It's really here. Here are some samples from work our students have recently done using wikis:
In the next couple days, I plan on bringing on the teachers I have been working with to talk a little about their experiences doing the project and the differences they have noted in student learning.
What strikes me is something that you hear all too often nowadays, and yet still not enough: it's all about the conversation. The learning going on "outside the lines," is unprecedented for me. Watching these students delegate, make informed choices, and offer up lines like this one to help the group accomplish a task:
"NEEDS FIXING, PLEASE READ
We, need to have some place for other imformation, those questions were only supposed to be a rough outline. I suggest having a section for any miscellaneous info any may have found. I am setting up my own. I suggest you make your own."
Rumors have been circulating around the community that the 7th grade is up to something that has the kids being forced to stop working on their schoolwork and go to bed. That's got to be good.
Check out one of them that is public: Country in a box