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Managing references with Paperpile

ProfHacker

As we write, we need a convenient way to insert citations and manage reference lists. That includes Paperpile’s own MetaPDF , which works well and which they’re working on integrating with the reference manager). What do you look for in a reference manager? What features are most important to you, and which reference manager do you find works best for you?

Bartleby - free books, lit and reference information

Educational Technology Guy

Bartleby is a site that contains a huge amount of literature and reference books online, for free. The materials, both books and reference information, are categorized by reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction. The site is easy to use and easy to search and is a great reference for any educator and student. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

NASA Interactive Reference Guide to the ISS

Educational Technology Guy

NASA, which has tons of great educational resources , has a nice interactive reference guide to the ISS (International Space Station). In it, students can explore the space station, life on board, and what happens on it. There is a scalable model that explains each part of the ISS, as well as a 360 degree tour of the station. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

3 Good Android Apps for Organizing Reference Lists and Bibliographies

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Android reference appsJuly 21, 2015 Below are three good Android bibliography and referencing apps. These apps are particularly curated for student researchers and academics. They provide a wide variety of features geared.read more.

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Mendeley: Free or Inexpensive Research Reference Manager for Use Across Devices

The 21st Century Principal

tried several reference manager options, but Mendeley seems to help me manage all the articles I am collecting as a part of my research in a manner most compatible to my own organizational needs. The app interface is much simpler and easier to use than some of the other reference management software I''ve tried. administrator web tools free apps free web tools reference managers

3 #GR8GoogleFinds #ThisWeek 05.01.15 - Textbooks, Google+ on Twitter, and Reference Users Wanted

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Google is looking for reference users Become a Google reference user for research studies! GR8Finds #This Week Google Google plus librarians Reference textbooks TwitterIt happened again -- all of my #GR8Finds #ThisWeek have to do with Google. What can I say? find Google utterly fascinating. ☺ 1. Textbooks using Google Docs Can't wait to see more schools doing this! 2.

Bibliographies and Citations made easy with EasyBib Add-on in Google Docs.

Inquire and Inspire

add-on add-ons APA bibliographies bibliography citations cite college commenting google apps google docs MLA post-secondary references students table of contents united states university might be wrong but it certainly felt like educators had multiple levels of how picky they wanted to be about citations and whether they were done correctly to a period. That was part of the problem. BOOYAA!

How The Language Of Special Education Is Evolving

NPR Learning and Tech

The "r" word is gone, but the ways we refer to people with disabilities shape our perceptions and behavior

5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum

Brilliant or Insane

You may not refer to your lessons and activities as a digital curriculum, but using technology for teaching and learning means you are going digital. Brilliant or Insane. If you have computers in your classroom, periodically use laptops or tablets or, better still, teach in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment, you have a digital curriculum. You As this infograpic, by SoftChalk Cloud, […]. The post 5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Infographics Technology edtech

Google Classroom: LMS or NOT?

Teacher Tech

Tweet I hear Google Classroom frequently referred to as an LMS. Technically what most people refer to as an LMS is actually a CMS (Course Management System). The question is… “Is Google Classroom an LMS?” ” and “Can I use Google Classroom if I have an LMS?” ” LMS or CMS LMS stands for Learning Management System. An […].

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Google Offers A Free Online Computational Thinking Course for Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 4, 2015 Several students confound computational thinking with computer science when, in fact, the two refers to two different concepts. Computer science is the corpus of knowledge and studies.read more. Open educational resources

10 Very Good Tools for Student Researchers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Managing, organizing and citing references can sometimes be a real challenge especially if you.read more. January 27, 2016 One of the onerous parts in essay and academic writing is the bibliography section. citation tools

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Strategies for Strengthening the Brain’s Executive Functions

Edutopia

Brain-Based Learning Introduce students to the concept of executive functions, put it to work, referring frequently to these learning tools in positive, productive classroom interactions Donna Wilson, Ph.D.

Examples of using Evernote as: teacher, student, admin

Educational Technology Guy

Notebooks for each classroom to collect and share resources with students Meeting notes Parent contact logs Reference materials Teacher evaluation resources Contacts To Do List Lesson Schedule - weekly schedule of what is being done in each class, with a note link to the lesson plan note in Evernote. Evernote , my main resource, is a very useful app. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

9 Amazing iPad Apps for Teaching Kids Phonemic Awareness

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August 27, 2015 The importance of phonemic awareness instruction to the development of early reading skills has been highlighted in several research papers (see references below). Phonemic awareness.read more. iPad phonemic awareness apps

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7 Great Tools to Create Digital Mashups in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is referred to.read more. December 19, 2015 One way to creatively integrate technology in classroom learning is through engaging students in media activities that involve the use of various digital forms. Digital Mashups Tools

Why I am Loving Instead of Hating the Beginning of This School Year

Education Elements

For your reference, I am in the same classroom, I have the same team teacher, I have the same demographic of students, I am teaching the same classes (mostly 12th grade English), so.what is different? This year marks my 17th in the classroom, and I have had the best first few weeks of my entire teaching career. When it comes to what learning looks and feels like in my class, everything is different. Since dipping my toes in the pool of personalized learning. Personalized Learning Teachers

Here Is A Great Google Doc Tool for Research Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Paperpile is a powerful reference manager that you can use in your.read more. July 7, 2016 If you are looking for a good alternative to Endnote or Zotero, Paperpile is definitely a very good option to consider. google docs

#CLStech17 Student Centered Tips and Questions

Teacher Tech

” The talk was based on a research article I like to reference. #CLStech17 Student Centered Tips and Questions I was the keynote at the California League of Schools conference this week in Monterey. The topic was “Making the Move to a Student-Centered Classroom, the 7 Stages of Grief.” You can find it at alicekeeler.com/7stages. Students […].

