Learning Centers

MOOC: Massive Online Open Courses
mooc
Flexible Online Courses
Tafes
Online courses in Graphic and Digital Design
design
Handbook for Online Learning
mooc
Smithsonian Education - an invaluable group of lesson plans in several disciplines and age levels. Here are just two: you will find others at their site:
arts
technology
Practical Money Skills for Special Needs Kids
skills
Math Lessons for Shopping
shopping
Teaching Kids Organizational Skills
storage
Real Estate, Math, and Financial Literacy for Kids
math
Rule of Law and Contracts for Kids
law
The valuable suggestions above were sent to us by Forever Curious, a group of educators and librarians whose own site offers excellent learning resources for everyone. Note, for example, their suggestions on
Emergency Preparedness
emergency
Funding your education with ROTC
ROTC
Free online learning from the best universities
learning
Learning About Money: Resources for Kids
Kids
Federal Government News and Analysis
http://blog.zintro.com/government/
Lesson Plans on Government and the Market
https://www.icivics.org/curriculum/government-market
Guide to the Three Branches of Government for kids
http://kids.usa.gov/three-branches-of-government/index.shtml
Contacting Congress (no longer being updated)
http://www.contactingthecongress.org/
Fax numbers to Congress, House and Senate (since Contacting Congress is no longer being maintained)
Congress
E-Learning Best Practices and Online College Success
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges-guide/
Online College Classes - Introductory (101) Courses
http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-classes-online/
Art Study - All About Art Schools
http://www.artstudy.org/
Art Knowledge News - free eZine
http://www.ArtKnowledgeNews.com
Learn French, and 15 other languages
http://www.linguaphone.co.uk/language/french.cfm
Spanish Courses in Seville, Spain
http://www.spanish-with-fun.com
Ergostore Online - take care of your body while you learn
http://ergostoreonline.com/
Stand-to-Learn Desk
http://www.ergostoreonline.com/stand-2-learn-desk.html
Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/
Science Fair Display Guide
http://www.iconicdisplays.com/Science-Fair-Display-Guide.html
Fun Facts and Trivia from the National Institutes of Health
http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/jokes/trivia.htm
Kids Know It Network
http://www.kidsknowit.com/
Jets, Planes, and Helicopters: How Do They Fly?
http://www.ellejet.com/jets-planes-and-helicopters-how-do-they-fly.php
Astronomy for Kids
http://www.planetsforkids.org
K-12 Financial Literacy Lesson Plans
http://www.mortgagecalculator.biz/resources/financial-literacy-lesson-plans.php
Engineering Project for Kids
http://constructionmanagementdegree.org/blog/2010/100-awesome-engineering-projects-for-kids/
Kids' Guide to Careers in Logistics
http://www.camcode.com/asset-tags/logistics-guide-for-kids/
Spanish Lessons in London
http://www.cactuslanguagetraining.com
From Zaboomafoo to Dragon Tales, fun and leaning at PBS
http://www.pbs.org/parents/fungames
Snood - that fiendish game, for young and old
http://www.snood.org
San Francisco Symphony, for kids
http://www.sfskids.com
Learning games and puzzles for elementary school youngsters
http://www.primarygames.com
The Discovery Channel online
http://www.discovery.com
How Things Work, for the young and not-so-young-but curious
http://www.howstuffworks.com
Book Adventure, for children and parents
http://www.bookadventure.com
Educational Fun for Children
http://www.ozkids.com
Mindware - for puzzlers and problems solvers of all ages
http://www.mindwareonline.com
Kids Click: the Freedom to Explore
http://www.kidsclick.org/
History of Mathematics
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history
Gold Rush!
http://www.museumca.org/goldrush
MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab
http://www.ai.mit.edu
Johnson Space Center
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov
Encyclopedia of Animals
http://versaware.animalszone.lycos.com
Math Games for children
http://www.aplusmath.com/games/index.html
Homework Center
http://www.kids.infoplease.lycos.com/homework/index.html
Information Please Almanac
http://infoplease.lycos.com/ipa/A0001742.html
Encyclopedia Smithsonian
http://www.si.edu/resource/faq/
Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments
http://www.si.umich.edu/CHICO/MHN.enclpdia.html
HTML.com
html
Flags of All Countries
http://www.theodora.com/flags.html
International Maritime Signals
http://home.zylstra.com/signals