Wikispaces is Closing

Wikispaces, a part of TES, announced last week that the site will close starting 31 July 2018. 'Sparse, scale-free network' flickr photo by sjcockell https://flickr.com/photos/sjcockell/8425835703 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license Why is Wikispaces closing? It costs too much: 'Over the last twelve months we have been carrying out a complete technical review of the infrastructure and software we use to serve Wikispaces users. As part of the review, it has become apparent that the required investment to bring the ...

Resources for the new DT course are developing – Don’t miss out!

Hi all, Just a few resources that have had some major developments or just been released by the IB and will really help with Major Project support or Topic 2. Do not hesitate as always to check the OCC forums for DT and the Resource Exchange as many teachers are sharing excellent resources on the new syllabus now - which is great news. Just remember if you have created some resources to share those too. The more we share the better ...

The DT New Syllabus – Resources to Help in the Development Process.

Struggling with the new Design and Technology syllabus - well no need as various teachers are beginning to bring together online resources for all to utilise including your students - This wiki is just started and ready for action - https://dpdesigntechnology.wikispaces.com/home Mr Trumpold - reliable and consistent and not in Cairo anymore I here? - http://www.ruthtrumpold.id.au/dokutest/doku.php?id=start If you have any others please comment and I can share more as they start to be produced and shared. And this is not to ...

Collaborate and Share – the Force of a Wiki…

Often it can seem in the small world IB Design Technology teaching that you are on your own - compared to the vast cohort of other IB Science teachers around the world. This however is untrue as the number of schools offering the wonderful IB Design Technology course increases and more and more of these teachers are very willing to place their work and resources online to help both their students but students from around the world. By Andjam79 (flickr.com) ...

Wikis and IB Chemistry

We have all heard of Wikipedia but what is a Wiki? Simple, a wiki is a website that allows the easy creation and editing of any number web pages via a web browser. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. The following Youtube clip explains how they work: -dnL00TdmLY Wiki books work in a similar manner. They were started as a project to host and build free textbooks. And guess what? There is an IB Chemistry Wiki book ...