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Welcome to ChippePedia.org!

 

ChippePedia. What is it?


ChippePedia is a free online encyclopedia (that anyone can help edit) about Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley. Here, you can share stories about what it's like to live here and what makes this place unique. You can also find information and history about the people, events, and places that shape the Chippewa Valley. Look under "Our Stories" headings to find personal descriptions of experiences in the Chippewa Valley. Register to add your own story!

Read about early public transportation options in Eau Claire
Read about early public transportation options in Eau Claire
Learn why people like to go to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls
Learn why people like to go to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls

 

Know more about the Hmong in the Chippewa Valley
Know more about the Hmong in the Chippewa Valley

For Teachers


ChippePedia can be used to develop writing and research skills and help students learn how to evaluate sources. To learn more about using ChippePedia in Language Arts and Social Studies classrooms, click here to download the Teacher's Guide to Using ChippePedia as a Resource. Examples of student work are below. Click the Student Submissions link in the Menu column on the left for a complete listing.

Stories about Carson Park, Eau Claire
Stories about Carson Park, Eau Claire
Family backyard campfires
Family backyard campfires
Celebrating El Dia de la Virgen de Guadalupe
Celebrating El Dia de la Virgen de Guadalupe

 

Contributing to ChippePedia


ChippePedia is only as good as the material its receives. If you're interested in contributing a story, comment, or correction, please review our Content Policy and User Agreement.  See the FAQs in the Menu column to learn how to add your own story. Need help thinking about what to write? Then go to our What to Write About Page for suggestions.

Support for ChippePedia

Development of ChippePedia was supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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ChippePedia was also funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of Wisconsin. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Wisconsin Humanities Council supports and creates programs that use history, culture, and discussion to strengthen community life for everyone in Wisconsin.

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