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Wikis facilitate various activities throughout the school community and beyond.
Wikis can be used to facilitate various activities throughout the school community and beyond. Aside from teachers and students, the school community includes parents, administrators, support staff, volunteers, other schools (local and global), school districts, private and public industry, and various subject matter experts, just to name a few.
Create a site to house and collaborate on the Employee Handbook, Student Handbook, policies and procedures, and administrative forms.
Allow teachers to participate in professional development opportunities at their convenience and at their own pace
Maintain documentation of lesson plans for future teachers
Document teacher development and growth
Facilitate planning of meetings
Take notes during meeting and have them available online immediately following the meeting. Participants will be able to review, annotate, and revise.
Facilitate meeting discussions by having a place particpants can post their comments thereby not wasting meeting time.
Generate group discussion before the meeting
Solicit resources, advice, etc. from community members
Create a resource for volunteer opportunities, activities and events
Communicate with parents and caregivers
Invite teachers in the local as well as global community to collaborate
Invite subject matter experts from the local and global community to collaborate
Create a collection of best practices on school management, curriculum, personnel issues etc.
Solicit feedback and input from staff as needed
Collaborate on projects, activities, special events, etc.
Develop a very flexible and extremely cost effective school web site which is built collaboratively
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