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    **SPOTLIGHT SPECIAL:

  1. Links to Math Resources for Shifting Instruction Online - Illustrative Mathematics
  2. Open Education Resources - Closures addressed also - LiveBinder
  3. Online Self-Paced Lessons for Students - Math, Science, and more - HelpTeaching.com
  4. Bob Bowman's Study Skills Section - Use first for success
  5. Beginner Tips - Learn how to use new technologies
  6. Careers Section - See 100+ links
  7. Votech Section - See 100+ links
  8. Engineering Section - See 100+ links
  9. Writing section - See 100+ links
  10. Notepad - Online Notes free, no login required - [See more notetakers under UTILITY SITES]
  11. Online Tools and Productivity - New tools are here!
  12. Free portable tinySpell™ - Interactive spelling checker
  13. Extensive List of Free Software - See alternatives to paid versions!
  14. Check Free Educational Technologies Home Page - Check important messages
  15. See Tech Tips & Tools Section - Extensive List
  16. Khan Academy On a Stick: - Educational videos & more on a thumbdrive -
    copy for those without internet - mujica.org
  17. *Guided steps to write various school papers - TIME For Kids - Archived
  18. How to Write a Composition (with Pictures) - Via wikiHow
  19. CAST Science Writer™ - A free online writing tool for M. S. students - See Other Free Tools
  20. Tools for Struggling Learners
  21. Tools and Tips for Students - ThoughtCo
  22. Learning Styles Inventory - Elementary Level
  23. Hampshire College offers free software bundle to all incoming students - open source .com - Get Yours HERE:

    YOUNGER STUDENTS SECTION:

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    MINIMIZE TIME ONLINE - USE THESE SEARCHABLE SITES FIRST:
    • All search engines are now available here - under KID-SAFE SEARCH SECTION on : Webtools Page

  1. Kids' Zone - Central Intelligence Agency
  2. Fiction Writing and Publishing Resources and Advice - The Balance Careers
  3. *Various Games for Very Young Students - Billybear4kids
  4. See more games in Academic Gameroom Section
  5. Words and Stuff - Logophilia Weekly (No longer maintained)
  6. *ARS Science 4 Kids! - and Cool Sites - Archived USDA sites. New site here:Tellus
  7. Electric Zoo
  8. Net's Best for Research - Kids' Place - Education Place
  9. Superkid's Educational Tools
  10. *TIME For Kids Writing A-Plus papers - Archived Homework Help
  11. U.S. Mint Pocket Change tips and games
  12. Biography Dictionary - Via s9.com
  13. Biographies at Biography.com
  14. Kid's Astronomy - Education.com
  15. Cyndi's List: Kids and teens
  16. ALFY - The Web Portal for Kids
  17. Just for Kids - Some links defunct - Stirlinglaw.com
  18. Pre-Veterinary Resources - AAVMC
  19. The Newspaper Clipping Generator - For fun!
  20. TechKids - A technology education lab site for youths
  21. Free Web Based Educational Software - Educational-Freeware
  22. ZillaMail is a free, child safe, web based email system - Requires registration
  23. Open Source Library of free Textbooks, videos... - CK-12 Foundation
  24. Free online English - Multilingual Dictionary with pronunciation - LingvoSoft
  25. 100% Sourced Quotations - Lib Quotes
  26. 15 Free Must Have iPad Apps For Elementary Students - eLearning Industry

    GENERAL STUDENTS SECTION:

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    MINIMIZE TIME ONLINE - USE THESE SEARCHABLE SITES FIRST:

