Creating A virtual Notebook

Throughout the course you will be completing some of your work in your own internet based notebook.



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Directions:

Creating your Wikispace

1. Watch the following video http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour
2. Go to www.wikispaces.comIf you already have an account please sign in. If you do not already have an account please create one by entering a username, password and email address into the spaces provided and select get started.

3. Create a new wiki. For this course your wikispace (Which will be your virtual notebook) should be named as your full name followed by the letters WH. (as example johnsmithWH. This would give you a wiki address of johnsmithWH.wikispaces.com.

Make a New Wiki:
Follow the directions below to create your new wiki:


Wiki Name:
firstnamelastnameWH. Wikispaces.com
Wiki Permissions:
Protected free
Wiki type:
K-12 Education (Primary and Secondary

Once you have these settings hit CREATE


Customizing a Wiki1. View the following video http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour/myspace

2. Now go Manage Wiki, then Look and Feel then Themes and Colors choose a the color scheme you would like. We suggest that you use the notebook theme.(see below)

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Creating a Homepage
  • The first page on your wiki is your home page. This page should include

1. Your personal statement and visual. You may upload a picture of you, or of a sport you play....or pastime
2. Create a link to my wiki
3. Create a link to the on line book
4. Copy and paste username and password onto page






  • Start by selecting EDIT, this will bring up your editor tool bar as seen below.
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Using the dropdown tab (where "normal" is written) select Heading 1 and write the title "About Me"
  • Next Select file.
  • To insert an image from your computer select upload files, browse for the file you want to include. Once you have selected the file it will appear on the left side of the file menu. Select this file and it will appear on your page.
  • To insert an image from the web select the external file tab, then enter the web adddress of the image you want to include and select load.
  • Finally, using normal text enter details about yourself. You should include details of your teaching experience and your motivations for participating in this project. Feel free to experiment.
  • Make sure to select SAVE when you are finished

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Details
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  • || Text.PNG || || Bold, Italicize or Underline your text ||
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​ || Change the Font, Color, Allignment and Size of your text
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  • || dropdown.PNG || || This dropdown menu allows you to choose between normal text and headings of varying sizes ||
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    1. Numbering
    • Bulleting
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  • || Line.PNG || || Allows you to draw a line across your page ||
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  • || link.PNG || || Allows you to creat a link in your wikispace. You can create and name a link to another page on your wikispace (Internal Link) or you can create and name a link to an external website. By checking the Open in a new Window box your link will open in a new window ||
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  • || File.PNG || || Allows you to attach a file to your wikispace. This could be a word document, image, PDF, or even a movie file. ||