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This week's article for improvement (week 6, 2017)[edit]

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A high school in Malaysia

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Secondary school

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The Bugle: Issue CXXX, February 2017[edit]

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This week's article for improvement (week 7, 2017)[edit]

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The Sun and planets of the Solar System (distances not to scale) are examples of astronomical objects.

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Astronomical object

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This week's article for improvement (week 8, 2017)[edit]

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Växjö surrounded by lakes, as seen from an airplane

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Växjö

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Guild of Copy Editors February 2017 News[edit]

Guild of Copy Editors February 2017 News
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Hello everyone, and welcome to the February 2017 GOCE newsletter. The Guild has been busy since the last time your coordinators sent out a newsletter!

December blitz: This one-week copy-editing blitz ran from 11 through 17 December; the themes were Requests and eliminating the November 2015 backlog. Of the 14 editors who signed up, nine editors completed 29 articles. Barnstars and rollover totals are located here. Thanks to all who took part.

January drive: The January drive was a great success. We set out to remove December 2015 and January and February 2016 from our backlog (195 articles), and by 22 January we had cleared those and had to add a third month (March 2016). At the end of the month we had almost cleared out that last month as well, for a total of 180 old articles removed from the backlog! We reduced our overall backlog by 337 articles, to a low of 1,465 articles, our second-lowest month-end total ever. We also handled all of the remaining requests from December 2016. Officially, 19 editors recorded 337 copy edits (over 679,000 words).

February blitz: The one-week February blitz, focusing on the remaining March 2016 backlog and January 2017 requests, ran from 12 to 18 February. Seven editors reduced the total in those two backlog segments from 32 to 10 articles, leaving us in good shape going in to the March drive.

Coordinator elections for the first half of 2017: In December, coordinators for the first half of 2017 were elected. Jonesey95 stepped aside as lead coordinator, remaining as coordinator and allowing Miniapolis to be the lead, and Tdslk and Corinne returned as coordinators. Thanks to all who participated!

Speaking of coordinators, congratulations to Jonesey95 on their well-deserved induction into the Guild of Copy Editors Hall of Fame. The plaque reads: "For dedicated service as lead coordinator (2014, 1 July – 31 December 2015 and all of 2016) and coordinator (1 January – 30 June 2015 and 1 January – 30 June 2017); exceptional template-creation work (considerably streamlining project administration), and their emphasis on keeping the GOCE a drama-free zone."

Housekeeping note: We do not send a newsletter before every drive or blitz. To have a better chance of knowing when the next event will start, add the GOCE's message box to your watchlist.

Thank you all again for your participation; we wouldn't be able to achieve what we have without you! Cheers from your GOCE coordinators: Miniapolis, Jonesey95, Corinne and Tdslk.

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This week's article for improvement (week 9, 2017)[edit]

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Parallel goods traders queuing outside Sheung Shui Station in Hong Kong

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Grey market

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This Month in Education: [February 2017][edit]

Wikipedia Education Globe 2.pdf
This Month in Education

Volume 6 | Issue 1 | February 2017

This monthly newsletter showcases the Wikipedia Education Program. It focuses on sharing: your ideas, stories, success and challenges. Be sure to check out the full version, and past editions. You can also volunteer to help publish the newsletter. Join the team!

In This Issue

Featured Topic


Newsletter update

Common Challenges: Time is not an unlimited resource



From the Community

Medical Students' contributions reach 200 articles in innovative elective course at Tel Aviv University

Wikilesa: working with university students on human rights

An auspicious beginning at university in Basque Country

The Wikipedia Education Program kicks off in Finland

The Brief Story of Mrgavan WikiClub

Citizen Science and biodiversity in school projects on Wikispecies, Wikidata and Wikimedia Commons


From the Education Team

WMF Education Program to be featured at the Asian Conference for Technology in the Classroom

Opportunities to grow in Oman

An invitation to participate in the "Hundred Words" campaign!

Education Collab updates membership criteria


In the News

Students Can Learn By Writing For Wikipedia

Online communities are supercharging people's careers

Using open source to empower students in Tanzania

Signpost Special Issue: Wikipedia in Education


We hope you enjoy this issue of the Education Newsletter.-- Sailesh Patnaik using MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 21:54, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

WikiProject X Newsletter • Issue 10[edit]

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Issue 10 of the WikiProject X newsletter is here!

