Here is a list of websites that every student must check at least once. Adding these to your routine will change everything for better. If you spend a portion of your day on this, a positive change in you grades is guaranteed.
1. Google Scholar
If you are trying to search material for your assignment or other academic work, use google scholar. Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
If you are stuck on a problem, use this website to search for step-by-step solutions for every subject.
Wolfram|Alpha brings expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels. With a world-class team and participation from top outside experts in countless fields, they are constantly working to create what they hope will stand as a major milestone of twenty-first century intellectual achievement.
Well, you don’t just have to stick to your academics. Why not learn a foreign language for free? Duolingo helps you do that.
There are over 1.2 billion people learning a language and the majority are doing so to gain access to better opportunities. Unfortunately, learning a language is expensive and inaccessible to most.
According to the website Duolingo was created so that everyone could have a chance. Free language education – no hidden fees, no premium content, just free.
Duolingo is used by the richest man in the world and many Hollywood stars, and at the same time by public schools students in developing countries.
Ratatype is a simple and convenient online typing tutor for everybody who wants to type better.
We have to type a lot: at home, at school, at work, and it takes the time that you can devote to other activities. With Ratatype you can free up to 20 minutes a day because it will teach you to type much faster and the “blind ten-finger typing method” will no longer be just a phrase from a textbook.
5. The Student Room
The Student Room is the UK’s largest online student community. You can talk to other students there and discuss whatever you want. You can also discuss your career decisions with them.
The Student Room (TSR) is an online community where thousands of students help each other out. It exists for all young people – no matter your background or your aspirations. Whatever life throws your way, from taking GCSEs to landing a job to dealing with relationships, The Student Room community is here for you.
Noisli is your digital place for focus. You can log on noisli to listen to different calimg voices while you are studying.
With Noisli you can mix and match different sounds in order to create your perfect sound environment. In places where it is either too loud or too quiet, Noisli helps to mask annoying noises and to create a pleasant sound environment in order to stay focused and relax.
7. Online Free Books
Want E-books completely free of cost? A lot of websites offer free professional and university grade e-books. The best example of Professional books is from Oreilly and Packt Publishers. But most of them are not in the common E-format, or EPUB Format normalized for reading in Tablets. Well, here are some websites to get free E-books both in the EPUB and common PDF format.
Try these websites:
- PDF Drive – For all kinds of books
- BookBoon – All kinds of books are free on a signup for a trial period
- OpenStax – Mostly university grade text books
- Open Textbook Library – Open education network for you to get free e-books
- Saylor Academy – E-books and online courses
- Intech Open – Community of over 100K authors, contributors and keen learners
- Textbook Revolution – No signup needed, just click and download your book
- Online Mathematics Textbooks – Mathematics books
- Project Gutenberg – 60,000 free E-books
- WikiBooks – Over 1 million books in multiple languages
8. Free Courses with certificates
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