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Gradebook

iGradePlus

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Images

Canva.com Great resource for editing and creating images. Very easy to use and Free to sign up.

They Say, I Say

Scholarly Research

Scholarly research is research that is published by people with specialized knowledge on what they are researching. It is peer reviewed, reviewed by other researchers and specialist in the field, and is generally trustworthy. Blogs, Newspapers, Magazines are not Scholarly but are popular sources.

ProCon.org No subscription needed.

Occupational Outlook Handbook “The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

Google Scholar Google academic database search

Crafton Library Databases Academic Search Complete is a great resources to begin with. Credo reference is great for background information to understand your topic.

Citation Practices

MLA Style: Purdue OWL

APA Style: Purdue OWL

WordPress

Creating posts and pages. Posts are the articles, or blog posts you normally think about and what we will be using for this site. Here is a quick how to guide for publishing on WordPress.com.

Get Published

Writing and editing posts in WordPress

This basic tutorial goes over how to write and edit a page in WordPress. She covers using the composer very well as well as adding media. The only difference is we are using posts not pages but the interface is the same.

WordPress.com tutorial: Posts and pages

MLA Formatting video

Here is a quick three-minute video on how to format your paper in Word for MLA.

Writing About Literature

Great resource that explains how to write about literature.

Natural Reader

This website is free to use. You can also download a free version of the software for your computer. It will read anything you highlight out loud. Use it to proofread your work.

 

 

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