200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites... This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers. It features free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing. This newly-released list is a work in progress. Please tell us if we’re missing something good. Free Audio Books, eBooks and Textbooks
25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites that may just make you more clever than ever before. 1. Spotify Classic Audio Books Here’s a little known tip. If you open Spotify, click “Browse” (in the left hand nav), then scroll way down to “Spoken Word,” you will find a number of free audiobook collections–readings by Sylvia Plath, Langston Hughes, and Dylan Thomas; old time crime and sci-fi dramas; a big H.P. Lovecraft compendium and more.
Kids Audio Books - Best Sellers & New Releases I eagerly purchased this audiobook of T. H. White???s complete The Once and Future King, because for a long time Audible only had the individual books available. 100 Day Activities All About Me **Camping picture is shown, more themes available below** Print the page of your choice. Print the directions. Clever Dragons - Where boys can be creative, learn and have fun Smart fun for kids Online learning you can trust Clever Dragons offers so much more than a traditional learning website. Mystery World Renowned Psychic – Edgar Cayce believed the Atlanteans created three Ancient Halls of Records believed to be located in Egypt; the Bahamas; and the […] Read more Indiana Jones meets The X-Files in this intriguing 3rd and final installment in the award winning series that tackles the age-old question “Where did we […] Read more This talk was presented at the TEDx Whitechapel event in London on 12 January 2013 and TED organisation has removed it from their YouTube channel […] Read more
art for your ear : podcast art for your ear : podcast Yes. A podcast! Free Audio Books for Children Windswept(5 mins) Written by Nadine D’Souza. A Copperpod tree learns that it takes two to tango. Piggis Play Games(6 mins) Written by Dave Donicci. Boy and girl pigs tackle outdoor games. The Persistent Rain Cloud(6 mins) Written by Nadine D’Souza. A blustery cloud bully needs to be taught a lesson.
100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars While burying yourself in the stacks at the library is one way to get some serious research done, with today’s technology you can do quite a bit of useful searching before you ever set foot inside a library. Undergraduates and grad students alike will appreciate the usefulness of these search engines that allow them to find books, journal articles and even primary source material for whatever kind of research they’re working on and that return only serious, academic results so time isn’t wasted on unprofessional resources. Note: Visit our updated list for the latest in academic search engines. General Start off your research with one of these more general academic search engines. Intute: Use this website’s search tools to find the best and most reliable sites to start your research.
Found in Mom's Basement 1940s ad for A-penn products: 1948 ad for Revlon cosmetics: 1950s ad for Revlon cosmetics: Famous Edgar Allan Poe Stories Read by Iggy Pop, Jeff Buckley, Christopher Walken, Marianne Faithful & More Open Culture In 1849, a little over 167 years ago, Edgar Allan Poe was found dead in a Baltimore gutter under mysterious circumstances very likely related to violent election fraud. It was an ignominious end to a life marked by hardship, alcoholism, and loss. After struggling for years as the first American writer to try and make a living from his art, and failing in several publishing ventures and positions, Poe achieved few of his aims, barely getting by financially and only managing to attract a little—often negative—notice for now-famous poems like “The Raven.” Contemporaries like Ralph Waldo Emerson disparaged the poem and a later generation of writers, including William Butler Yeats, pronounced him “vulgar.” Just above, hear a lesser-known poem by Poe called “Ulalume” read by Jeff Buckley, with an accompanying soundtrack of low, pulsing, vaguely Western-inspired music that well suits Buckley’s formal, rhythmic recitation. Related Content: