1st Edition

Wikis for School Leaders
Using Technology to Improve Communication and Collaboration

ISBN 9781596671843
Published May 25, 2011 by Routledge
160 Pages

USD $24.95

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Book Description

Maximize the effectiveness of your professional activities through the use of wikis, and raise student achievement in turn! With strategies from online educator and technology expert Stephanie Sandifer, this book provides how-to advice on the way in which wikis result in a more efficient use of time, better communication, and increased adult learning for the members of your school community. Inside, you'll find out how to promote collaboration and productivity in your school, all while contributing to improved student learning.

Topics include:

  • The Dos and Don'ts of Wikis
  • Social Networking Tools and Wikis
  • Wikis for Leadership and Administration
  • Wikis in the Classroom
  • Wikis for Home-to-School Communications

Implement each of these practical, innovative ideas and "wikify" your school today!

Table of Contents

About the Author
Table of Contents
Free Downloads
Online Resources
1 Organization and Collaboration in the B.W. (Before Wiki) Era
2 What Is A Wiki?
3 Why Use A Wiki?
4 When & Where?
5 How?-Making It Work in Your Organization
6 Sustaining Wikis
7 Web 2.0 Tools That Support Wiki Use
8 Wiki Continued-Edit This Chapter
Resources for Successful Wiki Use
Habit Building Guide
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