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Plagiarism is a difficult concept for students to understand. Perhaps, you have a vague idea that to plagiarize is copying other people’s words.
However, the general idea is that plagiarism creates a false sense that you’re okay to take or change someone’s work. That is, plagiarism is the action of stealing an individual’s words, content, or phrases without giving proper credit.
Credit can be in the form of citation, quote with citation, paraphrase with in-line citation, and summary with citation. The toughest part for high school and college students is to understand the grade when teachers scrutinize a plagiarized essay or research paper.
So, take precautions when submitting your work and avoid plagiarism with some simple tips.
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When does homeschooling integrate ideas of unschooling? You probably heard of the term unschooling recently in the education arena.
Often, both terms seem interchangeable, but they are not. Homeschooling is an option for many parents for their children to learn in an environment that promotes individual learning regardless of curriculum or structured setting.
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Are simple topics easy to interchange? Perhaps, if I consider what science is and what is not, then I couldn’t say that science is a fantastic choice to write about it.
In its undivided wholeness, science itself is complicated. With so many outlets and ramifications of studies, there is so much to know. It is impossible to know it all.
But perhaps some people would love to know all about science. I, however, rather teach science. For so many years dealing with beakers, flasks, and the immense deadlines of samples to test, I wanted to do something meaningful with science.
I never expected a Nobel Prize or an honorary award for the latest discovery to save humanity. I did want to change lives by just teaching. In this simple form, teaching is a career like no other.
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