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Business

  • The Mint
    Information on investing in the stock market, starting a business and creating a budget.

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College Information/ Guidance

  • College Information 
  • College Prep
    • The ACT Test 
      Information and practice tools from the Princeton Review.
    • CollegeBoard SAT 
      A full length SAT practice test and scoring guide.
    • FAFSA 
      U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid online. Includes information on aid and online applications

EBook sources

English

  • English resources 
    Project Gutenberg
  • Literature Guides
    • Litcharts 
      LitCharts aren’t just the newest series of literature guides on the web. They’re also the fastest, smartest, and free-est series of literature guides on the web.  Use online, through PDFs, or on Iphone!
    • Sparknotes 
      Sometimes you don't understand your teacher, your textbooks make no sense, and you have to read sixteen chapters by tomorrow.
      SparkNotes is a resource you can turn to when you're confuzzled. We help you understand books, write papers, and study for tests. We're clear and concise, but we never leave out important info
      As SparkNotes editors, our mission is to help you make sense of confusing schoolwork. We are well qualified to lend a hand: we're graduates of top schools, we have advanced degrees galore, we've taught undergraduate and graduate classes, and we've edited books on Shakespeare, The Scarlet Letter, and the SAT (and that's just the S's!). We work with experts to create books, blogs, quizzes, and flashcards that will help you master hard material

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Newspapers & Magazines

Science

  • Chemistry
    • Chemical Education Digital Library 
      Here you will find exemplary digital resources, tools, and online services—your 24:7 aid for teaching and learning chemistry. A collaborative, community-driven effort, ChemEd DL is the place for sharing your work and benefitting from what others have done.

Search Engines

  • Boolify -- Information Literacy Tools.
    Boolify helps students bridge that gap by visualizing the process and letting students interact with the abstract concept behind the search process in a tangible and hands-on way.
  • DuckDuckGo -
    The search results from this engine are clean and clearly marked as the source of the result (i.e. Facebook. a Web site, Blogger, etc.)
  • Soople -
    A great page to start your search that breaks down many of the types of searches on Google into separate search boxes; good way to demonstrate to students the many things one can search on Google.
  • Sweet Search - A Search Engine for Students
    Presents only credible, high-quality and trustworthy Web sites, saving time for the novice and the experienced user alike.
  • Yippy!!
    A search tool (previously known as Clusty) that first asks you the type of device you are using (desktop, tablet, or mobile) and then presents the search results using clouds, or clusters, of "like" sites.

