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How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing. How To Cite Social Media In Research by TeachThought Staff Back in 2012, we shared how to cite a tweet.

How To Cite Social Media In Scholarly Writing

We followed that up with how to cite an app. So when we saw the very useful teachbytes graphic above making some noise on pinterest on several different popular #edtech websites, it reminded us of the constant demands changing technologies place on existing ways we do business. When and in what contexts it makes sense to cite social media content is probably a more relevant post than sharing a graphic that simply shows the format, but they’re both nice to have, yes? Citation Style Of course, citation style matters, and the two most popular are the APA and MLA. The APA (American Psychological Association) has their rules for citing social media in academic writing. XODO PDF Reader & Annotator. Three Ways to Share Your Screen and Lend Tech Help. From time to time you may find yourself in need of a quick way to share your screen remotely.

Three Ways to Share Your Screen and Lend Tech Help

Sharing your screen with students can be a good way to walk them through an application or give them a virtual presentation. Likewise, screen sharing can be useful for professional development in which you're introducing colleagues to the ins and outs of program. Here are three free options for screen sharing.

Join.me is a free service offered by Log Me In. Join.me allows Mac and Windows users to quickly share their screens with each other and work together. Screen Leap is a free screen sharing service. Google+ Hangouts offer an easy way to share your screen with other Google+ users. Ifla school library guidelines. LIU Scholarships. Scholarships There are many scholarship opportunities for students who wish to enter the library science field.

LIU Scholarships

The Palmer School maintains this database of grants and scholarships to assist students in obtaining the Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science at an affordable cost. Students interested in enrolling in the Dual Degree program with LIU and New York University should contact NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) or NYU’s Steinhardt School for information about financial aid opportunities. A Palmer School/Bobst Library dual degree scholarship is divided equally among incoming dual degree students. Amounts vary. American Library Association (ALA) General Scholarships: Remind. Symbaloo - Your Bookmarks and favorites in the cloud. Design flyers to spread the word online.

SignUpGenius.com: Free Online Sign Up Forms. Why Slack is the Ultimate Tool to Build Your Own Online Community [Audio Download] There are many ways you can build a community.

Why Slack is the Ultimate Tool to Build Your Own Online Community [Audio Download]

You can add discussion boards to your blog posts, interact on social media, or my favorite, walk into a crowded room and yell, “Pizza!” Some are more effective than others. How To Set Up A Slack Community (+ Why It's More Effective Than A Facebook Group) — Made Vibrant. That’s it!

How To Set Up A Slack Community (+ Why It's More Effective Than A Facebook Group) — Made Vibrant

You just created your Slack account AND a brand new team for your community! Slack will then email you an account confirmation with a link to set your account password. Once you’ve created your Slack team, I recommend taking the tutorial within the app which will walk you through the main functionality, including channels, direct messages and private groups that I mentioned above. Once you've created a team, you probably want some people to join you, huh? Storify · Make the web tell a story.

Reading academic material quickly. Research Guidelines: Notetaking. HUNTER COLLEGE READING/WRITING CENTER: DOCUMENTED ESSAY/RESEARCH PAPER Research Guidelines: Notetaking Notetaking is an indispensable part of writing a documented essay or research paper.

Research Guidelines: Notetaking

Your notes record information from the sources that you will use in writing your paper. Therefore, it is necessary to critically evaluate the texts or articles you are reading and to make reasonable choices about what will and will not be useful for your paper. Otherwise, you will overload yourself with information and spend too much time sifting through notes. If there is an entire page in a book or article that you really need, it would be better to make a xerox copy of it. To take effective notes, you must do the following: Understand the information. Using your own words, take notes that briefly summarize (commonly known as paraphrasing) the most important points of each source. Biggs_Solo.pdf. GuidetoCourseDesignAug05. Writing Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy. Various researchers have summarized how to use Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Writing Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy

Following are four interpretations that you can use as guides in helping to write objectives using Bloom’s Taxonomy. From: KC Metro [old link, no longer functioning?] Bloom’s Taxonomy divides the way people learn into three domains. One of these is the cognitive domain, which emphasizes intellectual outcomes. This domain is further divided into categories or levels. Definitions of Bloom's Taxonomy. Activities at Various Cognitive Levels of Learning (LoL) Bloom’s taxonomy of learning objectives is used to define how well a skill or competency is learned or mastered.

