Scottish school taking attendance with fingerprint scanner

Scotsman.com reports that a high school in Scotland is now using fingerprint-recognition technology to make sure students show up for class. The technlogy, supplied by a company called VeriCool, could help lower truancy rates and increase school safety.

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Video game helps college leaders hone decision-making skills

Reuters reports that more and more professionals, including college administrators, are using video-game simulations to prepare themselves for real-world incidents. Among the simulations available to educators is one in which players are challenged to stop a biological attack from spreading across a college campus.

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Security flaw found in Microsoft WINS server software

cNet’s News.com reports that security software maker Immunity uncovered a previously undetected flaw in Windows Internet Name Service software that could allow hackers to spread viruses onto vulnerable servers. Microsoft acknowledged the flaw, which Secunia, another security company, classified as “moderately critical.”

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  • Discovering Simple Machines: Compound Machines
  • Discovering Simple Machines: Inclined Plane, Wedge, Screw
  • Discovering Simple Machines: Lever, Wheel and Axle, Pulley
  • Discovering Simple Machines: Work and Energy
  • Invention: Recycling
  • Inventors and Inventions
  • On-Line Research Techniques
  • Push and Pull: Simple Machines at Work
  • Sense For Technology, A
  • Simple Machines: A First Look
  • Size and Scale: Being the Right Size
  • Size and Scale: Peoria and Beyond
  • Size and Scale: Scale of Flight
  • Size and Scale: Skyscrapers
  • Technology At Work, Part One
  • Technology At Work, Part Two
  • Tick Tock: All About the Clock
  • Ups and Downs of Technology, The
  • Work, Energy, and the Simple Machine: Compound Machines
  • Work, Energy, and the Simple Machine: Inclined Plane, Wedge, Screw
  • Work, Energy, and the Simple Machine: Lever, Wheel and Axle, Pulley
  • Work, Energy, and the Simple Machine: Work and Energy

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  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 1: Reviewing the Basics
  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 2: Irregular Verbs
  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 3: Verb Tenses
  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 4: Spanish Prepositions
  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 5: Modal and Reflexive Verbs
  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 6: The Preterit and Perfect Tenses
  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 7: Subjunctive and Formal Commands
  • Constructive World of Advanced Spanish, The, Program 8: Informal Commands and Future Tense
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 1: Alphabet and Pronunciation
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 10: Demonstrative Adjectives
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 11: Present Indicative
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 12: Tener and Querer
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 13: Possessive Adjectives
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 2: Capitalization and Accents
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 3: Numbers and Counting
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 4: Greetings and Small Talk
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 5: Articles and Pronouns
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 6: Ser and Estar
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 7: Time and Date
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 8: Weather
  • Salsa-Riffic World of Spanish, The, Module 9: Descriptive Adjectives

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  • Flaky, Pastry World of French, The, Program 1: ABC’s and Pronunciation

