Tools

For several years, I was also curating a Tools site for students. I decided to stop updating that and to gradually move the more useful tools from that site to this Topics site, adding new tools as I come across them. Starting January 2017, here is (the beginning of) an index, by category:


Drawing


Editorial cartoons


Free Online Courses

  • Highbrow (10-day reading courses, delivered to your email)
  • Khan Academy (highlighting one free course about Pixar)

Games & Puzzles


Humor


Images / Photography

  • Photofunia (free photo editing & effects site/app)

Listening


News / Current Events


Reading

  • Delanceyplace (short reading excerpts delivered daily to your email)
  • Highbrow (10-day reading courses, delivered to your email)
  • Letters of Note (a collection of thought-provoking letters)
  • Tween Tribune (read news stories with different levels of difficulty)

Recipe sites 


Typing practice


Video collections


Vocabulary improvement


Word clouds


Writing prompts


 

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