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Entries Tagged as 'Education'

Do you want to save time doing homework?

October 31st, 2010 · Comments Off · Education

Of course you do.  Well Google wants to help you out – little do they know – with all of their time saving tricks.  What?  You don’t know any of them?  Well the people at eternalcode.com have amassed the most useful and have posted a list for us.  If you go to the link you [...]

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Can you sing?

October 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Education, Fun and Humor, Life Topics

Well, good for you.  The rest of the world is divided into those who THINK they can sing, and those who save it for the car or shower.  If you are in the latter two groups,  wikihow can help you out with that and a myriad of other skills.   Like, “how to talk to a guy that [...]

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Ever see a meteor?

August 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Current Events, Education

If not tonight  may be your luck night.  The Perseid meteor shower is at its height tonight, August 12th.  WHAT?  You don’t know what the Perseid meteor shower is?  Well here is a link to  the American Meteor Association, that will explain it to you, just scroll down the page.  Also in their site is [...]

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Need to memorize something?

August 5th, 2010 · Comments Off · Education

Yes – school is out for the summer, but soon…well we don’t want to think about that.  To make the transition a little easier, there is a new (free!) software you can use to memorize using flashcards – Anki.  The difference between this and other flashcard type services, is that Anki lets you  download [...]

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Paper due tomorrow and the library is closed?

October 16th, 2009 · Comments Off · Education

Boy%20Studying.jpg Don’t despair, the Wilton Library will come to your rescue. We have all kinds of research tools for you to use, either in the library or from home. Click here to go to our reference page and resource links, including databases, general magazine indexes, business and health indexes, newspaper indexes, phone directories, and more. Access to most of these databases requires that you enter the number from your library card (that long number under the barcode).To find out which magazines are available in which databases, check out our periodical title searches. So now you don’t even have to get out of bed to research that paper – provided your laptop cord is long enough.

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Are you a student in the US?

September 7th, 2008 · No Comments · Education

patriotic09072008.gif Well the US government has a website www.students.gov designed for college students and their families. Their mission is to provide you with easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government – all the info you need, in one place, from all parts of the government. Just some of the interesting information includes: volunteer opportunities, applying online for financial aid and scholarships, finding summer internships or jobs, learning about careers that interest you, getting a passport and registering to vote. So with just one click you can get info from the OFFICIAL source! Who knew!

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