Category Archives: Research

MLA 8th Edition: Setting a (New?) Standard

I taught high school English for 9 years, have served as a librarian for 11, and have been a teacher for 20 years. The number of times I have talked about citing sources is…well, I don’t really want to count. … Continue reading

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Infographics + OneNote = Great student project

I started a project with 7th grade social studies to have students research the legacy of early American presidents. As a team, we collaborated on the outcomes of our unit: to have students understand how our founding fathers made lasting … Continue reading

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LOC Sources

I had 3 fun days in 8th grade this week. We analyzed photographs and discussed our observations and raised many questions. It was a fast hour that could have gone longer, and I couldn’t be happier with the work they … Continue reading

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CiteBite for Research

(This post originally appeared on the Tech Savvy Teacher blog with NCCE, but since I wrote it, I decided to repost it.) You’re probably familiar with this scenario: students are assigned a research project, they go online to find their … Continue reading

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