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To write a citation for a printed journal article you need the following pieces of information:
Agodini, R., & Harris, B. (2010). An experimental evaluation of four elementary school math curricula. Journal of Research on
Educational Effectiveness, 3, 199-253.
Al Otaiba, S., Conor, C., Lane, H., Kosanovich, M., Schatschneider, C., Dyrlund, A. K.,...Wright, T. (2008). Reading First kindergarten
classroom instruction and students' growth in phonological awareness and letter naming-decoding fluency. Journal of
School Psychology, 46, 281-314.
Bolick, C. M., Adams, R., & Willox, L. (2010). The marginalization of elementary Social
Studies in teacher education. Social Studies Research and Practice, 5(2), 1-22.
(Notice this journal starts each issue on page one so we use the issue number. The issue number is always behind the volume number an is in (). While the volume number is italicized, the issue number is not)
To write a citation for a printed magazine article you need the following pieces of information:
Cassidy, J., & Cassidy, D. (2009, December). What's hot for 2010: 14th annual survey reveals come "crumbling pillars" of reading
instruction. Reading Today, 27(3), 1-9.
(The words crumbling pillars are in quotation marks because that is how they are written on the article. Notice the year and month are both given, as is the issue number)
Clarskson, P. (2010, March). Mathematics and water in the garden: Weaving mathematics into the students' lived environment.
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 15(1), 11-14.
Have you ever wondered what the differences are between a journal and a magazine?