MLA Formatting and Style Guide Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. Contributors:Tony Russell, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M. Paiz, Michelle Campbell, Rodrigo Rodríguez-Fuentes, Daniel P.
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The modern science of subliminal influence The New York Times has a great article on how our actions and decisions can be subconsciously ‘primed’ by the world around us. Priming is a well-established effect in psychology. It describes the effect whereby encountering one thing activates related mental concepts in the mind. Cube Creator Summarizing information is an important postreading and prewriting activity that helps students synthesize what they have learned. The interactive Cube Creator offers four options: Bio Cube: This option allows students to develop an outline of a person whose biography or autobiography they have just read; it can also be used before students write their own autobiography. Rules for Writing Numbers Except for a few basic rules, spelling out numbers vs. using figures (also called numerals) is largely a matter of writers' preference. Again, consistency is the key. Policies and philosophies vary from medium to medium.
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How to wake up early: the 8 pros and 2 cons of the morningThe Time Zillionaire Blog What’s your time of the day to do deep work? When you’ve got that laser focus to get in the zone and get lots of things done? I love mornings. But ever since I wrote my post about using the morning to invest in yourself, I got a few questions and requests to expand on the topic of why and how to wake up early. As a morning advocate, my routine is far from perfect: my days start with a short journaling session, a 20 minute meditation, then a workout at the gym, and some reading time. But by the time I am actually doing creative work it’s some time around 8:30-9am, and my morning advantage is gone.
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Flip Book The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long. Students and teachers can use the flip book for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating question and answer booklets. Students can choose from nine different layouts for the pages of their books (shown left).