kaili.phillips » collaborative writing

middle school

Pro's for (Wiki) Prose: Students who wouldn’t ordinarily share their work felt comfortable sharing. As you read in my first blog journal entry, one of the “lows” of Day 1 was a students asking if she “Had to put her work on there.” I can remember the fear and uncertainty in her eyes as she quietly asked the question. There were many like her—students who just don’t like sharing their stuff. I can...
Experiment Success? So, was my experiment a success? Did implementing a wiki in my classroom increase student authenticity in the task and process of writing? I deferred to my students to find out the answers to these questions. I told them that this project of mine was kind of one of their science experiments; I had a hypothesis of what I thought might happen but that their feedback would tell...