Games,Word Notifications and More Engage Dictionary App Users

techlearning

Vast word reference features tons of content and word games. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

Note Taking is DOK 0

Teacher Tech

Depth of Knowledge (DOK) refers to the level of critical thinking the STUDENT is doing. Teaching in 2015 should not look like teaching in 1980. One shift we are looking at when doing modern lesson plans is the level of complexity of the tasks students are doing. When looking at lesson plans and tasks it is […]. Google Lesson Design pedagogy DOK

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Sorry but You’re Not a Connected Educator Unless

Brilliant or Insane

pointed to a bright orb in the sky, referring to it as the sun. Brilliant or Insane. The sun?” a woman replied incredulously. That’s not the sun. It’s just a big light bulb!” Okay, that didn’t really happen, but the story’s point is amplified when compared to the real chat I had about what it means to be a connected [.]. The post Sorry but You’re Not a Connected Educator Unless appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Innovation Social Media Technology edtech social media

Using the iPad for Deeper Learning

iTeach with iPads

Student competencies that allow for deep learning include cognitive reasoning and problem solving, intrapersonal competencies which involve self-management, and interpersonal competencies which refer to working and communicating with others. Deeper learning is the process of learning for transfer. When these competencies are in place, students are better able to experience deeper learning.

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Comprehensive Dictionary App Engages Learners Grades 3-12

techlearning

Vast word reference features tons of content and word games. Techlearning Resources App of the Day

Google Docs: Create a Hanging Indent

Teacher Tech

Tweet For APA style formatting in the references section, I need the first line to left aligned and the second line to be indented. This can be done in Google Docs. Select Location Possibly you only want one part of the document to have a hanging indent. If you highlight a whole section of text the […]. Docs Google Intermediate google

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A Great Interactive Periodic Table for Science and Physics Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August 10, 2015 Chemio is an excellent app that provides students with the most necessary chemical references in one neat interactive periodic table. Chemio is free today and only for a limited.read more. Science resources

My Favorite Free and Easy Apps for World Languages

Edutopia

Photo credit: Brad Flickinger via flickr (CC BY 2.0) Don Doehla, MA, NBCT Apps For the world language classroom, consider blending favorite old apps (like the Evernote suite) with Word Reference and apps specifically designed for the language being studied

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An Easy-to-Access Guide to Instruction

MiddleWeb

Book Reviews Teaching Insights acronyms Barbara Blackburn eye on education graphic organizers instruction Laura Von Staden reference tool Routledge rubrics strategies

A Teacher’s Guide to Wikipedia

Edudemic

Many teachers specifically ban students from using the site from as a reference in research papers. Wikipedia is often vilified in educational circles. The site’s loudest critics think that it offers biased, non-credible information. However, though they may not cite it in their final papers, many students start their research process on Wikipedia. Not because […]. The post A Teacher’s Guide to Wikipedia appeared first on Edudemic. Featured Popular classroom tools featured guides online tools research teacher's guide wikipedia

Five Faves: Chrome Extensions

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Format references in widely used citation styles. Press the quote button in the popup to see a formatted reference and copy it into the paper you’re writing. Always on the lookout for handy lists? Here are five of my current favorite Chrome extensions. Google Similar Pages – Discover webpages similar to the page you’re currently browsing. Enjoying

Empty Inbox Courtesy of Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

Any email I save also gets moved to a folder in Outlook for backup reference. This way, they are always on my task list so I don''t forget them, and I can add other notes and information to the note for reference. I recently wrote about how I use Evernote as my main tool as a School CIO. It is my primary tool for work, and home. Yes, you heard correctly, my email inboxes are empty.

Citation Generator from Academic Help

Class Tech Tips

English Language Learners iPad/Laptop Use citation reference writingAcademic Help is a website for students and teachers that is full of helpful resources.

Tips for teaching students with Autism about digital citizenship

eSchool News

The social interactions are relatively structured, you know when it’s your turn to talk…you have time to pause and reflect before you respond to a question,” said Liang, referring to texting or talking over social media. Instructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia, Jennifer Liang, knows all about digital citizenship. Build a Culture of Responsibility.

Google Sheets: Fill Down

Teacher Tech

Fill Down “Fill down” refers to […]. Tweet One of the coolest things about spreadsheets is the ability for it to recognize patterns and apply it over a large range. If you write a formula in a spreadsheet and then copy the formula to other cells, the spreadsheet recognizes the pattern and automatically adjusts the formula. Google Sheets google sheets spreadsheets

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Free Evernote Training Videos on YouTube

Educational Technology Guy

Evernote is one of my favorite and most used apps. I use it for project management, task lists, meeting notes, reference notes, web clippings, personal tasks and more. just found out about some great training videos on YouTube that show you how to do different tasks in Evenrote. Check them out here: [link] If you don''t use Evernote , check it out. It''s free, easy to use, and cross platform. used it for lesson planning, lesson notes, class notes, student notes and logs, and more as a teacher. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Leveling Up: How Digital Game-Based Learning Is Altering Education

EdNews Daily

Digital game-based learning refers to using actual digital video games as learning tools. Researchers refer to this principle as situated cognition and have demonstrated its effectiveness in many studies over the last fifteen years.”. At the turn of the 21st century, public interest in games as learning tools took hold. The Basics of Digital Game-Based Learning. Definitions.

Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

EdNews Daily

In the education system, digital citizenship is disseminated across the board, with no federal or state requirements in reference to a standard curriculum. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed. We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Technology is moving and changing rapidly across the world while connecting us in unforeseen ways. Some 68% go online at least daily. [1].