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Wanda Terral

Awesome Stories - 16 views

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    AwesomeStories is a gathering place of primary-source information. Its purpose - since the site was first launched in 1999 - is to help educators and individuals find original sources, located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites. Sources held in archives, which document so much important first-hand information, are often not searchable by popular search engines. One needs to search within those institutional sites directly, using specific search phrases not readily discernible to non-scholars. The experience can be frustrating, resulting in researchers leaving key sites without finding needed information. AwesomeStories is about primary sources. The stories exist as a way to place original materials in context and to hold those links together in an interesting, cohesive way (thereby encouraging people to look at them). It is a totally different kind of web site in that its purpose is to place primary sources at the forefront - not the opinions of a writer. Its objective is to take the site's users to places where those primary sources are located. The author of each story is listed on the preface page of the story. A link to the author provides more detailed information. This educational teaching/learning tool is also designed to support state and national standards. Each story on the site links to online primary-source materials which are positioned in context to enhance reading comprehension, understanding and enjoyment.
Dennis OConnor

Information Investigator 3 by Carl Heine on Prezi - 14 views

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    What if every student (and educator) was a good online researcher?  I know, you don't have the time to teach information fluency skills.  What if you could get a significant advance is skills with just a 2 -3  hour time commitment?  Here's a great Prezi 'fly by" of the new Information Investigator 3.1 online self paced class.  Watch the presentation carefully to find the link to a free code to take the class for evaluation purposes. 
Elizabeth Gibbon

Vaughan Memorial Library : Tutorials : Plagiarism - 9 views

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    Nice interactive tutorials on teaching about plagiarism and using citations.
Tracee Orman

BibMe: Fast & Easy Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian - Free - 13 views

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    Automatic citation creator. Paste in the website, prompts for the authors first & last name, then creates a pasteable citation for you.
Dugg Lowe

Paper writing services - 0 views

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    It is reported that nowadays the trading volume of the internet essay business has surpassed 2 billion pounds in England, according to a research that has launched in 2009, in university of Manchester a half of the collegers have responded that they were ready to get essays online, and 45% collegers have assured that they have brought essays through companies who offer the service of paper writing help.
Dugg Lowe

Essay paragraph writing help - 0 views

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    A paragraph can be described as division of a written work that made up of one or more pieces and handles one point or presents the ideas of a talker.
Adam Babcock

Google News Timeline by GoogleLabs - 13 views

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    Visual timeline of current events.
Adam Babcock

The Texting Revolution Is Here - WSJ.com - 2 views

  • We default to text to relay difficult information. We stare at our phone when we want to avoid eye contact.
  • has named "micro-coordination"—"I'll txt u in 10mins when I know wh/ restrnt."
  • it steals from quiet reflection. "When people have a mobile device and have even the smallest increment of extra time, they will communicate with someone in their life,"
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  • If I were to call someone, it would have to be urgent," she says. "Otherwise, it's sort of rude and invasive.
  • "American Idol put texting on the map," says AT&T's Mr. Collins.
Susan Martin

Shmoop: Homework Help, Teacher Resources, Test Prep - 4 views

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    Great resource for teachers and students...you'll find analysis of theme, characters and study guides. History study guides as well!
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    Very interesting site with lots of info - summerization, theme
meenoo rami

Sweet Search - 4 views

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    possible search tool for students
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