve removed almost all restrictions on what characters you can use in the page names themselves, allowing non-Roman characters to be used. For example, you could use the following wikitext link: [[欢迎光临]] And the page it links to would look like this: The internationalized page […]

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