100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything | Rated Colleges 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
Gray, Henry. 1918. -Anat. of the Body Introduction Anatomical Bibliography I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. Online Flashcards with Spaced Repetition: FlashcardDB 50- Web Every Nurse Should Bookmark No matter your nursing education level, or what nursing program you attended, it always helps to have resources on hand to help you improve the level of care you provide your patients. From RN to BSN, it can be helpful to be able to call on a store of knowledge to remind you of what you know, find an effective treatment, or learn something new. Additionally, it can help to have the help and support of other nurses. If you are looking for good information, and for connection with other nurses, you can use these 50 web resources to accomplish what you would like to as a health care professional: Nurse Forums and Communities Get in touch with other nurses by becoming involved with nursing forums and communities. allnurses.com: This nursing community includes a wide variety of forums, as well as news, information and even job postings. Professional Nursing Organizations Creating Care Plans As a nurse, it is important that you are able to create care plans and treatment plans. Reference Sites
Blended Learning in Higher Education: Framework, Principles, and Guidelines - D. Randy Garrison, Norman D. Vaughan This groundbreaking book offers a down-to-earth resource for the practical application of blended learning in higher education as well as a comprehensive examination of the topic. Well-grounded in research, Blended Learning in Higher Education clearly demonstrates how the blended learning approach embraces the traditional values of face-to-face teaching and integrates the best practices of online learning. This approach has proven to both enhance and expand the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching and learning in higher education across disciplines. In this much-needed book, authors D. Randy Garrison and Norman D. Blended Learning in Higher Education Outlines seven blended learning redesign principlesExplains the professional development issues essential to the implementation of blended learning designsPresents six illustrative scenarios of blended learning designContains practical guidelines to blended learning redesignDescribes techniques and tools for engaging students
100 Really, REALLY Useful Web Sites for Nurses Nurses are the caregivers of the world, but who is there to take care of nurses? These sites are. Whether they're networking communities or scholarship sites, these 100 websites have a common goal of usefulness for nurses. News & Reference These sites are a great jumping off point for current events, research, or just general resources. NurseZone: Get access to features, journals, and loads of resources through NurseZone. Communities Enjoy camaraderie and guidance from other nurses on these sites. allnurses: Join allnurses to get access to a community of nurses, great resources, news, and more. Organizations These nursing organizations offer networking, certifications, and a lot more. AORN: The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses provides its members with education, networking and standards. Education Get information and guidance on nursing school through these sites. Discover Nursing: Check out this website to find out why nursing is such a great career. Blogs Nursing History Care
57 Sites and Apps It has been 10 months since this blog began in this new location and I am amazed at how far we have come. We now have 880+ subscribers, several awards and lots of positive feedback. Thank you everyone for your support and for utilizing all the information here. If you'd like to subscribe to this blog in a reader, just click here. You can also subscribe via email (see left column) or follow me on Twitter. All students need help with their study skills. Easy Notecards- "Easy Notecards is a place for students and teachers to create, study, print and share interactive notecards (flashcards) for their textbooks." Education Atlas-study skills guides for students, including general guides, test-taking guides and study skills by subject area How to Improve Study Skills in Middle School- there are 7 tips on this site, as well as some helpful videos. How to Study.com- excellent site has loads of information, including SAT study tips, good listening in class, test anxiety and taking notes in class.
100 Useful Sites for School Nurses Working with kids can be satisfying. Sick kids are another matter entirely. From parents worried about every cough and sniffle to clever children faking their way out of a pop quiz, the work of a school nurse tries patience and skill. To pass the day and make the work load lighter, here are the 100 most useful sites for school nurses. Social Sites Everybody needs friends and school nurses are no different. Nurse Connect: Find friends and coworkers with this social site perfect for job networking or reconnecting with former colleagues.Nurse Linkup: A community of nurses sharing industry news and advice.allnurses: This social nursing network for nurses covers any and all topics relating to nursing. Symptom Checkers Even the most skilled professionals get stumped by their work. Merck A.D.A.M. Blogs by School Nurses Blogs can offer colleagues useful tips and advice for dealing with job pressures. Job Sites Resources for Managing Kids’ Health Professional Organizations
Free Graphic Organizers for Studying and Analyzing Introduction In my opinion, the free graphic organizers that I've been finding recently on the Internet are limited in variety and quality. If you are a regular visitor to Daily Teaching Tools, you may have noticed that two of the last three pages I've added to this site along with this new page, have been devoted entirely to graphic organizers. This hasn't been a coincidence. I'm trying my best to offer you quality graphic organizers WITHOUT draining your wallet. The free ones I'm offering on this page focus entirely on studying and analyzing. Although I will continue to offer more and more free tools for you to use in your classroom, this will be the last page devoted entirely to graphic organizers in the foreseeable future. I have a pile of resources available in my files that I've accumulated over 33 years of teaching that I would LOVE to make available to you. And, once I've completed this page, that's exactly what I intend to do. Quick Links for THIS Page Analysis Webs Author Study Maps