If you want to learn something inside and out, and do it completely for free, the Web can be a fantastic resource. One of the shining stars in the Web learning universe is the Khan Academy, a comprehensive collection of literally thousands of videos on nearly any subject you can think of, from algebra to finance to programming to history.
All of the materials at the Khan Academy are absolutely free, plus, they offer practice exercises and assessments so you can test yourself as you learn. Basically, this is a free college of self-paced learning for anyone with Internet access.
Here is just a sampling of what you can take advantage of at the Khan Academy:
- Solving a quadratic by factoring
- Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection
- Electron Configurations
- Why Gravity Gets So Strong Near Dense Objects
- What it means to buy a company's stock
- French Invasion of Russia
- Newton's Laws
All of the videos are of high quality; if you've been itching to learning something new, now definitely is the time!
More free classes on the Web: The World Wide Web is one of the most phenomenal innovations ever created in the history of mankind. These free online courses will help you develop your Web search skills and learn how to navigate the Web even more efficiently, and best of all, you can learn at your own pace in the comfort of your own home.