Students learn the legal and ethical use of creative works.
A one stop shop that includes lessons, activities and web quests to help increase copyright awareness and respect for intellectual property
Students examine the Fair Dealing exception of the Copyright Act and apply what they have learned on different works of art before creating their own.
Lesson on plagiarism and when it is acceptable and not acceptable to use the works of others
Students are introduced to the ways in which commercial websites collect personal information
Students visit websites and decide if they are appropriate or not
The teacher will model the research process by doing a collaborative class research project using strategies to avoid plagiarism and follow copyright law
Students learn how to “rewrite” sentences/paragraphs in a way that avoids plagiarism, and citing sources.
Students will learn what about plagiarism and its prevalence. Students will learn how to find and evaluate sources that are for academic purposes.
Video created by John Green highlighting the challenges copyright laws are facing in this digital age