Top Education Add-ons for Firefox

SweetSearch

SweetSearch


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The perfect search engine for students both inside and beyond the classroom. It uses exclusively safe and reliable websites handpicked by specialists from Dulcinea Media, creators of findingDulcinea.com (or encontrandoDulcinea.com in Spanish). Among the many dependable sources include government, reference and library, all of which are very handy for research on numerous classroom topics. SweetSearch is highly useful for teachers too with its reliable complementary information.

Addictive Typing Lessons

Addictive Typing Lessons

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This is the perfect tool to improve and enhance your typing skills. It comes with 26 lessons producing typing exercises and comes with a further option of creating 50 more of your own exercises! A highly flexible tool that can adjust any language word sources and even conceive lessons out of stories and lyrics inserted.

Among its many features include a ‘Cancel Drill button’ that functions the same as the ‘escape’ key; you can also expand the window so as to fit more words in a given line and the backspace setting highlights the amount backspaced during an error.

Thesaurus-Reference.com

Thesaurus Reference

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Confused about synonyms and antonyms? Worry no more as with this important tool an unlimited vocabulary collection is now available just a click away. It is fast and easy too. Learning new words couldn’t get any easier!

Ebookpedia.net

Ebookpedia

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This add-on brings to you a search engine just for all the PDFs that you can get and all for free! So for all you bookworms, reading just got better!

Numpad Typing Drills

Numpad Typing Drills

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This particular add-on is for all those who wish to improve their numeric typing skills. A timer of 30 seconds helps to keep track of your speed and score. There are 12 lessons and unlimited exercises of 30 seconds each.

Learn Spanish

Learn Spanish

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Hola! Want to talk to your ‘amigos’ in Spanish or impress people at work? Learn Spanish is perhaps just what you have been looking for. Its free 6 day interactive course allows you to learn the language at your own speed and time. It also comes with ‘Spanish Word a Day’ option thereby allowing you to learn a new word each day. Moreover, this tool enables you to translate pages from and into any language, even the American Sign Language!

Wordstash.com

WordStash

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This handy little tool is one powerful vocabulary builder. A semi dictionary, that saves words whose definitions you can look up anytime. Preset multiple choice and fill in the blank exercises demonstrate the word usage in terms of real world perspective. With over 200,000 words and phrases, customized themes and list creation options, this is definitely a must-have!

Books Library

Books Library

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This downloads your favorite book simply by its enter-and-search option.

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