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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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Leona Hinton posted a discussion

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
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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
Leona Hinton commented on Jonathan Emmen's blog post How to write a conclusion for essay
"Thank you Jonathan, these tips are definitely worth sharing."
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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Leona Hinton posted a discussion

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
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Wrapping up another year

I teach sixth grade, so I will be saying goodbye to my students in about a week. I'll see them in the hallways, but it won't be the same. They'll never be in my classroom again. That's weird to think about right now, when all I do is see them.It has me wondering; did I serve them as best I could? Did I impart all the wisdom I could into their little brains? Did I ignite a spark, or reaffirm a defeatist attitude?I have to be honest, there are some kids I won't miss. You know the kids I'm talking…See More
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What is Influencing Marketing?Influencer marketing is a kind of advertising that underscore on utilizing key pioneers to drive your image’s message to the loftier market, instead of promoting straightforwardly to a substantial gathering of purchasers.To put in simple words, influencer marketing is just the activity of advancing and offering items or administrations through influencers who have the ability to affect the character of a brand.Why is Influencing Marketing Important Today?Though…See More
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Jun 9
Teresa Conley replied to Teresa Conley's discussion Getting the same technology for students in specialized classrooms as the gen. ed. classrooms in the group Special Education
"You are correct which makes this a even more sad situation. It can easily be said that the students with disabilities who are included in the general education classrooms do receive the same level of technology as their non-disabled peers. However,…"
Jun 9

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