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Identifying Fake News: An Infographic and Educator Resources

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How to Cite a President Trump Tweet

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How to Cite President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Speech

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5 Ed-Tech Trends to Look for in 2017

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How to Cite President Obama’s Farewell Address

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