This month, we discuss the new CollaborationKit extension. Here's an image as a teaser:

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23:59, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 10, 2017)[edit]

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Plastic explosive

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXI, March 2017[edit]

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This week's article for improvement (week 11, 2017)[edit]

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Tandoori chicken

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This week's article for improvement (week 12, 2017)[edit]

Long legged buzzard view from below.jpeg

The long-legged buzzard is an example of a bird of prey.

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Bird of prey

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This week's article for improvement (week 13, 2017)[edit]

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The Czech philosopher Radovan Richta (1924–1983) originated the theory of technological evolution.

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Technological evolution

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This Month in Education: [March 2017][edit]

Wikipedia Education Globe 2.pdf
This Month in Education

Volume 6 | Issue 2 |March 2017

This monthly newsletter showcases the Wikipedia Education Program. It focuses on sharing: your ideas, stories, success and challenges. Be sure to check out the full version, and past editions. You can also volunteer to help publish the newsletter. Join the team!

In This Issue



Featured Topic Newsletter update

Overview on Wikipedia Education Program 2016 in Taiwan


From the Community

High School and Collegiate Students Enhance Waray Wikipedia during Edit-a-thons

Approaching History students as pilot of Education program in Iran

An experience with middle school students in Ankara

Wikishtetl: Commemorating Jewish communities that perished in the Holocaust


From the Education Team

UCSF Students Visit WMF Office as they start their Wikipedia editing journey

Meet the team


In the News

Från dammiga arkiv till artiklar på nätet


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The new issue of the newsletter is out! Thanks to everyone who submitted stories and helped with the publication. We hope you enjoy this issue of the Education Newsletter.-- Sailesh Patnaik using Saileshpat (talk) 19:07, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 14, 2017)[edit]

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Synchrony and diachrony

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q1 2017[edit]

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter
Volume 10, No. 1 — 1st Quarter, 2017
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXII, April 2017[edit]

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This week's article for improvement (week 15, 2017)[edit]

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Corruption in the United States

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April 2017[edit]

Information icon Hello, I'm Justeditingtoday. I noticed that you made a comment that didn't seem very civil, so it has been removed. Wikipedia is built on collaboration, so it's one of our core principles to interact with one another in a polite and respectful manner. If you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Edit summaries like this are unacceptable. Justeditingtoday (talk) 03:46, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

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You have been blocked from editing for a period of 1 week for personal attacks, vandalism, harassment, and abuse of advanced permissions. Once the block has expired, you are welcome to make useful contributions. If you think there are good reasons why you should be unblocked, you may request an unblock by first reading the guide to appealing blocks, then adding the following text to the bottom of your talk page: {{unblock|reason=Your reason here ~~~~}}.  ~ Rob13Talk 03:53, 12 April 2017 (UTC)
  • This is completely unacceptable. Editing against consensus achieved at an RfC is bad. Calling an editor a "faggot" while you do it is worse. Proceeding to than harass the editor you incorrectly reverted by using rollback on over a dozen random edits of theirs is about as bad as it can get. You're normally a reliable editor who I trust to handle things properly and calmly, so I'm bewildered by all this. ~ Rob13Talk 03:56, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 16, 2017)[edit]

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Page footer

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This week's article for improvement (week 17, 2017)[edit]

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Gerald and Charlene Gallego

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This week's article for improvement (week 18, 2017)[edit]

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The Remorse of Orestes, where he is surrounded by the Erinyes, who were identified as chthonic beings, by William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1862

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Chthonic

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This Month in Education: [April 2017][edit]

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This Month in Education

Volume 6 | Issue 3 | April 2017

This monthly newsletter showcases the Wikipedia Education Program. It focuses on sharing: your ideas, stories, success and challenges. Be sure to check out the full version, and past editions. You can also volunteer to help publish the newsletter. Join the team!

In This Issue



Featured Topic

How responsible should teachers be for student contributions?


From the Community

Cairo and Al-Azhar Universities students wrap up their ninth term and start their tenth term on WEP

Glimpse of small language Wikipedia incubation partnership in Taiwan

Key to recruiting seniors as Wikipedians is long-term work

Education at WMCON17

OER17

Western Armenian WikiCamper promotes Wikiprojects in his school

Building a global network for Education


From the Education Team

Mobile Learning Week 2017


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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIII, May 2017[edit]

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This week's article for improvement (week 19, 2017)[edit]

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Lars von Trier

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This week's article for improvement (week 20, 2017)[edit]

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Yolanda Saldívar

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This week's article for improvement (week 21, 2017)[edit]

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People enjoying some leisure time swimming at an oasis

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Leisure

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