February 28, 2015

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The Problem of Plagiarism

Students who copy may not know they’ve committed an offense

With so many middle and high school students using subscription databases and the Web to complete assignments, there's a lot more cutting and pasting taking place than we'd like to see. And while it's understandable that teachers would be tempted to give failing grades to plagiarized work, it's unfair to students who may not even know they're committing an offense.

My students at International College, a Pre-K to 12 American school in […]