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Why Students Plagiarize?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaclyn Foreman Feb 6. 2 Replies

     Plagiarism is a theft. It means that you stole someone's identity, someone's thoughts. It's horrible. We should teach our young generation not to be thieves and avoid plagiarism.             But…Continue

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Jaclyn Foreman replied to Michael Yarbrough's discussion Why Students Plagiarize?
"I could not have said it better myself. When students plagiarize, it's mostly born from fear rather than laziness or unwillingness to do the work. We use TurnItIn at my school, and I don't use it as a "gotcha" tool, but mostly…"
Feb 6
Johnatan Wisniewski replied to Michael Yarbrough's discussion Why Students Plagiarize?
"Michael, I totally agree with you. A lot of students don't know how to do research work, have to cite, create references or use libraries. It's really a problem. And the main teacher goal is to teach to not afraid and how to study…"
Dec 11, 2017
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The Complexities of Generation Z Students

There is probably next to no people there who haven’t heard about Millennials, but as attention seeking as they might have been, they are old news. Sociologists and generational experts are spreading the new name: Generation Z.Generation Z has arrived at the stage and demands to be heard and seen. This new generation is quite young, yet it feels like already they are setting up their own rules.…See More
Nov 1, 2017
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Oct 3, 2017
Michael Yarbrough replied to Nanacy Lin's discussion Future Of Education
"Nancy, it's a very interesting question! I think that the future of education placed in edtech grows. Technologies for education play a crucial role in experimental and innovative learning. Thanx to these technologies educational process…"
Oct 1, 2017

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The Complexities of Generation Z Students

Posted on November 1, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

There is probably next to no people there who haven’t heard about Millennials, but as attention seeking as they might have been, they are old news. Sociologists and generational experts are spreading the new name: Generation Z.

Generation Z has arrived at the stage and demands to be heard and seen. This new generation is quite young, yet it feels like already they…

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How to Keep Up the Fire of Your Students’ Creativity

Posted on March 29, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

We all know that the left hemisphere of the human brain is responsible for logical thinking while the right hemisphere is the center of abstract thinking and creative ideas. It’s no wonder then when I give a creative assignment to my students, some of them are reluctant to perform it while others are very open to…

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For some time now I have believed very strongly that the profession should help to regulate and support itself.On Friday Dame Alison Peacock from the Chartered College, Sir Kevan Collins from EEF and I presented to 50+ school leaders in the North West on a vision for more autonomy for schools and more self regulation.I covered the outcome of the NAHT Accountability Commission which talks about school leaders stepping up and taking responsibility for themselves and their peers as quite simply,…See More
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