See below regarding the updated Wikipedia for Schools. This is an important
tool for offline use, particularly in schools.
If you have any use cases and want to share a quote or story, please pass
them along to Jamie! I know there are some good ones out there!
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From: Jamie Goodland <jamie.goodland(a)soschildrensvillages.org.uk>
Date: Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:51 AM
Subject: Wikipedia for Schools new version
I'm emailing you today because you've expressed interest in Wikipedia for
Schools in the past. Please forgive me if I've already been in touch
individually - I'm emailing to the full mailing list today.
I'm very excited to announce that we've just updated Schools Wikipedia for
2013. The new version is much expanded, containing roughly 6000 articles,
50,000 images and consisting of 26 million words! And although it's still
organised around the UK national curriculum, and still hand-checked for
suitability, it boasts a brand new look which we're really rather proud of.
There are two ways you can access it:
- Browse the online version <http://schools-wikipedia.org/>
- Alternatively, you can download a
You can also find more information about the project, including its purpose
and history, here <http://www.sos-schools.org/wikipedia-for-schools> on our
If anyone has anything nice to say - about this version or a previous
edition - that we can quote in press, I'd be really grateful - as much or
as little as you have time for.
Please do pass circulate this email to anyone you feel may benefit. And, of
course, if you have any questions whatsoever, please don't hesitate to
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