Materials/Resources


What is a wiki? - from Wikipedia
Wiki Help for K-12 Educators
Wiki Walk Through
Google for Educators - Information on various Google Web 2.0 applications with a focus on its educational use. Here you will find sample activities and posters.
Google Activities - information on Blogger and Google Docs and Spreadsheets in pdf format

Sample Teacher Pages:

Blogs:

Duck Diaries (2nd Grade)
Egypt Days (Upper Elementary)
Freak the Mighty Blog (Middle School)
The Secret Life of Bees (High School Lit. Study)
PS116 Spotlight Blog
MS 131 - Ms. Fuller's Blog (NYC Middle School)
Will Richardson's Weblogg-ed - This is a professional educational technology blog by one of the leaders in the field of Web 2.0 applications.
2ยข Worth - David Warlick's Blog - an educator and leader in instructional technology and Web 2.0 applications.
Tales of a Technology Omnivore - written by a NYCDOE Instructional Technology Specialist - http://techomnivore.wordpress.com
The Innovative Educator - written by a NYC DOE Professional Development Manager - http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/
JHS 013 - Outstanding NYC principal blog - http://cpemsjhs13.blogspot.com/
Links to School/Educational blogs - an ever expanding list of school related blogs

Wikis:

Comparing the Colonies (A fifth grade wiki)
Panther Band Wiki (Middle School Band Wiki)
Flat Classroom Wiki (High School Science)
Mr Daniel's Class Wiki (A Middle School ELA Class Wiki)
Marta Valle SS Wiki ( A NYC Middle School wiki for school resources and curriculum mapping)
OITM PD Wiki ( A Wiki created by OITM to communicate Professional Development information for NYC Manhattan Schools)
19K328 Wiki - NYC Public School Wiki created for staff communication
PS 84 Community Wiki - 4th Grade students created a wiki about their community - Astoria
PS 229 Community Wiki - 4th Grade students created a wiki about their community - Woodside
PS 94K - 4th Grade Dual Language students created a wiki about their community - Sunset Park


Videos:

Wikis in Plain English
Blogs in Plain English
Google Docs in Plain English
RSS in Plain English


Student Forms:


ConsentEnglish.pdf - Distribute this form to all students at the beginning of the school year. Parental permission is required prior to posting student photos on the web.
Media Consent Form - Consent to photograph, film, or videotape a student for non-profit use (e.g.: educational, public service or health awareness purposes) - in 9 languages
DOE WWW Parental Consent Form - Distribute this form to students prior to posting student work online. Keep on file.

NYCDOE Internet Acceptable Use Policy: Click here to view