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10 Educators on Twitter You Need to Follow

0 (0) Truth be told, I came late to Twitter.  My Twitter Birthday is May 1, 2011. Yes, there is a site that can tell you this information. In my five Twitter-years, I have used it exclusively for professional purposes, e.g. networking, professional learning, etc., and only recently have begun to use it for news […] ...

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Notice of Upcoming Changes for EasyBib Users

0 (0) Starting March 1, 2017, our new Terms of Use and Privacy Policy will go into effect for users with EasyBib accounts. The major changes include: Agreement to arbitration as sole means of legal dispute resolution Changes to information we collect about you, and how we use them From March 1, any registered EasyBib user […] ...

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Let’s Have a Chat: Teaching Students that Writing is a Conversation

0 (0) When I sit at the teacher table during lunch, I’m not looking for my colleagues to speak with formality as though I’m conducting an interview. I’m also not looking for them to say things that are inappropriate and offensive. I’m looking for them to engage in a conversation in which they use their […] ...

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Identifying Fake News: An Infographic and Educator Resources

4 (5) We recently posted, “10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article,” which highlighted key items to look for on a website when determining its credibility. The infographic found here summarizes the content from the blog post and students can use it as a guide when using news sources in research. Post, print, or […] ...

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How to Cite a President Trump Tweet

5 (6) The use of innovative technology by presidents to address the nation isn’t a new concept. Abraham Lincoln was one of the first presidents to use the telegram, Franklin Roosevelt spoke via radio through his Fireside Chats, and Harry Truman was the first president to broadcast on TV. It isn’t too surprising that our […] ...

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How to Cite President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Speech

3.5 (2) President Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States of America will be remembered as one of the most watched and talked about events of the year. Students, researchers, and reporters will be analyzing his speech to use in their assignments, papers, and articles. Wondering how to cite Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, […] ...