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New Zealand Teachers of Deaf
Pages and Files
Blogs worth a visit
Disorder Spectrums and other syndromes and disabilities
Other Special Ed ideas and links
Radio NZ Sound files
Reports of PD attended
SEIT Logic Model and Rubrics
Some other wikis
Web 2.0 tools
education of the deaf
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Welcome to the New Zealand Teacher of the Deaf Wikispace!
Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa
Let us keep close together, not wide apart
My suggestion is that my
page is worthy of your first click
Here are my own bookmarks take a look
This space is moderated by Clint Green. It is the place to share ideas, techniques, links, worries. Ask questions, share research, debate issues. In fact this is the definitive site for us! I have created a few pages to begin with and added a few links. At the moment you need to become a member to edit pages, but the forums are open to all. Any inappropriate posts will be removed. I would ask that all contributors refrain from personal comments
Amongst these pages are much useful information for teachers of the Deaf. There are links to many web sites. I do hope that teachers from outside KDEC access the information as well as from within and indeed add to it.
So what is this web 2.0?
Click for a link to Web 2.0 explanations and links
I am now blogging and you can view that here:
My thoughts and ramblings
What is a Wiki
A Wiki is one of many web 2.0 tools and is a website that allows the visitors to easily add, remove, edit and change available content. They are particularly being taken up by the education world who get ad free wikispaces for free.
Key Wiki Principles
Teacher centred learning
- users can share different materials
- ideas will be shared
- People and the process
Wikis are one of a range of tools which can make up an educator's personal learning environment where the focus is on self managed learning.
eg: social bookmarking tools, blogs.
Shared student projects - local and global
Group / individual research project
Organising documents / resources
collect web resources
Study bank for tests
Audience - peer review
contribute to others' learning
Social process of writing
Tracking of drafts (with students)
Utilise and embed Web 2.0 tools
Science - compare planets within
the solar system
Share group maths project eg data collection
multimedia - videos, podcasts, live chat, blogs, RSS feeds,
powerpoints, slide shows, etc.
No room for distraction of fancy fonts and highlights etc.
Surveys and polls
Streaming video eg Youtube , Teachertube.
7 things you should know about wikis
Here are Jim's bookmarks you should check them out.
Now check out this teacher blog for wow factor!
Comparing different tools:
Can't alter past content
Users can't change content
False statements stay
Sometimes can't be edited
Debate over topics
Debate in difficult to follow format
difficult to follow
Check out the
page for more wikispaces to investigate!
You are using a wikispace. These can be poweful tools for collaborative work with your students as well
Using wikis in education
For ELL learners
Check this one
To play with a wiki right now try editing pages on
Download the training videos. No log in required
To set up your own wiki for teacher network or class use the following link so that your wiki will be ad free and free of charge. (General wikis either have adds on the side or cost US $5.00 per month.)
You can check out the mentoring project right here!
help on how to format text
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