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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. Explore all the tools and choose the best option for your skill level. Creaza and Jaycut are answers to the Windows XP Movie Maker and Flipcam problem. Delicious or Diigo are online bookmarking networks teachers need. Doodle is a groovy scheduling tool teachers can use when setting up a collaborative work meeting or building social committee event. Science Projects. 100 Best Video Sites For Educators. Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning.

100 Best Video Sites For Educators

Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration, online videos make for an incredible teaching tool.

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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.

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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 favoriteandforget.com – Useful and educational links updated daily. Set it as your homepage and forget about it.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 Useful Web Apps.

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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. Country did you knows. Pendulum Waves WebGL. Learn Anything: 100 Places to Find Free Webinars and Tutorials. 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.

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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.

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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.

99 Resources to Research & Mine the Invisible Web

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?

35 Best Websites for Free 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 Offers short, practical how to videos, instructional videos and DIY solutions.

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