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The OpenLearn website gives free access to course materials from The Open University. The LearningSpace is open to learners anywhere in the world. is the Encyclopedia of Life – an online catalog of the 1.8 million species known to inhabit the earth. 
From their scientific and common names to images of the creatures themselves, the site hopes to serve as an online book of life on earth.  From the wild beasts of the Serengeti to the plants in your backyard, you’ll find them at  Stop by and see how it grows.

You'll find many sites online dedicated to home schooling. Many are dedicated to selling home school curricula. Others may espouse a particular philosophy.
You'll need to come up with a teaching method and philosophy. You'll also need a curriculum and books. A good place to start is A to Z Home's Cool homeschooling Web Site.

Consider this one of the ultimate how-to sites. is where you can go to find out from others how to make everything from an aluminum computer desk to your own modeling clay.  The directions are simple, and usually accompanied by photographs, and the comments added to each entry can tell you if others found the projects worth their time and energy..

Read books by email (or RSS).

Feedbooks is a universal e-paper platform compatible with all e-paper devices where you can download thousands of free e-books, publish and share your own content, and create customized newspapers from RSS feeds and widgets.” 

The "Real" On Line bookstore.

If you enjoy reading novels but prefer a slim palmtop or laptop computer to a stack of books, consider a visit to  Here’s where you’ll find some of the most popular books on store shelves awaiting you to download them to your computer.  The books can then be transferred to your laptop, tablet PC, computer or Palm or other device.  Many titles will run you only a few bucks.

This is the online home of the DVD series of the same name.  The series – and the website – help teach children and their parents about American Sign Language.  SigningTime cites studies which say even children who are too young to speak can learn to sign to communicate. 
This site can help by offering a review of the signs learned and forums that can help parents reach out to others, whether they can hear or not.

Do you need to buy something and you don’t know what it is called.  You can consult a visual dictionary. Visual dictionaries use pictures to define objects. is your one-stop destination for audio and video learning.
Browse over 15,000 educational audio books, MP3 downloads, podcasts, and videos.

WorldCat will help you locate materials in libraries close to you. Once you see if a library has the title, you can click through for availability. You can learn more about a title and read reviews as well. That way, you’re sure it’s what you need.

Here’s another great site to share with your children.  Designed for students in Pre-kindergarten through sixth grade, will challenge you and your children to learn more about math, language arts and science. 

This is an excellent site for parents and preschoolers who are just beginning to learn how letters and words are put together to tell a story

Howcast is a great place to watch fun, informative ow-to videos

Clear Instructions on How To Do (just about)  Everything   

Find out what any acronym, abbreviation, or initialism stands for

Statistics & info on people, homes and more in thousands of cities & towns

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Elements made interesting.
When you click on an element, a short video will pop up. You can learn more about a particular element. You also get to see what it looks like. Scientists and students alike will love this site.

You need to be careful when researching online. A great place to start is Encyclopedia Smithsonian.
The Encyclopedia draws on the great wealth of objects collected by the museum. You will find factual pages on specific things.
However, it isn't like a traditional encyclopedia. It's great for exploring all your different interests. You'll also find useful overviews on specific topics.

Your free online library. Our website offers thousands of free books for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast

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Education in 1895 Could you pass this test?

Step-by-Step Math Problem Solver

MapMachine is a dynamic atlas that lets you explore hundreds of maps, satellite images, and historical cartography to customize your own experience.

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The free thesaurus and dictionary for Windows

An Internet Search Guide For The
K - 12 Student. is a tremendous site for those who love puzzles, brain teasers, math problems, logic problems, you name it.. in short, this will drive your middle school-age children nuts.  Each of the problems are explained, complete with lots of math.

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It is a small utility that allows you to easily and quickly check the spelling of words in any Windows application. tinySpell monitors your typing on the fly and alerts you whenever it detects a misspelled word. It also checks the spelling of every word you copy to the clipboard.

Free audio books are available. This site has a number of classic books recorded for your listening pleasure. You’ll find books in the MP3 format. They’ll work on any player. There are also versions specifically for the iPod. Additionally, you can burn books to CD for listening in the car.  

You'll find a number of books free for the taking. Simply find one that interests you and download it. The books are all in PDF format, so you'll need a PDF reader. (Adobe Reader)    

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