Manuscript with arrow icon Book and magnifying glass icon Cross-check icon Process checklist icon Reputation ribbon icon Graduation cap icon Question speech bubble icon Headset call icon Mobile phone call icon Login arrow icon B+ Paper Icon Becoming B+ Paper Icon Checkmark Paper Icon Feedback Speech Bubble Icon Feedback Double Speech Bubble Icon Similarity Check Icon Professional Development Icon Admin Training Icon Instructor Training Icon Student Training Icon Integrations Icon System Status Icon System Requirements Icon Menu Icon Checkmark Icon Download Icon Rubric Icon Prompt Icon QuickMark Set Icon Lesson Plan Icon Success Story Icon Infographic Icon White Paper Icon White Paper Icon Press Release Icon News Story Icon Event Icon Webcast Icon Video Icon Envelope Icon Plaque Icon Lightbulb Icon Insights Lightbulb Icon Training Icon Search Icon User Icon Privacy Icon Instructor Icon Instructor-1 Icon Investigator Icon Admin Icon Student Icon Voice Grammar Icon Turnitin Logo (Text and Icon) Icon Facebook Icon Twitter Icon LinkedIn Icon Google Plus Icon Lightbulb Icon Binoculars Icon Drama Masks Icon Magnifying Glass Icon Signal Check Indicator Bars Red Flag Icon Analysis and Organization Icon
Contact Sales

Sofía Fernández López
Bilingual Baccalaureate Coordinator, Preparatoria No. 2, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Mexico

Global Innovator Award 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean, Secondary Education

At Bilingual Baccalaureate, a prestigious high school run by La Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, in Mexico, the school excels at producing college-ready students with exceptional writing skills. Sofía Fernández, the coordinator of the program, has always been an advocate for explicitly teaching academic integrity:

“When I started to [learn about] academic plagiarism I was surprised because I thought that individuals who plagiarized were unethical or wanted to take the easy way. It turned out that I was mistaken; most people simply did not know what they were doing [and] it was unintentional plagiarism.”

Because every class has about 50 students, and each teacher has five courses, instructors at Bilingual Baccaularueate require fast but reliable feedback and grading, otherwise, the work would be insurmountable. “With Feedback Studio, teachers can focus on their classroom instead of grading,” says Sofía. Providing meaningful, personalized, and measurable evaluation is one of the main goals to ensure student success:

“Students feel more confident [because] they know that they are not being judged, that they are being supported. The teacher also feels safer because when she gives feedback she knows that her criteria are objective.”

Check out all of the 2019 Global Innovator stories here