1. “Becoming involved in making the changes you want to see”: Leigh Thelmadatter

    Photo by Karen Sayre for the Wikimedia Foundation, released under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license.

    A university teacher by profession and a Wikipedia volunteer by hobby, Leigh Thelmadatter has contributed articles ranging from Mexican dishes and beverages to biographies and churches. Today, she works with students to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of Mexico and its culture, and travels across the country in search of information worth sharing.... Read more

  2. The new Content Translation tool is now used on 22 Wikipedias

    Screenshot by Runa Bhattacharjee, freely licensed under CC0 1.0

    The Content Translation tool makes it easier to create new Wikipedia articles from other languages. In the past three months, this tool has been used by over 260 editors to create more than 850 articles in 22 Wikipedias.... Read more

  3. Introducing Dr. Paola Ricaurte Quijano of Tec de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus

    "Paola Ricaurte 2" by AyLiiz, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

    Paola Ricaurte Quijano Paola Ricaurte Quijano is a full time professor at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City Campus and an expert on cyberculture, e-politics, digital activism and digital literacies. Her pedagogical philosophy includes having students create academic content that is free and open to the public. Despite her short experience with Wikipedia, she h... Read more

  4. Student club Wiki Borregos contributes to Wikimedia projects

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    Experimentation and activities with Wikipedia continue with high school and college students at Tec de Monterrey in Mexico City. One major advancement is recognition of activities by the school system as a student club, with the name of Wiki Borregos.... Read more

  5. Busy Wikimedia semester at ITESM Campus Ciudad de México

    The Spring 2013 semester was a busy one for Wikipedia projects at ITESM-Campus Ciudad de México in Mexico, building on the success of prior work and starting new activities. Medical English class One of the medical students learning to upload images onto Commons. Two classes of Medical English, an advanced-level English as a foreign language course for medical professionals, worked with Wikipedia... Read more

  6. Wikimedia Argentina’s educational booklet now also in Guarani language

    “Vikipetã mbo’eha kotýpe”, the new Guarani version of Wikipedia in the classroom Wikimedia Argentina, the first Wikimedia chapter in Latin America to be founded, has a long history of activities related with promoting the use of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects in education, mainly in secondary schools and universities. In 2010, it published a booklet entitled “Wikipedia en el ... Read more