Session 1: Explore

Make a wiki

Create an account at Wikispaces

  • Go to Wikispaces.
  • Click the big button that says: "Get Started".
  • Enter a username and password.
  • Enter your email address
  • Click the "Yes" button to create a wiki.

If you already have an account but have not yet created a wiki:

  • Go to Wikispaces.
  • Log on.
  • Click on "My Account".
  • Click on "Create a New Wiki".

Join this wiki
When you have created your wiki, return to this page and click "Join this Wiki" in the top of the Navigation column on the left.
Now enter a link to your wiki on this site. Go to the "Session 3: Share" page for instructions.


There are instructions at Wikispaces Teacher Help.
Look for the heading: "How do I upgrade to a free, ad-free K-12 wiki?"

There are many other useful topics covered on this page:
  • How can I create accounts for my students?
  • My students already have accounts. Can I add them to my wiki?
  • How do I reorder my list of pages?
  • How do I set my wiki to Private?
  • How can I keep students from editing my page?
  • How do I change the look of my wiki?
  • How do I add a calendar, spreadsheet, etc. to a page?
  • My students are editing the same page at the same time and some changes are lost. Do you have any advice?
  • Where can I see some examples of other teachers using Wikispaces?