Resources

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Click on the links below for a list of resources in the given area:
1. Critical Thinking
2. Reference Rules
3. Presentation, Organization and Survey Tools
4. Multi-disciplinary Sites
5. Educational and Mainstream Media
6. Humanities
7. General Science and Math
8. Open Universities – offer free courses
9. Free Books and Reading Recommendations
10. Documentaries
11. Hoax sites
12. Online Archives

1. Critical Thinking:
Snopes
Criticalthinking.net
Fact Check
GoodGuide
Google - Advanced Search
Hoax Slayer
International Society for Technology in Education
Internet Detective
Intute - Critical Thinking
Media Smarts
Muckety

2. Reference Rules
APA Style


3. Presentation, Organization and Survey Tools

Diigo -organization
Evernote -organization
Jing - Audio Recorder
Lime Survey - survey
Livebinders - organization
Prezi - presentation
Slideshare - presentation
Surveymonkey.com – survey
Workflowy - organization

4. Multi-disciplinary Sites:
Academic Earth
Annenberg Learner
Audioboom
Big Think
Bright Storm
Cosmo Learning
Gooru Learning
Howcast
Intute
Khan Academy
Metacafe
MIT Videos
NeoK12
SchoolTube
Schoolsworld.tv

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Stumbleupon
Teacher Tube
TED
United States Nation Archives
VideoJug
Video Lectures
Watch Know Learn
Wonder How To
YouTube - Education
YouTube - VSauce
YouTube - Research Channel

5. Educational and Mainstream Media
ABC
Alter net
Al Jazeera
Associated Press
BBC
Biography
Book TV
CBC
CBC Archives
CNN
Democracy Now
Directory of Open Access Journals
Discovery (video section) (Discover Education) (K-12 teaching)
Globe and Mail
History Channel –(Video Gallery)
Huffington Post
MSNBC
New York Times
NPR
NOVA
PBS
Rabble
Research Channel
Reuters
Salon
Science Daily
Science News for Students
The Guardian
The Tyee
Truthdig
USA Today
Utne Reader
Weather Channel
Washington Post

6. Humanities
A Biography of America
American Digital History
Bio’s Best
Edsitement
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Have Fun with History
MacroHistory and World Report
National Novel Writing Month
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Reading Like a Historian
The Knotted Line - History of Freedom
The Poverty Line - BBC
The USGenWeb Project
World History HyperHistory
Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students

7. General Science and Math
Applied Math and Science Education
Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies
Dream.In.Code Tutorials
Envirolink
FreeComputerBooks.com
Free computer Tutorials
Free Science Online
FreeTechBooks
Geology
Google Code University
How Stuff Works
Learningscience.org
Math.com
Math TV
National Science Digital Library
NASA
Public Library of Science
Science.gov
Science Buddies - Science Project Ideas
Science Questions
Scitable - by Nature Education
The Science Forum
Wolfram Demonstration Project
Whatcom Online Math Center
W3Schools

8. Open Universities – offer free courses
About U
Academic Earth
Berkeley - Open Courses
Boston College Front Row
Capilano University
Case Western Reserve University
Carnegie Mellon University - Open Courses
OpenCourseWare
Connexions
Coursera
Duke Law Center for the Public Domain
Free-Ed
Harvard - Open Courses
Harvard Law School
JHSPH - Open Courses
LearnHub Test Prep
Lewis & Clark Law School
Maine University
MIT OpenCourseWare
Notre Dame OpenCourseWare
Open Culture
OpenLearn
OpenCourseWare Consortium
Oxford University
Self Made Scholar Directory
Stanford Law
University of California - Irvine Open Courseware
University of California - San Diego Open Courseware
UMass Boston - Open Courseware
Wikiversity
University of Washington’s OpenUW
Yale University

9. Free Books and Reading Recommendations
Bartleby Fiction
Bibliomania
Bookboon
Books Should Be Free
Book TV
BookYards
Classic Reader
E-Books Directory
Full Books
Get Free Books
GoodReads
LibraryThing
Many Books
Planet eBook
Public Literature
Project Gutenberg
Read Print Library
Scribd
Textbook Revolution
The Online Books Page
The Personal MBA Recommended Reading List

10. Documentaries:
National Film Board of Canada
National Geographic
PBS
Snag Films
Top Documentary Films

11. Hoax Sites
All About Explorers
Dihydrogen monoxide
The Tree Octopus
Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanie
Buy Dehydrated Water
Feline Reactions to Bearded Men
Molossia
Dog Island
Jackalope Conspiracy

12. Online Archives
American Memory
Archive.org
Directories of Open Education
Fathom
Google Scholar
iBerry
Internet Archive Open Educational Resources
National Archives
National Climatic Data Center
The Rosetta Project
U.S. Census Bureau

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