  1. Countries A to Z - Atlapedia® Online
  2. High Quiz Hub: - Free Online Interactive K-12 Quiz Games
  3. Check out Inventors & Prizes - Plus Inventor's Handbook - At Lemelson-MIT
  4. Scratch: - Create stories, games ... ( Best to download Scratch 2 Offline Editor)
  5. Bob Bowman's Programming Page - See other ways to create your programs
  6. *Learn the Net .com Archives - Internet Lessons plus Glossary
  7. *Student Media Sourcebook from Internet Archive - For student journalists
  8. How to Become an Excellent Student (with Pictures) - wikiHow
  9. Mathworld™ - Very extensive entries - See Resource list at Wolfram.com
  10. Cool Sites for Middle School Students - Virtual Middle School Library
  11. *ACM Crossroads Student Magazine - Back issues including tutorials
  12. The Online Books Page - Over 35,000 free books - Via library.upenn.edu
  13. OpenTeacher - Free exam training software - SourceForge
  14. *Online Study Guide for Student Drivers
  15. Health and Medical Links - MedHunt search box at bottom - Stanford Univ.
  16. Writing Bugs - Education World®
  17. World Wide Words
  18. Organize Your Research With These Free Web Tools - From Lifewire
  19. The Most Helpful Web Tools for Students - LifeHacker
  20. Bob Bowman's Productivity Guide - See Handy Tools and Sites for Students
  21. Gliffy Online: Draw flowcharts, maps, etc. - Free for active students
  22. 5 Best Free Alternatives To Microsoft Visio (Diagram Tool) - MTE
  23. 21 Online Student Tools to Help With Research, Communication ...
  24. Health Education Lesson Plans & Activities - LearntobeHealthy.org®
  25. Student Guides - Large Selection from StudentGuide.org
  26. 100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner - College@Home
  27. SparkNotes: Today's Most Popular Study Guides
  28. How To Become A Good Student - From WikiBooks
  29. See Various Writing tips from The Purdue OWL
  30. See Resume Tips & more on Careers Page
  31. Chettour Horizons 4 Students - See Advice On Careers, Study Skills...
  32. Learning Styles Quiz Results - See Study Guides & More at The Study Gurus
  33. Multiple Intelligences Theory: Widely Used, Yet Misunderstood - Edutopia™
  34. Free Apps for Students in Middle - High School: Our BIG List of the Best - WeAreTeachers
  35. See Inspiration, Motivation, Mind Maps & more in Self-Improvement Section
  36. See How To Deal With Stress & more In Coping Section

    EDUCATION TOOLS:

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  1. *K-12 Educators Guide To Web 2.0 - Archived Tips from Teachinghacks
  2. Visual Literacy - Organization of Visualization Methods - amazing chart!
  3. Mind Map - Explanation by Wikipedia
  4. *eLearning YellowPages.com - See Archived Education Links - also see:
  5. College@Home Blog - See archived list: 100s of Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner
  6. Internet Definitions - Reference - Courtesy of Whatis?com
  7. Glossary of Common Presentation Terms - See tips and podcast from projectorpeople.com
  8. *Audio & Podcasting - Achived Educational links and tools - Webtools4u2use
  9. Welcome to PodcastFAQ.com - Everything you need to know about Podcasting
  10. *Podsafe Music Network - See song list
  11. Conversions - See conversions of text to audio - via Bob Bowman's Guide
  12. Zamzar - Free Online File Converter - Convert URLs or any given file type to another (text-to-MP3 for example)
  13. Vozme - Free online text-to-MP3 converter - pick male / female voices (several languages)
  14. Free Online File Converter
  15. Best History Websites - by EdTechTeacher Inc (Replaces Dr. Lebeau's HomePage)
  16. Glossary on Video Terms - Courtesy of Miracle Tutorials
  17. *Video Tools & Sharing - From Archived Webtools4u2use
  18. *Studenthacks.org - 101+ Web Resources for Students - More study aids via Internet Archive
  19. Directory of Learning & Performance Tools - C4LPT
  20. *Study Skills Article Index - How to Study
  21. Call4All: Language Educational Resources Repository - Virtual Encyclopedia of major language learning links
  22. Top 100 Tips for Learning - C4LPT
  23. *Dive Into Web 2.0: Contents - Read Free online - DEITEL®
  24. *99 Free and Essential Web Tools for the College Bound - Archived for OnlineCollege.org
  25. Web 2.0 and Emerging Learning Technologies/Web 2.0 Tools - From Wikibooks
  26. *101 Free Learning Tools 101 Learning
  27. ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?
  28. Free Open Source Windows Education Software - SourceForge
  29. List of emerging technologies - From Wikipedia
  30. History of Top Tools - C4LPT
  31. Educational Technology
  32. Podcasting tools - Shambles .net
  33. *33 Free Online Learning Resources Every Student Should Use - The PROSPECT Archived
  34. *Podcasting How-tos - Rice University
  35. Audacity Tutorial: 17 Essential Audacity Tips for Podcasters - Also See Manual here - BuzzSprout
  36. How to Record a Podcast with Audacity: 7 Steps (with Pictures) - Via wikiHOW
  37. Articles & Advice on Online Learning & More - From Robin L. Green at EzineArticles
  38. Resource Repository for e-learning Online Tools - Charles Nelson
  39. Free Student Resources - Discovery Education™
  40. *Online vs. Classroom Learning Pros and Cons - Archived TVs
  41. Use of Technology for Teaching and Learning
  42. Learning in Hand - Podcasting in Education
  43. http://www.podcastalley.com/ - Podcast Alley - Podcasting News & Featured Podcasts - PREVIEW for content
  44. Podcast Information - From Wikipedia
  45. 17 Places to Find PodSafe Music - blogtalkradio™
  46. List of podcatchers - PC programs used to download various media - Wikipedia
  47. 11 - Presentation Tools - 21things4teachers
  48. Cell Phones in Learning
  49. *Web 2.0 Backpack: Web Apps for Students - ReadWriteWeb Archived
  50. Skype + Podcast Recorder = Skypecasting - See instructions
  51. Introduction to English Learning Podcasts - From ThoughtCo
  52. Podcasting 101 Guide - Buzzsprout
  53. Audio & Podcast (Creation and Editing) Tools - Via c4lpt.co.uk
  54. Podcasting - Educational focus
  55. Howjsay.com - A free online Talking Dictionary of English Pronunciation
  56. FullBooks.com - Thousands of Full-Text Free Books
  57. *The Full Wiki - Citable references for student research
  58. 15 Popular Sites Like Ucr Infomine | moreofit.com - Scholarly Internet Resource Collections
  59. Memidex dictionary N/A
  60. Free presentation resources for students & teachers! - ETC
  61. *Student Tools and Resources
  62. Graphing Calculator - Online Graphing Calculator - Mathway
  63. Find alternates to Zotero - Find, organize, and cite research sources
  64. Kiwix - Read the whole Wikipedia & related collections on a thumb drive
  65. *Free Image Library Archives - Legal images available on the web
  66. *Mobile FilmMakers 2006 - MobiFilm Academy Lessons - See Filming Via Telephone Glossary
  67. Internet Archive: Digital Library & Wayback Machine - Find earlier versions of Web Pages & more
  68. Top 20 Free Apps for High School and College Students - Magoosh

    OPEN EDUCATION:

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  1. Skip the Tuition: 100 Free Podcasts from the Best Colleges in the World - OEDB
  2. Open Courseware Directory - Courtesy of College@Home.com
  3. Teacher Tube® - See educational videos, pictures, documents, etc.
  4. List of Tuition-Free Universities (with Pictures) - Via the classroom
  5. Wikiversity: Main Page - See offerings at wikiversity.org
  6. Handbook of Open Universities - WikiEducator
  7. Free Online MIT Course Materials for High School - MIT OpenCourseWare
  8. Free Online Courses from MIT Open Course Ware - No registration required
  9. Yale now also offers free non-credit courses, lectures, notes online - With download options
  10. Open Coursework Consortium: Find OER Resources - Lists free courses from universities around the world – CCCOER
  11. Academic Earth.org - Thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars
  12. Open (No Cost) Educational Content - Wikieducator - See e-learning material for students and teachers
  13. WikiEducator Content Page - Outlines in Education
  14. Free Online Encyclopedia - Everything is open content by Academic Kids.com
  15. Wikibooks:Card Catalog Office - Wikibooks, open books for an open world
  16. Open Courseware Directory - Free - Courtesy of College@Home.com
  17. Free Education on the Internet - See Course List at Free-Ed.net now Waybuilder
  18. *Links to Podcasting educational sources - Archived Learning Online Info
  19. Podcasts Learning - eLearningLearning.com
  20. http://www.youtube.com/edu -YouTube - EDU - Videos from Education Section - Use Quietube - and View-Zoom & Full Scrn for best PIX
  21. *Find out about anything and everything - C4LPT
  22. *Learning Tools Directory - Over 3,000 tools listed
  23. Coursera - Take the World's Best Courses, Online, For Free
  24. Udacity - Higher Education for Free
  25. Easy Excel 2010 - Excel Tutorial - fully illustrated
  26. Excel Blog for the Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced User
  27. ExcelChamps - Tips & Tricks, Functions, Formulas, Charts, VBA & Templates
  28. Open Education Section - See Bob Bowman's Guide for more links

