The Purpose of the CAP Center:
This site is dedicated to helping students find a career of their choice, and achieve academic success in their subjects. This front page is an example of the types of links that can be found on this site.
Productivity, Better Grades, What's happening
Sites To visit daily! (Events n News): What is Happening
How to Better Yourself: How to Study Less and Get Better Grades
Big Rocks First: Double Your Productivity - Here is How
New Outstanding Sites
- Writer's Exercise Generator
- "Expresso" Analyze your Essays (beta)
- Free Tests for anyone. (ACT, AP Courses, Math, CLEP, GED, HSPT, ISEE, LSAT, SAT. SSAT, and more
- Khan Academy A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.
- CC Search Creative Commons Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.Our free, easy-to-use copyright licensesprovide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice. CC licenses let you easily change your copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.
New Found Sites
Scout Find things to do in our area. Music events, festivals, historic places, etc.
Milo Find a product in the local area.
ZipList At ZipList, we want to make grocery shopping quick and simple. So we’ve put all the tools you need to effortlessly organize this weekly chore in one place. What does that mean? It means having your personal recipe box, shopping list and grocery deals all on one place, at ZipList.com.
Academic Earth Academic Earth believes everyone deserves access to a world-class education, which is why we continue to offer a comprehensive collection of free online college courses from the world's top universities. And now, we take learning outside the classroom with our original series of thought-provoking videos, designed to spark your intellectual curiosity and start a conversation. Watch, learn, share, debate. After all, only through questioning the world around us, can we come to better understand it.
Visually Connects you with the world's leading brands looking to tell their story with visual content.
Khan Academy (American Civics) A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.
Smashwords Smashwords is the world's largest distributor of indie ebooks. We make it fast, free and easy for any author or publisher, anywhere in the world, to publish and distribute ebooks to the major retailers. FOR READERS, Smashwords provides an opportunity to discover new voices in all categories and genres of the written word. Once you register, the site offers useful tools for search, discovery and personal library-building. Most of our books are affordably priced, and many are free
Road Trip Nation Roadtrip Nation empowers you to define your own road in life instead of traveling down someone else's.
We encourage you to engage in self-construction, rather than mass production. We encourage you to be proactive and actively participate in defining your future by hitting the road and learning from Leaders who have resisted The Noise of conformity and stayed true to themselves.
Our philosophy is that when we listen to ourselves and are honest about whom we are, and what we love, we are able to seek our own path and contribute to the world with our unique talents.
We believe that by helping others discover their own paths, there will be a significant positive change in the world—the world needs people in tune with who they are and what they care about.
Living a life fueled by authenticity and passion allows people the ability to offer their creativity, ingenuity, and enthusiasm toward their goals. We hope that this, in turn, will build a better local, national, and global community.
The Roadtrip Nation Movement exists to support, empower, and encourage individuals who want to define their own roads in life. Video
Car Advice Have a question about your car. This may be the place to get it. Also suggested was a site for "Safe Teen Driving". and "Child Safety Seat Knowledge Base". (These sites link suggested by Amanda) Thanks Amanda!
- A computer in your future — in 5 Years
- Google — Welcome to the world through Glass
- Contact Lens Moving beyond Glass, Google is working on a smart contact lens that would use tiny chips, sensors and antennas to continuously test diabetics' blood sugar levels and make it easier for them to stay healthy.
- MicroNeedle Skin Graph Patch "…a new system of keeping skin grafts secured over wound sites."
Job Application Job-applications.com allows you to launch your career from the comfort of your own home. You can proof-read and even redo the entire application without the embarrassment of having to request another application should you make mistakes.
Job Application Center This is not your typical jobs search site. Unlike regular jobs search sites, here you will not find job postings for which you have to compete with dozens of other job applicants. Instead, we’ve searched the internet for you, to find exactly how, when and where to apply to almost every major U.S. company directly. When we can, we provide downloadable job application forms, and when those forms are not available we provide the links you need to apply with each company directly.
