How would you ensure that copying does not happen?
It's been quite awhile since my last query. Thanks to everyone who's responded and will respond. With all these questions we have here on this website, we can certainly use these as a bank of collection to ask a potential teacher candidate for interviews. So here's my next question - what strategy or strategies do you use to make sure that students produce their own thinking on paper? I hate assigning work out of a textbook with answer keys in the back. Even if I assign work for collection, I find it difficult to gauge if the thought was their own or did they just google it. Students are more saavy now and come up with more creative ways to "produce" work that's not their own. It's always the bane of grading and a hindrance to their learning in my opinion. All that copying teaches is "resourcefulness" which only masks the real issue to learning.
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