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”

Wikipedia for Trivia

The Wikipedia is full of information.  As the world builds this collection of knowledge, it’s interesting to note just what is in there. For no apparent reason, other than sheer boredom, I did a Wikipedia search for “eleven”. The Wikipedia’s detractors will point to the academic problems that quoting from The Wikipedia can raise.  IfContinue reading “Wikipedia for Trivia”