TOP WEBSITES FOR SCHOOLS, ACADEMIC,DIY & PROFESSIONAL TOPICS
In traditional education, various type of curiosity has not resolved in our coursebooks. In this case, these websites act as a virtual library for everyone.
They are equally useful learners from class-1 to Ph.D. level education and also for preparation of competitive exams.
Apart from education, there are various other topics are available such as coding & languages of computer, Automotive Designs learning, Careers/Education, Relationships, Dating, marriage, Finance/Business, Health, Hobbies/Games, Crafts, Fashion, Pets, Travel and more.
Higher class students can find various topics for their advancement for projects, seminars, careers, etc. I have categorized them as per their purpose here.
I. STARTUP & WEBSITES FOR ACADEMIC EDUCATION AND EXAMS
1. testbook (www.testbook.com )
Testbook is a very good start-up for preparation of various exam preparation in India.
It has a huge collection of questions & Model Test Papers for
1. Bank PO 2. Bank Clerk 3. SSC CGL 4. Railways 5. Insurance Sector 6. RBI 7. Aptitude Questions 8.GK & Current Affairs 9. BSNL TTA 10. GATE for Civil Engineering 11. GATE for Mechanical Engineering 12. GATE for Computer Engineering 13. GATE for Electronics & Electrical Engineering 14. GATE for Electronics & Communication Engineering.
It is the initiative of Ashutosh Kumar and Narendra Agrawal are IIT Bombay alumni of the 2012 batch.
2. exam fear (www.examfear.com)
This website belongs to Ms. Roshni Mukhejee, ex-employee of WIPRO & HP India. She has done a master’s in Physics from Hansraj College, Delhi University, and also a science merit holder in college.
This website provides free videos on topics related to Physics, Biology, Chemistry & Mathematics from class 6-12. It provides 4 step learning- I.
Watch Videos lessons II. Ask Questions III. Refer Notes & IV. Take a Test. More 5000 video lessons have been created so far, and much more are in making.
3. topper learning (http://www.topperlearning.com)
It is totally dedicated to Indian Education System. It provides interactive study material, live classes, multimedia tutorials, interactive exercises, practice tests, and expert help for students. It covers material & videos from junior to 12th class of CBSE & State Boards.
It also provides materials on the preparation of Engineering & Medical exams. It is framed & maintained by Network18 and Educomp.
4. meritnation (http://www.meritnation.com)
It is totally dedicated to Indian Education System. It provides interactive study material, live classes, multimedia tutorials, interactive exercises, practice tests, and expert help for students.
It covers material & videos from junior to 12th class of CBSE & State Boards. It also provides materials on the preparation of Engineering & Medical exams.
4. Khan Academy (https://www.khanacademy.org/)
Founded by Salman Khan in 2006, it is a non-profit online platform for educational micro-lectures. It provides videos and materials in math, science, economics, humanities, and computer programming. Khan says that I teach the way I wish I was taught.
II. TOP INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
1. Coursera (https://www.coursera.org)
Coursera has a variety of subjects from science to music. Many of the courses are either free or very cheap. Coursera has partnered with leading universities all around the world to provide online courses.
2. Udemy ( https://www.udemy.com)
It provides free online courses. The course subjects include literature, history, economics, social and political sciences, business management, and others. It is a bit more expensive than its competitors. Udemy is best for business and technology courses. There are various reviews of former students, so before signing up to read them.
3. Udacity (https://www.udacity.com)
It is a platform with a strong focus on technology. Udacity’s pricing system allows you to pay monthly for your courses. if you decide to drop a program before completing it, you pay for the course up to that point, rather than the whole thing.
4. EdX (https://www.edx.org)
It has been Founded and run by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Its learning has been designed specifically for interactive study via the web. The site offers online courses from Harvard, MIT, and Berkley etc. It has students of high standards, users receive certificates rather than credit for completing courses.
5. OPEN CULTURE (http://www.openculture.com)
Open Culture offers a collection of online 1500 courses without any cost from Ivy League universities, such as Stanford, UCLA, Columbia, and Oxford University. Courses are on science,math,economics etc.
III. DESIGNING & CODING WEBSITES FOR PROFESSIONALS
1. Codecademy (https://www.codecademy.com/)
“Education is broken. Come and help us build the education the world deserves.” Early it has been backed by the White House, Codecademy is dedicated to teaching people how to computer lagauage code such as including PHP, Phython and Ruby etc . It motivates learners.
2. W3 Schools (http://www.w3schools.com)
W3Schools is best for learning, testing, and training HTML, PHP, SQL,Jquery. Here you can write your code & run it & see its effect at the w3school site.
3. AUTODESK DESIGN ACADEMY (https://academy.autodesk.com)
It helps designers & students to design. It offers three types of content – exercises, projects and courses. A beginner looking for simple exercises. Experts can take on challenging projects. An instructor can get course material.Students can develop their software and Design from foundational to conceptual level.
V. SEARCH ENGINE TYPE WEBSITES FOR DIY
1. Ehow.com (Free System )
Ehow is a collection of a variety of real-world activities. It offers information on how to do things, specific project instructions.
It have categories such as Automotive,Careers/ Education,Computers,Relationships,Dating,marriage,Finance/ Business,Health,Hobbies/ Games,Crafts,Fashion,Pets,Travel and more.
2. Wikibooks (https://www.wikibooks.org/)
It is the junction point of various links of Wikipedia such as Wikiversity ( Community learning), Wiktionary (Dictionary and thesaurus), Wikiquote (Quotations), Wikisource (Documents), Wikispecies(Species directory), Wikinews (News reports), Wikivoyage (Travel guide), Wikidata (Knowledge database), etc.
3. Howstuffworks.com(Free System)
HowStuffWorks.com is an award-winning online destination for to know how anything works. If you have any curiosity, then this is the site for you. Categories such as Computers & Internet, Engines & Automotive, Electronics & Telecom, Science & Technology, Aviation & Transport, Body & Health, Living & Entertainment, Around the House,Machines,etc.
VI. TOP WEBSITES FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT
1. Lynda (https://www.lynda.com/)
Lynda.com offers a subscription-based video tutorial library on a broad range of different subjects. It is like Netflix of the education sector. A great option for visual learners at a reasonable cost. It is very helpful for learning professional skills in getting a new job or adding new skills to your job or achieving the things that you want to achieve today.
2. Skillshare (https://www.skillshare.com)
Skillshare is a community for a broad range of different subjects. The home page shows an online catalog of video-based courses. Paid members can avail Various classes that have been taught by industry leaders & Experts. Skillshare’s tagline is Learn Differently. You can join Skillshare both as a teacher & Student.