Social Studies

  • General websites for Social Studies
  • Economics
    • The Mint
      Information on investing in the stock market, starting a business and creating a budget.
  • Holocuast
    • Holocaust Facts 
      20th Century History through About.com. This site offers expert, quality content that helps users find solutions to a wide range of daily needs.
    • Holocaust Facts 
      All information on this sitehas been collated from various sources.
    • Holocaust information from Encyclopedia.com
      (Note - Very end of article has citation information for this website!)
    • IWitness -- One Voice at a time
    • An online application that gives the user access to search, watch, and learn from more than 1,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
    • Facts about Holocaust
      •   "...give you a resource where straight forward interesting and fun facts are presented. Whether we are talking about animals, the solar system, people or history, we'll give you daily facts that are true and accurate."
      • 90 Important Facts about... The Holocaust
      • This historical information has been carefully evaluated for accuracy and contains proper citations and references.
    • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 
      A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.
  • Presidents
    • POTUS - Presidents of the United States 
    • In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included.
    • The Presidents 
      Looking for information on the United States Presidents?  Want to know what's going on in Washington?  Stay current with this website!!!
    • American President:  A Reference Resource
      A nonpartisan institute that seeks to expand understanding of the presidency, policy, and political history, providing critical insights for the nation’s governance challenges.
    • Presidents of the United States
      The most comprehensive website about the Presidents of the United States and the US Presidency. The alphabetized subject headings below contain a wide array of information and resources about the Presidents of the United States.
    • Presidents -- InfoPlease 
      Information Please has been providing authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions since 1938—first as a popular radio quiz show, then starting in 1947 as an annual almanac, and since 1998 on the Internet at www.infoplease.com. Many things have changed since 1938, but not our dedication to providing reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains.
    • United States Presidential Trivia 
    • Just what the name implies.... Trivia!  Very interesting site!  Great for locating that information not found in traditional resources!
  • Vegetation / Ocean Currents
  • Warfare
  • World War I & II Propaganda
    • First Call: American Posters of World War One from the Collection of Roger N. Mohovich 
      Collection of Propaganda posters from the Georgetown University Library.
    • First World War.com 
      The purpose of this website is to provide a summary overview of the First World War.
    • Historical Propaganda from APC Paper Collectables
      Propaganda on Banknote Facsimiles, Surrender Passes, Propaganda Leaflets of WWII and other time periods. Any and all pieces are offered for educational study of the period and not for propagandistic purposes. Please note that some pieces may show scorching or folds due to various methods of dissemination. Thumbnails are linked to enlargements
    • Images from Google
      Go through these propganda pictures from Google.
    • Library of Congress -- American Memory collection of World War I and World War II Posters
      American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
    • Nazi and East German Propaganda 
      Essays and speeches that used propaganda.
    • The Pacific War Online Encyclopedia 
      Propaganda -- The articles at this site contain information on many aspects of the Pacific War, including descriptions of important battles, ships, aircraft, installations, and commanders. Individual articles can be quickly located from the Table of Contents. Because this encyclopedia was originally developed as an online database to accompany a Pacific War computer war game, there is more than the usual emphasis on the technical, logistical and geographical aspects of the Pacific War. Geographical locations include most significant locales between 70E and 110W longitude and 55S and 65N latitude. An attempt has been made to provide comprehensive information on flag and general officers, with fewer entries for civilians or military persons of lesser rank.
    • Propaganda Techniques from ThinkQuest Library
      The ThinkQuest Library provides innovative learning resources for students of all ages on a wide range of educational topics. Featuring over 8,000 websites created by students for students, the ThinkQuest Library is visited by over 30 million web learners each year.
    • World War I and World War II Propaganda Posters 
      A Special collection of Wold War I and II posters located at the College of Charleston Library. While images are not included, the history and development of the propaganda posters is given.
    • World War 1 Propaganda Posters 
      An Archive of World War 1 photographs and texts.
    • World War II Propaganda, Cartoons, Film, Music, & Art 
      A great collection of images, video clips, and other information dealing with Propaganda.
    • World War II Poster Collection from Northwestern University Library
      The 338 items, primarily World War II-era posters, featured in this site's database were collected and preserved by the Northwestern University Government and Geographic Information and Data Services Department. Issued by various U.S. government agencies, these posters represent the government's effort, through art, illustration, and photographs, to pull the American people together in a time of adversity for the country and its population

Study Help

World Languages

Please remember that you have free access to WorldBook Online.  I, personally, do not recommend Wikipedia.  With that said, I will admit that it is difficult to locate quality information about these artists.

Artists

Websites

David Alfaro Siqueiros

ABC Gallery
Biography.com
Mexconnect
Biography -- Your Dictionary

Joaquin Sorolla Y Bastida

All Paintings
Britannica
Don Quijote
Joaquin Sorolla Y Bastida
Spanish Arts

Oswaldo Guayasamia

Terminartors

Joan Miro

ABC Gallery
Artcyclopedia

Pable Picasso

ABC Gallery
Artcyclopedia

Salvador Dali

ABC Gallery
Artcyclopedia
Biography.com

Francisco de Goya

ABC Gallery
Biography.com

Diego Velazquez

ABC Gallery

Frida Kahlo

Biography.com
Mexconnect

Julio Mercano

 

Oscar Dominguez

Berardo Collection
Whitford Fine Art

Candido Lopez

 

Diego Quispe Tito

 

Jose Francisco Ollelr y Cesteros

 

Miguel Hidalgo

Mexconnect

Mariano Rodriguez

 

Jose Sabogal

 

Diego Rivera

Biography.com

Fernando Botero

Biography.com