Respecting Other’s Work (a.k.a. Citations!)

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5th graders have a lot to say about fairness, and the use other’s work in the digital world. We recently grappled with the weighty topics of plagarism, copyright and respect in terms of our current, “cut/copy” culture.

Students recognized that it’s not OK to copy someone else’s exact words in their own work and the need to give credit to other’s for their ideas. They also learned how to properly cite text and images that they use in their own ePortfolio sites.

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