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Internet Tools & Website Development Resources

  1. Internet Basics   Getting Started on the Internet
    1. Internet Basics: Navigating or Surfing the 'Net
    2. Locating Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
    3. Using Electronic Mail (E-Mail)
      1. MailCity
      2. USA.Net
    4. IRC, News Groups, etc.

  2. Online Resources
    1. Other Useful "Stuff"
    2. Software and Utilities
    3. Buying a Computer
    4. Online Auctions
    5. VIRUS ALERT

  3. Finding Information
    1. How to Search Effectively
    2. Search for People
    3. Search for Places
    4. Search the Web

  4. Search Engines
    1. Web Interface to Whois
    2. GO Translator Service
    3. Specific Search Engine Forms
      AltaVista Search
      Ask Jeeves
      Fast Web Search
      Google
      Inference Find
      Lycos Search
      MetaCrawler
      LAUNCH MiniCrawler

  5. Get Paid to Surf ...and other ways to make money online

  6. HTML Tutorials & Editors
    1. Writing HTML: Tips & Tutorials
    2. HTML Editors

  7. Website Design & Accessibilty
    1. Using Colors, Backgrounds & Images
    2. Graphics Utilities
    3. Code Validators
    4. Website Accessibility
    5. OTHER Web Browsers

  8. Website Creation, Development and Promotion
    1. FREE   Webspace Providers
    2. Website Development Tools
    3. Web Site Promotion
    4. Site Add-Ons and Utilities
    5. Counters & Trackers

  9. Javascript Resources
    1. Javascript Tutorials
    2. Collections of FREE Scripts
    3. JavaScript Utilities


Education Resources
Specific Subject Area Resources
Specific Populations or Special Needs
  Specific Subject Area Resources
  1. Driver Education & Driving-Related Resources
  2. Language Arts
  3. Math Instruction, Reinforcement & Learning Activities
    1. Amby's Order of Operations Tutorial
    2. Arithmetic Skills
      1. Solving Word Problems
      2. Solving Word Problems with Arithmetic Expressions
    3. Properties of Numbers
      1. Prime Numbers
      2. Prime Factorization
      3. Greatest Common Factors (GCF)
      4. Least Common Multiples (LCM)
    4. Fractions
      1. Simplifying (Reducing) Fractions
      2. Changing Units of Measure
      3. Fractional Parts
    5. Working With Fractions: Step-by-Step Computation Skills
      1. Adding Fractions
      2. Subtracting Fractions
      3. Multiplying Fractions
      4. Dividing Fractions
    6. Percents
      1. Using the Proportion Method to Solve Percent Problems
      2. Practice Solving Percent Problems
    7. Geometry
      1. Finding the Perimeter of a Rectangle
      2. Finding the Area of a Rectangle
      3. What's For Lunch? Problem solving activity using Area of Circles
    8. Algebra:
      1. Integers: Operations with Signed Numbers
      2. Practice Exercises with Signed Numbers
  4. Math Resources
    1. Basic Facts
    2. Arithmetic
    3. Problem Solving
    4. Algebra
    5. Geometry
    6. Higher Level Math
    7. Numeracy
    8. Test Prep
  5. Math Puzzles & Learning Activities
    1. Applied Math / Simulations
    2. Games & Puzzles
    3. Origami
    4. Polyhedra
    5. Fractals
    6. Optical Illusions
  6. Reading & Vocabulary Skills
  7. Science
  8. Social Studies
    "Lower 48" U.S. Map Puzzle
 
Specific Populations or Special Needs
  1. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD / ADHD)
    Table of Contents - ADD / ADHD Resources
  2. Gifted Education Resources
  3. Home Schooling
  4. Learning Styles and Study Skills
  5. Other Education Materials
    1. Internet Resources
    2. Parent Resources
    3. Teacher Resources
    4. Technology Education
  6. Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD)
    1. Aspergerís Syndrome
    2. Dyscalculia
    3. Dysgraphia
    4. Dyslexia
    5. Hyperlexia
    6. General LD Info




Go Ghoti   Thinking Skill Enhancers

  1. Go Ghoti - How (and why) the directory got its name...
  2. On-Line Measures of IQ & Personality
  3. Brain Teasers & Puzzles
  4. Computer Puzzle Games
  5. On-Line Games
  6. Some Fun - A very difficult puzzle!!
  7. Tiger or the Princess - Try this perplexing version of the puzzle!!




