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APA Formatting and Style Guide. Summary: APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.

APA Formatting and Style Guide

This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing). Contributors:Joshua M. Paiz, Elizabeth Angeli, Jodi Wagner, Elena Lawrick, Kristen Moore, Michael Anderson, Lars Soderlund, Allen Brizee, Russell KeckLast Edited: 2013-03-01 10:11:11 Your reference list should appear at the end of your paper.

Your references should begin on a new page separate from the text of the essay; label this page "References" centered at the top of the page (do NOT bold, underline, or use quotation marks for the title). Basic Rules. Format & Generate Citations – APA, MLA, & Chicago. Copyright Advisory Office Home. Cb copyright.

TeachersFirst Review - Ethical Issues. ALA's Position Statement on the Confidentiality of Library Records The ethical responsibilities of librarians, as well as statues in most states and the District of Columbia, protect the privacy of library users.

Ethical Issues

This statement outlines the beliefs of the American Library Association on the issue of patron confidentiality. American Library Association Code of Ethics The ALA Code of Ethics are the principles that guide the work of librarians, other professionals providing information services, library trustees, and library support staffs. The principles are expressed in broad statements which provide a framework to guide ethical decision making. IFLA's World Code of Ethics by Country The International Federation of Library Association and Institutions monitors the state of intellectual freedom within the library community world-wide. Its site contains papers and lectures as well as global versions of library codes of ethics.

Privacy in School Library Programs American Library Association. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Home Page. The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators. Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list.

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web tool can save you a lot of daily hassles that you might not even realize you have been tolerating. Whether you want to move the class newsletter online or try out a flipped classroom, we’re sharing the best sites to do it. Sharing and Collaborating The Internet was invented to foster communication.

Google Docs First of all, you never have to hit “save” in Google Docs. Google Forms Whether you want to send a quiz to your students or organize a field trip, Google forms can help you distribute and gather information. WordPress Create a class website or blog on this free, easy-to-use site. EduBlogs Set up blogs here for yourself or your students, and you can control the safety settings. EdX. 8 Tools that Make Citations a Breeze. “Be sure to cite your sources.”

8 Tools that Make Citations a Breeze

“Give credit where credit is due.” “Don’t plagiarize.” It’s possible all teachers have said these things to students. But what do those directives mean to students who, in all reality, haven’t had to do much citing? What does it even mean to cite your sources? One of the co-authors of this piece, Jessica Steege, is a middle school writing teacher. She realized that teaching citations from a “handbook,” especially one that would quickly become outdated, wasn’t the best way to teach her tech savvy students.

Twitter is killing off its Discover tab. Does your Twitter app look a little different today?

Twitter is killing off its Discover tab

That's because, as Twitter announced in a blog post this afternoon, it's putting its Discover tab out to pasture. The feature was a favorite of co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey, but has been stagnant for some time. Twitter says it will focus instead on Recaps and MagicRecs. Recaps is the selection of tweets marked "While You Were Away" that pops up when you open the app. It's a peek at what has been trending on your network. Twitter will also try to provide better explanation and context for users who are coming across trending topics. The company will announce its quarterly earnings later this month. EduCanon. Teachers Know Best.