Useful techniques & tools
Learning and working with words
Online encyclopedia and dictionaries:
- Wikipedia (also available in other languages),
- Answer.com (with pronunciation),
- Free Dictionary
- Search engines.
Visual Thresaurus: An experiment in language and interface, Plumb Design's Visual Thesaurus is both an artistic exploration and a tool to explore, study, and analyze the structure of language. By displaying the interrelationships between words and meanings as spatial maps, the Visual Thesaurus translates language into a visible architecture.
Tips-O-Matic Useful tips on writing: sentence, paragraphs, essays.
I can learn: The system and program on this web site is based on interactive learning and students can learn at their own pace.
More learning programs and tools, more specific for learning disabilities
All Kinds of Minds; All Kinds of Minds provides programs, tools, and a common language for parents, educators, and clinicians to help students with differences in learning achieve success in the classroom and in life. Their primary goal is to educate teachers, parents, educational specialists, psychologists, pediatricians, and students about differences in learning, so that children who are struggling in school because of the way their brains are “wired” are no longer misunderstood.
Text Help: They have developed a range of software products designed to assist individuals to improve their reading and writing abilities.