Noodle tools for students


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  • Noodle tools for students

    1. 1. NoodleTools Create a Works Cited List, Bibliography and Annotated Bibliography Upper Merion Area HS Library
    2. 2. What is Noodl eTools? <ul><li>Create, organize and store </li></ul><ul><li>Create a bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes online </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your notes </li></ul><ul><li>Create an outline </li></ul><ul><li>Add notecards under headings </li></ul><ul><li>Create essays, speech,projects, research paper etc… </li></ul>
    3. 3. Log In to Noodle Tools <ul><li>Use your Personal ID and Password </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your network login (ID # and birthday) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It doesn’t work? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a new account (next slide) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does you’re account say STARTER?? See Ms. Nardelli immediately!!!! </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Need to Revalidate? <ul><li>Use the school ID: umasd </li></ul><ul><li>School PW is : our usual database PW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t know-see Ms. Nardelli </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be sure to update your year of graduation, phone number, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Creating an Account… <ul><li>Click the &quot;Create a Personal ID“ button to register as a new user </li></ul><ul><li>At the “New User Registration” screen, enter school ID umasd and password (our usual database password) </li></ul><ul><li>Create your personal ID and password </li></ul><ul><li>When you use NoodleTools after that, login only with your personal ID and password </li></ul>
    6. 6. Start by choosing a style-we use MLA Advanced 7 th ed.
    7. 7. Check with your instructor first! We mostly use MLA Advanced 7 th ed. NEVER USE STARTER!!!!
    8. 8. Name your project
    9. 9. Your dashboard helps you track and organize your work
    10. 10. Keep your focus
    11. 11. Assignments, links, calendar…
    12. 14. Use feedback from your instructor to improve your work
    13. 15. Teacher’s comment is next to your citation
    14. 16. Bibliography screen
    15. 17. Choose the best match from the drop-down menu What’s your source?
    16. 18. Copy-and-paste to avoid spelling errors Fill in the form
    17. 19. Get help on each field
    18. 20. Help pops up!
    19. 21. Catch common errors…
    20. 22. … and make changes
    21. 23. Correctly formatted, correctly alphabetized
    22. 24. Share your list with [Teacher’s name here] Get comments and Improve your work
    23. 25. Get fast, expert help when you need it
    24. 26. Questions we’ve been asked… <ul><li>How can I tell if this is common knowledge? </li></ul><ul><li>Is a pdf cited like a book? </li></ul><ul><li>What if I don’t have the page number because I returned the book? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I make an in-text citation? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is my video only in a note? </li></ul><ul><li>What do I put in an annotation? </li></ul>
    25. 27. Analyze your list
    26. 28. Format, export, print… and you’re done!
    27. 29. Keep a project portfolio
    28. 30. Follow the * handout… <ul><li>Click the &quot;Create a Personal ID“ button to register as a new user </li></ul><ul><li>At the “New User Registration” screen, enter [school name] and password </li></ul><ul><li>Create your personal ID and password </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Record these on your handout </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When you use NoodleBib after that, login only with your personal ID and password </li></ul><ul><li>* Some educators create a printed handout for students that includes database login instructions. Please do not publish your school’s password on the Web </li></ul>
    29. 31. More instructions… <ul><li>Use MLA Advanced 7 th ed. unless your teacher specifies another style- NEVER USE STARTER! </li></ul><ul><li>CITE as you go (books, wikis, databases…) </li></ul><ul><li>Add NOTES as you read, annotate to understand </li></ul><ul><li>ORGANIZE notes in piles, add tags and reminders </li></ul><ul><li>Build an outline, cluster your notes under headings </li></ul><ul><li>Share your working list and notes with YOUR TEACHER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get feedback as you go </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create your project! </li></ul>
    30. 32. NoodleBib Start your Works Cited list! Questions? Contact: Ms. Nardelli, Librarian [email_address]