Whenever my 11 year old son has research to do at home he tells me his teacher told him to "google" it or search wikipedia.
He might want to inform his teacher that if he uses Wikipedia in college/university, his research papers will be given a failing grade, or not even accepted for grading.
I realize elementary school research isn't on the same level as post-secondary, but encouraging the use of Wikipedia for research is not appropriate.
I'm with many members here - using Encarta for nearly every school research project until my parents got internet....the memories! (think I still have my paper on Neptune lying around here somewhere...)
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