- Paper Rater not only checks for plagiarism, but also proofreads your papers.
- The Plagiarism Checker allows users to upload entire Word documents for inspection.
- Grammar Girl offers an excellent podcast on Plagiarism HERE.
- Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers a very detailed explanation of plagiarism HERE along with paraphrasing activities.
Creative Commons allows users to search for media online without violating copyright laws. This is a great tool for teaching students about fair use, copyright, and plagiarism. If your students are looking for images that they can display publicly on websites and blogs, have them use the Creative Commons.
Jessica Pilgreen is a high school English teacher, a Piasa Bluffs Writing Project fellow, and a technology enthusiast. The main purpose of this blog is to help her keep track of all of the fabulous tools out there that she has encountered, but if she can help a few others along the way, that's good, too.