  • Flaky, Pastry World of French, The, Program 2: Articles and Adjectives
  • Flaky, Pastry World of French, The, Program 3: Asking About the Weather
  • Flaky, Pastry World of French, The, Program 4: Survival French
  • Flaky, Pastry World of French, The, Program 5: Talking About Yourself
  • Flaky, Pastry World of French, The, Program 6: Pronouns and Past Tense
  • Pasta-Riffic World of Italian, The, Program 1: ABC’s and Handy Phrases
  • Pasta-Riffic World of Italian, The, Program 2: Pronunciation
  • Pasta-Riffic World of Italian, The, Program 3: Greetings
  • Pasta-Riffic World of Italian, The, Program 4: Pronouns
  • Pasta-Riffic World of Italian, The, Program 5: Gender and Nouns
  • Pasta-Riffic World of Italian, The, Program 6: Verb Basics
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  • Adapting to the World
  • AIDS: A Changing Epidemic
  • AIDS: Ending the Epidemic
  • Air: A First Look
  • Amphibians: Amazing Animals
  • Animal ABC’s
  • Animal Faces, Animal Places
  • Animal Intelligence
  • Animal Profiles: Alligators and Crocodiles
  • Animal Profiles: Animals of the Amazon Rainforest
  • Animal Profiles: Bats
  • Animal Profiles: Big Birds
  • Animal Profiles: Birds of Prey
  • Animal Profiles: Camels
  • Animal Profiles: Cheetahs
  • Animal Profiles: Chimpanzees
  • Animal Profiles: Dolphins
  • Animal Profiles: Elephants
  • Animal Profiles: Frogs
  • Animal Profiles: Gazelles
  • Animal Profiles: Gibbons
  • Animal Profiles: Giraffes
  • Animal Profiles: Golden Monkeys
  • Animal Profiles: Gorillas
  • Animal Profiles: Grizzly Bears
  • Animal Profiles: Hippopotamus
  • Animal Profiles: Kangaroos
  • Animal Profiles: Killer and Beluga Whales
  • Animal Profiles: Life in a Tide Pool
  • Animal Profiles: Lions
  • Animal Profiles: Lizards
  • Animal Profiles: Malaysian Sun Bears
  • Animal Profiles: Manatees
  • Animal Profiles: Mandrills
  • Animal Profiles: Marmosets and Tamarins
  • Animal Profiles: Musk Ox
  • Animal Profiles: North American Bison
  • Animal Profiles: North American Cats
  • Animal Profiles: North American Deer
  • Animal Profiles: Orangutans
  • Animal Profiles: Owls
  • Animal Profiles: Penguins
  • Animal Profiles: Polar Bears
  • Animal Profiles: Red Pandas
  • Animal Profiles: Rhinoceros
  • Animal Profiles: Ring Tailed Lemurs
  • Animal Profiles: Sea Otters
  • Animal Profiles: Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses
  • Animal Profiles: Sharks and Tropical Fish of the Coral Reef
  • Animal Profiles: Snakes
  • Animal Profiles: Snow Leopards
  • Animal Profiles: Tigers
  • Animal Profiles: Turtles
  • Animal Profiles: Water Animals of the Cascades
  • Animal Profiles: Weasel Family
  • Animal Profiles: Wetland Waterfowl
  • Animal Profiles: Wolves
  • Animal Profiles: Zebras
  • Animals Around Us: Amphibians: What Are They?
  • Animals Around Us: Animal Adaptations: What Are They?
  • Animals Around Us: Birds: What Are They?
  • Animals Around Us: Fish: What Are They?
  • Animals Around Us: Invertebrates: What Are They?
  • Animals Around Us: Mammals: What Are They?
  • Animals Around Us: Reptiles: What Are They?
  • Bacteria: Friends or Enemies?
  • Basics of Biology, The: How Living Things are Classified
  • Basics of Biology, The: How Living Things are Structured
  • Basics of Biology, The: The Human Body: Organ Systems Working Together
  • Basics of Biology, The: The Kingdom of Animals: From Simple to Complicated
  • Basics of Biology, The: The Kingdom of Plants
  • Basics of Biology, The: What is Life?
  • Basics of Physical Science: Exploring Energy
  • Basics of Physical Science: Exploring Gravity
  • Basics of Physical Science: Exploring Heat
  • Basics of Physical Science: Exploring Light and Color
  • Basics of Physical Science: Exploring Sound
  • Basics of Physical Science: Exploring the Laws of Motion
  • Beyond the Bars: Zoos and Zoo Animals
  • Biology of Water, The: Mud And Salt (The World of the Estuary)
  • Biology of Water, The: The Ocean Realm (Saltwater Ecology)
  • Biology of Water, The: The River of Life (The Hydrologic Cycle and Water Pollution)
  • Biology of Water, The: Water: A Miraculous Substance (The Properties of Water and the Development of Life)
  • Biology: The Science of Life: DNA: The Master Molecule of Life
  • Biology: The Science of Life: Ecology: Organisms in Their Environment
  • Biology: The Science of Life: Ecosystems: The Role of Abiotic Factors
  • Biology: The Science of Life: Making New Life: The Basics of Reproduction
  • Biology: The Science of Life: Molecules and Evolution
  • Biology: The Science of Life: The Flow of Matter and Energy in the Living World: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
  • Biology: The Science of Life: The Living Cell
  • Biology: The Science of Life: The Microscopic World
  • Biology: The Science of Life: The World of Animals
  • Biology: The Science of Life: The World of Fungi
  • Biology: The Science of Life: The World of Living Things
  • Biology: The Science of Life: The World of Plants
  • Blood
  • Body Story: Allergies
  • Body Story: Broken Bones
  • Body Story: Germs

