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Students & Parents Resources

Free Typing software

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Sense lang: Free typing tutorial.

Typing web: Free typing lessons

Power typing: Free typing lessons and games

Peter’s online typing course: Free online typing lessons and exercises

Keyboarding education for the college students: http://www.wgu.edu/info/keyboarding-education-college-student  Shared by Courtney Phillips (a mentor and tutor) and her class at www.afterschoolcareprograms.com

Internship and job hunt

NASA

Pathways Programs at NASA

http://nasajobs.nasa.gov/studentopps/default.htm

Office of Education Infrastructure Division (OEID)

https://intern.nasa.gov/index.html

 

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The Best Places to Work In the Federal Government
http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php

 

Tutoring

 

LogoColorTextBelowTIDEs Tutor offer tutoring for math, science, reading and writing in K-12

Select My Tutor

 Select My Tutor is an online platform that connect the students with private tutors. It helps students as well as parents to find nearby private tutors according to their requirements and locality. Parents can directly connect with the home tutors and get hassle free tutoring services.

http://www.selectmytutor.co.uk/

 

Tutor Hunt is an online service for both Tutors and Students.

http://www.tutorhunt.com/

 

 

 

 

Test preps and more…

http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/

 

 

 

 

 

Free tutoring for math, sciences, and more.

 http://www.khanacademy.org/

 

 

http://www.teachigo.com/        teachigo - Learning For Life

 Miscellaneous students tools

http://qwertytown.com/

QwertyTown teaches keyboarding, an essential component of literacy for today’s students. 1. Reinforces skills through safe online communication. 2. Addresses Common Core Literacy Standards. 3. Entirely web based. 4. Customizable for learners with different abilities

 

 

http://otis.coe.uky.edu/DDL/launch.php

The idea of being a good digital citizen becomes more important as schools start to adopt 1:1 initiatives, get more comfortable with students bringing in their own technology and use various technology as a part of the learning process.

 

The Ultimate Student Resource List

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/the-ultimate-student-resource-list.html#

 Planning for college?

 

 

 

 

http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/SpringNCF/Pages/default.aspx

 

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Code 101

Yes you too can code.  Access free resources for coding. An hour of code An hour of code with Khan Academy An hour of code with Touch Develop Computer Science with Youth Spark : One stop shop for learning activities. Code Academy Code school Free code camp              

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Science Tools

Biology and Chemistry: http://www.pbs.org/topics/science-nature/biology-chemistry/       GPB High school resources: http://www.gpb.org/education/resources/level/high  GPB Middle school resources: http://www.gpb.org/education/resources/level/middle GPB Elementary school resources: http://www.gpb.org/education/resources/level/elementary GPB Prek and kindergarten: http://www.gpb.org/education/resources/level/pre   http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/aboutus.shtml Empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology. Improve your …

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Math tools

Free mobile apps to help you master skills and concepts related to jobs in manufacturing: http://wisc-online.com/GammaPlus Concept and interactive activities. Illuminations activities: http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivitySearch.aspx       Interactive 3D Geometry shapes:  http://www.learner.org/interactives/geometry/       Math Open References-More of a math dictionary: http://www.mathopenref.com/         Math Glossary: http://www.ronblond.com/MathGlossary/    

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Robotics Tools

Robotics and other well-planned instructional technology involve students in rich exploratory experiences that require specific or general inquiry process. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Education http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/videos/playVideo.cfm?videoID=3 JPL EDUCATION Features Robotics (and more science and technology information) for students K-college, educators and informal education. 4-H Robotics http://www.4-h.org/resource-library/curriculum/4-h-robotics/ Engineering for today and tomorrow. Introduces robotics to students ages …

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3D Visuals tools

3D World Creating 3D Designs and using 3D printer Solid Works Tutorials : http://www.solidworkstutorials.com/   3D Printing The Creators Project:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IS4Xw8f9LCc 3D Printing Make Anything You Want: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0EJmBoLq-g 3D Printing Your Shoes (bit of a commercial for the printer, but good demo):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdoay2bo0yo 3D Printed Skateboard (different style printer): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NABeSso09EI 3D Printed Food (from CES 2014): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WWHpWgaq7I …

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College, scholarships and grants basics

  Some take or leave Apply for financial aid before the deadline every year. Don’t forget to apply for school (college) based and company based scholarship first, then organizations. Join associations Build a profile in a professional network like Linked In. Don’t pay any company or organization to apply or get scholarship.     Apply …

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