The basic premise of teaching with Wikipedia is rather than having students do assignments that only you see, they edit or create articles in Wikipedia around topics that you select to support the learning objectives of your class.
An assignment could be:
Wikipedia Education Foundation offers a lot of high quality, and freely available resources to support teachers who are using Wikipedia in their classrooms. These resources include:
Wiki Education offers orientation for instructors new to incorporating Wikipedia assignments in the classroom.
The orientation provides guidance on what has worked in the past courses, how to use the suite of tools and student resources. Instructors will learn how to create a course page on the Wiki Education Dashboard, help students navigate Wikipedia, and edit articles.
If you don't have specific articles in mind for students to edit, it is recommended that they start with editing stubs. These are articles that have been created but are lacking sufficient content. These articles benefit from the addition of new sourced content and are easier to monitor than full articles that may be regularly reviewed by bots an experienced Wikipedia editors.