Wallwisher

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Wallwisher
Definition: Wallwisher is an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. A wall is basically the ‘web page’ where people actually post messages. Can be used for personal note taking or anything that might need input from a lot of people (http://www.wallwisher.com/faqs)
Site URL
http://www.wallwisher.com/

Relative Advantage

  • Allows students that may be to shy to voice an opinion to have a voice.
  • Comments are permanently saved. Can be shared with a wider audience quickly and easily.
  • Is accessible from any computer with Internet connection.
  • Comments are visually displayed like “Sticky Notes”

Integration Ideas

  • Students can use it to make comments on videos watched.
  • Can be used to gather thoughts on current Unit of Inquiry during the tuning in part of the cycle.
  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Collaborative group note taking
  • Can be embedded into Moodle to share part of the learning process with parents.

Thanks for reading,

Shannon Doak

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