David Spencer's Education Paragon is a free educational resource portal helping David Spencer's secondary school students, their parents and teaching colleagues with understanding, designing, applying and delivering assessment, curriculum, educational resources, evaluation and literacy skills accurately and effectively. This wiki features educational resources for Indigenous Aboriginal education, field trips for educators, Davids Music Jam, law and justice education, music education and outdoor, environmental and experiential education. Since our web site launch on September 27, 2006, online site statistics and web rankings indicate there are currently 1,878 pages and 14,150,332 page views using 7.85 Gig of bandwidth per month. Pages are written, edited, published and hosted by Brampton, Ontario, Canada based educator David Spencer. On social media, you may find David as @DavidSpencerEdu on Twitter, as DavidSpencerdotca on Linkedin.com and DavidSpencer on Prezi. Please send your accolades, feedback and resource suggestions to David Spencer. Share on social media with the hashtag #EducationParagon. Thank you for visiting.
Plagiarism is the act of taking credit for someone else's work such as piece of writing, photograph, image, graph or music and presenting the work as your own original work. Plagiarism is the unauthorized use or close imitation of that work. Plagiarism is lying about who the original author and attempting to deceive others about the source of the work.
- What is Plagiarism? from plagiarism.org
- Types of Plagiarism from writecheck.com
- Developing assessment strategies which encourage original student work: an online guide from plagiarismadvice.org
Resources to Help Students Avoid Plagiarism
- You Quote It! You Note It! Helping our students understand Plagiarism. An excellent online interactive lesson on Plagiarism from the Vaughan Memorial Library, Acadia University.
- How to Teachers Can Prevent Plagiarism from Suite101.com. Teachers can reduce problems with strategies to help maintain academic integrity in the classroom.
- Pat Elliott's Plagiarism Resources
Plagiarism prevention resources.
- Catching Digital Cheaters
A large collection of links to assist teachers with preventing academic dishonesty.
- The Ontario School Library Association
Includes a set of MS PowerPoint presentations and worksheets to help students and teachers prevent plagiarism and develop academic honesty.
- What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It