More Web Resources
OpenOffice - open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. Use OpenOffice at home if you do not have access to the Microsoft Office programs like Word, PowerPoint or Excel.
Citation Help - Welcome to the OWL Workshop on MLA Style. This workshop will introduce you to the Modern Language Association (MLA) Style for writing and formatting research papers.
EasyBib - The Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker
There's no shame in asking for help! Use these web resources to aid in strengthening your knowledge of everything from social studies to math! Get a little extra help with these tools.
Beyond the Headlines - Go beyond the newspaper headlines to find out what really happened at Hiroshima, Kuwait, or the University of Texas. Learn about press releases and leaflets related to news stories that changed our world.
CIA World Factbook - Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Encyclopedia Smithsonian - This is definitely one of the most compelling encyclopedias on the web. The prestigious Smithsonian Institution presents Encyclopedia Smithsonian: From advertising to zoology, this resource explores the same topics that are given in-depth treatment in the halls and exhibits of the venerable research museum.
Exploratorium: Museum of Science, Art & Human Perception - You will be able to explore many scientific topics when you visit the Exploratorium, a museum of science and human perception.
HippoCampus -The Monterey Institute for Technology and Education created and maintains this resource, which offers free, online multimedia lessons to high school and college students. The subjects covered thus far are: Algebra, Biology, Calculus, Environmental Science, Government, History, Physics, and Religion (many are AP courses).
Interactives - Who says homework can't be fun? The interactive exhibits at this web site will have you rethinking how you feel about homework. Many topics are covered in this online homework helper web site: math, science, language, history, and the arts.
Internet Public Library - The Internet Public Library offers the user links within the site to an annotated collection of high quality Internet resources. The catalog of subjects includes links to Computers, Education, Social Science, Health and many others.
Web 2.0 Toolbox
Web 2.0 is about revolutionary new ways of creating, collaborating, editing and sharing user-generated content online. Use the following tools to create, mash-up, edit, write and share your work with others.
Animoto - Turn your video clips, photos and music into video masterpieces to share with everyone.
Chogger - Make and share comics with Chogger! Use our comic builder to draw your own comics, caption photos, take webcam pictures and add speech balloons. Read, rate, and comment on comics made by people from all around the world.
SimpleBooklet - Simple Booklet is a free service offering online multimedia booklet creation and publishing. To create a book using Simple Booklet just sign-up for a free account and click create.
Storybird - Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print. Read them like books, play them like games, and send them like greeting cards. They’re curiously fun.
ZooBurst - ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books.
Glogster - Poster Yourself
Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor - take your presentations to a whole new level with this online presentation creation tool.
Voki - Create your own speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.
Xtranormal - If you can type, you can make movies!
Wordle - Create beautiful "word clouds" using this resource!
Check out the tutorials below. More to follow!