Really Using Wikipedia

One of the great things recently is the absence of posts and questions about whether or not students should use the Wikipedia as a source for project research.  Ever the optimist, I’d like to make the assumption that teachers are finding and allowing (hopefully encouraging) the use of this very powerful tool.  As we know,Continue reading “Really Using Wikipedia”

Twitter meets an Encyclopaedia

The irony of this is so interesting. When we think of encyclopedias, we think of large collections of volumes on library shelves or multimedia CD-ROMs or online resources that marry images, other media, and text. When we think of Twitter, we think of something short and to the point, not terribly rich in the detailsContinue reading “Twitter meets an Encyclopaedia”