How to Avoid Plagiarism in Writing

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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 teaching science is my super power in a world rejecting superheroes

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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