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Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013. Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills. The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills.

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills.

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Top 20 Websites No Teacher Should Start the 2010-2011 Year Without. I have to tell you that it was a tough call to make these decisions, especially when we’re talking every teacher no matter what grade level or subject, but I hope that you find a couple of gems to put away in your virtual treasure box.

Top 20 Websites No Teacher Should Start the 2010-2011 Year Without

You may have others you’d like to add to the list. Please post them in the comments for all of us to explore. A great photo editing tool is a must for teachers and I recommend Aviary, LunaPic, Picnik, or BeFunky with some being simpler than others, but all having unique features. Science Projects. We want you to know we use cookies to support features like login; without them, you're unlikely to be able to use our sites.

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By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use; read our newly updated privacy policy here to find out more. Sort by All Space Climate Humanities Nature Biology Physics How do galaxies form? NASA's Hubble Space Telescope archive provides hundreds of thousands of galaxy images. 100 Best Video Sites For Educators. Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning.

Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration, online videos make for an incredible teaching tool. In 2010, we covered our favorite 100 video sites for educators, and we’ve now updated our list for 2012 with more than 100 resources and more than 25 brand new entries.

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Cornell Notes. Memorizing Stuff. Teacher Resources and Tools. Beyond Google, Wikipedia and other generic reference sites, the Internet boasts a multitude of search engines, dictionaries, reference desks & databases that have organized and archived information for quick and easy searches.

Teacher Resources and Tools

In this list, we’ve compiled just 100 of our favorites, for teachers, students, hypochondriacs, procrastinators, bookworms, sports nuts and more. Dictionaries and More When you need a quick definition or want more specialized results that display synonyms, rhyming words and slang, turn to this list that is perfect for students or writers.

OneLook: This no-frills online dictionary lets you look up basic definitions, related words, phrases and more. Teacher References Teaching guides like these will help you double-check facts, look for relevant quotes, find different careers in education, and get ideas for lesson plans.

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Language. Leonardo Da Vinci. Investing. FUCKING HOMEPAGE - Useful Websites. Here is a list of websites we have featured in the past that might come in handy.

FUCKING HOMEPAGE - Useful Websites

Remember to set FuckingHomepage.com as your start page if you haven’t already. Educational/Learning khanacademy.org - video lectures on just about any subjectted.com - lectures by smart peopleinternetisuseful.com - for every educational website or useful web app out thereacademicearth.org - classroom lecturesfreerice.com - expand your vocabulary while feeding the hungrylizardpoint.com - a collection of geography quizzesmathrun.net - timed math quizzesclassicshorts.com - the best short storieserowid.org - learn about drugsqwikia.com - turn a Wikipedia article into a videounplugthetv.com - a collection of intellectually stimulating videosfactsie.com - a place to learn amazing and unusual historical and scientific facts Learn Skills.

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Knitting. Statistics. World. WannaLearn.com. Paracord. 35 Education Quotes. Posted by admin on October 20th, 2008 Hope you enjoy reading this list as much as I did putting it together! It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~AristotleTime is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. ~Hector BerliozAn expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. ~Niels BohrEducation is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. Online education resources: Criminal Justice Schools – Find top criminal justice program schools and learn about criminal justice career opportunities.Paralegal Training – Learn about the paralegal career and find online programs or paralegal schools in your area.Court Reporting Schools – Get court reporting industry news and search for accredited court reporting programs.

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Language. Creative Thinking Is a Specific Process That Can Be Replicated. How to Develop a Photographic Memory. Everything You Wanted to Do With Office... But Didn't Know How. English | Español | Français About Us home > resources > articles > everything you wanted to do with office... but didn't know how.

Everything You Wanted to Do With Office... But Didn't Know How

Mentat Wiki: Home Page. This wiki is a collaborative environment for exploring ways to become a better thinker.

