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interactive learning - socraticSocratic is all about students helping students. The website features thousands of questions that students have asked about subjects like Biology or Physics or Math. And, if you don’t find the question that you have, you can ask the question yourself. Get started, ask away at Socratic.

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This site discovered by our friends at allmyfaves.com

 

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Haiku Deck – Say Hello To Easy Slideshow Creations

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PowerPoint may still be the standard for presentations even though it is a cumbersome interface and sort of feels like being trapped in a cubicle. Today’s Cool Site of the Day, Haiku Deck, by comparison, doesn’t demand much know-how in order to start creating sharp-looking slideshows. Yes, like Prezi, Haiku Deck shows us that we don’t have to settle for clunky and boring.

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Switch Zoo – one of the best kids websites

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Today’s Cool Site of the Day is Switch Zoo, one of the best kids websites–it has plenty of games to keep kids occupied and kids are always learning as they play.  Kids can make their own animal, build the right habitats, and a lots more. There are also educational resources to help children learn even more.

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Best Kids Websites – Peep & The Big Wide World

Best Kids Websites

Today’s Cool Site of the Day is PEEP and the Big Wide World – one of the best kids websites, a fun and interactive educational site for 3 to 5-year-olds. The site has plenty to do and gives parents plenty of educational resources. There are coloring pages along with games, and the site offers activities for parents and kids to do offline. PEEP and the Big Wide World has plenty to keep young kids occupied and is a strong gateway toward building a true love for learning.

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Best Kids Websites: Funology

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Today’s site is Funology, a science website for kids that touts itself as being “the science of having fun!” Kids will love the magic tricks, allowing them to impress their family and friends. Parents will love the many crafts pages and the blog that reviews games and more. There are also scientific experiments available for kids to do with parents. One such experiment is to build a terrarium for a child’s favorite dinosaur. Or check out the recipes page for healthy snacks, breakfasts, lunches, or dinners.

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Math Games For Kids – BrainPOP

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One of the best math games for kids websites is the math section of BrainPOP and it’s today’s Cool Site of the Day.

Founded in 1999, BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Their award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOPBrainPOP Español, and, for English language learners, BrainPOP ESL.

In traditional, blended, and “flipped” learning settings, BrainPOP supports individual, team, and whole-class learning. At school and in informal learning environments, their characters help introduce new topics and illustrate complex concepts.

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How to use a semicolon

 

Today’s Cool Site of the Day teaches us ‘How to use a semicolon’, another classic lesson using comics from the creator of The Oatmeal.

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Brilliant – Build Your Problem Solving Skills

 

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 Today’s Cool Site of the Day is Brilliant, a place to build your problem solving skills.

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Cool Site of the Day 8/6/14: Skiplagged

best websites-skiplaggedToday’s Cool Site of the Day is skiplagged, a site that claims it’s better at finding cheap flights than any other website. I’ll use it for my next trip.

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Today’s Cool Site of the Day: Evernote

evernote | best websitesToday’s Cool Site of the Day is Evernote. I’ve been using this very effective tool for years–helps me stay organized and keep all my notes and clippings in one place for easy recall. Get a FREE month of Evernote Premium and vote for it here and give it a ‘thumbs up’ above!

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Today’s Cool Site of the Day: Snapzu

 

Today's Cool Site of the Day is Snapzu - a place where, like the Cool Site of the Day archive, you'll never be bored.

Today’s Cool Site of the Day is Snapzu where, like the Cool Site of the Day Archive, you’ll never be bored.

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pleasant-phone

Does your phone stress you out? Is it packed with unnecessary apps, widgets, and contacts? Is it running outdated software? It’s time to make some changes! Take five minutes to go through one of these steps each day for five days, and you’ll have a phone that runs faster, looks nicer, and gives you a more pleasant overall experience. 1. Update Your Contacts How long has it been since you’ve performed maintenance on your contacts list? If it’s been more than a year or two, you probably have tons of duplicate contacts, incorrect information, and half-completed entries that are taking up space. First, go…

Read the full article: 5 Things In 5 Minutes: Make Your Smartphone A More Pleasant Place

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What’s Cool on Line? The E-mail Basket, Please

A stroll down memory lane when none other than The New York Times labled Cool Site of the Day as the ‘arbiter of taste’!

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What’s Cool on Line? The E-mail Basket, Please – New York Times.

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best websitesBefore the NSA revelations and Buzzfeed listicles, there was the early web. And it was an incredible blend of personal, mundane, and extraordinary. More…

How Coolness Defined the World Wide Web of the 1990s – The Atlantic.

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