If you follow this blog, you’ve probably figured out that I am a big proponent of using and making wikis with students. I’ve written about what a wiki does and how to use a wiki in the past. You can read that post by clicking here. Explaining how a wiki works is important in convincing students, parents, other teachers, and administrators that using a wiki is an important skill to have.
A video is worth a million words so here is a video from Common Craft explaining in plain English how a wiki works.