Category Archives: Fine arts

Exercise Your Right Brain & Improve Your Life with Art Lessons from Artyfactory.com [Video Tour Included]

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Check out my latest review & video tour of a great training freebie at my WORTH SHARING website!

The Latest Best Free Training Posts

As promised in my previous article, you will now find the latest Best Free Training listings on my WORTH SHARING website. Here are the links to my just-published June 2014 posts:

Go to he latest post from my WORTH SHARING collection of the Best Free Training:   Learning Guitar Now

The latest post from my WORTH SHARING collection of the Best Free Training: Learning Guitar Now

 

2013 Back to School Guide: Useful Free Resources for Students

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Check out our NEW YouTube playlist: “Great Free Training & Education Resources”

Looking for some great free resources to help your kids succeed at school this year? Here’s a list of some of The Best Free Training reviews & video tours published in the last year. They showcase freebies that could enhance your kids’ learning. Enjoy! 

Below are links to Back to School Guides that I published in previous years at this time. Most of the sites reviewed are still going strong, so I encourage you to revisit the items listed in the posts. Good luck this year, students!

Video Tour: Online Courses Directory

Topic:  All academic, college-level topics
Format: Database allowing searches, saved searches, and direct access to free university courses
Reviewer/email: Mike G – greers_pm@yahoo.com

Over the years we’ve reviewed lots of great free courses from major universities. (See list of related reviews at the end of this article.) Unfortunately, if you’re searching for a particular course or content area, it’s hard to find and compare what’s available without visiting each university’s site. And while you’re searching, it’s difficult to capture and organize that list of potential courses so you can later decide which is best for you.

The Online Courses Directory (with its database of over 500 free online university courses) addresses these issues head-on! It provides a powerful user interface to help with searching, saving custom lists of courses, and tracking your progress. The video above provides my quick tour and review of the site. 

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Got Google Chrome? Get FREE Education Apps!

If you’re using Google’s powerful, fast, and flexible Chrome browser, you have a great free training & education partner. Specifically, there are loads of FREE apps to help with all sorts of learning support chores.  Below is a screen shot that represents just the tip of the iceberg!

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Instead of trying to review these (there are just too many!!), I’ve decided to simply show you how to get some of them so you can check them out for yourself and see what you think.  

6 Steps: How to Get Google Chrome’s Free Education Apps…

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My 12 Favorite Posts from 2012

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HippoCampus: One of many great FREE resources for self-directed learners reviewed here in 2012.

Below is a list of my 12 favorite posts from 2012. These were either 1) fun to research & write, or 2) particularly useful discoveries that I was eager to share. Some were both! What do you think? I look forward to your Comments.

BONUS… (Introducing my new website…)

Last summer I launched my new website, “Mike Greer’s WORTH SHARING.”  It’s designed to:

  • provide links to all my publications from all four of my websites in one common site
  • provide some new, broader categories for capturing publications that don’t fit into my other four websites.

ANDROID TABLET OWNERS NOTE: As a new Android tablet owner, I’ve been sharing some of of the most useful tips, tricks, and freebies that I’ve discovered by posting them on this website. Check ’em out!

Learn How to Manage, Share, & Store All Those Holiday Photos with Google’s Free Picasa & These Free Tutorials

Topic: How to use Google’s free photo editing (organizing & sharing) software, Picasa
Format: Short videos with audio narration, screen shots & guidance re: menu choices
Reviewer/email: Mike G – greers_pm@yahoo.com

Isn’t it time for you to take control of that over-grown, disorganized collection of digital photos you have scattered all over your hard drive, tablet, and camera? If you’re like me, you’ve probably got years and years of digital images tucked away in long-forgotten corners of several different storage devices. In fact, just thinking about the task of getting them all organized left me feeling a bit queasy… it seemed completely overwhelming!

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Then I found out about Picasa. Picasa is Google’s free photo managing software that provides powerful tools that will:

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