Teaching Students about Plagiarism

According to a survey of 24,000 students at 70 academic institutions, 58% admitted to plagiarism and 95 percent said they may have participated in some form of academic cheating, whether on an exam or copying someone else’s work. from ThinkFun’s Education Blog http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/teaching-students-about-plagiarism via IFTTT

Building Skills for Scissor Success

“Don’t touch scissors! They are VERY dangerous!” is often a phrase heard in many households. The fear of our children picking up scissors is definitely something that is quite validated, considering all of the things that could “go wrong” with this situation. Scissor use is quite complex and comes with a lot of safety precautionsContinue reading “Building Skills for Scissor Success”

7 Playful Ways to Learn a New Language

Learning a foreign language is not easy, but the outcome is extremely rewarding. But the key to mastering a foreign language is to use it as much as you can, otherwise, some notions will get lost and you will have to start all over again. from ThinkFun’s Education Blog http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/7-playful-ways-to-learn-a-new-language via IFTTT

4 Geography Games to Learn About the World

World geography is a subject that is covered in schools but many people do not remember what they memorized for a test. Living in America, many of the countries seem far off, impossible to locate, and hard to pronounce. Games help students and adults become more familiar with major countries and lesser-known nations through interactionsContinue reading “4 Geography Games to Learn About the World”

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