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Lynda - Online Courses
With your Bexley Public Library card you can access thousands of free, online courses from experts on such topics as business, web development, information technology, job searching, photography and more through Lynda, an award-winning online education service. After you've logged in with your library card number and PIN, you will be prompted to create an account with Lynda.com. You'll use this profile to create playlists, manage your course history, keep notes, and track your Certificates of Completion.
Free, online lessons on a wide variety of topics, from math and science, to art history and life skills. Available for all ages.
PBS Crash Course
A collection of videos and other media designed to give a succinct overview of a variety of topics.
Allows students to make flash cards and play learning games to help solidify various concepts. Also allows students to browse other students’ resources.
The Smithsonian Learning Lab
The Smithsonian has collected numerous resources related to their various museums and have them available for use.
Content to support learning via TED talks, TED-Ed resources, and YouTube Videos. You can also find lessons on a variety of topics. A great resource for any teacher, homeschooler, parent, or student.
Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects. In this digital resource, hundreds of titles can be searched at once, opening up new pathways across subjects. Students can use Very Short Introductions to con sider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular subject. Teachers and other educators can assign chapters, or whole books to students. Adult learners can also gain new insights through an introduction to a topic.
Wide Open School
Free, collection of online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors of Common Sense. Available for all ages.
World Book Online
Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work. For more information, view this Ten Minute Tutor from the State Library of Ohio. Tailored for the needs and skills of older students, World Book Advanced integrates primary and secondary source databases in a single search.