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A Comprehensive List of Educational Wikis you might Need

Probably all of you are familiar with Wikis. They are a great learning platform with a huge growing potential in education. There are several advantages that make out of this digital platform a promising tool for us in education and here some of these pluses as cited in Teachers Guide to The Use of Wikis in Education :

  • Most of the Wiki hosting platforms are free
  • Wikis are easy to create and do not require any tech wizardary to run and maintain them
  • They have very student-friendly interfaces
  • They can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection
  • Anyone can edit a wiki 
  • Wikis are instantaneous so there is no need to wait for a publisher to create a new edition or update information
  • Geographical borders are deleted and students from all around the world can collaborate and work on the same document
  • The Wiki software keeps track of every edit made and it is a simple process to revert back to a previous version of an article
  • Wikis widen access to the power of web publishing to non-technical users
  • Wikis are flexible and do not have a predetermined structure meaning they can be used for a wide range of applications

Anyway,you can learn more about how to educationally benefit from wikis in the guide mentioned above. What I want to do in this post is to introduce you to some successful educational wikis created and run by educators like you and me . This list of wiki is a must see by every teacher and it would be better if you bookmark it for later reference.

Check out the list Here. If you know of other wiki resources please share with us  in the comment section below.

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