Browsing Posts published in February, 2011

Here’s a look back at some of the best Instructify articles from February 2010.

The IdiomDictionary is an online source for learning about idioms. With a simple interface, the site gives you not only the definitions, but also some historical background on the phrases and examples in a sentence.

EmbedPlus lets you crop a video, add slow motion, zoom, and even has a live-discussion feature.

Newspaper Map is an amazing overview of how news is being published — and by extension, how history is being written — by connecting literally thousands of newspapers from around the world on a single interactive map.

The Wayback Machine let’s you view every incarnation of your favorite website, from its inception through the present day.

The Great Backyard Bird Count encourages bird watchers to spend a few minutes identifying and counting birds in their backyards (or schoolyards). The data is used by scientists to do things like designate new protected habitats.

Filibustery is a multimedia project designed to make the filibuster process more understandable.

Where’s my Droid is a free application that helps you find find your lost Android phone.

See volcanoes, massive snowstorms, artificial islands, and more, courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory.

Test Anxiety Tips can help students formulate their own strategies for stress-free test taking.