My Job Apps On the application page, you’re going to find out the history of the company, what kind of jobs that you can apply for, the benefits, as well as the rating that the average employee gives them.
Am I on a path that will get me to my career?
Skills for Today's Workforce This section provides links to workplace skills, personal skills, life skills, math skills and study skills. Communication skills including resume writing, report writing, grammar, interviewing, speaking and presenting are found on the Communication Skills page. Online learning and free tutorial resources are found on Online Tutorial Resources.
Free for Teachers
Freeology This site was created in 2000 in conjunction with my teaching credential program. One of my assignments was to create graphic organizers. After realizing the versatility of graphic organizers, I put the first 16 worksheets online at Freeology.com for others to download for free. Over the years, I have continued to add free teaching resources.
There is no registration or annual fee to use this site, and all materials are offered under theAttribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons license.
Socratic Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets. Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers by engaging their classrooms with a series of educational exercises and games. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to login. Socrative runs on tablets, smartphones, and laptops. Teachers login through their device and select an activity which controls the flow of questions and games. Students simply login with their device and interact real time with the content.
Use your "Hour of Code" from Google
How to Teach Without a Lecture InfoGraphics
Check Students Prior Knowledge: 27 Ways
The" focus" section is found on all webpages on this site. " Focus" contains some of the most interesting and informative sites on the Internet. It may contain the most recent discoveries I have found.
PcClasses Completely Free Online classes
Knowmia Use video presentations and interactive assignments to impact students both in and out of the classroom. It’s simple and free.
KickStarter We’re a home for everything from films, games, and music to art, design, and technology. Kickstarter is full of projects, big and small, that are brought to life through the direct support of people like you. Since our launch in 2009, more than 4.7 million people have pledged over $761 million, funding more than 47,000 creative projects. Thousands of creative projects are raising funds on Kickstarter right now. …
Passion Project Do you have a project, career, job, Business that you have a passion to start? Take a lookAt the many passions that people have hadThat started them on the road to success.If you wish to contribute to their dream you may do that also.
5o Grants for your School, Classroom, or District! The following grants, sorted by application due date, are available for K-12 institutions in the United States. This list will be updated continuously, so check back often!Learn to program Teach kids programming – A collection of resources "I’ve been gathering the best resources to teach children & teens programming — books, environments, apps, courseware and games.
These resources are meant for teachers and parents who want to have their children fall in love with computers and see the magic of programming."
DoudouLinux is specially designed for children to make computer use as easy and pleasant as possible for them (and for their parents too! ), while taking care of children self-fulfillment. DoudouLinux provides tens of applications that suit children from 2 to 12 years old…DoudouLinux does not need installing. It does not touch the data in the computer it runs on, nor the system installed on the computer. Shipped with built-in content filtering, it prevents children from accidentally visiting unsavory web sites . It also preserves user privacy on the Internet, removes ads in web pages and blocks bugs, to get the best web experience. You can carry it everywhere.
Cornell University High end academic site. This site has links to such sites as: physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, and statistics.
These are not advertisements for these companies, and I am not encouraging participation in them. I simply want to present these as interesting sites I have found. If you try them out, it is at your own risk.
My Guardian $10.00 (phone) one time fee. Pro version $3.00 per mo. Tablet $10.00
PayTrust PayTrust is the easy way to receive, pay and track all your bills online. Fee for service $$$
AVG Family Safety Safeguards against bullying and cyber-predators. Blocks inappropriate sites. Protects while searching and social networking. $49.99
Bsecure Online v6.16 Bsecure Online has been protecting families around the world since 2001 with our patented, cloud-based technology. $49.99
SquareTrade get your warranty here.
Warranty Elephant Reminder for your warranty.
Links from Old Main Page
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This version of the CAP Center site was done with the Sandvox editor on the iMac. This older version was created with the Serif Webplus X4 or X6 editor on the PC. (An Old Version of CAP Center site) There is a wealth of information that can be gleaned from both sites. The old site has a link name that is specific to its purpose whereas the new site has an explanation of each site from" the about" section from each site.