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This Month in Education

Volume 6 | Issue 8 | September 2017

This monthly newsletter showcases the Wikipedia Education Program. It focuses on sharing: your ideas, stories, success and challenges. You can see past editions here. You can also volunteer to help publish the newsletter. Join the team! Finally, don't forget to subscribe!

In This Issue


Featured Topic

"Wikipedia – Here and Now": 40 students in the Summer School "I Can – Here and Now" in Bulgaria heard more about Wikipedia

From the Community

Klexikon: the German 'childrens' Wikipedia' in Montréal

Wikipedia is now a part of Textbook in Informatics


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"Wikipedia – Here and Now": 40 students in the Summer School "I Can – Here and Now" in Bulgaria heard more about Wikipedia
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On 28 August 2017, in the frames of this year's SuperSummer Academy "I Can – Here and Now" in Bulgaria, about 40 school students learnt about Wikipedia from the long-term Bulgarian Wikimedians Justine Toms and Vassia Atanassova. In the small touristic and spa resort of Devin, in the heart of the Rhodope Mountains, students from all corners of Bulgaria learnt about the principles of Wikipedia, about the technology and philosophy of wiki software, encyclopedic style of writing, healthy ways of searching and using information in the digital age. read more...


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Klexikon: the German 'childrens' Wikipedia' in Montréal
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In 2014, Wikimedia Deutschland supported the creation of a new wiki. The 'Klexikon' is a wiki encyclopedia with children as readers. At the 2017 Wikimania in Montréal, Canada, I presented the Klexikon in several ways and am happy about the response. The future will show whether people in other countries will follow the concept. read more...



Wikipedia is now a part of Textbook in Informatics
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Editing Wikipedia as a teaching subject was for the first time introduced as an official teaching tool in Serbia - Textbook in Informatics for the second year of high school. read more...


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