Below are some links that you might find helpful.
With a library of over 2,700 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 259 practice exercises, we’re on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.
Race to Nowhere film – Check the link for a screening near you
An interesting documentary that shows the dark side of America’s Achievement Culture. Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.
New York Times Blog Post on Being Your Own Homework Coach
An article that highlights some great resources for helping students manage their homework more efficiently. The article offers many links to organization and time management tools and other tips to help improve study habits.
Apple announces iBook textbooks for the iPad The days of the 60-pound back pack may be over for kids. Apple recently announced they will be partnering with the top K-12 textbook publishers to create lightweight, interactive textbooks that will run on Apple’s sleek iPad.
Learn Computer Programming in a Year! Almost 400,000 people have signed up with CodeYear to learn how to do computer programming. Sign up and you’ll receive a free interactive lesson every Monday.
Learn Web Development Skills The world’s largest free web development education site. You can learn HTML, XML, Web building skills and more – including a free, online certification program.
Free Award Winning Talks Online Fascinating talks in the area of technology, entertainment, design, business, science and global issues. More talks are added each week.
Over 2,000 Courses Available for Free Online MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
Content from More Than 800 Universities and Public Radio Stations A powerful tool to design and distribute courses for the IpAd, iPhone and iPod touch and then share the content with anyone.
Reduce the cost of text books with open-license web-based textbooks called Flexbooks CK12 has a mission to create a new form of textbooks that are open-licensed and free. Teachers can customize content to fit with their curriculum and the online format makes it easy to make changes (especially if they make new decisions like down-grading Pluto from being a planet). The non-profit also offers Free SAT Prep. Give it a try!