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100 Free Web Tools for Elementary Teachers. Tools of the Trade.

100 Free Web Tools for Elementary Teachers

Oh the joy of the first week of school. Nothing like going with mom to the store and buying your new clothes, school supplies and Snoopy lunch box. Today, students are probably no different. I can see it now... go with mom and dad to get a new laptop, iPod, digital camera and upgrade to unlimited text messaging on the cell phone along with the latest Snoopy lunch box (or not). I'm sure that the first day of school for teachers is not quite the same anymore either. Organization & Collaboration Save your bookmarks, collaborate with colleagues, and stay in touch with parents using these web tools.

Search Engines & Directories. Open Course Library. OpenStudy – Make the World Your Study Group. UW CSE Course Webs. Free Courses and Resources. Welcome to Notre Dame OpenCourseWare — Notre Dame OpenCourseWare. 135 Completely Free Distance Education Courses. Whether you’re studying online or at a traditional college, there’s no question that school is expensive.

135 Completely Free Distance Education Courses

Top 10 Universities With Free Courses Online. #1 UC Berkeley Ranked as the #1 public school in the United States, Berkeley offers podcasts and webcasts of amazing professors lecturing.

Top 10 Universities With Free Courses Online

20 Places to Find Free Books Online. The following is a guest post by Bailey Harris.

20 Places to Find Free Books Online

UC Berkeley Video and Podcasts for Courses & Events. Free Online Course Materials. 25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites. Posted by Mark on June 18th, 2009 Just because you’re online doesn’t mean that you can’t experience the world first-hand — or as close to first-hand as possible.

25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites

Here are websites that feature virtual learning experiences, exposing online visitors to everything from history to geography, astronomy to anatomy, literature to government. 7 Wonders Panoramas – 360-degree views of the Seven Wonders of the World. Arounder Virtual Tour of the Moon – 360-degree panoramic views of the moon, courtesy of the Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions. (Many other Earth locations also available on arounder.com.) Frissiras Museum – A virtual art gallery from Athens, Greece that allows you to explore paintings by clicking through their entire collection. Google Earth – Explore the geography of both land and sea (free download). Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Vital Signs: Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases – A virtual gallery teaching about heart disease. 10 Awesome Online Classes You Can Take For Free.

10 Awesome Online Classes You Can Take For Free. Teach yourself to program. We are entering the summer, the perfect time to improve yourself, you could go running or swimming, you could learn a new foreign language or perhaps you could learn to program.

Teach yourself to program

Self-learning is not as hard as it sounds, and it’s much easier than self-learning Spanish or French. There are really wonderful sources to start learning these new languages, understanding the concept behind programming and giving it a try with some interesting problems. Basic Programming Via XKCD To learn a new programming language, it’s much easier if you already know the concepts because you can start learning the new structures in no time. Programming Concepts : This is a brief tutorial for new programmers from the City University of New York. Learning a Language Whether you already know some programming languages or you are moving forward, you should choose a language to work with. Learning HTML Via Cyanide and Happiness HTML is quite a simple language that doesn't use variables or operations.

5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School. 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they can’t afford it.

5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School

However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Academic Video Lectures. Open Learning Initiative.

45 Free Online Computer Science Courses. Missed lectures or hate teachers?

45 Free Online Computer Science Courses

Or want to study computer science courses without going to university? Science/Math. Free Online Course Materials. 10 Open Education Resources You May Not Know About (But Should) Digital Tools Horla Varlan This week, the OCW Consortium is holding its annual meeting, celebrating 10 years of OpenCourseWare.

10 Open Education Resources You May Not Know About (But Should)

The movement to make university-level content freely and openly available online began a decade ago, when the faculty at MIT agreed to put the materials from all 2,000 of the university’s courses on the Web. With that gesture, MIT OpenCourseWare helped launch an important educational movement, one that MIT President Susan Hockfield described in her opening remarks at yesterday’s meeting as both the child of technology and of a far more ancient academic tradition: “the tradition of the global intellectual commons.” Adobe Captivate Blog. November 7, 2014 Personalized for therapeutic benefits inShare1 Personalized therapies for dementia patients can help elevate their moods and cognitive function, which leads to improved quality of live while it reduces caregiver burdens and the risk of acute incidents.

Adobe Captivate Blog

With this in mind, Ceresti Health uses Adobe Creative Cloud for individuals and Adobe Captivate to create and deliver personalized web experiences that trigger memories and foster a sense of well-being. “Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias have a devastating impact on the person suffering from the condition, as well as his or her caregivers and family. October 20, 2014. Free Beginners Computer Tutorials and Lessons. Hidden Video Courses in Math, Science, and Engineering » Data Wrangling Blog.

Hidden Video Courses in Math, Science, and Engineering Over the last few years, a large number of open courseware directories and video lecture aggregators have popped up on the web. These sites often include introductory courses and research seminars, but it can be difficult to find full courses covering advanced topics. Logic Games Online - Netwalk. In the game of Netwalk, you are a network administrator, and someone has scrambled your network. Your job is to rotate all the pieces so that every computer is connected to the server by pipes and there are no lose ends in your network. Of course, the less work you need to do to complete your network the better, so Netwalk is scored by the number of clicks it takes you to rotate everything into place.

Left click to rotate a tile counter-clockwise, and right click to rotate a tile clockwise. When you are certain of a tile's orientation, press the spacebar with the mouse cursor over that tile. E-Learning: Proefschrift Nadira Saab: Chat and Explore.