Adult Education Reference Tools



Search Engines
  Ask Jeeves
  Bing
  Duck Duck Go
  Google
  Google Advanced Search
  More of it (Find Similar Sites)
  Refseek
  Search Credible (All in one)
  Spezify
  Start Page (Private Seach Engine) Yahoo!
  Zuula Metasearch

Search Engine Advice
  Accessing Google's Advanced Tools (Richard Byrne)
  Finding Information on the Web (Tutorial)
  Google for Teachers
  Google Guide
  Google Guide Cheat Sheet
  Google Guide for Teachers (Richard Byrne)
  Noodle Tools
  100 Google Search Tricks for Students
  The Spider's Apprentice
  12 Best Google Keywords for Teachers
  Web Search Strategies in Plain English (at Commoncraft)

Abbreviations
  AbbreviationZ
  Acronym Finder
  All Acronyms

Convertors/Calculators
  Alphabetizer (Alphabetical Ordering Tool)
  Auction Repair (Pixels to Inches)
  Calkoo (Set of Advanced Calculators)
  Convert
  Convert Plus
  Convert World
  Converticious
  Decifractator (Fractions to Decimals)
  ECalc
  Fraction Calculator
  Fractulator
  Hieroglyphics Translator
  Hieroglyphics Typewriter
  Instacalc
  Long Division Tool
  Math Tools (at Miniwebtool.Com)
  Mega Converter 2
  Metric Conversions
  Mighty Number
  Online Conversion
  Online Fraction Calculator (at Help With Fractions)
  Random Number Generator
  Temperature Conversion Calculator
  XE - Universal Currency Converter
  Web Math (Solve Your Math Problems)
  Web 2 Calc (Scientific Calculator)
  What Tree Is It?
  World Wide Metric Conversion Calculator

An Ghaeilge
  Acmhainn.ie
  eDIL
  Focal.ie (Teigh go dtí Téarma.ie)
  Foclóir.ie
  An Foclóir Beag
  Forvo (Gaeilge)
  Google Translate
  Irish Dictionary Online
  Pota Focal (Bailiúchán Foclóirí agus Gluaiseanna Gaeilge)
  Pronunciator (Multi Language)
  Nathanna Cainte don Raidió (PDF)
  Rainn Agus Amhráin
  Seanfhocail (le Audio)
  Teanglann.ie
  Téarma.ie
  Vicipéid (Wikipedia trí Ghaeilge)

Dictionaries
  Ansme.Com
  Baker's Student Dictionary of Music
  Collins Dictionary
  Define It Fast
  Definr
  Dictionary.Com
  Educational Jargon Generator
  Glossarist.Com
  Google (Put Define: before word in Google search)
  Graph Words (Visual Thesaurus)
  Howjsay (Talking Dictionary of Pronunciation)
  Language Guide
  Lexilogos (Comprehensive Set of Language Resources)
  Lexipedia (Visual Dictionary)
  Logainm - Placenames Database of Ireland
  Meaning of Names
  Memidex
  Merriam-Webster Dictionary
  Metaglossary (Terms and Phrases)
  Objectgraph
  Refdesk.Com
  Reverse Dictionary
  Schoolr
  Snappy Words (Visual Dictionary)
  Sporting Metaphors
  Synonyms For
  Synonyms.net
  Thesaurus.Com
  Virtual Salt
  Visual Dictionary Online
  Visual Thesaurus
  Visuwords - Graphical Dictionary
  VocabAhead (Vocabulary Videos)
  Wolfram Alpha
  Wordcount (Most Frequently Used Words)
  Wordia (Dictionary with Videos)
  Word IQ
  Wordnik
  Wordreference (Spanish/French/Italian)
  Words Like
  Word Sense
  Xrefer
  Your Dictionary

Rhyming Dictionaries
  RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary
  Write Express Rhyming Dicionary
  Write Rhymes

Word Tools
  Alphabetizer (Alphabetical Ordering Tool)
  Confusing Words
  Homonym List
  Lexical Free Net (Word Connections)
  Misused Words (at Daily Writing Tips)
  Newswordy (Explains Words in the News)
  One Look (Wildcard Dictionary Search)
  Online Etymology (The Origin of Words)
  Phrase Finder
  Phrase Up (Half-remembered Phrases)
  Readability Score.com
  Tip Of My Tongue
  Word By Letter
  Word Counter
  Word Detective (Word Origins)
  Word Finder
  Word Source

Other Languages/Translation
  BBC Quick Fix (Essential Phrases in 40 Languages)
  Bing Translator
  Dictionary of Language Dictionaries
  European Language Translator
  Forvo Language Pronunciation
  Google Translate
  Lexicool (Directory of Bilingual/Multilingual Dictionaries)
  Nice Translator
  Pronunciator (Multi Language)
  Tradukka Translation

Map Tools
  Antipode Map
  Earth at Night
  Gmap GIS (Draw on Google Maps)
  God's Mouse
  Google Maps
  Google Maps Distance Calculator
  Historic Maps
  History Pin
  Latitude and Longitude
  Map Crunch (Explore Random Google Street Views)
  Map Fab (Custom Map Maker)
  Mapfaire
  Old Maps Online
  Pronunciator (Multi Language)
  Quikmaps
  Scribble Maps
  Shaded Relief (Check Distance, Area and Elevation)
  Zee Maps





                     

Encyclopaedias
  Ask About Ireland
  Biography.Com
  Columbia Encyclopaedia
  Britannica Junior (Age 5-11) (Use 8-digit MIC ID)
  Britannica Student (Age 12-18) (Use 8-digit MIC ID)
  Encyclopaedia Britannica (Use 8-digit MIC ID)
  Encyclopaedia of Christianity
  Encyclopaedia Mythica
  Explania (Animated Explanations)
  File Info (Computer File Extension Registry)
  God Checker: Your Guide to the Gods
  Mashpedia
  Qwiki (Multimedia Encyclopaedia)
  Saints and Angels Online
  Saints By Name
  Scholarpedia
  Skyscraper Page
  Time Maps
  Wiki Answers
  Wikipedia
  World Digital Library (Primary Source Materials)
  World Flags Database

News
  Today's Front Pages

Planetarium
  Neave Planetarium

Quotations
  Brainy Quote
  Famous Quotes and Authors
  Famous Quotes 123
  Quote Garden
  Quotes.net

Statistics
  Aneki World Statistics
  Breathing Earth
  Charts Bin
  C.I.A. World Factbook
  City Data (U.S. City Stats)
  Climate Commons (Global Warming Stories across U.S.)
  Climate Hot Map (Global Warming Around The World)
  Country At A Glance
  Country Reports
  Factbook
  Flag Identifier
  Gap Minder
  If It Were My Home
  Internet World Stats
  KML Factbook
  Knoema Atlas
  Langscape - Interactive Language Map
  NOAA Visualisations of Environmental Data
  Show World
  Spotzi (Visual Global Stats)
  Stat Planet
  Weather Spark
  World Clock (Running Counts)
  World Mapper
  WorldStat.org

Colours
  Colours in Culture
  Colours in Culture (Interactive Version)

Web Site Archives
  Internet Archive: Wayback Machine

Time
  Chronme (Online Stop Watch)
  Chrono Zoom (History of the World Timeline)
  Earth Calendar
  Eggtimer
  GMT Slider
  Here Is Today (Today on a Timeline)
  Online Eggtimer
  Online Stopwatch
  Qlock (Interactive World Time-Zone Map)
  Time and Date.com
  Time Me (Stopwatch)
  Time is (Exact Time)
  Timerrr
  Timer-Tab
  World Time Engine
  World Time Buddy

Answer Services
  Answerly



Updated: 26 October 2016