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3 May 2010

Using wikis for more collaborative and interactive lessons

Do EFL teachers use Wikis in their teaching? I think so. Wikis are being used by EFL teachers to lead or follow up after subject lessons. We have to remark the students participation in the ongoing creation and evolution of the wiki. Then, what is a wiki?
A wiki (derived from the Hawaiian term for quick) is essentially a small piece of server software that allows users to freely create and edit Web content using any Web browser and no other special tools. Or, in one simpler description, a wiki is "the simplest online database that could possibly work." No HTML or programming knowledge is needed to contribute to a wiki.
In order to continue supporting teachers development, and making our students to create classroom valuables, collaboratively; here you are some more useful ideas: