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Forget about struggling over getting that Ph.D. or Master’s degree– now you can get all the science knowledge you need from Science U online. The site is actually designed to help younger students understand the many aspects of science through a series of activities and sections in a cartoony online university, but my guess is […]

Lifehack comes to the rescue once again by providing this useful and succinct article that suggests that studying less and learning something right the first time around is more beneficial than repeating and reviewing information over and over again. In ‘How to Study Less by Learning Things Once’ writer Scott Young helps readers to imagine […]

The Free Information Society is a nice little site chock full of, you guessed it, free information. There are tons of miniature biographies, loads of sound clips, and pictures galore for just about any subject you can think of. Categories include technology, history, and of course, “art & fun.” The information here is regularly updated, […]

Unfortunately, we won’t ever hear Mark Twain reading one of his classic tales from a dais in a hip bookstore somewhere, but this site might have the next best thing. Free Classical Audiobooks has an impressive list of professionally read books for your listening perusal. There are three pages to choose from, and the site […]

The Hundred Greatest Theorems– There’s a top 100 of just about everything nowadays. Now, it’s time you geometers and algebrainiacs had your turn. According to the site, the ranking is based on “the place the theorem holds in the literature, the quality of the proof, and the unexpectedness of the result.” The Hundred Greatest Theorems […]

25+ Places to Find Creative Commons Content – Mashable has compiled a list of the 25 best spots to find Creative Commons content for audio, video, text and photos. Some of the locations are places you might already know, like Flickr or OpenClipArt, but others might surprise you with their vast amounts of content. Mashable […]

MusicTheory.net teaches students how music works. They can do drills on notes on the musical staff, the piano keyboard, the guitar fret board, or valves for brass instruments. If a kid won’t shut up about having perfect pitch, set him to work on the ear training for scales, chords and intervals. The site will also […]

Get your students to ace their vocab tests with Quizlet. Quizlet is a free, customizable review site that combines flash cards, quizzes, and even a game or two. The first thing you do in Quizlet is create a “set, a list of vocabulary words, facts, or whatever it is you need to learn. If you […]

“Like I’m ever gonna need to do this in the real world!” Boy, you’d love to show that kid in third period physics a thing or two.Time to reach for the Authentic Assessment Toolbox, a free online guide to “creating authentic tasks, rubrics and standards for measuring and improving student learning.” You can download sample […]

Ever wanted to learn the language of love? How about getting ready for that “business” trip to Thailand? LiveMocha might be the perfect way to learn a new language. It has plenty of different languages to choose from, and allows you to set your own pace and goals. Whether you are learning for fun, business, […]