Academic Honesty

This week we’ve had some really good discussions in grade 5 library classes about academic honesty, copyright and citation. There was much discussion about the use of other people’s images, music, video as well as text and ideas, especially regarding research for the final exhibition.

We decided that the most important thing is for us to come up with original ideas and work, not only to show our teachers that we understand what we have researched, but to motivate us to create something better than what others have done.

We watched the excellent “credit is due” song again, and you can watch it here:

and also learned a lot from youtube copyright school:

We’ll talk more after the break about citation using MLA format with easybib.com

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