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Homework Help  -  Homework: Student Education Homework: Student Research 
Reference Help         -         Reference Organizations         -         Reference Works

Almanac - Atlas - Citation - Concordance - Dictionary - Directory - Encyclopedias
Glossary  -  Handbook  -  How-tos  -  Journal  -  Magazine  -  Mathematical Table
Newsgroup  --  Newspaper  --  Periodical Index --  Scientific Table  --  Thesaurus

 CNN. com: Student News and Education + World news | Education | The Guardian
Guinness World Records and Rankings, Records, Countries of the World
Internet Resources: News - For Teachers (Library of Congress)
News, Media & Travel and Portal:Current Events
TheAlphaIndex - Internet Web Indexing A To Z
Virtual Learning Resources Center
 Academic Information Websites

HOMEWORK HELP: Homework: Study Skills
Study Skills For Students: Making & Following a Study Schedule
* Assignment Help
  Homework help (
80% of questions get answers within 10 minutes).
* CliffsNotes™ and
  Literature notes, free booknotes, book notes study guides and online textbooks.
Elementary School
  Find homework help activities and resources for students, K to 6th grade.
  Homework and study help.  Free algebra, biology, environmental science,
  American government, U.S. history, physics and religion homework help.

* Homework Helper []
Jiskha Homework Help
  Post homework questions online and get free homework help from tutors.

Chat With a Live Tutor
  - Post a New Question
  Online Skype lessons and local teachers.
* Khan Academy: Khan Academy
  - BrowseExercise Dashboard
    Learn almost anything--for free.
  - YouTube
™ - Khan Academy's Channel
Knowledge Hound
uide to a huge variety of how-to tutorials and tips covering thousands of subjects.
Learning Ace
  Discover and learn.

Learning Styles
Free information and tools to understand and use learning styles effectively.
LearningExpress Library
  Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information.
* Marked by
  Get coursework and essay homework help.
* OpenStudy™
  Social learning network where students ask questions, give help,
  and connect with other students studying the same things.  Make the world
  one large study group, regardless of school, location, or background.
Quiz Hub
    K-12 educational quiz games (iPad compatible).
  Flash cards, vocabulary memorization, and study games.
Useful Resources
  Free resources full of practical advice for university study.
* SparkNotes®
  Today's most popular study guides written by Harvard University students & graduates.
* Study Guides & Strategies
  Educational public service helping learners succeed.
* Study Skills
  How to study.
Study Strategies for Success
  Meet the rigors of college coursework.

Test Prep Review
  Online resource for test preparation.
Free Practice Tests - Varsity Tutors
Tutorial Resources on the Internet (pdf)
  Discover pathways available through the Internet
  to find the latest tutorial resources and sites.
  Online tutoring and homework help.  Interactive whiteboard
  to work problems, simulations, assessments and other tasks.
Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Better Student
  Good study tips and habits can make a tremendous difference
  in understanding academic subject matter, and improving test scores.
WyzAnt Tutoring:
Discover Free Educational Resources - Lessons
  Find a private tutor.
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Topic Outline of Education
EDU - YouTube™
  Provides schools access to hundreds of thousands of free educational videos.
TED-Ed - YouTube™
    Harnesses the talent of the world’s best teachers and visualizers, extending
    great lessons beyond a single classroom to anyone with internet access.
* Homeschooling
  - International:
Homeschool Curriculum, Grades 2 - 12
      Online curriculum for public schools, alternative and charter schools.

      Homeschooling support and encouragement
    - HSLDA | Home Schooling—International
      - Homeschool: HSLDA-Home School Legal Defense Association
  - USA and Canada:
    - A2Z Homeschooling

      Homeschooling curriculum, laws, programs and friends,
    - HEM's Homeschooling Information & Resources
      Support, encouragement, resources, reviews, free newsletters, networking,
      discussion lists and online archives of Home Education Magazine.

National Home Education Research Institute
      High-quality research (e.g., statistics, facts, findings),
      on home-based education (homeschooling).
* Living FAMILY & FUN Portal
  Strengthen family ties with fun times, shopping, finances, home life,
  working, education, recreation and social interactions.

