Enable students to empowerment by actually having them add/edit the 5th most popular website in the world (Jan. 2018)!
Students will learn how to interact with the Wikipedia/media/commons community.
If at all possible, they upload their own images of the topic/subject they are writing about.
In editing an existing article, students should identify and improve clarity to any sentences that need updating or
Have other grade levels vet and determine the reliability of the article.
Niche down controversial subjects (i.e. climate change in California)
Use journalistic objectivity and integrity and avoid sensationalism
Cite at least three primary sources and build footnotes and appendices
Work closely with Librarian
Follow structure of Wikipedia articles
- Critical Thinking and Research Skills
- Media and Information Literacy
- Collaboration with Wikipedia/Commons editorial community
- Writing Skills
Explore the use of blockchain technology for verification of primary sources