Mentat Wiki: Home Page

Topics that can be explored here include MemoryTechniques, MentalMath, CriticalThinking, BrainStorming, ShorthandSystems, NotebookSystems, and SmartDrugs. Other relevant topics are also welcome. Country did you knows. Pendulum Waves WebGL. Learn Anything: 100 Places to Find Free Webinars and Tutorials. Many people want to learn things like how to fix their own sink or speak another language but just don't know how to find the information they need or realize that free educational materials are out there to help them learn.

Learn Anything: 100 Places to Find Free Webinars and Tutorials

Lucky for them, the Internet is full of tutorials and webinars that can be a great help in learning just about anything, whether practical or academic. We've compiled a list here of 100 places you can go to find all kinds of free educational information to get you started. General Find all kinds of tutorials and webinars on these sites. Scientists unveil tools for rewriting the code of life. MIT and Harvard researchers have developed technologies that could be used to rewrite the genetic code of a living cell, allowing them to make large-scale edits to the cell’s genome.

Scientists unveil tools for rewriting the code of life

Such technology could enable scientists to design cells that build proteins not found in nature, or engineer bacteria that are resistant to any type of viral infection. The technology, described in the July 15 issue of Science, can overwrite specific DNA sequences throughout the genome, similar to the find-and-replace function in word-processing programs. Using this approach, the researchers can make hundreds of targeted edits to the genome of E. coli, apparently without disrupting the cells’ function.

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Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes. (Photo: Dustin Diaz) How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in 1/3 or 1/5 the time?

Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes

Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement—period. This post is a condensed overview of principles I taught to undergraduates at Princeton University in 1998 at a seminar called the “PX Project”. The below was written several years ago, so it’s worded like Ivy-Leaguer pompous-ass prose, but the results are substantial.

In fact, while on an airplane in China two weeks ago, I helped Glenn McElhose increase his reading speed 34% in less than 5 minutes. I have never seen the method fail.

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Free Mechanical Engineering: CAD Software. 99 Resources to Research & Mine the Invisible Web. College researchers often need more than Google and Wikipedia to get the job done. To find what you're looking for, it may be necessary to tap into the invisible web, the sites that don't get indexed by broad search engines.

The following resources were designed to help you do just that, offering specialized search engines, directories, and more places to find the complex and obscure. Search Engines Whether you're looking for specific science research or business data, these search engines will point you in the right direction.

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50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners. Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-08-13 Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school. For them, life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don’t necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies. Sites for Do It Yourself Projects.

35 Best Websites for Free Educational Videos. What are the best websites to watch educational videos? Here are over 35 websites to watch thousands of educational videos covering business, science, health, technology, math, social studies, arts and more. Please bookmark this page or share it if you find this article useful. 1. 5min.

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How To. Classes. Computer Stuff in General. Puzzles. Athiest. Life's Instructions. Solar. Productivity Future Vision. Woodworking. Arthur M. Young: About Arthur M. Young. Personality Tests. Affordable Home Wind Power: Mother Earth News, June/July.

As we've noted, many mainstream magazines are publishing "green issues," so the latest Mother Earth News proclaims on the cover "Every Issue is a Green Issue. " The June/July issue features an article by Greg Pahl on residential wind turbines, a technology that may be ready to go prime time. Pahl notes that "recent technical developments have reduced blade noise and improved both turbine efficiency and longevity," so homeowners living in areas with the necessary amount of wind may take another look at this alternative.

This issue also gives close attention to the renewal of the US Farm Bill: articles by regular Grist contributor Tom Philpott and Farm Aid president Willie Nelson both argue for significant changes in American agricultural policy.

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50 Things Everyone Should Know. By Mark and Angel Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. Computer Programming. Science. Dinosaurs. Potassium Chlorate and Gummy Bear. Museums. Ideas. Erowid. Free Technology for Teachers. Google. TED: Ideas worth spreading.

Courses/Workshops Permaculture Research Institute. 99 More Incredible Lectures From the World's Top Scientists. Posted on Tuesday July 31, 2012 by Staff Writers Open source, for both the classroom and the self-educator, proves an absolutely swoon-worthy digital ocean of information.