“Best” Lists Of The Week: Reference Sites

Larry Ferlazzo

Here are the lists I’ve revised and updated related to Reference Sites: The Best Reference Websites For English Language Learners. This is the thirty-fourth post in a series I’m creating that will highlight the Best “Best” lists in a particular topic I have posted over the years.

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Managing references with Paperpile

ProfHacker

As we write, we need a convenient way to insert citations and manage reference lists. We’ve spilled a lot of digital ink over the years writing about reference managers , such as Zotero and Mendeley , that can help us accomplish those tasks. Ah, research.

5 Education Technology Terminology Dictionaries/References

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Professional Development edtech dictionary edtech terminology referenceKeeping up with these ever changing terms can be a challenge – these resources will help!

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. free resources free resources for students literature reference

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.

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

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

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?

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

The 21st Century Principal

I 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. administrator web tools free apps free web tools reference managers

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6 of The Best Web Tools for Organizing and Managing Citations, References and Bibliographies

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Managing, organizing and citing references can sometimes be a real challenge especially if you don''t.read more. April 1, 2015 One of the onerous parts in essay and academic writing is the bibliography section. citation tools

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A Very Good Tool for Generating Citations, Reference Lists and Bibliographies

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 7, 2015 A few days ago, we published a list of some of the best web tools to help you manage and organize your citations and references. One of the useful tools we forgot to include to that.read more. citation tools

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Recruiter.com: Ten Tech Tools Your Staffing Company Should Adopt

EdTech4Beginners

SkillSurvey’s online reference checking makes the list of top technology tools staffing companies should have in their arsenal to stay ahead. News hiring managers hiring trends reference checking staffing and recruiting

SCORM? It’s time to move on!

WizIQ Education & Technology

Education & Technology LMS Teaching Trends and Best Practices Various Advanced Distributed Learning course on SCORM SCORM SCORM authoring tools SCORM content Shareable Content Object Reference Model

ZoteroBib: A First Look

ProfHacker

Everyone knows, and most people love, Zotero , the reference management software developed by George Mason’s Center for History and New Media. Productivity Software bibliographies bibliograpy citations references zotero zoterobib

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Check123: Video Encyclopedia

iLearn Technology

Check123 is a great one to keep bookmarked on classroom and library computers for quick reference. What it is: Check 123 is a new video encyclopedia site for kids.

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Cite It In

Technology Tidbits

Cite It In is a great site for students looking to reference material and make bibliographies. bibliography Reference ToolsThis is an easy to use that has a generator to cite materials such as: websites, books, videos, etc. Also, it works w/ APA, MLA, and Chicago styles. I highly recommend checking out Cite It In by clicking here !!!

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Making the Journey as an ELA Teacher

MiddleWeb

Leila Christenbury and Ken Lindblom pack the voices of teachers and students, activities, stories, recommended reading, and references into the journey they lay out for new and novice ELA teachers.

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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

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

Qwiki - A Multi-Media Search Engine

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

common core cool tools differentiation education free technology interactive multimedia qwiki reference research search student tools technology tutorials web 2.0

Library in Your Pocket

The Daring Librarian

Watch a YouTube VIDEO DEMO Ideas for Library QR Codes: Send a text to the reference librarian Library tours Library scavenger hunts for orientation Photo from Justinsomnia Amazing Stuff! The Library in Your Pocket: Mobile Trends for Libraries View more presentations from Meredith Farkas.

Beyond Unpacking: How to personalize a standard

Education Elements

Unpacking a standard refers to the practice of reviewing what is often a long, clause-ridden statement and breaking it down into component parts to identify what students should know and be able to do. If you’re an educator, my guess is that at some point in your career you’ve been to a workshop focusing on unpacking standards.

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Creating a healthy school culture: 12 small shifts that make a BIG difference

Ditch That Textbook

When we talk about school culture we are referring to the attitudes of the school community, the relationships between staff members and beliefs they share.

Breaking the Mold: Understanding and Developing New School Models - White Paper

Education Elements

In particular, it’s worth reflecting on 3 essential questions in school model design, a term we use to refer to how schools are organized to deliver instruction to students. As we continue to progress through the 21st century we are compelled to ask whether current models of schooling are well designed for the world beyond classroom walls.

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

Want to influence your school leaders?

CUE

In a recent OnCUE blog post, Kristina Allison references some of the challenges of teacher leadership, including the dilemma of being spread thin over multiple, sometimes conflicting, priorities. Focus on the problems they are trying to solve.

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

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

Here Is An Excellent Tool to Convert Tweets into Properly Formatted APA and MLA Citations

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In yesterday’s post we reviewed 8 of our favourite citation generator tools to help you easily generate and format your references. One of the tools we covered is Tweet2Cite which we want to.read more. citation tools

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Teachers Guide to The Use of Concept Maps in Education (Infographic)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

We summarized the main points from that post, for more details you can always refer back to.read more. Here is a handy visual we created for the post “9 Great Concept Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students”. concept mapping tools

Painful To Watch, But Secretary DeVos Finally Says Schools Can’t Call ICE On Students

Larry Ferlazzo

Chris Murphy and Secretary Betsy DeVos on whether teachers should refer undocumented students to ICE. You probably have been following this controversy: No, Secretary DeVos, Schools Cannot Choose To Call ICE On Students – Here Are The Best Rebuttals To Her False Claim.

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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.

A Marcos Attitude

Fractus Learning

He still gets my reference. “Let “You know what you need this morning?” Groggy-eyed, a boy more than likely suffering from the effects of a late-night gaming binge, nods. Let me hear you say it,” I tell […]. Psychology

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Rethink Your PD: Fire the Consultant

Brilliant or Insane

I used to refer to myself as a consultant (I probably had it on a business card once). Brilliant or Insane. So, am I suggesting firing me? In a way, Yes! When I first left the classroom in 2013, I was always looking for ongoing consulting work with schools.

Teaching Digital Students Non-Digital Things

TeachThought - Learn better.

As symbols and their referents change, so do the cognitive processes and habits. Teaching Digital Students Non-Digital Things by Terry Heick Like thinking, reading in the 21st century is different than in centuries past, endlessly linked in an increasingly visible web of physical and digital media forms. So in this context of media abundance, what does […]. The post Teaching Digital Students Non-Digital Things appeared first on TeachThought. The Future Of Learning ela Terry Heick

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.

A Few Simple Phrases To Help Keep Students Engaged

Larry Ferlazzo

The “write a minimum…” can refer to sentences or words. At the faculty meeting today, our principal, Jim Peterson, shared three simple phrases/instructions that teachers can use to maximize student engagement.

Harvard Study of Value Added Teachers Misses the Mark

Brilliant or Insane

In a post citing a Harvard study on so-called “great teachers,” Jacobs reveals that lengthy research by some Harvard educators shows a connection between what the folks at Harvard refer [.]. Brilliant or Insane.

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