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Diverse collection of information-rich resources freely available online. Should be useful for both teachers and learners in a variety of subjects.
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Student Debt at Colleges and Universities Across the Nation

Student Debt at Colleges and Universities Across the Nation | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
Interactive charts showing the increasing student debt levels at colleges and universities in the United States.
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Wiktionary, the free dictionary

Wiktionary, the free dictionary | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

"... a collaborative project to produce a free-content multilingual dictionary. It aims to describe all words of all languages using d efinitions and descriptions in English."

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The Online Slang Dictionary: Real definitions for real slang words

The Online Slang Dictionary: Real definitions for real slang words | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
A dictionary of real slang words. The Online Slang Dictionary has a slang ('urban') thesaurus, maps, usage voting, offensiveness ratings, and more.
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Internet Slang Dictionary

Internet Slang Dictionary | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
Internet Slang words - Internet Dictionary. Internet Slang. A list of common slang words, acronyms and abbreviations as used in websites, ICQ chat rooms, blogs, SMS, and internet forums.
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The Chat Slang Dictionary

The Chat Slang Dictionary | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
A chat slang dictionary with meanings of acronyms, abbreviations, and emoticons used online and in text messaging.
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Urban Dictionary

Urban Dictionary | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

"Urban Dictionary is the dictionary you wrote. Define your world."

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Local Health Safety and Environmental Information

Local Health Safety and Environmental Information | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
Homefacts brings you local health information, environmental hazards and neighborhood safety data.
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viroXchange

viroXchange | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

viroXchange is a new clearinghouse for freely available information on AIDS biology and treatment.

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Top Documentary Films - Watch Free Documentaries Online

Top Documentary Films - Watch Free Documentaries Online | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
Watch free, streaming, online documentary films and movies. Collection of stunning, eyeopening, interesting, controversial, full-length documentaries.
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FactCheck.org

FactCheck.org | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

"We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding."

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Arlington County, Virginia, Digital Archive

Arlington County, Virginia, Digital Archive | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

"Our digital archive is an online showcase of Arlington's history in a variety of formats. It is a work-in-progress that will grow to include not only images of people and landscapes but oral history interviews, maps, documents and even artwork that reflect the popular culture of the time."

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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
IMDb: The biggest, best, most award-winning movie site on the planet.
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Uganda Speaks

Uganda Speaks | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
As part of the Kony Debate Al Jazeera highlights the voices of ordinary Ugandans who are weighing in on the issues.
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Exploring Literacy in Cyberspace Lesson Plans

Exploring Literacy in Cyberspace Lesson Plans | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
It’s not just words on a page (or screen)—reading comprehension involves making sense of the text.
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Word Spy

Word Spy | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

Collects and defines new words or phrases as they begin to appear on the internet or other media.

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The Septic's Companion: British Slang Dictionary

The Septic's Companion: British Slang Dictionary | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
British slang dictionary with translations into American English and audio pronunciations.
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Twittonary: A Twitter Dictionary

Twittonary: A Twitter Dictionary | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

"Twittonary aka the Twitter Dictionary is a compilation of the twitter words people have come up with which include the language of twitter, twitter phrases, twitter businesses, twitter applications, and more."

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Internet Slang Dictionary & Translator

Internet Slang Dictionary & Translator | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

"Confused by internet slang? Can't read a text message? Translate internet slang and acronyms."

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SoSlang

SoSlang | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
So Slang is an online slang dictionary which is contributed and edited by thousands of people online just like you. Unlike formal dictionaries, you can add your own meaning to millions of words.
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Google Politics & Elections

Google Politics & Elections | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
Google Politics & Elections. Your elections hub to study, watch, discuss, participate in and make your impact on the digital campaign trail.
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Prelinger Archives : Free Movies : Download & Streaming

Prelinger Archives : Free Movies : Download & Streaming | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City.
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475 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc.

475 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc. | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

Listing of a number of films in many genres available for free online.

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WhoWhatWhen

WhoWhatWhen | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

"WhoWhatWhen is a database of key people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. Create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals."

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Classroom materials on pseudoscience

Classroom materials on pseudoscience | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it

Free lesson plans and materials on critical thinking and pseudoscience from the James Randi Educational Foundation.

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AllMusic

AllMusic | Free Resources for Research & Teaching: Websites | Scoop.it
The source for music information. Read artist biographies and album reviews. Find the best of new and upcoming releases. Stay in the loop with our newsletter.
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