Circle of the Wise: Establishing an Online Community of Practice


1. Circle of the Wise Introduction

An introduction to help you create your own online "networks".
http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/2006/12/how-to-create-your-circle-of-wise-how.html

2. Online Communities of Practice

Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School: www.scs.sk.ca/cyber
K-12 Online Learning Conference www.k12onlineconference.com
– Take My Hand support model: http://takemyhand07.wikispaces.com/
- Most presenters also have blogs to subscribe to!
Regina Catholic Schools Learning Village: www.sasklearningvillage.ca
Teachers Teaching Teachers: http://www.teachersteachingteachers.org/
Support Blogging: http://supportblogging.com/Links+to+School+Bloggers
Tools for Online Collaboration: Moodle; WiziQ site: http://www.wiziq.com;
iTeacherEd Project: http://education.uregina.ca/iteachered/modules/preservice/module1.html
RCSD Math Conversations: http://rcsdmath.wikispaces.com

3. Useful Resources for Teachers

Top 100 Education Blogs: http://oedb.org/library/features/top-100-education-blogs
Weblogs in the Classroom: http://www.det.wa.edu.au/education/cmis/eval/curriculum/ict/weblogs/
Educational Software Support for Web 2.0: http://educationalsoftware.wikispaces.com

Listservs:
Integrating Technology Listserv: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IntegratingTechnology/
The Teacher List: http://www.theteacherlist.ca/
Teacher First: http://teachersfirst.com/

Online Telecollaboration Projects:
The Global School House: http://globalschoolnet.org/GSH/
Kitchen Telecollaboration Site: http://virtual-architecture.wm.edu/Telecollaboration/index.html