Western Pennsylvania Mensa

  1. General Information
    1. The Mensa Brochure
    2. Resources for Educating Gifted Children
  2. WPaM Local Group Infomation
    1. Western Pennsylvania Mensa Membership Handbook
    2. Western Pennsylvania Mensa Bylaws
    3. Western Pennsylvania Mensa Bylaws - proposed revision (Dec. 1999)
    4. Rivers 3 RG
  3. Strain Your Brain
  4. Articles by Mensans



 
Test Prep Resources

  1. GED Prep (General Educational Development Test)
  2. GRE Prep (Graduate Record Exam)
  3. Preparing for Pre-Employment Tests & Civil Service Exams
  4. Academic and Employment Test Practice:
    1. Clerical
    2. Math
  5. Subject-Specific Test Practice:
    1. Driver Education
    2. Language Arts
    3. Math
    4. Reading & Vocabulary
    5. Science
    6. Social Studies
  6. Developing Critical Thinking and Analytical Reasoning Skills:
    1. Puzzles and Thinking Games
    2. Online Tests and Measures of Personality




Amby's Work Site   Career Exploration & Job Search Resources

  1. About the Off to Work Logo
  2. Unemployment Blues
  3. Career Exploration & Assessment
  4. Non-Traditional Job Search Techniques
  5. Job Search Info - Organizations in Pittsburgh
    1. Attorneys & Law Firms
    2. Banks & Financial Institutions
    3. Daycare
    4. Government
    5. Health Care - Hospitals, Insurance, etc.
    6. Hotels & Dining
    7. Local Companies
    8. MEGA Listings of Resources
    9. Schools and Colleges - (public, private, parochial)
    10. Transportation
    11. Utility Companies in Pittsburgh
    12. Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
  6. Job Listing Database (all areas)
  7. PITTSBURGH JOB LISTINGS Database for the Pittsburgh Area
    1. Banks
    2. Classifieds
    3. Government
    4. Health Care
    5. Local Companies
    6. MEGA Lists
    7. Postings
    8. Schools
    9. Temp Jobs
    10. Utilities
  8. Job Fairs in Pittsburgh
  9. Resumes & Cover Letters
  10. Interview Skills
  11. Using Portfolios in Job Search
  12. Tests at the Work Site
  13. Psychology of the Workplace
    1. Americans with Disabilities Act
    2. Employment and Labor Law



   
Kimeldorf Library
Bicycling Resources  
The Grandfriends Project  
Portfolio Library  


Portfolio Library
PORTFOLIO SAMPLERS
Kimeldorf's Career Portfolio Sampler
Arron's Bike Portfolio Sampler
Elaine's Portfolio Sampler - Administration of Justice

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  1. Kimeldorf Autobiography
GENERAL INTRODUCTORY AND BACKGROUND PIECES
  1. Using Job Search Portfolios in an Uncertain Labor Market
  2. My Portfolio Experience
  3. Why use a Portfolio in Your Job Search?
  4. How I researched Portfolios on the Internet
PORTFOLIOS AND LIFE-LONG LEARNING
  1. Life-long Learning and Education Portfolios Meet Online
  2. Portfolios in College Career Centers
SCHOOL RELATED
  1. Portfolio Planning & Design Guide
  2. Professional Development Portfolio
HOW-TO's
  1. Portfolio Creation Tips
  2. Portfolios: Don't Leave School Without One
HUMOR AND SPECULATIVE
  1. Digital Eden
  2. Digital Prometheus
  3. Science Fiction Portfolios

  Bicycling Resources
  1. Bike Notebook:   Bike Repair and Riding Resources
    1. Description of the Bike Notebook
    2. Table of Contents from the Bike Notebook
    3. Introduction from the Bike Notebook
  2. Bike-A-Demics:   Bike Education Resources
    1. Description of Bike-A-Demics
    2. Table of Contents from Bike-A-Demics
    3. Introduction from Bike-A-Demics
    4. The Scholastic Roots of Bike-A-Demics
  3. Essays
    1. Biking Through Ages and Stages
    2. Motivating and Counseling with Bikes

 
The Grandfriends Project - An Intergenerational Program
Student Materials
Staff Materials


ALSO AVAILABLE FROM MARTIN KIMELDORF:
THE WORD DOG,  
"An essay about scientific and spiritual observations......"
WORK, EDUCATION, AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE:  
Reconsidering Some Twentieth Century Myths.....
TEACHING ONLINE - TECHNIQUES AND METHODS  
Summarizes "best practices" of school-to-school learning projects.

Kimeldorf Bibliography / Other Works




PETsMART.com Specials
Amby's Cat Information Site

  1. DECLAWING RESOURCE SECTION
    1. Medical, ethical, and behavioral issues
      Declawing! What You Need To Know
      Is it harmful to declaw a cat?
      If You Love Your Cat, Don't Declaw!
    2. Training & Nail Trimming Instructions
      Don't DECLAW: Train and Trim, Instead!!!
    3. Instructions for Building Scratching Posts & Cat Trees
      DO-IT-YOURSELF Cat Tree

  2. Plants Toxic to Cats

  3. Feral Cat Information
    About Feral Cats
    Building Enclosures
    Hand-Raising Kittens
    Population Control   including: Early Spay/Neuter
    Trap - Alter - Release
    Articles by Jack Carter:
    1. Feral Cat Behavior - Why Do Cats Sniff Butts?
    2. Feral Cat Behavior - The Day in a Feral Cat's Life
    3. Feral Cat Behavior - Stalking a Mouse
    4. Feral Cat Behavior - Territorial Marking
    5. Cat Over-Population and Feral Colony Density


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