Le 05/01/2013 05:03, Osmar Valdebenito a écrit : > == «Wikipedia in the classroom» in Guarani language == > > On mid-December, Wikimedia Argentina published the first edition of its > booklet “Wikipedia in the classroom” in an indigenous language, like > Guarani. “Vikipetã mbo’eha kotýpe” is also the first publication about > Wikipedia in Guarani language and any other American indigenous language. > > The goal of “Wikipedia in the classroom”, both in Spanish and Guarani, is > to help teachers to understand what is Wikipedia, how it works and how they > can use it in an useful way. Most students already use Wikipedia so it is > really important that teachers know what to do. > > “Wikipedia in the classroom” is an initiative launched in 2010 by Wikimedia > Argentina with the support of different institutions, including the > Education portal of the Argentine government, educ.ar. They released an > special website about the project. Wikimedia Argentina will print 500 > booklets of the Guarani edition to be distributed in schools and other > educational institutions, and we expect to publish new editions in other > indigenous languages in 2013. > > Guarani Wikipedia or Vikipetã was released in 2005, but lacks more active > volunteers (currently, it has less than 20). Guaraní (avañe’ẽ) is spoken by > 8 million people and is the official language of Paraguay, Bolivia and > Corrientes Province in Argentina, being one of the most used indigenous > American languages currently. Wikimedia Argentina in the past years have > started different projects to increase the usage and development of the > Guarani Wikipedia, teaching its use to native speakers, something that was > recognized by the Chamber of Deputies of the Province of Buenos Aires. We > hope that this initiative can attract more speakers of that language to > participate in projects of the Wikimedia Foundation.
I just created a first and fresh offline version of Wikipedia in Guarani. You may find it at http://www.kiwix.org The bundled version with Kiwix is available here: http://download.kiwix.org/portable/wikipedia_gn_all.zip Hope this can help. Kind regards Emamnuel
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