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Yeas and Nays of the Oxford Comma

Are you team Oxford comma or not? Not quite sure where you stand in this controversial grammar debate? Check out our rundown of the entire argument and decide for yourself because, at the end of the day, it’s a matter that defines your personal style. For more on grammar visit the fun, comprehensive, and free […] ...

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Finding the Motivation to Write When You Have None

5 (1) Writing a paper can be rough. Really rough. Your roommate is streaming a show without headphones, a nap is calling your name, and if you did decide to jump into the paper, where would you even start? We feel your pain and have a few tips to help you get the ball rolling!  Good citing tip: […] ...

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Teaching Insights: How to Model Effective Writing

Do you remember learning to drive? You probably didn’t learn by reading a how-to manual or listening to your parents lecture about driving. Most likely, you watched your parents operate a car while giving you step-by-step instructions. You probably learned through demonstrations and practice.  It’s the same way in education, and that’s where the strategy […] ...

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How to Cite a Dr. Seuss Quote

5 (1) Have you ever eaten Green Eggs and Ham? Maybe not, but you’ve probably read the book when you were young! It was written by Dr. Seuss, the well-known pen name of American children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel. He’s famous for works such as The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who, and […] ...

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How to Cite a Painting You See in Person or Online

5 (1) When writing a research paper it is important to properly cite your sources. But what if the source you want to cite isn’t a book or website, but a painting? And does it make a difference if you see the painting in person at a museum, or through a secondary source like a […] ...

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Teaching Students to Judge Credibility 

One of the most important skills students need to be equipped with in today’s society is judging the credibility of sources. In the past, gatekeepers mediated all information that was dispersed to the public. Nowadays, anyone with a computer can project their voice out to the masses. This technology is a double-edged sword.  It is […] ...