Citation Tools for APA
The following free sites will help you create a citation. Remember to check their output against the APA Style site or the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th edition.
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Formatting Your Paper in APA
Please use the template to create your APA style paper. It will help you set up your cover page, abstract, headings, running head, and references list. Note: If your instructor has asked for special formatting (such as no author's note), the template may be changed to suit your needs.
APA Student Paper (7th edition) Template for BrockportThis is for APA 7th edition. This APA template has been modified to fit the majority of assignments. You may need to delete or add to this template to meet your assignment's needs.
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Popular Citations for Education Courses
Standards - APA 7th
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers. (2010). Common core state standards (insert specific content area if you are using only one). Washington D.C.: Author. http://corestandards.org/
New York State Education Department. (2017). New York state next generation English language arts learning standards. http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/curriculum-instruction/nys-next-generation-ela-standards.pdf
New York State Education Department. (2017). New York state p-12 learning standards for mathematics (revised 2017). http://www.nysed.gov/new-york-state-revised-mathematics-learning-standards
If you are citing multiple NYS standards from 2017, place them in alphabetical order by title and alter the dates to 2017a, 2017b, and 2017c depending on how many you are using.
New York State Education Department. (2017). New York State P-12 science learning standards. http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/curriculum-instruction/p-12-science-learning-standards.pdf
- If you want to use NYSED for in-text citations, it should look like this with the first entry:
(New York State Education Department [NYSED], 2017)
NGSS Lead States. (2013). Next generation science standards: For states, by states. http://www.nextgenscience.org
Speaker, A. A. (date). Title of talk [Video]. TED Conference Name. http://www.ted.com.rest_of_URL
Benjamin, R. (2015, May). Rich Benjamin: My road trip through the whitest towns in America [Video]. TEDWomen2015. https://www.ted.com/talks/rich_benjamin_my_road_trip_through_the_whitest_towns_in_america
Author, A. A. [Screen name]. (year, month day). Title of video [Video]. YouTube. http://xxxxx
If the author's real name is not available, start with the screenname without brackets.
CBS Evening News. (2016, July 13). Eighth grader's white privilege poem goes viral [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nk3KHGfN8yE