TRAILS: Tools for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills is a FREE knowledge assessment with multiple-choice questions targeting a variety of information literacy skills based on 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th grade standards. It was developed to provide an easily accessible and flexible tool for school librarians and teachers to identify strengths and weaknesses in the information-seeking skills of their students.
SAT Prep - With new, free AP resources from Khan Academy, students will be able to get extra practice before exam day.
Lectures on Math Science, Finance and the Humanities (Non-Credit)
College Level Coursework and Lectures (Non-Credit)
Bookboon: Free online educational/text books to download.
College & Career Academy Support Network (CCASN) is an extensive online bank of curriculum for career development education as well as any subject and industry.
Contextual Learning Portal / Resources 21 - Connect with others who are creating contextual learning experiences in classrooms and out-of-school settings. Browse projects and resources and submit your own. Be inspired by others; get insights into ways of planning and organizing projects; find resources; and share your results!
GCFLearnFree.org is a free online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills. The site is a program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC Inc. (GIENC) and the Goodwill Community Foundation Inc. (GCF). All content is created in Raleigh, North Carolina.
K-12 Chart Maker - Using this tool created by the Bureau of Labor & Statistics (BLS), you can make your own chart in a few steps. Try it with your own data (perhaps you can plot how many hours you spent watching TV every day this week), or try charting something found on the BLS website.
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are online courses available to anyone with a computer and Internet connection. They offer students a way to learn in a setting similar to an online class, but are usually loosely structured and can be accessed without paying tuition or committing to an academic program. Whether a student should sign up for a MOOC will depend on his or her academic and professional goals. To learn just for fun or to get a certificate for a small fee, MOOCs are ideal.
PowerMyLearning is a national non-profit that leverages technology to strengthen the learning relationships among students, teachers, and families so that all students can succeed. Our work fosters growth in teachers as instructional leaders, in parents as support partners, and in students as learners who can meet the challenge of high academic standards. We partner with schools, districts, and after-school hubs to provide teachers with coaching and students and parents with devices and training.
Ted-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world. Everything we do supports learning — from producing a growing library of original animated videos , to providing an international platform for teachers to create their own interactive lessons.
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