MLA Citation Style | Cornell University Library MLA Citation Style The Modern Language Association (MLA) establishes values for acknowledging sources used in a research paper. MLA citation style uses a simple two-part parenthetical documentation system for citing sources: Citations in the text of a paper point to the alphabetical Works Cited list that appears at the end of the paper. Note: A parenthetical reference to a familiar historical document -- i.e., the United States Constitution -- no longer requires a corresponding entry in the Works Cited list. Citing sources in the text In MLA style, writers place references to sources in the paper to briefly identify them and enable readers to find them in the Works Cited list. Give only the information needed to identify a source. Examples: For more detailed information about citing references in the text, please refer to the MLA resources listed below. Works Cited list Arrange entries in alphabetical order by authors' last names (surnames), or by title for sources without authors. Examples
Survival Exercise Scenarios - Description of a Group Dynamics Team Building Exercise Overview - Group Survival Scenario Exercise A classic group communication and decision making exercise, with many variations. Works for a wide variety of ages and purposes, indoors or outdoors. Scenario Type 1: Choose Survival Equipment Your plane crashed...your group needs to choose the 12 most useful items to survive... Choose / rank equipment items in terms of their relative survival value: Participants choose/rank the items individually Discuss choices/rankings in small group and come to a group consensus Score answers against "expert" opinion Possible scenarios: Lost at sea or island survival (shipwreck) Desert (plane crash) Space or Moon Scenario Type 2: People Survival Scenario (Who will be saved?) A nuclear bomb has been dropped...a radiation-free shelter is available, but can only take 6 people; choose who will survive... Choose / rank people in terms of who will get to live or die in situations with limited survival resources: Variations
Encyclopedia of Earth Classroom 2.0 Collaborize Classroom | Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students Top 10 Technology Blogs for Education Editor's note: This is a cross post from College Online where "The Innovative Educator" is named in the top ten ed tech blogs list. I'm thrilled to be mentioned with all these other wonderful bloggers. I know and follow most of them and look forward to getting to know better those I don't. Education, as with all aspects of culture, is greatly impacted by the forward progress of technology. Check out our picks here: 1.
Best EdTech Websites of 2014 It's been a busy year here at the Common Sense Graphite Websites desk! Throughout 2014, we rated and reviewed hundreds of websites for their learning potential, using our research-backed rubric and rigorous process of evaluation. Because it was just too hard to pick only 10, here are 14 fantastic edtech websites we reviewed this year. How about that -- 14 for 2014! Big History Project This forward-thinking curriculum blends history, the humanities, critical thinking, and science for a fascinating look at life’s bigger questions. Curriculet This elegant reading tool promotes comprehension with embedded assessments that are easy to use. DragonBox EDU Essentially a Web-based version of the innovative app, DragonBox EDU helps kids build a strong foundation for algebraic thinking and learning. EdPuzzle This powerful video-editing tool allows teachers and students to crop, customize, remix, and enhance online videos. Facing History and Ourselves Geddit Newsela ReadWorks Teaching Channel ThinkCERCA
5 of the Best Collections of EdTech Resources on the Web With new #EdTech ‘dailies’ published on Twitter every moment, whole sites dedicated to online resources for teachers and more educators hosting their own blogs than ever before, the plethora of online material for teachers to use can be bewildering to navigate. Some sites do a fantastic job of pulling together resources from all over the web in one place and sorting them clearly by subject or area of interest, making a teacher’s life much easier and providing just one simple bookmark to remember rather than hundreds. Here are our top picks of the best collections of #EdTech resources on the web… 1. Recently moved to a new website but still as fantastic as ever, this is a diverse and exciting collection of electronic teaching devices helpfully sorted by both category and subject, making it incredibly quick and easy to use. 2. A brilliant site for practical tools teachers can use in the classroom, from video and slideshow resources to imaging and audio tools. 3. 4. 5.
Conferences, Workshops & Webinars - Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education No matter where you are in your career, CSEE's professional development will help you achieve your character and spiritual development vision in your classroom. You'll learn from both the nation’s top experts as well as a dynamic community of like-minded independent school leaders and educators. Skill Development: CSEE provides unparalleled training for educators so you can confidently develop students of strong moral character, empathy, compassion and civic engagement. We host events across the country as well as webinars - easily accessed from your home or school computer. If there is an event you would like to see in the future, please let us know. Mark your Calendar for our upcoming 2015-2016 Professional Development: As details become finalized, the events will be added to our registration calendar above.
Webinars and Teleconferences Self Study Option: Pay $25 for individual access to previously recorded courses and still get CE credit! Most are available for CPH re-certification credits as well as laboratory credits. Select a course title below for a complete description, the course brochure and to register your site. For additional savings, a few courses are part of a series. Register as a series and receive a discount! November November 5, 2015: CDI: Still Difficile After All These Years NEW! December December 1, 2015: What's New in the Antibiotics Arena? February Competency Assessment: One Approach for an Automated Chemistry Lab You are also able to register for a series at a discounted rate. Coagulase-negative Staphylococci SeriesOctober 6, 2015: Coagulase-negative Staphylococci SeriesOctober 13, 2015: CoNS: Practical Considerations for AST and ReportingOctober 20, 2015: CoNS: Managing Infections Archived Webinars Review our listing of previously recorded webinars.
MindShift | KQED News | KQED Public Media for Northern CA MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions. We examine how learning is being affected by technology, discoveries about the brain, poverty, inequities, mindfulness, agency, social and emotional learning, assessments, game-based learning and music, among many other topics. We report on shifts in how educators teach as they apply innovative ideas to help students learn, while meeting the rigorous demands of their standards. MindShift has a unique audience of educators, parents, policy makers and life-long learners who engage in meaningful dialogue with one another on our sites. MindShift is a service of KQED News. Do you have questions, story pitches or just want to say hi?
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