Resources

 

– Free and Convenient Educational Resources –

 

This is a series of useful resources that are transferable into the classroom.

Used in conjunction, these websites may help direct students to free resources for information,

for example, academic paper formatting, online books/texts, audiobooks, entomology, conjugation,

front page headlines from around the world,

and former U. S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins’ Poetry 180 project

(a poem a day for American high schools). Enjoy.

 

Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/

Librivox: http://librivox.org/

Poetry 180: http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html

Online Entomology Dictionary: http://www.etymonline.com/

Reverso Conjugator:
http://conjugator.reverso.net/conjugation-english.html

Freedom Forum – Today’s Front Pages:
https://www.freedomforum.org/todaysfrontpages/

NewseumEd – Digital Classroom:
https://www.newseumed.org/

USA.gov – A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies:
http://www.usa.gov/directory/federal/index.shtml

 

Bonus Links!!!!!:

Wikipedia’s Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia

Wikipedia’s Criticism of Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_Wikipedia

Wiktionary: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Main_page

Thesaurus: http://thesaurus.com/

Urban Dictionary: http://www.urbandictionary.com/

Google Translator: http://translate.google.com/

Google’s other products: http://www.google.com/intl/en/about/products/

Behind the Name: http://www.behindthename.com/

Behind the Surname: http://surnames.behindthename.com/

Microsoft Keyboard Keystrokes (CTRL + F, etc): http://support.microsoft.com/kb/126449

Microsoft Windows – Working with files and folders tutorial: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/working-with-files-folders#1TC=windows-7

 

Formatting Academic Papers:

Purdue Owl Writing Lab: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Citation Machine: http://www.citationmachine.net/

American Psychological Association (APA): http://www.apa.org/

Modern Language Association (MLA): https://www.mla.org/

National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE): http://www.ncte.org/