Free games from Shephard Software

These online Games for Kids by Shephard Software offer a variety of interesting games that help explore the USA, world, animals, vocabulary, health, science, math and history. They also offer registered versions of their software programs free to teachers and schools and homeschools. You can see their list of those here.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Timeline of Art History

From their website: Overview The Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection. The Museum’s curatorial, conservation, and education staff—the largest team of art experts anywhere in the world—research and write the...
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Career Options

Here are some great tools for teens or others wanting to explore a variety of careers. Dictionary Of Occupational Titles and Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2006-07 Edition For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: * the training and education needed * earnings * expected...
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Autodidactic Press

Autodidactic Press is a favorite among many homeschoolers. Often, individuals who were homeschooled go on to be life long learners and Autodidactic Press offers a wealth of of information to explore. There site says: Self-education is the essence of genuine learning. Self-education provides the vitality that enables us to turn information into knowledge and...
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CLEP Testing

What is CLEP Testing? CLEP is the College-Level Examination Program. explains it well. They write: About CLEP Shorten your path to a college degree — with CLEP! The College-Level Examination Program® or CLEP provides students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college...
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Orsinal offers more than fifty original games. The animation is beautiful and the animals and other creatures are adorable. Designer Ferry Halim offers an alternative art form to the usual online game. Orsinal
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Cogno’s Challenge

The folks from Double Star LLC, sent along the following announcement about their free Cogno’s Challenge: “We have a great new, no-cost service for educators called Cogno’s Challenge. It inspires fun, discussion and learning about astronomy, forces & motion and life sciences in the classroom. These weekly science puzzlers are fully illustrated versions of...
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Animated Knots by Grog

Animated Animated Knots by Grog Whether you are working around the house, fishing, hanging a swing, rescuing others, tying your shoes or tying a tie, I found this site to be an exhaustive resource for how to tie a knot!
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The Iditarod

The Idatarod Helen Hegener, HEM Editor-in-Chief and co-publisher recently posted at the HEM Editor’s blog, From Anchorage to Nome. Here are a few more resources I’ve been enjoying this week as well. If you have any resources you would like to share, leave a commment here (you have to register- see bottom right) or...
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The British Film Institute Ultimate Film Chart

The British Film Institute Ultimate Film Chart Spanning almost a century of cinema-going,” this chart from November 2004 “is the definitive list of the all-time top 100 films based on UK cinema admissions estimates.” Also includes a list of top directors and performers appearing in those films and a history of attending movies in...
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