Wikipedia/Wikibooks

Discussion in 'Single Subject Tests' started by myangel52, Jul 2, 2006.

  1. myangel52

    myangel52 Comrade

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    I just wanted to let everyone know about these two resources. I am studying for the Praxis (math and science) and have found lots of good science info on these two sites.

    Wikipedia is an encyclopedia, no registration, lots of info.

    Wikibooks is free online books, mostly textbooks.

    :) Happy studying!
     
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  3. Malcolm

    Malcolm Enthusiast

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    Yes, these are excellent resources for exams like Praxis, CSET, etc. I am building an internet-linked study guide for myself for one exam and many of the links are to articles in Wikipedia.

    One caveat though, not all of the information may be totally accurate. OTOH it appears that Wikipedia is about as accurate the major print encyclopedias.
     
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    TeacherGroupie Moderator

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    It's true that Wikipedia entries can be submitted (and monkeyed around with) by just about anybody, but I'd guess that if there were significant problems with an entry in math or science, those problems would make themselves reasonably apparent to those who have any business thinking about teaching high school math or science.
     

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