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The Purpose of the CAP Center:

This site is dedicated to helping students find acareer of their choice, and achieve academicsuccess in their subjects. This front page is an example of the types of links that can be found on this site.

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Productivity, - Better Grades, - What's happening -Career

"Career" Find the Career That Is Right for You! ( New )

Sites To visit daily : What is Happening

How to Better Yourself:How to Study Less and Get Better Grades

Big Rocks First: Double Your Productivity - Here is How

Get Your GED: GED

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Free Resources for Students and Teachers

  1. Khan AcademyA free world-class education for anyone anywhere.
  2. Curriki It’s free. Yes, that’s right. Curriki is completely free for teachers, students, and parents.The OERs have been created and contributed by educators, curriculum designers, curriculum partners, and school districts.
  3. SAS Curriculum Pathways " …SAS provides interactive resources in Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies and Spanish for Middle School and High School. The resources range from interactive, virtual labs to investigations using primary source documentation to web research projects. Many projects require students to type in answers throughout the lesson and a document is created that can be sent to the teacher. Others have printable sheets to work on while researching online. SAS has also added some cool new tools like an interactive atlas and several new writing tools…."
  4. Knowmia Use video presentations and interactive assignments to impact students both in and out of the classroom.It’s simple and free.
  5. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything Kathy's passions are online tools to support classroom instruction, the role of emerging technologies in the classroom, infographics, tablets in the classroom, assessment and rubrics, copyright and intellectual property, and gadgets of any type!In addition to teaching online, Kathy writes, speaks, blogs, tweets, and conducts professional development workshops, presentations, and keynotes both nationally and internationally.

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YouTube It

Sixty Symbols Videos about symbols of physics and astronomy

YouTube All about education. Whether you're doing research for a project, need help with homework, or just want to learn something new, YouTube EDU features some of our most popular educational videos across YouTube.

Google Ignite To speak on stage all you need is a story. In this week's episode of the Ignite Show… Tell your own story.

Teacher Tube was created to help teachers leverage video to educate, engage and inspire their students. Here you will find tips and tricks for bringing YouTube into the classroom, as well as over 400 video playlists curated by CUE and aligned with the Common Core. is part of YouTube's larger educational initiative, YouTube EDU, featuring more than 700K educational videos created by leading experts and organizations such as PBS, TEDEd, and Khan Academy.

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Special Sites

  1. Writer's Exercise Generator Writing Starters
  2. Paper Rater Evaluate your writing (free)
  3. "Expresso" Analyze your Essays (beta)
  4. The Electronic Essay A sample of writing tools
  5. InfoGraphics Create Infographics from templates (beta) -How to use Examine this " Periodic Table of Visualization "
  6. FreeTests for anyone. (ACT, AP Courses, Math, CLEP, GED, HSPT, ISEE, LSAT, SAT. SSAT, and more
  7. CC SearchCreative 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-usecopyright 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 copyrightand enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.

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New Found Sites

Hack The Menu HackTheMenu is your one-stop resource for all Secret Menu items at all fast food restaurants. Secret Menus at restaurants are comprised of unofficial and unadvertised selections that fast food chains will make when ordered but that do not exist on their regular menus.

Dollar StretcherNot by selling you products. We don't have any to sell. What we do have a lots of practical information. You'll find new material on ourwebsiteevery day and a whole new front page each week. Ourlibrarycontains thousands of articles on specific money-saving concepts or you can do a site search from any page on the site. You can sign up for one of ourenewslettersand have great ideas delivered to you regularly. You might want to join our Financial Independence group. We also have an activeCommunitywhere people share their money-saving ideas

Password breaker How secure is your password?

On the Spotepisode of On The Spot is a lightning fast gameof entertaining trivia. The answers will amaze you. Test your knowledge with questions like these. Can a cow have an accent?Which came first, the color orange or the fruit? As a kid, did Napoleon hate France? Was the name Google an accident? Who got the world's longest standing ovation? For the surprising answers to these questions and hundredsmore, catch On The Spot every week. It's quite simply everything you need to know about everything. Check your local listings.

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

Academic Earth Visually Connects you with the world's leading brands looking to tell their story with visual content.

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!

ZergNet It is what it is.

Dam Delicious I’m Chung-Ah and welcome to Damn Delicious! Iinitially created this blog in 2011 to organize my favorite recipes but it has blossomed into something that has become a huge part of my life. I’ve met such amazing foodies, connected with readers all over the world, and have conquered many culinary feats in my closet-sized kitchen.

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Future Technology

  1. Acomputer in your future— in 5 Years
  2. GoogleWelcome to the world through Glass
  3. Contact Lens Moving beyondGlass, 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.
  4. MicroNeedle Skin Graph Patch "a new system of keeping skin grafts secured over wound sites."

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Job Applications

Job 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 CenterThis 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. Whenwe 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 AppsOn 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?

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Nitty Gritty Process

Skills for Today's WorkforceThis 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 theCommunication Skills page. Online learning and free tutorial resources are found onOnline Tutorial Resources.

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Free for Teachers

FreeologyThis 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 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.

SocraticSocrative 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.

The Teacher Toolkit The purpose of this site is to share these tools with a wider range of novice and experienced teachers in a web based format including video illustrations of the tools in use. The teachers and students you will see on the site are from the Central Texas area and are all successful graduates of our program.

Use your "Hour of Code" from Google

How to Teach Without a Lecture InfoGraphics

MoveNote "Video" If interested Install it

Check Students Prior Knowledge: 27 Ways

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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 mostrecent discoveries I have found.

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 than4.7 millionpeople have pledged over$761 million, funding more than47,000creative 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 programTeach 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."

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For Parents

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

PayTrustPayTrust 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.

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Links from Old Main Page

If you really like some links from my previous home page click here.

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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. (AnOld 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.

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