  • Body Story: Heart Attack
  • Body Story: Infancy
  • Body Story: Metabolism
  • Body Story: Puberty
  • Body Story: The Flu
  • Body Story: Trauma
  • Body’s Defenses Against Disease, The
  • Breaking the Silence: An Introduction to Sound
  • Breath of Life: Our Respiratory System
  • Butterflies and Bees
  • Cell Division
  • Cells: The Basic Units of Life
  • Clone Age, The
  • Clone Age, The
  • Coastal Biomes: Where The Land Meets The Sea
  • Concepts in Nature: Adapting to Changes in Nature
  • Concepts in Nature: Animal Communication
  • Concepts in Nature: Animal Families
  • Concepts in Nature: Animal Predators and the Balance of Nature
  • Concepts in Nature: Instincts in Animals
  • Concepts in Nature: Where Animals Live
  • Concepts in Nature: Why Animals Love Geography
  • Concepts in Nature: Why Do Animals Look the Way They Do?
  • Continents Adrift: An Introduction to Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
  • Cool Creatures: Reptiles
  • Coral Reef Biomes: Essential and Endangered
  • Cosmic Collisions
  • Cycle Series, The: The Carbon Cycle
  • Cycle Series, The: The Nitrogen Cycle
  • Cycle Series, The: The Oxygen Story
  • Cycle Series, The: The Water Cycle
  • Debbie Greenthumb: How Plants Grow
  • Debbie Greenthumb: Plants Can Be Found Everywhere
  • Debbie Greenthumb: The Importance of Plants To Our World
  • Debbie Greenthumb: Where Plants Come From
  • Desert Biomes: Essential and Endangered
  • Destination: Mars
  • Discover Magazine: Genetics
  • Discover Magazine: Hidden Worlds
  • Discover Magazine: Living Fossils
  • Discover Magazine: Mummies
  • Discovering the Elements
  • Earth Science: Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Earth Science: Earthquakes
  • Earth Science: Fossils
  • Earth Science: History of the Earth
  • Earth Science: Land and Water
  • Earth Science: Mapping the Earth
  • Earth Science: Oceans
  • Earth Science: Rocks and Minerals
  • Earth Science: Solar System
  • Earth Science: Space Exploration
  • Earth Science: The Universe
  • Earth Science: Volcanoes
  • Earth Science: Weather and Climate
  • Earth: A First Look
  • Earthquakes: Our Restless Planet
  • Ecosphere, The: Where All Life Exists

