Wikis

A wiki is an online document that can be edited by multiple authors.

"A wiki is software that allows users to create, edit, and link web pages easily. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. These wiki websites are often also referred to as wikis." (Wikipedia)

Resouces:

 - Wiki What? from our Introduction to Web 2.0 Tools

 - Wikis from WebTools4u2use

 - 7 Things You Should Know About Wikis

 - Wild about Wikis

Recommend these for creating educational wikis:

 - Wikispaces - Offers free ad-free wikis for K-12 educators

 - PBWiki (also known as Peanut Butter Wiki), Ad-free for educators

Examples of Wikis:

 - My PIC Wiki

 - InTech's Provincial Mentorship Project Wiki

 - Meet The Stars: Books & Web 2.0 - Teacher Librarians' PD wiki

 

Wikis in Plain English