Wikis and Polling
in Your Classroom!
Technology Captures Student Interest
Choice Increases Motivation
"The more the students perceive autonomy, the more engaged they become."
"Motivating Reluctant Learners." Education Research Service. 2004: 3. Print.
Add Technology to Current Practices
"Teachers infuse technology...most successfully when they find new way to enhance their current practices, leveraging technology's ability to help them connect, collaborate and enrich...choosing the right tool enhances the most reliable methods."
Gullen and Zimmerman. "Saving Time with Technology." Educational Leadership, Mar. 2013: 66. Print.
- Check for Understanding
- Elicit Student Opinions
Collaboration Increases Motivation
Use wikis for electronic collaboration
- Group Assignments
- Project Presentation