* Schools - Colleges - Universities: Alumni & Genealogy Education
  Worldwide comprehensive resource of educational institutions,
  past and present students, alumni, associations, faculty,
  friends and military personnel.
Lists of Universities & Colleges
U.S. Department of Education
    Topical subject resources covering all aspects of education.
    - Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
      Provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents
      and teachers on how the U.S. government works.
Educational Associations & Organizations
Find a School
      Find schools and after-care.

Helping Your Child With Homework
    - My Child's Academic Success
      Find ED programs by subject.
Other Online Educational Resources
Recursos en español
      Education resources for Spanish speakers.
State Contacts & Information
Teaching Resources & Lesson Plans
Free U. S. Federal resources for educational excellence.
Arts & Music, Health & Phys Ed, Language Arts,
      Math, Science, U.S. History Topics, U.S. Time Periods
      and World Studies.

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Learning - Research & Learning
* Academic Disciplines
  - Academic Education Learning Resources: Educators

  - Archives & Knowledge Management
    Scholarly online resource evidence and records.
K-12 Web Archiving
* Book - Portal:Books: (Category)
  - Books - Publications: Genealogical Materials
Genealogy - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
    - Google™ Advanced Book Search
  - Online Education & Resources
    Worldwide free and fee based, open education and learning resource centers.
Computer Software: Software: Genealogy Programs Support
Childrens Educational Software

    Review of books, software, videos and toys, with teacher and parent resources.
College Tech: 101
    Indispensable apps, websites, services and resources for students.

Review Corner
    Children's educational software product reviews.

  - Software Programs - Free
* FindTheData
  Find, compare and decide about information from three sources:
  public databases, primary sources (manufacturer websites) and expert sources.
* News Agencies & Newswires
News, Media & Travel
Standards: Measurement
  - Documentation & Publications: Professional Genealogical Sources
  Kids learn from organized video directory.

* Web Search Engine: Top Search Engines & Directories
  Genealogy and family history Internet portals and browsers.
  SafeSearchLock: Websites and search engines that filter objectionable content.
  - Education: Web Searching and The Internet
    Family friendly search engine.
  - Families in the Fast Lane: Making the Most of the Internet
    Parent involvement is best guarantee of safe learning on the Internet.
  - Internet Safety for Kids: Safe Internet - KindSafe
  - Microsoft Online Safety Community
    Avoid common scams and safely share family history online.
    - Bing for Schools
    - Block Adult Content with SafeSearch - Bing
netTrekker® from Knovation

Educational search tool for schools.
    Kid safe search engine.
  - Quintura for Kids
  - SafeSearch: Turn On or Off - Search Help - Google™
  - Student Research Resources - Marcus P. Zillman
    Student research resources on the Internet.
Sweet Search
    Search engine for students.
      - Topmarks Education
        UK teaching resources, interactive resources,
        worksheets, homework, exam and revision help
* Writing: Handwriting - Writing Systems & Manuscripts
  - English & Literature - Writing Information
How to Write a Term Paper
International Writing Centers Association: Writing Centers Online
    - Resources for Writers
Peter's Online Typing Course
    Free online typing lessons for everyone.

    - Typing Tutor - Learn To Type
  - Research Guide for Students
  - Resources
Proofreading and editing services.
uw-madison writing center
    Writer's Handbook - University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  - Writing Program

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REFERENCE HELP: Reference: Portal:Contents
Portal:Contents - Overviews
* Abbreviations
Abbreviations®.com - All Acronyms Dictionary
  Directories; search engines: acronyms,
    abbreviations and initialisms on the Internet.
   Online dictionary and encyclopedia.
Ask®.com - What's Your Question?
Credo Reference: Credo Reference
  Smart research starts here.  Easy access to trusted content
  from over 70 of the world's leading academic publishers.
Credo Reference > Where Are You From?: Blog
    Free access to Credo available through any subscribing library.
* Etymologies
  - Foreign Languages: Translations & Translators
* Internet Resources: Reference
ipl2 Resources by Subject
  Information you can trust.
Pearson - Prentice Hall Reference Center
Library Science: Topic Outline of Library Science
  - Professional Library Sources
Postal Codes
  - Worldwide Postal Information
Topics by Country
  - CIA - The World Factbook
Flags of the World: Vexillology
    - List of Flags -
Mooney's Flag Report - World Flag Database
  - National Anthems:
National Anthems of the World - Lyrics, Audio & More
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* Libraries -
List of National & State Libraries
  - Digital Library Projects
  - Libraries & Museums

    Reference shelf for the genealogist and family historian.
    Information for the amateur to professional researcher,
    including Harvard, the U. S. Library of Congress, public,
    private, college, local, university, international,
    worldwide library links and classification systems.
Library Directories in the Best of the Web Directory

- Types of Libraries
    - IASL: International Association of School Librarianship
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REFERENCE WORK: Reference Work
Reference Works in the Public Domain
* Almanac

List of Almanacs
World Almanac For Kids Online
* Atlas:
Portal:Atlas and Gazetteer
  - Geography & Maps
Outline Maps
* Citation
Citation Index
  - Citing Sources
  - Indexers
  - Science Citation Index
* Concordance (publishing)
   - Where there is no list of every word in a book,
     search for individual words:
     - Search Inside™ the Book: Books
Books Help - Google™
* Dictionary or Lexicon (comprehensive)
  - English & Literature: Dictionaries & Information
  - Zip Mouse: Dictionaries,  Encyclopedias & Reference Material
Directory - (Databases)
  - Computer - Internet - Software: Genealogy Programs Support
    - Music & Games
  - Web Directory:
List of Web Directories
    - Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index, 1999 - 2013
Educators / Directory of Wikis
Martindale's 'The Reference Desk'
International art, business, science & technology.
      Reference, facts, news; free and family-friendly resources.
ThinkQuest : Library
      Created by students around the world who have participated
      in a ThinkQuest Competition.

Virtual Middle School Library
      Sources for students, parents, teachers and librarians.
Virtual Reference Shelf
      Selected web resources by the Library of Congress.
Voice of the Shuttle (VoS): Reference
Encyclopedias on the Net
  List of Encyclopedias (By Language) -
List of Online Encyclopedias
  - Britannica: Britannica
    - Britannica Blog:
Britannica's New Site:
      More participation, collaboration from experts and readers
Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition: Online 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
      Search over 40,000 articles from four encyclopedias,
      including the original, classic Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition.
Citizendium: Citizendium
    Create the world's most trusted knowledge base.
  - Columbia Encyclopedia

  - Encyclopedia of Genealogy: Index

    A B C D E É F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  - Encyclopedia Research
    Find encyclopedia articles.

    Free online encyclopedias and dictionaries.
    Includes the world's largest Chinese encyclopedia / news website.
  - Infoplease®
    Encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, biographies, dictionary, thesaurus,
current facts, free online reference, research & homework help.
Scholarpedia: Scholarpedia
  - Wikipedia®: The Free Encyclopedia
    Written collaboratively by contributors from all around the world.
    The site is a wiki, which means that anyone can edit articles,
    simply by clicking on the edit this page link.
    - Help:Searching
Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface - NCSU Libraries
List of Wikipedias - Meta
    - Portal:Contents
      - Portal:Contents/A–Z Index
  - Yongle Encyclopedia
Glossary: Glossaries
glossaries - Google™ Book Search
  - Research Tools, Articles & Forms
  - Family Genealogy & History Internet Education Directory - Wiki
How-tos (Wikibook how-tos)
  - How Do I Begin To Document & File Family History?  An Introduction

Journal (Online Journal, Scientific Journal)
  - Free Online Journals: Journals
* Magazine: Magazines
* Mathematical Table:
MATH: Mathematics
Mathematical Tables - Google™ Book Search
Surname Newsgroups: Blogs, Genealogy Newsletters & Periodicals

  - Newspapers

* Periodical (Publication) Index
  - Periodical & Microform Resources
Scientific Table
Scientific Reference Tables

* Thesaurus
Wordsmyth (Dictionary - Thesaurus)
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