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Alabama Encyclopedia
Alabama Encyclopedia

Welcome to your free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. This site offers articles on Alabama's famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant and animal life, agriculture, recreation, and so much more. Alabama’s history, culture, geography, and natural environment are covered in a wide selection of books. Several of the authors listed have written entries for the Encyclopedia of Alabama.

 

http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/

Resources for Teachers
Alabama Virtual Library
"Connecting you to a world of knowledge"
http://www.avl.lib.al.us

Selma-Dallas County Public Library
Originally established in 1904, as a Carnegie Library, the Selma-Dallas County Public Library has grown into a 25,000 square foot community center located in the heart of downtown Selma, Alabama
http://www.selmalibrary.org/

Alabama Library Media online
The Alabama Department of Education advocates exemplary library media specialists and library media programs in public schools in Alabama to ensure that students, faculty, and staff have access "to information that is appropriate to student development and features diversity in perspective, format, and interest" (Literacy Partners, 1999, p.3). This webpage has been developed to provide you with valuable resources you need as a Library Media Specialist and a place to come when you have questions on library issues. We hope you find this a helpful resource and value your suggestions and opinions.
http://alex.state.al.us/librarymedia

Tripline

Make amazing interactive maps for free!

http://tripline.net

Alabama Learning Exchange

The ALEX web site for teachers

http://alex.state.al.us/

ManyBooks.net

Search over 33,000 free ebooks.

http://manybooks.net/

Online Books Page

Online Books Page lists over 2 million free ebooks on the Web.  Updates daily.

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 55,000 free ebooks.  Choose among free epubbooks, free Kindle ebooks, etc., for downloading or reading online.

http://www.gutenberg.org/

Open Library

Oprn Library offers the world's classic literature - over 1 million free ebook titles.  Each book has a web page.

https://openlibrary.org/

Barnes & Noble’s Free Collection

Barnes and Nobles offers free Nook ebooks in all genres.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/Free-eBooks/379003078

Tinkercad

Online 3D design and 3D printing are here!  Tinkercad is a simple online 3D design and 3D printing app for everyone!  it is used by teachers, designers, hobbyists, and kids to make toys, home decor, Minecraft models, jewelry, etc.  Perfect for all subject areas, especially art, mathematics, masonry, drafting, welding, and history!

https://www.tinkercad.com

Storybird

Build your books in minutes!  Storybird helps you create your own book.  Teachers, students, families, writers, and artists will love using the simple tools of Storybird to build books!  This is a fun, creative, and interactive way to write and share books with other readers.

https://storybird.com

Big Huge Labs

Big Huge Labs is a wonderful website for students and teachers!  It has generators that allow you to create products using pictures - magazine covers, movie posters, badges, jigsaw puzzles, maps, movie posters, pop art posters, calenders, mosaics - the possibilities are endless for students.  For teachers, these tools can be easily integrated in a subject area such as art, social studies, yearbook staff, English, etc. 

Let's create!

http://www.bighugelabs.com

Amazon’s Free Collection

Explore hundreds of thousands of free ebooks in all genres!  Download the free Kindle Reading App.

http://www.amazon.com/b?node=2245146011

Google Books

Google offers a comprehensive index of full-text ebooks.  Explore the possibilities!

http://books.google.com/

Copyright Resources
Teaching Copyright

Teaching Copyright provides lessons and ideas for opening the classroom up to discussion, letting the students express their ideas and concerns, and then guiding the students toward an understanding of the boundaries of copyright law.

https://www.teachingcopyright.org

Free Tutorials On-line for Grades 9-12
Math Homework Help

Algebra.com offers free online math tutors.  Math problems are solved with the work shown!  Math tutoring ranges from pre-algebra to physics.

http://algebra.com

Hippo Campus

Hippo Campus offers over 5,700 free videos in 13 subject areas, including science, social studies, and mathematics!

http://hippocampus.org

Chemistry Lecture Notes

The pages on this website are chemistry lecture notes, including charts and diagrams.  Dr. Kurt Wicks (Tabor Academy) published these notes to provide chemistry help for high school and  college chemistry students. 

http://chemistrylecturenotes.com

English Grammar Guide

The Education First English grammar guide emphasizes the rules of English usage.

http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/subidx.cfm

English Learner

EnglishLearner.com helps you learn English online with exercises in grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary, and listening at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Terrific for ESL classes.

http://www.englishlearner.com

Grammar-Monster

Grammar-Monster offers grammar lessons and tests online.

http://grammar-monster.com

English Grammar 101

This web site offers more free grammar lessons.

http://englishgrammar101.com

English for Life

Why do I need these English classes?  This website answer that question by offering teachers and students materials for teaching and learning English in all areas of life - movies, sports, politics, etc.

http://eleaston.com/materials.html

English Page

This site offers free online English lessons for the general student user as well as ESL student users and EFL student users.

http://englishpage.com

How to Write a Research Paper

A great site for learning how to write a research paper - from the beginning page to the final footnote!

http://www.aresearchguide.com

Research Paper and Report-Writing

This research paper-writing guide follows the MLA style of documentation. This guide also covers the steps of writing reports.

http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/workbooks/language_arts/rprw/912rprw.pdf

APA Style Research Papers

This online tutorial teaches students how to write their research papers in the APA style.

http://flash1r.apa.org/apastyle/basics/index.htm?_ga=1.139534387.1245738651.1474031105

Easy Bib

Easy Bib - the easy way to write a bibliography - just fill in the blanks and Easy Bib does the rest! Easy Bib also generates citations in MLA and APA formats for your bibliography, and it also contains MLA research and citation guides.  It creates a works cited page automatically.

http://www.easybib.com

Bib Me

Welcome to Bib Me for creating bibiographies!  The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It’s the easiest way to generate citations to build a works cited page. And it’s free.

http://www.bibme.org

Soft Activity

Safety on the Internet!  Soft Activity is the kid's guide to computer skills and safety.  This site helps teen users learn how to navigate the Internet quickly and safely using  keyboarding games, gaming safety tips, tips for safe cyber surfing, and safe social media use

http://www.softactivity.com/monitor-your-computer-keyboarding.aspx

Internet 4 Classrooms

Internet 4 Classrooms provides excellent recources for study from grades pre-k through grade 12.  The online practice quizzes, printable worksheets, and Skillbuilders are mapped to Common Core State Standards.  This is a terrific ACT/SAT resource!

http://www.internet4classrooms.com

Typing Test

Complete a typing test in 60 seconds!  The #1 typing speed test.  Over 4 million tests completed each month!

http://www.typingtest.com

Power Typing

Tests your typing speed.

http://powertyping.com/typing_test/typing_test.shtml

Keyboarding Skills For Your Career

Computers are now a necessity in today's world. Teachers now require that students complete school work on a computer and hand in typewritten assignments. Professionals often complete tasks on a computer to streamline their work. To prepare for a career, students need touch-typing skills. This site is the solution!

http://www.resumesamples.net/blogs/keyboarding-skills-for-your-career/

Certified Staffing Solutions

Improve your computer typing skills! This excellent resource provides computer training to organizations worldwide - from schools to businesses.  The instructors are professionally trained.  Lectures are backed up by hands-on exercises.  Many thanks to elementary school student Connor from Colorado for suggesting this site.

http://www.certstaff.com/classes/learn-to-type-efficiently.html