Stories about Learning and Opportunities

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Senior Citizens Write Wikipedia

  9 June 2014

Breaking down barriers to technology is the first step to involve society's most experienced members. This Czech Wikimedia Foundation project will involve seniors in the online Wikipedia community.

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5 Resources for Citizen Journalists

  14 April 2014

New and noteworthy resources for citizen media reporters (and teachers) about staying safe, working in humanitarian disasters, focusing on women's rights, and making sure what you publish is true.

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Resources for Video Activism: Witness

  28 March 2014

Are you using video to make your campaign a reality? Are you telling stories or filming actions with cameras - or your phone? On March 28th, we host a #GVFace with Witness to talk about tips on using video for advocacy. Here are some of their tips sheets and toolkits.

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Winning a Grant, Growing a Community: Orsolya Jenei

  25 March 2014

To get a sense of how it was to be a micrograntee, we asked Orsolya Jenei, the lead for the Mapping for Niger project, to share some of her experiences about the process. The project was a recipient in 2013 and is ongoing.

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Ten Ways Educators Can Use Wikipedia

  20 March 2014

Wikipedia is meant to be a starting point, not a final source of knowledge. It is permanently incomplete and evolving, with continuous formal and informal review. Delving into that process, learners can explore critical reading, digital literacy and deep questions of knowledge. From Wikipedia's blog, a discussion of how educators can use wikipedia.