This is my favorite category. Students think I'm mean, but they will learn more if they look up the meanings of and interact with the words themselves than if I spoon-feed them all their answers. If you have a mean teacher like me, you'll get to know these resources well…
I use this site every time I sit down to write. It beats repeating the same tired word over, and over, and over again...
The Free Dictionary
This site includes a collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauruses; an extensive list of idioms and abbreviations; access to Wikipedia; a list of reference books
Lots of short videos on a wide range of topics; a great place to find information for research and inspiration needed for writing papers.
This website similar to Wikipedia, but it is more reliable for students. Scholars from all over the world write and fact-check its content.
A human-edited directory of links for students to find reputable websites and other informative resources in many categories.
You know what this is. Note: If you want to learn some really cool words like mansplain, read the blog...