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  1. Bob Bowman's Study Skills Section - Offers tremendous advantages when used first of all
  2. ProCon Latte - A free content filter for the Firefox browser - Automatically blocks explicit content - and can be set to block profanity; settings can also be locked (see details at site) - See other free filters here
  3. Beginner Tips - Learn how to use new technologies
  4. Free portable tinySpell™ - Interactive spelling checker
  5. Online Talking Dictionarist - Has online keyboard option
  6. Free Online Translation - Also has Virtual Keyboard
  7. Online Talking Calculator sites - Parents need to read Terms first:
    https://www.to14.com/game.php?id=4d486a2c164a9
    http://www.flashgamesplayer.com/free/talking-calculator/play.html
    See more calculators on Math Page
  8. Balabolka - Text-to-Speech (TTS) reader - reads text even in browser (saves sound file)
  9. Alternatives for QuotePad - Many choices for note-taking and to do lists
  10. Use Bob Bowman's Reference Page - Find list of dictionaries to replace discontinued Voycabulary Link
  11. Teen Internet Safety: A Parents Guide - Via Top10VPN.com
  12. See Most Essential Local Pages below - Outstanding links and tips to help students and home educators
  13. See Free Education Sites and Tools below - Countless new educational sites make teaching and learning easy
  14. See extensive list of Free Software below - See FREE alternatives to commercial versions!

    HOMESCHOOLING: ESSENTIAL FREE EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES PAGES:

    These are related pages from the Free Educational Technologies Site INDEX - See many core subjects there!
    NOTE: - Most pages also have related free software listed!
    Also please see Free Educational Technologies Home Page for important additional links and messages
  15. Activity tips - Listing of various things to do
  16. Beginner Tips - Using modern technology tools - comprehensive areas
  17. Career tips - Helps students select an area of work
  18. Coping tips - Focus on students
  19. Discipline tips - Management links mainly
  20. Distance Ed - Free learning opportunities online
  21. EduGames - Games that have educational value
  22. Homework Help - Helps with student success
  23. How-To Guides - Technical guides
  24. Logic Links - See how logic helps in most cases
  25. Math Links - Essential to many fields
  26. Memory Tools - Can help everyone
  27. Motivation - Mainly for students
  28. Online Tools and Productivity Tools - Include free education links
  29. Reading Links - Core area in education
  30. Special Ed - Helpful links and software
  31. Student Tips - Links chosen for student focus
  32. Study Skills - Very essential student site
  33. Teach Online - Lots of tools to make it easy!  (Many tools can be used at home)
  34. Top Tutorials - Using software and technology
  35. Writing Links - Collection of valuable tips and software

    HOMESCHOOLING: FREE EDUCATIONAL SITES AND TOOLS:

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    NOTE: Many contributors around the world believe that education should be free - and many have donated their time and talent to creating free educational tools like online blogs, courses, podcasts, videos, as well as downloadable lessons and software programs to help students learn with professional-grade creativity; Colleges and universities have joined in this endeavor. “Click-to-Learn” methodology is a great benefit from modern technology.

    SURVEY OF TOOLS

  36. K-12 Educators Guide To Web 2.0 - Tips for everyone from Teachinghacks
  37. Visual Literacy - Organization of visualization methods
  38. Mind Map - Explanation by Wikipedia
  39. Podcasting Terms: Glossary Courtesy of Whatis?com
  40. Podcasting - Articles from About.com®
  41. Audio & Podcasting - Educational links and tools - from From Webtools4u2use
  42. How to Subscribe to a Podcast - Video Tutorial
  43. Conversions - See conversions of text to audio
  44. Zamzar - Free Online File Converter - Convert URLs or any given file type to another
  45. Vozme - Free online text-to-MP3 converter - pick male / female voices (several languages)
  46. Media Converter - Online version or download version - Swiss scientist's invention
  47. Video Blogging - Wikipedia
  48. Free Computer Tips - Video Tutorials - From tips4pc.com
  49. Glossary on Video Terms - Courtesy of Miracle Tutorials
  50. Video Tools & Sharing - From Webtools4u2use
  51. Studenthacks.org - Helps with student productivity in a big way - Covers: Top 20 RSS Feed Readers, Twitter Search Engines, Social Networking and extensive study aids
  52. What is Distance Education? - Glossary for Online Learning
  53. Glossary of Online Learning Terms - The elearningcoach
  54. 100 Hand-picked Freebies for Learning Experience Designers The eLearning Coach
  55. A Guide to Free E-Learning Tools - Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies
  56. Tools & Strategies that can be used at home - Via Internet Archive
  57. 100 COMPLETELY FREE Distance Learning Resources for Homeschoolers"> - Distance Education.org
  58. Online Courses & Resources
  59. Open Source Language Educational Resources Repository
  60. Teaching Every Student
  61. Web 2.0 and Emerging Learning Technologies/Web 2.0 Tools - From Wikibooks
  62. 101 Free Learning Tools 101 Learning
  63. 95 free Learning tools
  64. 11 Tools from Sourceforge.net
  65. List of emerging technologies - From Wikipedia
  66. David Meaney's Top Ten Tools 2007
  67. Educational Technology
  68. Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

