I was on Wikipedia this morning, looking for some information on my hometown of Binghamton (which has just recently been ranked among Flint, MI and Dayton, OH as one of the worst cities for job growth in America) and I found a video from Jimmy Wales (the creator of Wikipedia) that explains the importance of technology like this free online encyclopedia in creating critical discourses around the world. After watching this video I can’t help but feel as though I take this technology for granted. Follow the link below to watch the video:
I’m interested in seeing how often everyone uses this resource and whether or not American classrooms take advantage of all that it offers. Let me know what you guys think.