JSTOR. Citation machine: Cater Your Citation needs,MLA,APA,Harvard. 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything. Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.
There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos. Around the House Want to know how to fix that broken cabinet or hang up some great wallpaper? Business and Management If you feel like you’re seriously lacking on business and management skills at work, no need to worry. KnowThis? Language and Writing Those who want to learn a new language, improve their writing skills or just learn more about literature will be well-served by these instructional sites.
Technology Math S.O.S. Science Creativity. Top 50 Most Motivational People on the Web. 1.)
Oprah Winfrey: Legendary business woman urging everyone to “Live Your Best Life” Oprah’s latest: Fill in the blank – the one thing I wished I had become is __. The one thing I will become is __.FacebookTwitter 2.) Tony Robbins: Peak Performance Coach Tony’s latest: 100 yr old Marathoner breaks record + 80 yr old champion takes to a new level watch: What limit can you break now? TwitterFacebook 3.) 4.) 5.) 10.) 11.) 12.) 13.) 14.) 15.) 16.) 17.) 18.) 19.) 20.) 21.) 22.) 23.) The 5 must have apps for a class set of iP@ds.
In the next few days, I will be rolling out a class set of iPads.
Below are 5 apps that will be essential to making this pilot work. Dropbox Dropbox is going to be key in having a class set of iPads. I had all of my students set up Dropbox accounts using their school email addresses at the very start of the school year. I created a shared folder that all students have access to. Evernote As students do research for various projects and essays, Evernote will be a great tool for them to store websites they want for later. Although a separate app, I will add Evernote Peek here as well. Twitter My students will be engaged in the back channel on a regular basis. Prezi Viewer I have banned Power Points in my classroom and have encouraged students to use other presentation tools. Google It might seem simple, but it is a must have. These are just 5 of the apps I intend to have my students actively using in class. . - @TheNerdyTeacher. Khan Academy. Study Guides and Strategies - StumbleUpon.
10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web - StumbleUpon. No, it’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world.
Like the World Wide Web. The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle”¦they see everything. Unfortunately, they can’t because they aren’t divine at all; they are just web spiders who index pages by following one hyperlink after the other. But there are some places where a spider cannot enter. Search engine technology has progressed by leaps and bounds. To get a more precise idea of the nature of this “˜Dark Continent’ involving the invisible and web search engines, read what Wikipedia has to say about the Deep Web. How do we get to this mother load of information? That’s what this post is all about. Infomine Infomine has been built by a pool of libraries in the United States. You can search by subject category and further tweak your search using the search options.