Category Archives: Wikipedia

Wikipedia is worth writing for and teaching with

A guest blog post I wrote on teaching with Wikipedia just cam out. Check it out! Advertisements

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Is Wikipedia anti-intellectual? Compare athletes to academics and the answer is yes.

Recently some of my students have been writing biographies of scientists for Wikipedia. They wrote one for a research scientist who made a discovery so major she was on the phone with reporters for a week. The discovery was that … Continue reading

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An easy way to get your photos into Wikimedia

We need photos of all the living things! Even if you make your living on photographs it will not kill you to put one image per species out there for people to use when they volunteer their time to write … Continue reading

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