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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

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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…"
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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…"
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"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. "
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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…"
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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
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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…"
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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."
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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

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 plagiarism prevention, and now…See More
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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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