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Educators Using Wikipedia

How far will you allow your students to use Wikipedia? What methods do you use in showing the good traits or vices of this community site? Can you use it to help plan your lessons or to help your students learn?

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Latest Activity: Jan 26, 2016

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Is Wikipedia the best way to share information?

Started by Lorette Weldon. Last reply by Nathan Crawford May 4, 2010. 1 Reply

What are your thoughts on world-wide contributors sharing their views and data in articles about certain topics? Is there a way to filter it out false information for your students' projects?

Tags: learning, student, articles, data, knowledge

The Wikipedia Facts

Started by Lorette Weldon Jan 3, 2010. 0 Replies

My studies have been focused on how humans can work together in gaining better understanding about the world and each other. I decided to start in the educational system (Educational Leadership) and…Continue

Tags: collaboration, sharing, students, lessons, knowledge

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andy mellor updated their profile
Feb 17
andy mellor posted a blog post

Catch up or recovery?

I've been intrigued by the language of "catch up" which has come from government ministers and even the Children's Commissioner. The idea that lockdown has resulted in lost learning and a widening of the gap can't be disputed but it is the solutions put forward by government which has revealed the reductive nature of the government's attitude to learning and to young people. To reduce education and learning to an accumulation of facts devoid from any contextual influence is just simply naive.…See More
Feb 17
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John Braswell posted a blog post

What is Your Essay Definition, Explain by Essay Writer?

Essay Definition can vary widely depending on the Person DefiningEssay definition can be different depending on the source. The narrowest definition of essay is “a short piece of writing on a particular subject”, as appearing in Oxford Dictionary. Most common form of essay is written in prose. In practice, essays are regarded as short pieces of writing, though there are some exceptions like John Locke’s” An essay concerning human understanding”. In its broadest sense, definition of essay…See More
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