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  • Electricity and Magnetism: Generating Electricity
  • Electricity and Magnetism: Measuring and Using Electricity
  • Electricity and Magnetism: Static Electricity
  • Electricity and Magnetism: The Magic of Magnets
  • Electricity: A First Look
  • Electricity’s Attraction
  • Endocrine System, The: Regulating the Body’s Chemistry
  • Energy and the Chemistry of Life
  • Exploring Dinosaurs
  • Exploring Energy
  • Exploring Gravity
  • Exploring Heat
  • Exploring Light and Color
  • Exploring Sound
  • Exploring Space: The Universe
  • Exploring the Laws of Motion
  • Exploring Weather: Severe Weather
  • Exploring Weather: The Atmosphere in Motion
  • Exploring Weather: The Job of a TV Meteorologist
  • Fabulous Five, The: Our Senses
  • Five Senses, The
  • Flash to Bang (Lightning)
  • Food Into Fuel: Our Digestive System
  • Forensics: Who Killed the Iceman?
  • Fossil Life: An Introduction
  • Fossils: Windows Into the Past
  • Frogs: Facts and Folklore
  • Future of the Milky Way, The
  • Genes, Genetics, and DNA
  • Geologist’s Notebook: Digging Through Earth
  • Geologist’s Notebook: How to Make Mud Pie
  • Geologist’s Notebook: The Biggest Treasure Chest: Our Natural Resources
  • Geologist’s Notebook: Three Rocks
  • Geologist’s Notebook: What Exactly Are Minerals?
  • Geologist’s Notebook: Why Land Goes Up and Down

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  • Hands-On Weather I: Weather Experiments
  • Hands-On Weather II: More Weather Experiments
  • Heat and Temperature
  • Heat, Temperature, and Energy
  • Hot Line: All About Electricity
  • How to Prepare a Science Fair Project
  • How to Use a Microscope
  • Human Body Systems: The Circulatory System
  • Human Body Systems: The Digestive System
  • Human Body Systems: The Endocrine System
  • Human Body Systems: The Excretory System
  • Human Body Systems: The Nervous System
  • Human Body Systems: The Reproductive System
  • Human Body Systems: The Respiratory System
  • Human Body Systems: The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
  • Human Genome
  • Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and Thunderstorms
  • In Control: Our Brain and Nervous System
  • Incredible World of Insects, The
  • Incredible World of the Microscope, The
  • Insect Metamorphosis
  • Insects: Facts and Folklore
  • Inside Story: Your Body, Your Health
  • Introducing the Cell
  • Investigating Dinosaurs
  • Investigating Weather
  • Junior Electrician: Current Electricity
  • Junior Electrician: Magnetism
  • Junior Electrician: Our Electric World
  • Junior Electrician: Static Electricity
  • Junior Zoologist: Birds
  • Junior Zoologist: Fish, Amphibians, and Reptiles
  • Junior Zoologist: Insects
  • Junior Zoologist: Mammals
  • Life in a Drop of Water
  • Language of Life, The: Understanding the Genetic Code
  • Let’s Move It: Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Life Science: Bacteria

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  • Life Science: Cells
  • Life Science: Ecology
  • Life Science: Evolution
  • Life Science: Fish and Amphibians
  • Life Science: Forensics
  • Life Science: Genetics
  • Life Science: Health
  • Life Science: Human Biology
  • Life Science: Insects
  • Life Science: Invertebrates
  • Life Science: Mammals
  • Life Science: Plants
  • Life Science: Protists and Fungi
  • Life Science: Reptiles
  • Life Science: Viruses
  • Living Earth, The
  • Magical Mother Nature: The Four Seasons
  • Magnets: A First Look
  • Matter and Energy: Energy From the Atom: Nuclear Power
  • Matter and Energy: Energy: What Is It?
  • Matter and Energy: Matter: How Is It Put Together?
  • Matter and Energy: Matter: What Is It?
  • Matter: Building Blocks of the Universe
  • Measure for Measure: Length
  • Measure for Measure: Space: Distance and Time
  • Measure for Measure: Temperature
  • Measure for Measure: Weight
  • Measurement and Scale
  • Mitosis and Meiosis
  • More is Better: The Biodiversity Story
  • Mummies
  • Natural Phenomena: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Other Earth Movements
  • Natural Phenomena: Geysers Lava and Hot Spots
  • Natural Phenomena: Hurricanes Tornadoes and Other Weather
  • Natural Phenomena: Lakes, Rivers, and Other Water Sources
  • Natural Phenomena: Mountains and Mountain Building
  • Natural Phenomena: Rocks Fossils and Earth History
  • Natural Phenomena: Spectacular Canyons
  • Natural Phenomena: Trees: The Oldest and Biggest Living Things
  • Oceans: Earth’s Last Frontier
  • Our Amazing Sun
  • Our Changing Earth
  • Our Changing Earth
  • Our Flexible Frame: The Skeletal and Muscular Systems
  • Our Restless Atmosphere
  • Our Wonderful Wetlands
  • Out of Darkness: An Introduction to Light
  • Physical Science: Chemistry