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  69. Podcasting tools
  70. Directory of E-Learning Tools: Podcasting tools
  71. Guide to Podcasting
  72. See 25 tools tutorials for podcasting
  73. Pocket Sized Podcasts For Learning Management Systems - From ezinearticles
  74. Learning in the 21st century
  75. Learning Tools
  76. Doing E-Learning
  77. Technology for Teaching and Learning
  78. Podcasting - K12 Handhelds
  79. Learning in Hand - Podcasting in Education
  80. Select a Podcast Genre for titles
  81. Podcasting Directories - PCA Forum
  82. PodSafe Music Sites
  83. Software for Downloading Podcasts - PCA Forum
  84. Teacher Innovations - See free tools and presentation tutorials
  85. Podcasting Tools - Resource for podcasting
  86. Cell Phones in Learning
  87. All You Need To Know - From readwriteweb.com
  88. Skype + Podcasting = Skypecasting
  89. Introduction to English Learning Podcasts - From About.com®
  90. Podcasts & audio recording - All about podcasting and useful links
  91. Teaching & learning with podcasting
  92. Podcasting - Resources from Philadelphia University
  93. To pics in Social Learning - Strategies and Trends
  94. Using Del.icio.us in Education
  95. Podcasting - Educational focus
  96. 100 Essential Web Tools for Homeschoolers - From Smart Teaching.org

    FREE E-BOOKS

  97. Free Audio Books - Links by PicktheBrain - Also see self-improvement links
  98. Online Electronics Book from WikiBooks has detailed information
  99. ArticleAlley.com - Free reprint rights for many topics (linkback required)
  100. librivox - Search resources for public domain books on podcasts
  101. Top 100 Audio Books downloads from Project Gutenburg
  102. Project Gutenberg - Download free electronic books (ebooks)
  103. Free Audio Books & Video Directory - Selections from Learnoutloud.com
  104. Free Ebooks from Paul C. Jong's Christian Book Series

    HOW TO FIND MORE EDUCATIONAL LINKS & TOOLS

  105. Top 100 Blogs by News.com (CNET News)
  106. Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016: Overview - By www.c4lpt.co.uk
  107. eLearning 2.0 - 2006 - From eLearningtech
  108. Jane's E-Learning: Top Tools in 2009
  109. Learning resources - Articles and Slidenotes - From c4lpt
  110. DIRECTORY OF LEARNING TOOLS - Index Page - OSS, freeware, and more - C4LPT
  111. 321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology - Via eLearning Industry
  112. 50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language - Via teachthought

    OPEN EDUCATION - LINKS TO FREE EDUCATION:

