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Video Lesson: Using Transitions

Length: 2:14 Bacon. Lettuce. Tomato. Mayo. Rye bread. You know what I’m talking about, right? Sounds pretty tasty! A sandwich order easily calls for a choppy, straightforward request, but when our students are writing essays, research reports with MLA in-text citations, and other types of writing assignments, they need to […]

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10 Facts About Students and Plagiarism

Referencing as anti-plagiarism isn’t a topic that’s exclusively practiced and enforced in educational settings. Plagiarism prevention is a lifelong, practical skill; one that is especially important in today’s information-rich society. Educators spend countless hours teaching responsible use. Nearly every secondary and higher education institution has a plagiarism policy in place […]

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Video Lesson: Quoting and Paraphrasing

Length: 2:19 They say “practice makes perfect,” and that’s exactly what comes into play when students start learning how to effectively and responsibly include quotes and paraphrases in their writing. It doesn’t come easily for everyone! Starting at a young age, students all over the world learn and practice how […]

Cite Social Media

Citing Guide to Social Media

Most of us scroll through our social media feeds, mindlessly checking out updates from our friends, family, influencers, and favorite celebrities. Even though we’re catching up on vacation photos, relationship status updates, and pretty designs in our friend’s lattes, there are times when social media profiles and threads can be […]