Expii.com is a free interactive website, focused on math and science. It is unique in that it embraces diverse learning styles and responds to user needs. The platform determines a given user's ability level and provides level-appropriate questions. If a learner finds a problem challenging, Expii provides curated, detailed explanations of how to solve the problem.
This site, sponsored by SaveOnEnergy, provides an excellent animated guide to the science of electricity.
This site, sponsored by Dr. Aaron Smith’s Awakening Your STEM School, provides a varied and valuable list of STEM resources that “will take learning in the classroom to another level.”
This free platform gives access to high-quality teaching resources and provides an online community where teachers can collaborate with, encourage and inspire each other.
The Spaced-Out Classroom shares projects and lesson plans in astronomy and earth science for classes around the world.
The Teachers' Pack, sponsored by the Foundation for Society, Technology and Civilization, maps relevant historical Islamic scientific and technological discoveries and principles to the national curriculum for secondary schools. The Pack contains important teacher's guides and experiments to use at school and is devised to support teachers and the classroom environment.
This Australian site offers many valuable online resources for K-12 math and science classes, including many excellent and interesting ones for high school classes.
Hippocampus, developed by the Monterey Institute of Technology and Education, offers free multimedia lessons and course materials to help with high school instruction, homework and studies.
Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
Connexions is an environment created by Rice University in Houston, Texas for collaboratively developing, freely sharing, and rapidly publishing scholarly content on the Web. The Connexions content contains educational materials for everyone — from children to college students to professionals — organized in small modules that are easily connected into larger collections or courses.
MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered, searchable collection of peer reviewed and selected higher education, online learning materials, catalogued by registered members and a set of faculty development support services. MERLOT's vision is to be a premiere online community where faculty, staff, and students from around the world share their learning materials and pedagogy.
The OpenLearn website gives free access to U.K.’s Open University course materials. Here you will find hundreds of free study units, each with a discussion forum. Teachers and other professionals working in education around the world are using these open resources to keep their knowledge up to date, benefit from the latest educational thinking, gain new knowledge or find teaching materials they can use in their courses.
WikiEducator, sponsored by the Commonwealth of Learning, aims to build a thriving and sustainable global community dedicated to the design, development and delivery of free content for learning in realization of a free version of the education curriculum by 2015.Online Resources for Teacher Education, Development and Information-Sharing
The film director, George Lucas, created this site to be “a place where kids and parents, teachers and administrators, policy makers and the people they serve, all are empowered to change education for the better. A place where children become lifelong learners and develop the technical, cultural, and interpersonal skills to succeed in the twenty-first century. A place of inspiration, aspiration, and an urgent belief that improving education improves the world we live in.”
The links provided on this site are all kid-friendly websites that will help students have fun with calculators of all kinds. There are also websites listed that will explain the various functions of the more complex calculators such as the scientific and graphing calculators. An initiative of MIT's Learning International Networks Consortium Some site content Licensed via Creative Commons
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