The Help link at the top right of the wikispaces page is really useful for all the basics. I strongly suggest you have a look through there if you want to know how to get the best out of this site.
This picture shows you just one of the pages in this link. Sharon asked a question about uploading files recently. To find the answer, go to this page.

It is really useful to have a Google account as it gives you access to all of the Google tools and applications. It is also useful to have a Voicethread account.
Click on these links to get these set up


1. Voicethread

Basic account - get this first
Get yourself a basic free account first and then follow these instructions to increase the number of threads you have available to you.
Free Educator Voicethread accounts (this gives you 50 free Voicethreads)

You need to click on the down arrow beside your username at the top right of the page, then on My Account

Beside account type you will have 'Free'. Click on View Upgrade Option.
Click on K-12
Click on Single K-12 Educator
Click on Apply underneath VT Educator
Complete the form. Don't stress about the accuracy of the detail - it's just for their records. A made up website will do too.

2. Google account

Search for Google docs
On the right hand side of the page, click 'create an account'

Fill in the required information.
At the bottom of the page, click 'I accept Create my account' at the bottom of the page