    HOMEWORK HELPERS:

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  29. B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - If offline, See *Archive
  30. Homeworktips - ThoughtCo
  31. Homework Helper - refdesk - Loads of useful links here!
  32. A Research Guide for Students
  33. Homework Center - Infoplease
  34. HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help
  35. Multnomah County Lib Homework Center - Spanish version there also
  36. A Student's Guide to Research with the WWW
  37. Pre-K - 12th Grade Resources for Teachers Students Parents at I4C
  38. The Best Research and Reference Sites Online - Lifewire
  39. WebMath - Solve Your Math Problem
  40. Bibliomania - Many reference sources in one spot
  41. 50 States.com - Detailed report on each state
  42. ASL University - Lifeprint.com
  43. The Busy Student’s Guide to Finding More Time for School - MakeUseOf
  44. Search for Famous Quotes - Via BrainyQuote®
  45. Quotations and Proverbs Search - Fagan Finder - Select various databases
  46. eNotes.com - See study guides for history, science, business, and more
  47. Research Guide for Students - Get Geocites Archive by typing oocities over geocities in URL
  48. *Top 10 Free Online Spell Checkers - Free Nuts
  49. Spellchecker - Online Spell Check Form
  50. Spell Check: Online Spell Checker
  51. Free Online Grammar and Spell Checker - Ginger
  52. *Dictionary.com: See many tools here
  53. Read Books Online, Over 10000 Free Online Books - Read online in any color
  54. Visual Dictionary Online - By Merriam-Webster
  55. Discovery Education™ Homeworkhelp - See Math Homework Help - see other categories too
  56. Simple, yet useful student organization | TrackClass - Smart way to keep track of your assignments
  57. Examtime is now GoCongr - Study planner, notes tool, and more
  58. How To Make A To Do - See alternate sites to ListNowDoThis.com
  59. doitdoitdone.com - Free Online To-Do-List Manager - No registration! No login!
  60. *The Web's Best Homework Helper - Kid Info
  61. Homework Help - FREE Online References for Kids & Teachers - Via pppst.com
  62. 100 Most Helpful Websites For Students - 2016
  63. HOMEWORK HELPERS PAGE - See extensive help via research links & tools

    S.A.T. LINKS: (Free courses, tests, etc.)

  1. The LSAT Center: Tips, Tools, and Guides - Details at lsat-center.com
  2. Free study material for S.A.T. Test Preparation - From majortests.com
  3. SAT Prep Resources - See other tips at Discover Business
  4. 10 Tips for the SAT Essay - ThoughtCo
  5. LSAT Prep: Two- and Four-Month Study Plans - FREE
  6. College Application Essay Samples and Tips - ThoughtCo
  7. 100 Top SAT Words - Vocabulary.com
  8. Free Vocabulary Words - 5000 - See list below opening screen from freevocabulary.com
  9. *The Ultimate Guide to the SAT: 100 Helpful Sites and Resources - Smart Teaching.org
  10. *Ten Tips for Improving Your SAT Score - By Ronnie Demler
  11. Common Errors in English Usage - WSU
  12. Redesigned SAT 101 - ThoughtCo
  13. GRE Word Lists : Learn 1500 essential GRE words - Via majortests.com
  14. GRE Vocabulary List - See related lists at MSU
  15. *Free SAT test materials & Math practice tests - Archived takeSAT link
  16. SAT resources at Junket Studies
  17. List of 8500 Common SAT Words
  18. SAT test study guide PDF - Study Guide Zone
  19. Wide Variety of Standardized Tests and Practice Questions - Study Guide Zone
  20. Teach Yourself Logic: A Study Guide - By Download Free Ebooks
  21. Basic Concepts Of Logic in PDF format - UMass
  22. GeoGebra: Free Math Apps - Some online
  23. *Vocaber | Learn and Remember Lots of Vocabulary
  24. More Links are in English Section and Writing Section

