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Codeacademy


Codeacademy
http://www.codecademy.com/
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This site provides introductory tutorials on how to use JavaScript, a programming language to provide enhanced user interfaces and dynamic websites.

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Skills Assessment


ISEEK
http://www.iseek.org/careers/skillsAssessment
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This assessment lets you rate yourself on 35 different skills and then see which occupations are a match for the skills that are important to you. At the end of the assessment, you will see a list of occupations that are a good match for your skill profile.

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Federal Students Aid


U.S. Department of Education (ED)
https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholars...
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Comprehensive resource list for all federal student aid programs, including grants, and scholarships

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College Application Checklist


College Board
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying...
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Use this checklist to stay on top of application requirements, tasks, and deadlines.

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College Navigator


U.S. Department of Education (ED)
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
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Use the College Navigator to find a school that meets your needs. Web-based tool designed for choosing which college that decision much easier by providing students and their families with an easy-to-use website that identifies the most reasonably-priced universities, as well as the institutions whose prices rise at the highest rates.

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College Search


College Board
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search
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Search for colleges & universities by a variety of filters, including selectivity, type of school, location, housing, majors, cost, and more from a database of more than 3,800 institutions.

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SAT Suite of Assessments. Practice.


College Board
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/prac...
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Prepare for the SAT with practice questions to find your strengths and weaknesses on the SAT through Khan Academy.

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Eyenote App Overview


U.S. Department of Treasury
http://www.eyenote.gov/
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The EyeNote™ application (app) was developed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) for the blind or visually impaired to use as a tool to increase accessibility to Federal Reserve Notes (U.S. paper currency). EyeNote™ is built for the Apple iOS to allow the user to scan a bank note and communicate its value back to the user.

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The Lamplatoon Wants You


The LAMP
The Lamp
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LAMPlatoon is The LAMP's online video project where participants can remix existing commercials with their own thoughts and criticisms about the ad. "The LAMPlatoon Wants YOU!" is a step-by-step guide which educators can use for creating these 'broken commercials' and exploring basic advertising literacy concepts with students. There are no costs to the educator with LAMPlatoon, and LAMP staff are available as additional support along the way.

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Tutorials on Reading


http://www.tv411.org/reading/
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Contains lessons on using context clues, summarizing, and strategies for better reading.

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My Pop Studio


Temple University
http://mypopstudio.com/
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My Pop Studio, a website designed by the Media Education Lab at Temple University, is a free online game that introduces children ages 9 - 14 to digital and media literacy, taking them "behind the scenes" to think critically about how media is created and to question the messages we see. Activities and games include creating a unique pop star and pop song, editing a television show, designing a comic strip, and determining their ability to multitask in a game of memory and attention. Lesson plans and activities accompany the website and are available as free downloads to enhance the digital learning experience.

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Frontline: Growing Up Online


Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/teach/kids...
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FRONTLINE had developed materials for teachers, parents and kids to accompany Growing Up Online. These resources include downloadable viewing guides for parent and for teachers that includes a seven-part discussion question section, lesson plans for the classroom, resources for building parent-teen online engagement, and a Cyberquiz: "What Kind of Cyber Guide are You?" that explores parents' media management styles.