Learning Resources
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Math & Science Sites
Math Resources

coolmath.com This site may look like a children’s site, but has much of the math necessary for Developmental Math and College Algebra. It is explained by the creator, a former community college math instructor, in an easytounderstand and entertaining way.

sosmath.com Click on a hyperlinked phrase representing a subject area, and it takes you to an outlined page with specific concepts about the subject.

mathplanet.com Study math via videos at your own pace. You can also learn more by clicking on the colored boxes at the right on the homepage, ranging from prealgebra to advanced algebra (classified as Algebra 2, taught in high schools). No registration necessary.

purplemath.com/modules There is a wide assortment of topics to choose from.

wtamu.edu/academic/anns/mps/math/mathlab/index.htm West Texas A&M University (located in Canyon, TX, just near Amarillo) provides math practice tutorials. Subjects are mainly algebrarelated, and there are also study sessions for the GRE.

tutorial.math.lamar.edu Comprehensive and massive amounts of math material are listed on this site. This site contains notes from several classes taught by a math professor at Lamar University. There is also a wellwritten section on studying math, taking notes, getting help, and preparing for exams.

education.ti.com This site has guidebooks, downloads, and further information for your TI graphing or scientific calculator. This is the official site exclusively for TI scientific and graphing calculators.

patrickjmt.com A math tutor from Austin has hundreds of videos focusing on basic math, college algebra, trigonometry, and calculus topics.
 khanacademy.org A newly revamped site now with the true “academy” feel. Sign in with a Google or Facebook account to create an account to use the new learning dashboard personalized with recommended lessons just for you, so you can work on various math problems and learn about concepts not yet familiar or encountered. You can even watch videos as well as track your own progress.

math.com This site explains concepts in greater detail, covering numerous levels of math from basic mathematics to differential equations. It is like a “onestop shop” type site for your math needs.

howtostudy.org This site provides tips on studying and homework practice not just for math, but also other various college courses.
Nursing and Allied Health CLE Math Modules/Reviews
 Level 1Math & Dosage Calculations Module
 Levels 2 and 3Math & Dosage Calculations Module
 Level 3Childbearing & Pediatric Math Review Module
 Level 4Math & Dosage Calculations Module
Physics and Chemistry Video Tutorials
Math Search Engine
Web Help
Math Interactive Activites
Reading
Reading Resources
General Reading Skills
Reading Links for Reading Skills Students
Context Clues
Identifying Topics
Inference
Fact and Opinion
Reading Online
Special Needs in Reading
 http://www.childrenspecialneeds.org/vision_therapy/esophoria_reading.html
 ttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/reading.html
 http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/reading/cec_rdld.html
Online Writing Assistance
Reference Sites
 OWL (Purdue University's Online Writing Lab)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu wellknown, extensive writing improvement site  Reference Sites
http://www.bartleby.com/ encyclopedias, dictionaries, word pronouncing
Grammar (Quizzes)
 http://a4esl.org/q/h/ online quizzes with answers and explanations for ESL students
 http://www.1language.com/eslquizzes/ online quizzes with answers
 http://iteslj.org/v/s/abadjpeople.html online ESL quizzes answers
 http://junketstudies.com/rulesofw/frules.html 11 Rules of Writing (typical writing errors with brief explanations)
Composition
 Basic Essay:
http://members.tripod.com/~lklivingston/essay/ basic essay with model to print out
Online Help With Spanish
 Accents: http://lingolex.com/accents.htm
 Verbs: http://www.lingolex.com/spanver.htm
Online Help With Biology
 Biology
http://www.khanacademy.org  Nursing Calculators
http://www.manuelsweb.com/nursing.htm  Clinical Calculators
http://www.medcalc.com/  Medical Calculators
http://wwwusers.med.cornell.edu/~spon/picu/calc/medcalc.htm
General Academic Assistance
How to Study
 http://www.howtostudy.org Succeed in college with the latest study strategies and techniques. Get hints and tips for writing papers for your major and passing final exams.
Weekly Schedule
 http://www.studygs.net/schedule/ schedule to help with study organization; follow directions at bottom of page when filling out; excellent for all students to fill out and get in the habit of using!
"Say A Word"
 http://www.mw.com
Don't you know to say a word? This site pronounces words for you. Just type a word in the top box and click.
"Know Yourself" Help
 Learning Styles Questionnaire
http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html online questions with analysis of how students learn; can be related to study habits  Jung Typology Test
http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgiwin/Jtypes2.asp online "know yourself" questionnaire with analysis; can be related to study habits
Computer Assistance
MS Office 2010 Reference Materials
 Quick Reference Guides for Office 2010
http://www.customguide.com/computertraining/quickreferences Custom Guide's free quick reference resource for the Office 2010 Software suite
TSI Assessment Resources
ACCUPLACER Test Preparation and Sample Questions
 ACCUPLACER Test information
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer/preparationsample.html Official ACCUPLACER test site which includes test introduction, sample questions and tips