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AI has never been so close

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Dear colleagues,As an English teacher, I can not but share with you a brilliant and smart artificial intelligence tool that is going to be launched this month. Meet Emma, a self-learning authorship…Continue

Tags: machine, learning, intelligence, artificial, writing

Grab the chance to engage your students into creative writing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leesa Johnson Oct 5, 2016. 1 Reply

Students tend to be lazybones when it comes to writing. How to motivate them to develop creative writing skills during the summer period? Kids shouldn't miss an opportunity to participate in creative…Continue

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Tips For Teaching Introverted Students

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leesa Johnson Oct 5, 2016. 1 Reply

Hello! Please, feel free to share your hacks.Continue

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Jul 14
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AI has never been so close

Dear colleagues,As an English teacher, I can not but share with you a brilliant and smart artificial intelligence tool that is going to be launched this month. Meet Emma, a self-learning authorship recognition tool that will revolutionize the world of education and academic writing. Everyone is welcome to test its beta version here http://emmaidentity.com/, just leave a request and you won't be disappointed. Has anyone already heard about…See More
Jun 21
Leona Hinton commented on Gloria E. Kopp's blog post Essential Academic Writing Toolkit for Educators to Engage College Students
"Hi! I see so many writing services here but a good online plagiarism checker is missing. I'm not sure that my colleagues would approve subscribing to some of these services since the best way to engage students is to explain them how to…"
Apr 12
Leona Hinton commented on Brenda Savoie's blog post 16 Teaching Apps Which Can Help Students Improve Their Writing
"Good job, Brenda, your collection of teaching resources and tools is brilliant! I'd be glad to complete it with my favorite free online plagiarism checker, your students' writing skills would increase dramatically with this smart…"
Jan 18
Leona Hinton commented on Adela Belin's blog post Step By Step Guide On How to Write Footnotes
"The difference between endnotes and footnotes is so simple but many students still do this mistake. Thanks for the interesting article, Adela, I'll share it with a great pleasure. "
Dec 7, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on Brenda Savoie's blog post Essay Writing Made Easy with These Online Tools
"Most teachers are against paraphrasing tools and essay writing services. The reason why is obvious  - such dishonest methods kill student creativity and ability to express personal thoughts and conclusions.  Nevertheless, I appreciate the…"
Dec 7, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on William Morris's blog post 5 Common Problems Every has With First Job
"Luckily, I've never had any conflict situations with my boss or co-workers. I was too friendly instead and did more than I had to. What's worse?"
Dec 6, 2016
Leesa Johnson replied to Leona Hinton's discussion Tips For Teaching Introverted Students
"Some tips by students:- 1). Make the lesson deep and meaningful- Introverted students are often quiet because they are deep thinkers.  2). Give them time to formulate their thoughts- Teachers know that all students need time to think…"
Oct 5, 2016
Leesa Johnson replied to Leona Hinton's discussion Grab the chance to engage your students into creative writing
"Writing is the representation of language in a medium that includes the use of a set of signs or symbols (known as a writing system). It is distinguished from illustration, such as cave drawings and paintings, and non-symbolic preservation of…"
Oct 5, 2016
Leona Hinton posted a discussion

Grab the chance to engage your students into creative writing

Students tend to be lazybones when it comes to writing. How to motivate them to develop creative writing skills during the summer period? Kids shouldn't miss an opportunity to participate in creative contests and weird scholarships. Here is the one related to Ghostbusters reboot I found interesting and funny: https://unplag.com/blog/unplag-plagiarism-busters-contest/They just have to write a short original story describing…See More
Aug 18, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on Walter Hurley's blog post 5 places to acquire new knowledge in
"Brilliant websites,Walter! I'd only add FutureLearn - free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations. Students can learn anytime and anywhere! "
Aug 18, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on Amelia Bennett's blog post Elementary school in Norway
Jul 25, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on Mary Isom's blog post Tips on Choosing University
"Smart budgeting is utterly important but nevertheless, students may try to win a grant and get the opportunity to study in the most expensive universities for free."
Jul 25, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on Dante Munnis's blog post 5 Ways How Students Can Find Useful Resources For Writing Scientific Research
"Nice tips! By the way, have you already checked this guide out: https://unplag.com/materials/free-plagiarism-guide/? It will help your students to find out how to do a profound academic research, write brilliant papers and avoid plagiarism…"
Jul 22, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on Dante Munnis's blog post How to Manage Effectively Your Time being a College Student
"Staying in a good health is probably the most important issue. I like your ideas, Dante, thanks for sharing them here with us."
Jul 22, 2016
Leona Hinton commented on Dante Munnis's blog post The Importance of Developing and Maintaining Writing Skills During College Time
"Writing is not for everybody - I totally agree with this statement! But it doesn't mean you can't learn some writing basics and be a successful student. Constant practice and hard work is the key. Read, think, write, repeat. Use handy…"
Jun 23, 2016

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The Complete Guide: How to Deal with Plagiarism

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 10:44am 0 Comments

How often do you talk with students about plagiarism? Is it always easy to explain them why should they write original papers and express their own thoughts? Do they understand how to cite sources and do a research?

The problem of plagiarism worried me for a while. I've tried different methods of…

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10 Premium Tools for EdTech-Savvy Students

Posted on March 2, 2016 at 8:38am 0 Comments

Students fall in that category of people who have to appreciate everything that technology offers. But do they really have an option? Not at all. Considering the ways technology has transformed our education system, they are not given that much of an option.

Today, there are a pantload of…

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What it the feature of education? As for me, it's experimental learning where students are educated through the first-hand experience with different tools like virtual reality and gamification. What do you think?  See More
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Nanacy Lin replied to Lynn Usrey's discussion Looking for Turnitin alternative for my school. Any suggestions?
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"Dear Lynn, as a representative of PlagiarismSearch I would like to offer you a plagiarism detection service (an alternative to Turnitin). Our price quote will depend on the number of students and submissions, but it will definitely cost less than…"
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Looking for Turnitin alternative for my school. Any suggestions?

Our school budget was cut so we need some alternative to the Turnitin. Requirements - Schoology integrated, free or small cost, effective, web index search, pdf report. If you have any suggestions - please, share. See More
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My tech lesson when the internet is down

You have a great lesson planned for today, and the internet is down. Your supervisor is lurking in the doorway, you can just smell the observation coming. What do you do?You teach your kids how to create hyperlinks with just PowerPoint or Google Slides!Here’s my plan.Begin the lesson with having the students create the first slide, a “Table of Contents” sort of slide. Mine looks like this.…See More
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