Exactly one month ago today, I enjoyed a lengthy chinwag with Steve Margetts about wikis in education. Having set the world to rights, and (perhaps rashly) promised Steve free hosting, I blogged the conversation and forgot all about it.
Steve didn’t. He got busy, and exactly four weeks later I find WikiTextbook has sprouted, beanstalk-like, onto the web.
The scaffolding’s still up, certainly, but just look at what he’s already achieved:
What absolutely knocks my socks off is how Steve is generating content at such a phenomenal rate. According to the about page, his stroke of genius is
Steve believes that schoolkids are capable of writing their own textbooks, given a suitable structure, and he’s prepared to put that belief into action.
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