Integrity — When you do the right thing even though no one is watching.
~ Anonymous ~
PYP Learner Profile: PRINCIPLED
Key concepts: Responsibility, honest, integrity
At Bilkent Laboratory & International School, the learning community make informed, reasoned, ethical judgements (IB, 0402-04). They make the right choices, and maintain the five fundamental elements of honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility (IB, 0301-03-0300) at all academic levels.
Always include a bibliography or reference list for ALL the information you used for your research
Look at Kathy Shrock's Research & Reference Guide manual and use the five W's of Website Evaluation.
Watch the Brainpop video on Plagiarism.
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Academic Integrity Starts in Kindergarten
Acting with integrity begins in kindergarten. Children must learn how to be honest. They need role models to help them develop a sense of respect for doing the right thing.
Students need to be taught a moral vocabulary. Use the language of:
What is it?
Plagiarism: When you use the ideas, words or work of another person without proper, clear and explicit acknowledgement. This may be intentional or not!
Appropriation: Taking the ideas of a person without their permission.
Collusion:This means allowing someone to copy your work with your agreement.
Duplication: If you use the same work for different assessment tasks.
Grade 4 Academic Honesty Products
Videos about issues of academic integrity
How to avoid plagiarism
HOW TO CITE SOURCES FOR YOUR BIBLIOGRAPHY
Citation for beginners
BLIS ACADEMIC HONESTY POLICY PK - Grade 12
Copyright and Fair Use by Commonsense Media
The Name Game by FunKidsLearn