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2009 2009-Kicking It Up a Notch

Parallel Play or Collaboration–Leveraging the Wiki Platform for High Quality Work

Presenter: Paula White
Location: Crozet, VA USA
Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page

Presentation Title: Parallel Play or Collaboration–Leveraging the Wiki Platform for High Quality Work

Presentation Description: This presentation will help participants think about the differences between a project that is a glorified drop box or parallel play and one that truly involves students in authentic work which is purposeful, personally meaningful and engaging and that meets a need in the world today.

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email: pwhite at k12albemarle dot org


  1. Ronda Zents

    Your presentation motivated me to think carefully about the design and purpose of a wiki before jumping on the use-a-wiki bandwagon. Making Web 2.0 tools serve student learning and collaboration, rather than the students serving the wiki is a key point your presentation made. Thank you.

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