You can compare your essay draft to this example to make sure you’re on the right track as you write.
You can also view an additional example at the Purdue OWL’s APA site .
The APA Style Blog is another fantastic and authoritative resource for all things style-related, including some lengthier discussions and rationales for some of the style guide’s more obscure rules and preferences.
Just remember: writing the actual content is the hard part. Formatting your essay is simply a matter of plugging the right information into the right locations.
When you are citing a source with apa method in your text, you have to write something like, (On this topic, Andrew said that "it would be good...............”) After this, get to the end of the sentence, clause or phrase and write (Andrew, 2009) in parenthesis. This is enough or the in text citing. Then when you get to the reference page at the end of the paper, you can now give the details of the entire source by writing 1. Andres, M. (2009). From Credits to Failure: The future of good teachers in education. Jude, : AKA Publishing.