    STUDY SKILLS:

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  1. Remember Any Number - with the sound number system - See details at Lifehack
  2. Study Techniques | How To Study | Test Taking Tips - AcademicTips.Org
  3. *The Memory Page - Archived memory improvement tips, brain training & more
  4. The Complete Guide to Memory - Scott H Young
  5. Do It Yourself Study Aids: Winning Websites and Apps - Learning in Hand
  6. 33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity - See more at Steve Pavlina .com
  7. Recording and Producing Your Podcast - Read more at tomshardware.com (even record your study notes & listen via headphones while multitasking)
  8. Study Tip: Why Aiming for A is Better Than A+ - From Lifehack
  9. See Study Skills Section - For more ways to learn / memorize things

    FREE MOBILE APPS:

  1. Understanding Mobile Apps - Protect your privacy & liability - FTC
  2. Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks - Guard against hackers - FTC
  3. Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2018 - National School Library Standards
  4. The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad - Teachthought
  5. Mobile Learning with GoConqr | Free education apps
  6. Free apps to find more free apps - Courtesy of Tech&Learning
  7. *100 Best Free iPhone Apps for College Students - BestUniversities.com
  8. The Best Free Apps for a New iPhone - Online Tech Tips
  9. 15 best free Android apps - Android Authority
  10. Best free Android apps - Softonic®
  11. Best Free Android Apps - Tom's GUIDE
  12. The Top 100 Educational Android Apps For Learning Anywhere - DIYGENIUS
  13. The 50 Best Education Apps For Android - Teachthought
  14. *50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now - Archived for Edudemic
  15. 100+ Top Free Apps for Education (Android) - AppCrawlr
  16. Musicians With Apps | Best Music Education Apps Resource - For pre-teens
  17. Education Apps -The Best 100 Education Applications
  18. 18 Best Websites With Educational Apps Reviews - Wave.video Blog
  19. Android Apps: Web2 - Internet 4 Classrooms
  20. Aard Dictionary - Free lookup program for Android; See Impressive screen shots

    FREE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE:

  21. VLC media player - The cross-platform media player & streaming server
  22. Miro HD Video Player - Open Source - Free internet TV and video podcast player
  23. The Best Freeware - 32 selections by Mr. J.V. Presogna (2011)
  24. Vocabulary Memorizer download - SourceForge.net
  25. PDFCreator - Create PDF files from any Windows program - Free software
  26. Free Educational Software and Games
  27. Full Version Free Educational Software for Kids
  28. Foxit Reader Portable: - Create and modify PDF files - See more programs at PortableApps.com
  29. 14 Free & Open Source Alternatives For Paid Software - Courtesy of MakeUseOf
  30. Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software - Read more at Osalt .com
  31. AlternativeTo - Social Software Recommendations - Find substitutes easily
  32. Free software for Education - Many categories by SchoolForge.net
  33. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
  34. Old Version Website: Find last known free versions of software titles
  35. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
  36. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
    - See really outstanding selections here!
    - for home, office, and school

    WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:

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  37. See INDEX for EDUCATION (SERIES), REFERENCES, TEACHER LINKS, TUTORIALS, etc.
  38. 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
    logo*Kids.gov: The U.S. Government's Official (Retired) Web Portal for Kids: Many more resources for kids, teens, parents, and teachers - Courtesy of Archive.org
    USA.gov - The U.S. government's new web portal: Education Page


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