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Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt. Examples: I would be plagiarizing if I were to write an essay about the walrus and said: The walrus' other characteristic features are equally useful.

Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt

As their favorite meals, particularly shellfish, are found near the dark ocean floor, walruses use their extremely sensitive whiskers, called mustacial vibrissae, as detection devices. As their favorite meals, particularly shellfish, are found near the dark ocean floor, walruses use their extremely sensitive whiskers, called mustacial vibrissae, as detection devices.

The walrus' other characteristic features are equally useful. Why is this plagiarism? #1 is an example of plagiarism because I took the sentences directly from this National Geographic Website. Remember, even though you learned from the walrus site and wrote sentences in your own words, the information still does not belong to you! How do I avoid plagiarism? Plagiarism Scavenger Hunt Activity. Glogin?URI= What Is Plagiarism? Plagiarism Lesson Plans and Lesson Ideas. Whose Is It, Anyway? (3-5) Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing

If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans Lesson Plan. Funny but teaches about Plagiarism. Copyright & Plagiarism for Kids. Don't Plagiarizzle - a rap song about plagiarism. Jennifer Rivers' Blog. Jennifer Rivers (@RiversJennifer) #fcsvanguard - Twitter Search. #mathchat hashtag. Where best practices meet friendship and fun. - Home. Cox EdTech - Home. The Tech Triplets - Home. Personalized Learning. Personalized learning is instruction that offers pedagogy, curriculum, and learning environments to meet the individual student’s needs.

Personalized Learning

The experience is tailored to learning preferences and the specific interests of different learners. In a personalized learning environment, the learning objectives and content, as well as the method and pace, may all vary. Personalization also encompasses differentiated instruction that supports student progress based on subject matter mastery.

Read a report and key findings from the Software& Information Industry Association about innovation and redesigning education for personalization. Personalized learning is non-linear The way people learn is ‘messy’ and intensely personal –research has shown that it doesn’t happen in a straight line or easy progression. Read a white paper from the Center for Digital Learning that covers current and future pathways to personalized learning. Developing a personalized learning plan. Ramsey Musallam: 3 rules to spark learning. Danielle Feinberg: The magic ingredient that brings Pixar movies to life. Great Teaching Means Letting Go. Great Teaching Means Letting Go by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education My greatest learning as a teacher came on the soccer field.

Great Teaching Means Letting Go

We had been working for a few weeks on the same key ‘moves’ on the field related to creating ‘space’. After a few practices, the team looked good in the drills – they’ve got it! Next two games? There are two vital lessons here about learning: Transfer is the bottom-line goal of all learning, not scripted behavior.Transfer means that a learner can draw upon and apply from allof what was learned, as the situation warrants, not just do one move at a time in response to a prompt. In a word: autonomy. Chris Lehmann - Inquiry: The Very First Step In the Process of Learning. Chris Lehmann is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy (SLA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Chris Lehmann - Inquiry: The Very First Step In the Process of Learning

In November of 2012, Chris was named one of Dell's #Inspire100 - one of the 100 people changing the world using Social Media. In April of 2012, Chris won the Lindback Award for Excellence in Principal Leadership in the School District of Philadelphia. In September of 2011, Chris was honored by the White House as a Champion of Change for his work in education reform. SLA is built on the notion that inquiry is the very first step in the process of learning. Developed in partnership with The Franklin Institute and its commitment to inquiry-based science, SLA provides a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum with a focus on science, technology, mathematics and entrepreneurship. Jump to: Resources | Chat & Group Notes | Questions | Participants. Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning.

After reading an excerpt from the Declaration of Independence, students form a circle to engage in conversation about liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Preparing a Classroom Culture for Deeper Learning

The inquiry circle begins with two questions posed by the teacher: A Case for Curiosity. Every year, five million children enter kindergarten armed with one word: "Why?

A Case for Curiosity

" They continuously ask questions in what seems like an unending loop. On the other side, parents, caretakers, and teachers do their best to come up with answers to manage this kiddie-inquisition. Yet there's no allaying it. Behind that question hides another. And another. Early-childhood research says that we have a curious scientific nature from the beginning of life. Educational Leadership:Giving Students Meaningful Work:Even Geniuses Work Hard.