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  • Physical Science: Elements
  • Physical Science: Forces and Gravity
  • Physical Science: Heat
  • Physical Science: Light
  • Physical Science: Magnetism
  • Physical Science: Motion
  • Physical Science: Nuclear Energy
  • Physical Science: Sound
  • Physical Science: States of Matter
  • Physical Science: Structures
  • Plants: A First Look
  • Plants: Green, Growing, Giving Life
  • Polar Expeditions
  • Power Up: Energy in Our Environment
  • Pumping Life: The Heart and Circulatory System
  • Race
  • Rain or Shine: Understanding the Weather
  • Reasons for the Seasons, The
  • Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling: Environmental Concerns
  • River Biomes: Essential and Endangered
  • Rocks and Minerals: The Hard Facts
  • Savage Sun
  • Science of the Deep
  • Scientific Method and Measurement
  • Seasons Under the Sun: Autumn
  • Seasons Under the Sun: Spring
  • Seasons Under the Sun: Summer
  • Seasons Under the Sun: Winter
  • Sky Above, The: A First Look
  • Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  • Solids, Liquids, and Gases: A First Look
  • Sound: A First Look
  • Source of Life: Water in Our Environment

    li>Space Exploration: Our Solar System

  • Space Exploration: The Rockets
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: How the Solar System Works
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: Look to the Stars
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: Moon Dance
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: Our Rocky Neighbors: The Inner Planets
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: The Outer Planets: The Gas Giants
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: The Small Pieces: Asteroids, Comets, and Pluto
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: The Sun: Our Star Attraction
  • Spin Around the Solar System, A: There’s No Place Like Earth
  • Strong Chemistry
  • Struggling to Survive: Tropical Rainforests
  • Temperate Deciduous Forests
  • Those Amazing Arthropods!
  • Threats to Biodiversity: Why We Should Care
  • Through the Seasons with Birds: Fall
  • Through the Seasons with Birds: Spring
  • Through the Seasons with Birds: Summer
  • Through the Seasons with Birds: Winter
  • Treasures of the Deep: Our Ocean Resources
  • Understanding Cells
  • Understanding Genetics
  • Understanding: Bacteria
  • Understanding: The Amazing Brain
  • Understanding: The Power of Genes
  • Understanding: Time
  • Understanding: Viruses
  • Understanding: Weather
  • Unsafe Waters

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  • Water Smart: The Sun, Water Cycle, and Climate
  • Water Smart: Water as a Natural Resource
  • Water Smart: Water in the Air
  • Water Smart: Water on Earth
  • Water: A First Look
  • Water: Friend and Foe
  • Weather Smart: Climate
  • Weather Smart: Forecasting and Weather Instruments
  • Weather Smart: Heat, Wind, and Pressure
  • Weather Smart: Hurricanes
  • Weather Smart: Ozone and Pollution
  • Weather Smart: The Water Cycle and Clouds
  • Weather Smart: Thunderstorms
  • Weather Smart: Tornadoes
  • Weather Smart: Weather
  • Weather Smart: Winter and Snow
  • Weather: A First Look
  • Wetland Biomes: Essential and Endangered
  • What’s Inside the Earth?: An Introduction to the Earth’s Interior, Crust, and Mineral Resources
  • What’s Out There? Our Solar System and Beyond
  • When Dinosaurs Roamed America
  • Where Did They Go?: A Dinosaur Update
  • Where Have all the Animals Gone? Endangered Species
  • Why are the Mountains So High?: An Introduction to Mountains and Mountain Building
  • World of Plants, The: Our Flowering World
  • World of Plants, The: Photosynthesis
  • World of Plants, The: Plant Adaptation
  • World of Plants, The: Plants and People
  • World of Plants, The: The Structure of Plants
  • World of the Protozoa, The
  • Your Genes: Your Future

