“[S}tatistics that show U.S. 15-year-old students scored below average in math and about average in science and reading – and their scores have been mostly flat in the last decade – when compared with their international peers.”–From the C-SPAN’S America By The Numbers, U. S. Census webpage.
Detailed information, data, statistics comparing students in the United States and students in foreign countries.
Information here from C-SPAN’S America by the Numbers, U. S. Census web page, on the U. S. Future Job Outlook, including information on the fastest growing occupations, data showing that conditions will spur a fast growth in healthcare occupations, and more.
An online typing practice page that has 16 lessons that will help anyone learn how to type or improve their skills. A user sits at his or her computer and completes each lesson. Free to use, of course, but some advertising on the site.
“Maps Gallery works like an interactive, digital atlas. You can explore historic city plans, climate trends, housing affordability, shipwrecks and up-to-date evacuation routes. In addition to finding these maps through Maps Gallery, they can be viewed in Google Earth and are discoverable through major search engines.”–From the site.
Direct Link to Google Maps Gallery: http://maps.google.com/gallery/