Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Wikipedia launches Britain's first 'Wiki-town' in Monmouth, Wales | Mail Online

I heard a report about this story on the BBC broadcast carried by Vermont Public Radio this morning and had to get to my phone to check it out. A town in the UK has put QR codes around historically notable places (and economically relevant places also) in what seems a universally available walking tour of the town.

Many middle school teams have done "local studies" as interdisciplinary units... we in middle school understand how this can be a method of giving meaning to the academic skills we teach. He is a method of making those studies even more relevant and opening the audience for the products to the real-world.


- Dr. Gary Ackerman

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