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  • Mitosis y Meiosis

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  • Dropout Prevention: Nowhere to Go
  • Going to School is Your Job
  • Money: Bucks, Banks, and Business
  • Moving the Mail: Postal Employees at Work
  • Seven Steps to Good Study Habits, Part One
  • Seven Steps to Good Study Habits, Part Two
  • Sound the Alarm: Firefighters at Work
  • Testwise: The Smart Way to Prepare For and Take Tests
  • When I Grow Up I Want To Be a Farmer
  • When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Firefighter
  • When I Grow Up I Want To Be a Librarian
  • When I Grow Up I Want To Be a Pilot
  • When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Police Officer
  • When I Grow Up I Want to Be a Teacher
  • When I Grow Up I Want To Be a Veterinarian
  • World of Work, The: Getting a Good Job
  • World of Work, The: Getting a Good Start
  • World of Work, The: Getting Along with Your Co-Workers
  • World of Work, The: Getting Along with Your Supervisor

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  • Aesop’s Fables
  • Famous Authors: Charles Dickens: 1812-1870
  • Famous Authors: D.H. Lawrence: 1885-1930
  • Famous Authors: Daniel Defoe: 1660-1731
  • Famous Authors: Edgar Allan Poe: 1809-1849
  • Famous Authors: Emile Zola: 1840-1902
  • Famous Authors: Ernest Hemingway: 1899-1961
  • Famous Authors: Eugene O’Neill: 1888-1953
  • Famous Authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald: 1896-1940
  • Famous Authors: George Bernard Shaw: 1856-1950
  • Famous Authors: George Eliot: 1819-1880
  • Famous Authors: George Orwell: 1903-1950
  • Famous Authors: Henrik Ibsen: 1828-1906
  • Famous Authors: Henry James: 1843-1916
  • Famous Authors: Herman Melville: 1819-1891
  • Famous Authors: James Joyce: 1882-1941
  • Famous Authors: Jane Austen: 1775-1817
  • Famous Authors: John Keats: 1795-1821
  • Famous Authors: John Steinbeck: 1902-1968
  • Famous Authors: Jonathan Swift: 1667-1742
  • Famous Authors: Marcel Proust: 1871-1922
  • Famous Authors: Mark Twain: 1835-1910
  • Famous Authors: Percy Bysshe Shelley: 1792-1822
  • Famous Authors: Robert Burns: 1759-96
  • Famous Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson: 1850-1894
  • Famous Authors: Samuel Johnson: 1709-1784
  • Famous Authors: Sir Walter Scott: 1771-1832
  • Famous Authors: The Brontë Sisters: Charlotte Bronte (1816-1845), Emily Bronte (1818-1848), and Anne Bronte (1820-1849)
  • Famous Authors: Thomas Hardy: 1840-1928
  • Famous Authors: Victor Hugo: 1802-1885
  • Famous Authors: Virginia Woolf: 1882-1941
  • Famous Authors: Voltaire: 1694-1778
  • Famous Authors: Walt Whitman: 1819-1892
  • Famous Authors: William Blake: 1757-1827
  • Famous Authors: William Butler Yeats: 1865-1939
  • Famous Authors: William Faulkner: 1897-1962
  • Famous Authors: William Shakespeare: 1564-1616
  • Famous Authors: William Wordsworth: 1770-185

