The Wikipedia Education Programworks to help students build out their classroom curriculums using wikis. With the help of program ambassadors, students learn to cite sources, enter pages into creative commons, and to measure their project stats.
The line between writers and readers is blurring, particularly with students. This project goes to show that the classroom is about to get much, much bigger.
“Even as they are rendered obsolete by the ubiquity of smartphones, I’m interested in pay phones because they are both anachronistic and quotidian. But they can also be a place of opportunity, something to reprogram and somewhere to come together and share a good book with your neighbors.”
- Architect John Locke, who is turning run-down NYC phone booths into communal libraries.