Educators Orientation Resources/The Core

The Core: Wikipedia Core Principles and Guidelines


Classroom Handouts

—This page explains Wikipedia's Five Pillars and has links to other key Policies and Guidelines
—A page that discusses Wikipedia key Policies and Guidelines
—Describes what "Wikipedia is not" and can be used in class to discuss what Wikipedia is and is not
—A great place to learn why Wikipedia does not allow Original Research
—This page explains the importance of Verifiability for all content on Wikipedia
—Wikipedia has a very detailed set of guidelines what writing about Living Persons



File:Verifiability and Neutral point of view (Common Craft)-600px-en.ogv

This video explains two core principles of Wikipedia:
Verifiability and Neutral Point of View. (Length: 2 m 10 s)

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