  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Interjections, Conjunctions, and Prepositions
  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Modifiers
  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Nouns
  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Pronouns
  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Sentences, Part One (Simple Sentences)
  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Sentences, Part Two: Verbal Phrases, Compound,
  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Verbs
  • Grammar Basics: The Harold Syntax Guide to Words
  • Great Books: 1984
  • Great Books: All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Great Books: Catch-22
  • Great Books: Crime and Punishment
  • Great Books: Dante’s Inferno
  • Great Books: Don Quixote
  • Great Books: Dracula
  • Great Books: Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams
  • Great Books: Galileo’s Dialogue
  • Great Books: Great Expectations
  • Great Books: Gulliver’s Travels
  • Great Books: Heart of Darkness
  • Great Books: Kafka’s Metamorphosis
  • Great Books: Lord of the Flies
  • Great Books: Madame Bovary
  • Great Books: Moby Dick
  • Great Books: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Great Books: Pride and Prejudice
  • Great Books: Tales of Edgar Allan Poe
  • Great Books: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Great Books: The Autobiography of Malcolm X
  • Great Books: The Grapes of Wrath
  • Great Books: The Great Gatsby
  • Great Books: The Jungle
  • Great Books: The Odyssey
  • Great Books: The Prince
  • Great Books: The Red Badge of Courage
  • Great Books: The Republic
  • Great Books: The Right Stuff
  • Great Books: The Scarlet Letter
  • Great Books: Walden
  • Great Books: Wuthering Heights
  • Introduction to Parts of Speech: Adjectives for Armando
  • Introduction to Parts of Speech: Big Herb and His Verbs
  • Introduction to Parts of Speech: Hermans Chow-Down Nouns
  • Introduction to Parts of Speech: The Royal Principality of Pronouns
  • Shakespeare, Module 1: Intro to Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare, Module 10: The Characters of Macbeth
  • Shakespeare, Module 11: King Lear Basics
  • Shakespeare, Module 12: Approaches to King Lear
  • Shakespeare, Module 2: What is Tragedy?
  • Shakespeare, Module 3: Titus Andronicus
  • Shakespeare, Module 4: Romeo and Juliet
  • Shakespeare, Module 5: Hamlet Basics
  • Shakespeare, Module 6: Hamlet Themes
  • Shakespeare, Module 7: Othello Basics
  • Shakespeare, Module 8: Othello as a Tragedy
  • Shakespeare, Module 9: Macbeth Basics
  • plit-Infinitive World of English Grammar, The, Module 1: Nouns, Pronouns, and Adjectives

  • Split-Infinitive World of English Grammar, The, Module 2: All About the Verb
  • Split-Infinitive World of English Grammar, The, Module 3: Adverbs, Prepositions and Conjunctions
  • Split-Infinitive World of English Grammar, The, Module 4: Examining the Sentence
  • Split-Infinitive World of English Grammar, The, Module 5: Agreeing with Grammar
  • Split-Infinitive World of English Grammar, The, Module 6: Grammar Follies
  • Stories About Vowels: Ann’s Wonderful Sail (Short A and Long A)
  • Stories About Vowels: Baby Bentley Bee (Short E and Long E)
  • Stories About Vowels: Iggy Pig’s Lid (Short I and Long I)
  • Stories About Vowels: Ozzie and the O!Eaters (Short O and Long O)
  • Stories About Vowels: Uriah Useless (Short U and Long U)
  • Untamed World of English Punctuation, The, Module 1: A Beginner’s Guide
  • Untamed World of English Punctuation, The, Module 2: Commas and Colons
  • Untamed World of English Punctuation, The, Module 3: Dashes and Hyphens
  • Untamed World of English Punctuation, The, Module 4: Punctuation Pairs
  • Wrinkle-Free World of English Composition, The, Module 1: Enter The Writer
  • Wrinkle-Free World of English Composition, The, Module 2: Freewriting
  • Wrinkle-Free World of English Composition, The, Module 3: Researching and Rough Draft
  • Wrinkle-Free World of English Composition, The, Module 4: From First Line to Last Draft

