Using Blogs and Wikis in the Classroom

Summer Instructional Technology Academy
Bay Port High School,

by Dawn Hogue
| website | blog |
August 5, 2008


  1. Introductions and Overview of class session ( 9:15-9:30)
  2. Create blogs and edit (9:30-10:30)
  3. Break (10:30-10:35)
  4. Create wiki and edit (10:35-11:05)
  5. Work time and individual help (11:05-12:10) Take breaks as needed
  6. Survey (complete before you leave: 5 minutes)

Overview of class

Why blogs and wikis are important tools for teachers to use.
  • Teachers must use and know the tools they teach.
  • Web 2.0 (Read/Write Web) fosters collaboration and community.
  • Making it Public makes it real.
  • Teach students how to be responsible web generators.