I've been trying to use WallWisher in my college classroom as a way for students to synthesize thoughts about their required readings. However, 9 times out of 10, they (and I) get the technical issues error, making it near impossible to actually use the tool. It doesn't seem to matter what time of day, OS, bowser, or location is used to access the site, either. I'm to the point of discontinuing the activity or finding a different tool.
Thank you for letting me know about the problems you've been having with Wallwisher. I have signed up for edistorm..but haven't used it yet.
You could also try out Corkboard at http://corkboard.me
It is totally free, and you or your students do not have to sign up. When you go to the site, it simply creates a unique URL for you and you are ready to start right away. Simply share the URL with your students, and they can begin leaving notes right away!
It works very similar to Wall Wisher, nobody has to sign up to use it, and maybe it will be more functional for your classroom than Wall Wisher.
I think corkboard me is more of what I'm looking for. Edistorm is good but it will cost money after the 30 day trial.
I like the look of Corkboard and love the fact that it is not blocked by the district. :) Anyway to embed it?
Hmm, doesn't appear so. I did just contact them via twitter to let them know I HOPE they add this feature. I guess that is about all we can do for now. I dont see an email address anywhere to contact the Corkboard creators.
However, the post below mine mentioning answergarden.ch might be a nice option for you since you CAN embed answergardens!