Your Kids You need help doing a weekend science project. It is last minute you need to find out how to write a good scientific method, how to reference and where to find some cool new sciency pictures. Here is my round-up of some great free tools, articles and resources for students, teachers and parents who want to have good students from across the web. Add your own in the comments or submit to me for my Part II.
Great Articles for Students
Great Web Applications for Students courtesy of read write web!
Great Tools for Students
CollegeRuled Organize your schedules with this online application
Random Cool Online Stuff for Students
Create your Own Newspapers, Books, Flyers, Booklets…great for online projects
Elgg Social Networks for Educatio
Notely keeps track of your to-do’s, classes, lecture notes, bookmarks, calendar and much more…
Blackboard This is a really cool site that I used in school to manage all learning environments with grades, note taking and even handouts.
Great Websites for Students
Schoolr a way to search student resources around the web—like Google, Wikipedia, Reference.com, Spark Notes, text translation and unit conversion.
Engrade A bunch of free online tools to keep attendance and homework records
Resources to Write an Essay Everything from topic sentences to finding good references.
Notetaking and Shorthand Teach your kids how to take short-hand notes and abbreviations
Bartleby Great way to find quotes and even full text of some poetry for research material.
Scholarpedia Much better than Wikipedia for research.
JSTOR This is a great way to find scholarly articles on almost anything (I wrote my thesis on Chinese Hip Hop and I found good articles)
EduBlogs.org All of the best blogs about education OnTeensToday.com is in there too!)
Submit more for Part II (I have a lot more but cannot fit them all in one post)