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  • Adventurous World of Algebra, The, Program 1: The Basics
  • Adventurous World of Algebra, The, Program 2: Functions
  • Adventurous World of Algebra, The, Program 3: Linear Equations
  • Adventurous World of Algebra, The, Program 4: Quadratic Equations
  • Adventurous World of Algebra, The, Program 5: Quadratic Roots
  • Adventurous World of Algebra, The, Program 6: The Quadratic Formula
  • Adventurous World of Algebra, The, Program 7: Polynomials
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 1: Calculus Basics
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 2: Limits
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 3: Derivatives
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 4: Work-Saving Rules
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 5: Finding Derivatives
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 6: Derivative Applications
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 7: Figuring Out Curves
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 8: Practical Applications
  • Candy-Coated World of Calculus, The, Program 9: The Antiderivative
  • Dangerous World of Pre-Calculus, The, Program 1: Rational Functions
  • Dangerous World of Pre-Calculus, The, Program 2: Graphing Functions
  • Dangerous World of Pre-Calculus, The, Program 3: Solving Systems
  • Dangerous World of Pre-Calculus, The, Program 4: Exponential Functions
  • Dangerous World of Pre-Calculus, The, Program 5: Exponent Applications
  • Dangerous World of Pre-Calculus, The, Program 6: Logarithms
  • Dangerous World of Pre-Calculus, The, Program 7: Solving Log Equations
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 1: The Basics
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 2: Distribution Curves
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 3: Variability and Standard Deviation
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 4: Probability
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 5: Random Variables
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 6: The Binomial Formula
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 7: Working with Distributions
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 8: Statistics Tricks
  • High-Stakes World of Statistics, The, Program 9: Statistic Error

  • Many-Sided World of Geometry, The, Program 1: Geometry Basics
  • Many-Sided World of Geometry, The, Program 2: Angles 101
  • Many-Sided World of Geometry, The, Program 3: Triangles
  • Many-Sided World of Geometry, The, Program 4: Special Triangles
  • Many-Sided World of Geometry, The, Program 5: The Pythagorean Theorem
  • Many-Sided World of Geometry, The, Program 6: Figuring Out Area
  • Math Investigations, Part One
  • Math Investigations, Part One
  • Math Investigations, Part Two
  • Math: Kids and Cash
  • Math: Money and Time
  • Pumped-Up World of Pre-Algebra, The, Program 1: The Basics
  • Pumped-Up World of Pre-Algebra, The, Program 2: Vital Concepts
  • Pumped-Up World of Pre-Algebra, The, Program 3: Roots and Rational Numbers
  • Pumped-Up World of Pre-Algebra, The, Program 4: Basic Algebra
  • Pumped-Up World of Pre-Algebra, The, Program 5: Algebra Equations
  • Pumped-Up World of Pre-Algebra, The, Program 6: Using Graphs
  • Twisted World of Trigonometry, The, Program 1: The Basics
  • Twisted World of Trigonometry, The, Program 2: Trigonometry Functions
  • Twisted World of Trigonometry, The, Program 3: Triangles
  • Twisted World of Trigonometry, The, Program 4: Graphing Functions
  • Twisted World of Trigonometry, The, Program 5: Identities
  • Twisted World of Trigonometry, The, Program 6: Angle Formulas
  • Understanding: Probability and Odds
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 1: Integers and Addition
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 10: Ratios and Percents
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 2: Subtracting Integers
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 3: Multiplying Integers
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 4: Dividing Integers
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 5: Integer Grab Bag
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 6: Working with Decimals
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 7: Fraction Basics
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 8: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
  • Zany World of Basic Math, The, Module 9: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

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