"I'd be interested in hearing more about this. I download TED talks often because they relate to my AP Language and Composition classroom. I'd be in for seeing how we could connect them to higher level critical thinking skills, etc."
"You have to be 13 to use ning. It all depends on what you are trying to accomplish. I've said it before and I' say it again--with blogs, friends, messaging, photo and video uploading, I wouldn't use ning for anybody younger than high…"
"The best wiki my students did was the first one (gifted 6th graders). I had just started researching wikis (2006) and had never set one up. The students were reading a novel called The Wright3 and studying the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. I saw an…"
"I am trying to decide between developing a wiki or a ning and can't decide which would be the best for me to monitor. I don't want my students to get into to much trouble on it. I would like to see what they write and check to see that…"
"I recently wrote an article on wikis and their security features for classrooms. To distill, it looked to me like Wikispaces or Wetpaint is the way to go. Wikispaces is giving away private, ad-free classroom wikis at…"
"My students have done five wikis (using wikispaces) for five different reasons. Maybe it's just me but what I don't like about wikis is that they ALL look the same. Way too much text, without any creativity or artisitic design. Maybe…"
"This program was so awful that my district dumped it in favor of PowerSchool! What a difference. Fewer hassles, quicker loading, smoother interface, more information to parents. Check out PowerSchool."