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  • Brainfuse HelpNow
    Free Academic Help at All Levels. Brainfuse offers live online tutoring in elementary, middle school, high school, college, and adult education. SAT/ACT/GED/Citizenship test help is also available. Writing a paper? Send your paper to a tutor and receive a response within 24 hours. Job seekers can also get resume and job finding assistance in the Adult Learning Center. Maestros en español disponible.
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  • Little Pim
    Little Pim is an award-winning multimedia program that introduces children to foreign language in a way they can understand and enjoy. Create an account, if you like, or click the "Start Learning" button to jump in immediately.
    Browse related subjects: Do-It-Yourself, Education, Languages
  • Mango Languages
    Mango Languages provides online courses to help you converse in over 35 different languages, plus English as a Second Language courses for non-English speakers. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application that integrates components of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. Create an account, if you like, or click the "Start Learning" button to jump in immediately.
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  • Testing and Education Reference Center
    Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life, from high school to college and beyond. The site offers practice tests and courses, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, scholarship search tools, a resume builder, career models, and more.
    Browse related subjects: Careers, Colleges and Universities, Education, Employment, Schools

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  • ALISON
    ALISON, or "Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online," is a free online learning resource for basic and essential workplace skills. ALISON provides high-quality, engaging, interactive multimedia courseware for certification and standards-based learning. The mission of ALISON is to enable anyone, anywhere, to educate themselves for free via interactive, self-paced multimedia.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Careers, Computers, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Technology
  • Coursera
    Coursera is an education company that offers massive open online courses (MOOCs). Coursera partners with top universities from around the world (including UC Santa Cruz) to offer courses in a wide range of topics including humanities, mathematics, computer science, and medicine.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools, Technology
  • edX
    EdX is a non-profit created by Harvard and MIT. EdX offers massive open online courses (MOOCs) and interactive online classes in subjects including law, history, science, engineering, business, social sciences, computer science, public health, and artificial intelligence (AI).
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  • Khan Academy
    Khan Academy is a non-profit educational website created by Salman Khan. It features over 3000 free educational videos on subjects such as math, science, and history. Most videos are about 10 minutes in length. Need help understanding fractions or how the human heart works? This is the place to start.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Teen Homework Help
  • MIT Open Courseware
    Free access to lecture notes, exams, and videos from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. OCW provides the educational opportunity for motivated people everywhere to improve their lives and change the world.
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  • Skillshare
    Skillshare is a community where you can learn real skills from real people. Classes include anything from programming iPhone apps to fashion illustration to meatball making. Some classes are free, and many are between $5 and $35.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Technology
  • Udacity
    Udacity is a private educational organization offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). Instructors are professors from universities including University of Virginia, San Jose State University, and Stanford University. Courses are mostly computer science related and include Introduction to Statistics and Artificial Intelligence for Robotics.
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Did You Know?

No Man is an Island...For Whom the Bell Tolls

This famous passage by John Donne (1573-1631) is not a poem--it is prose. It is a passage from Meditation 17, from Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, 1624. Below is the passage with modern spelling.

Meditation 17

Nuc lento sonitu dicunt, morieris.
Now this bell tolling softly for another, says to me, ... [More]

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