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Purdue OWL: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts. This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work.

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Why good teachers leave teaching

Why good teachers leave teaching | Education | Scoop.it
As another school year comes to a close, there are some early career teachers quietly packing up their desks and walking out the school doors with no plan to return next year.
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Why some kids can’t spell and why spelling tests won’t help

Why some kids can’t spell and why spelling tests won’t help | Education | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago, early one morning, I received an SMS advising “resadents to stay indoors because of a nearby insadent”. I was shocked by the spelling, as much as the message.
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Why the work of great teachers is hard to quantify

Why the work of great teachers is hard to quantify | Education | Scoop.it
Teaching is not an Olympic event where judges hold up score cards for performance. We must find new ways of appreciating and understanding what it is that good teachers do.
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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com | Education | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.
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8 Wonderful Blooms Taxonomy Posters for Teacher...

8 Wonderful Blooms Taxonomy Posters for Teacher... | Education | Scoop.it

“8 Wonderful Blooms Taxonomy Posters for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on blended learning curated by Vladimir Kukharenko (8 Wonderful Blooms Taxonomy Posters for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit...”


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How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing | Education | Scoop.it
Encouraging kids to think in pictures and words can free up their creativity and language skills as they write.
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Huh? The universal word that says confusion in any language

Huh? The universal word that says confusion in any language | Education | Scoop.it
Humans speak many languages, but we may be united in our confusion. A new study examined languages from around the world and discovered what they say could be a universal word: ''Huh?''
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