3/21/2013

What does your school and city look like on Wikipedia?



Not much there, right? Guess what?, One of your classes should update this Wiki. Maybe a few classes working together to build content for OUR site?? Athletic and fine arts achievements could be a start? A complete history of how our school got started and the buildings we have been in?  Adding to this Wiki could be incorporated into so many of our content standards that reference community, communication, all forms of local history.

Wiki 
Noun
A Web site developed collaboratively by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content.

Your students could create a whole new Wikipedia page for our school district as a whole, and one for each building! The only school in New Ulm referenced is New Ulm High School. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Ulm,_Minnesota  and even New Ulm's city page could use some more content added to it. 

Start a meaningful project that is shared with a greater audience on the web. What a wonderful way to showcase student work!

Want help getting started? Ask me. Want to take the project on your own? This is how easy it is to edit Wikipedia and share how your students experience New Ulm better: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing

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