  113. Teacher Tube
  114. How to get an education on itunes - Get over 100,000 audio & video courses at eHow™
  115. Wikiversity: Main Page - See offerings at wikiversity.org
  116. Handbook of Open Universities
  117. Free Online MIT Course Materials for High School - MIT OpenCourseWare
  118. Free Online Courses from MIT Open Course Ware - No registration required
  119. Yale now also offers free non-credit courses, lectures, notes online - With download options
  120. The Open Coursework Consortium - Lists free courses from universities around the world
  121. FREE - Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans from the Federal Government - Via free.ed.gov
  122. Academic Earth.org - Thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars
  123. Open (No Cost) Educational Content - Wikieducator - To support students and teachers in the creation, re-use and sharing of e-learning material
  124. WikiEducator Content Page - Outlines in Education
  125. EduResources Weblog - Higher Education Resources Online - Free learning
  126. Free Online Encyclopedia - Everything is open content by Academic Kids.com
  127. More Reference.com: Encyclopedia - Provides information which is open content
  128. Open-site.org - Content is freely available for everyone per GNU Free Documentation License
  129. Free Education on the Internet Courses: - from Arts & Humanities, Automotive, through Math, Science, and Social Science - Courtesy of Free-Ed.net
  130. Online Learning - Courtesy of studygs.net - replacement site
  131. Top 100 Tools For Learning 2013 - SlideShare
  132. The WWW Virtual Library
  133. K12 Open Education
  134. EPN the Educational Podcast Network
  135. Learning Online Info - Links to Podcasting educational sources
  136. Podcasts Learning - eLearningLearning.com
  137. http://www.youtube.com/edu - YouTube - EDU - Videos from college and university partner
  138. See more OPEN (FREE) EDUCATION Opportunities - Main Page - Plus find more free resources

    HOMESCHOOLING LINKS: GENERAL EDUCATIONAL SITES AND TOOLS:

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  139. Homeschooling Topics - See global trends and motivations
  140. Home Sweet Home-School's Educational Resources Page - General Resources
  141. The Homeschool Glossary - Courtesy of Homefires - The Journal of Homeschooling Online
  142. Homeschool Resources Text Links
  143. A Maths Dictionary for Kids - By Jenny Eather
  144. Directory Web Search for kids by librarians - By KidsClick!
  145. Questgems - Thousands of Links to Useful Websites, Listed by Subject Areas
  146. Home Education - further HE Links
  147. Maria's Homeschool Links
  148. Knowledge House - Homeschool Information - Learning Resources
  149. Tara's Lots o' Links Page - See homeschooling section
  150. Homeschool World® - Has articles and tools
  151. Links for Homeschool - Links are free unless marked
  152. The Education Resource List - See free resources from the archived newsletters
  153. The Teaching Home, A Christian Magazine for Home Educators
  154. Homeschool Oasis: First Stop for Starting-Out / Burning-Out Homeschooling
  155. Homeschool Home.com has free worksheets, free activities for lesson plans, etc.
  156. Jon's Homeschool Resource Page
  157. Homeschooling Resources - About.com®
  158. Free Homeschool Study Resources - Links provided by Homeschool Central
  159. edHelper.com - Math, Reading Comprehension, Lesson Plans
  160. http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070705090705AARfpqI - Homeschool Sites for Kindergardners - Yahoo!®
  161. First-School Preschool Activities and Crafts
  162. New to Homeschooling? Begin Reading Here - See tons of resources at A to Z Home's Cool Homeschool Website
  163. Unscramble.net: Crossword Find, Rhyme Find, dictionary Find...
  164. The Home School Study Center - See index of links
  165. Web Links for Home Schoolers - From SPL
  166. Arnold's House of Homeschool - See index of sites
  167. Find a preschool in your state Courtesy of The Savvy Source
  168. Homeschool World®: Practical Homeschooling Articles
  169. Homeschool Help from easyhomeschool.com
  170. Learn English with Pictures (over 400 words/photographs) - links to English-Spanish with audio
  171. Common Errors in English - See alphabetical links
  172. Homeschooling Links - About.com®
  173. Amby's Education Site: Home Schooling Resources
  174. Homeschool Resources
  175. Kids.Net.Au - Kids safe portal for children, parents, schools and teachers
  176. ZillaMail is a free, child safe, web based email system
  177. Children's multilingual Dictionary with audible pronounciation (LogosDictionary.Org)
  178. Discovery Education Homeworkhelp - Math Homework Help - Video tutorials plus extensive math links
  179. Top 100 Educational Websites for 2015 - Homeschool.com
  180. 101 Things To Do This Summer - Tips from homeschool.com
  181. Free Homeschool Resource Guide
  182. TheHomeSchoolMom Free Homeschool Planner and Organizer - Also see more resources
  183. All-in-One Homeschool - A complete, free online Christian homeschool curriculum
  184. Special Home Educator - See Resources
  185. US Health Corps - Click on Menu icon
  186. Homeschooling and Online Education - Links via U.S. Dept. of State
  187. Khan Academy - Free videos on all subjects
  188. PARENTS LINKS:

  189. How-To Contact Congress | 5 Letter Template Examples
  190. Search Department of Education Guides for: Guides for Parents
  191. Education-World® - Use search engine for: parents - Find hundreds of articles
  192. See Parents as Partners in Children's Learning - Also see related topics at KidSource Online™
  193. 101 Fun Activities To Do With Your Child
  194. Activities - Helping Your Child Become a Reader - From ED.gov
  195. Teaching With Documents - National Archives
  196. What You Can Do at Home to Help Your Child Succeed at School
  197. Home Schooling - The Education Portal.com&trade
  198. School Resources & Educational Help By Grade & Subject for Parents - By FamilyEducation
  199. Helping Your Child Learn Science - U. S. Dept. of Education
  200. Let's Do Homework! (Dept. of Education)
  201. Parents Guide to the Internet (U.S. Dept of Edu)
  202. Family Sites - About.com®
  203. Welcome to the eHow™ Articles - for K-12 educational tips for parents
  204. Family anger management skills for parents and children (parentingtoolbox.com)
  205. Family Fun on Computers - About.com®
  206. Math Fun & Games Online - Via About.com® (Child Parenting)
  207. National PTA Education Program Parent Involvement
  208. Resources for Teachers and Parents
  209. Literacy Links: Resources for Parents - International Reading Assoc.
  210. Hubbard's Cupboard - Early childhood education
  211. HomeWork Help for Math and Reading (Math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org)
  212. Math.com Advice for Parents
  213. Free Online Equation Editor
  214. The Learning Pages - Also has section on discipline
  215. KidsHealth - For parents, kids, and teens
  216. E-ssential Guide: A Parent's Guide to Assistive Tech
  217. Home Schooling & Parenting Resources
  218. Parenting Resources
  219. Resource Guides on a Budget - BeBusinessed
  220. Gateway Drugs: How Does Addiction Start? - Michael's House Treatment Centers
  221. Parent Safety Issues and Lesson Plans
  222. 94 Ways To Keep Kids Busy For The Work-At-Home Parent
  223. Drug Abuse Prevention - Parents, Teachers, Teens Tips - Also see Self-Tests via Prevention Coalition
  224. How to check your child's credit report and prevent identity theft - CreditCards.com
  225. The Parents’ Guide to Online Shopping Safety - Wikibuy
  226. My Essay on Divine Designs - “You Are No Accident”
  227. My Article on Violence: “Divine Protective Mandate”
  228. RELATED FREE SOFTWARE AND TOOLS:

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  229. Free software - School Express - Via Internet Archives
  230. Educational Freeware
  231. Online Learning Tools & Software - Autism Speaks.org
  232. Freeware Files
  233. Free Software for teachers and schools and homeschools - SheppardSoftware.com
  234. 3 Angels Free Software for Education, Teachers, Students - Grading programs, Word search generator, math plotting...
  235. SUPER© Free 3D Converter encodes and plays any Multimedia file - Free software!
  236. Free Printable Checklists - from My ParenTime's
  237. Fraction games and tutorials online - Free software included
  238. Free Printable Calendars - Courtesy of CalendarHome.com
  239. Free Stuff for Homeschoolers, Students, and Teachers
  240. Prime Number Calculator
  241. Calculators Online - Wide variety by Questgems
  242. Homeschooling Freebies
  243. Stain Removal Guide
  244. Freebies for Families & Education (Canada & U.S.)
  245. Simple D Budget - Open source home budgeting program
  246. Text Mining Tool - Freeware to convert PDF, DOC, and other files to text
  247. TrackClass - Online Homework Manager - smart way to keep track of your schoolwork
  248. NowDoThis.com - Enter only one task - it's free!
  249. doitdoitdone.com - Free Online To-Do-List Manager - No registration! No login!
  250. Big Data Visualization Review of the 20 Best Tools
  251. FREEWARE SECTION has really outstanding FREE software adaptable to homeschooling
  252. WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:

  253. LibGuides Community Site - Use Menu Symbol to find libguides' subjects at over 4700 libraries worldwide!
  254. See INDEX for REFERENCES, SECURITY under TECH ISSUES, etc.
  255. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc., eg:
    Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page

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