Definitions of Bloom's Taxonomy

A fuller description of Bloom’s taxonomy is given in the following pages but a brief summary of the activities associated with each level is given below. At Knowledge Level of Learning a student can define terms At Comprehension Level of Learning a student can work assigned problems and can example what they did At Application Level of Learning a student recognizes what methods to used and then used the methods to solve problems At Analysis Level of Learning a student can explain why the solution process works At Synthesis Level of Learning a student can combine the part of a process in new and useful ways At Evaluation Level of Learning a student can create a variety of ways to solve the problem and then, based on established criteria, select the solution method best suited for the problem. 10 Time Management Techniques for Academics. Our editors offer helpful time management techniques to.

10 Time Management Techniques for Academics

About Us. Take 5: Comic Book/Strip Creation Tools — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox. The New Immigrants NYC 1880-1924. The promise of the today’s Internet and software is the ability to mine some of the best available resources—wherever they may be.

The New Immigrants NYC 1880-1924

That promise has seen fruition in New York City’s Department of Education partnership with four cultural institutions—the National Archives at New York City, the Museum of the City of New York, the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Together they have gathered and curated an extraordinary collection of 100-plus primary and secondary sources and images related to the second wave of wave of U.S. immigration in The New Immigrants NYC 1880-1924.

(Vangard Direct, iOS; Free; Gr 4 Up). The app was designed for teachers to use with students, but will be appreciated by anyone interested in early 20th-century American history. Interior screen from “The New Immigrants NYC 1880-1924″ (Vanguard) Six distinct sections cover these topics, each one accessed from the main screen. Context is provided in essays such as Edward T.

Clearing your cache - Geek Squad. Infographics Lesson. 15 Online Resources to Upgrade your Writing Skills. By Sharon Crosby Improving upon the writing includes a number of different aspects to be taken care of so as to have a cohesive structure in writing, while keeping the content engaging and interesting. This article takes a look at 15 online resources that can greatly help in improving one’s writing across different aspects of the process. Define the Structure and Style of your Writing The structure of the writing is of prime importance as it decides as to whether a reader will be kept engaged or not. Poor structure in writing often repels readers and should definitely be avoided. Easy screencasting your iPad and iPhone (on the Mac side) Teaching for Change Bookstore at Busboys and Poets. Birchbark Books & Native Arts. In Wayzata, Minnesota, a school spies on its students. Reach A Reader Resources. ARCs--advance review copies--are uncorrected proofs used by book reviewers.

Because it isn't a good idea to re-sell ARCs, many reviewers and bloggers would like to find places in their community to donate these books. ARCs Float On is a grassroots effort by Reach A Reader Advisory Board member Sarah Mulhern Gross (The Reading Zone) to get ARCs into classroom libraries by matching willing donors with needy teachers. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Teachers interested in being contacted by donors may register here. Your information will be vetted and added to our searchable database. Reviewers with books to donate may search the database for schools. If you are interested in donating books, you may check our database using the search function below. Doing Web Accessibility. Physical library spaces are designed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), hence the wide aisles, low checkout stations, and ramps. In contrast, alt tag awareness is low and web accessibility not a priority for most librarians. Yet for visually or otherwise impaired users, an improperly coded website can be like wandering into a maze and hitting a brick wall of frustration.

With accessibility in mind, I’ve been teaching myself to assess and retrofit webpages, aligning my library’s website with the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), the U.S. Librarians React to ‘Amelia Bedelia’ Hoax. ‘Amelia Bedelia’ by Peggy Parish. Last month, New York-based writer and editor EJ Dickson confessed in a July 29 article on the Daily Dot that, five years ago, as a sophomore in college, she had edited Wikipedia articles with false information—including the page for Peggy Parish, the author of the “Amelia Bedelia” book series. As a joke, both Dickson and a friend submitted that the character was inspired by a maid Parish had met in Cameroon who was known for her many feathered hats, a fabricated story. The falsehood was never taken off the site and has since been quoted as fact in numerous publications, including Iowa’s Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, much to Dickson’s surprise. While Dickson’s admission cleared her conscience, it also called into question what is considered a credible source and started a larger discussion about the value of information and the importance of evaluating information sources.

“I want kids to question sources, not just Wikipedia. Loose Strands: Unlockable Edition. Printable-weekly-planner.pdf. Journals for The Criticism of Literature for Children and Young Adults. 5 Free Tools for Creating Book Trailer Videos. The traditional book report that asks students to critique the books that they read is a staple of many classrooms. College, Career and Democracy ready? Not without a trained librarian. Let us go then, you and I... Piktochart: Infographic and Graphic Design for Non-Designers.