Purpose of the wiki=

The members of crit-think will be participating in a wiki for the purposes of...
For Teachers:
Encouraging Critical Thinking strategies in our classrooms
Sharing strategies and Lesson Plans based on thematic units
Presenting Ideas related to integration of the Arts into classroom instruction
Discussing current literature and new strategies for using critical thinking

For Students:
Practicing taking varied points of view on a topic
Creating written projects/ media projects and commenting on each other’s work
Encouraging and practicing writing (Creative, Journaling, Persuasive, non-fiction, etc)
Reviewing and sharing study strategies before tests and quizzes
Sharing special projects we have developed in our classrooms
Making classroom suggestions



Safety


In the interest of students’ safety, the following restrictions have been configured on the wiki:

Only students, parents, and teachers with a related interest to this class are allowed to add to or edit the wiki.
All wiki content is subject to managers approval and/or deletion.
The manager will be notified of any edits to the wiki.
No individual or identifiable profiles are available on the wiki




Terms and Conditions


All students and participants in this wiki project must agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement.

The manager will make every reasonable effort to monitor conduct on the class wiki in order to maintain a positive learning community. All participants will respect the each other’s time and efforts by supporting the same positive approach.

No student or other participant may include any information or images on the site that could compromise the safety of himself or other wiki members. Avoid specific comments about our location or schedules, if they would be visible to outsiders.

All participants will be respectful in their postings and edits. No trash-talk, inappropriate language, personal insults, profanity, spam, racist, sexist or discriminatory remarks, or threatening comments will be tolerated.

Any participant who is aware of violations of this agreement by others must report these violations to the manager immediately in writing (email)

Uncited use of copyrighted material in wiki postings, files, or comments will be deemed as plagiarism and punished accordingly.

No posting or edit may facilitate or promote illegal activity, either overtly or by implication.



Consequences of violating the Warranty


Any violation of the above terms and conditions shall make the violator subject to both immediate termination from the wiki. At the manager’s discretion, a warning may be given in the case of minor infractions.


I understand and I agree to the above: