Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Number2.com offers students access to comprehensive free online test preparation courses for the SAT, ACT, and GRE. The company was founded by professors and graduate students who wanted to make high quality test preparation universally accessible. In 2002 Number2.com was acquired by Xap Corporation. Xap Corporation’s comprehensive Mentor education and career websites efficiently guide students through the college and career preparation process. But more than just offering student-friendly college search tools and easy online applications, Xap delivers useful professional tools for high school counselors, post-secondary admissions officers, and partners to effectively level the playing field for prospective students and their families. Xap shares Number2.com's mission of making higher education more accessible to students of all backgrounds.
Sunday, July 22, 2007
Are you a science lover? Does trivia interest you? If you answered "yes" to one or both of those questions, then you'll enjoy Extreme Science. The site features the biggest, baddest, and the best in the world of science extremes, and explanations of why each is the most extreme example of its kind. You'll find world records in natural science, including earth science and the plant and animal kingdom. You'll also find a collection of science and technology information and resources available on the Internet, including resources for students working on science fair projects and teachers needing content for science lessons. Fun site!
Thursday, July 19, 2007
What better subject to write about than one's hero. My Hero's mission is to enlighten and inspire people of all ages with hero stories from around the world. The website hosts thousands of stories of remarkable individuals written by children and adults alike. These stories serve to remind us that we all have the potential to overcome great obstacles and achieve our dreams by following in the footsteps of our heroes. While sharing the great stories of their heroes, young and old alike can develop their writing skills. Explore the thoughts of others by searching for your hero. Wonderful resource!
Wednesday, July 04, 2007
From time to time, we have featured an online museum that has caught our eye. Some museum websites are so-so, some are middle-of-the-road,and some are awesome. Let's say, for instance, the Smithsonian Institution--now that's one impressive online museum. And, its really something to see if you should find yourself in the Washington D.C. area--and its all free (online and at the door). But the Smithsonian isn't the only wonderful online museum. MuseumStuff.com is the gateway to all of them. The site has a page linking to websites that feature a virtual component. At your fingertips is the ability to explore thousands of online museums worldwide and locate the brick and mortar museums that are in your area or your travels. Excellent resource!