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Fotolia_6488698_XS_web_tools.jpgNeed help with homework? Check out Homework Rescue for Reading, Writing, Math, Science and more to get online help from an expert tutor! 
 
HOMEWORK RESCUE/WRITING LAB
Students in grades 3-12 can get online homework help from an expert tutor.

  • Submit your written work and receive feedback within 24 hours.
  • Homework Rescue is available from 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., 7 days a week, in English and in Spanish.

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DATABASES
What are databases?  Databases are collections of reliable information sources, like newpapers, magazines, and encyclopedias.  Information from these sources are transported to your computer on the World Wide Web!  You can save, print, and share information for school reports, projects, or just stuff you want to learn about.
 

Kids Infobits
K-5 students can find information about current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
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Kids Search
Easy to search by keyword or by topic for good information in magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
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Junior Reference Collection
Whether you're writing an essay, researching a report, or preparing a presentation for school, you'll find a variety of information in this collection.
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Biography in Context
Information on more than one million people from throughout history.
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Britannica Online School Edition - Elementary School
An in-depth encyclopedia of information covering a wide variety of topics and people.
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Britannica Online School Edition - Preshool
A point and click early learning tool for preschoolers.
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Primary Search 
Search elementary level magazines, pictures, Encyclopedia of Animals™, and more. 
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SEARCH ENGINES
Ask Jeeves for Kids
Type in your question and Jeeves takes you to a website that answers your question.

Kids Click
A comprehensive directory of websites grouped into over 600 subject categories that have been selected and reviewed by librarians.

KidsKonnect
A safe gateway to the Internet for kids.

Great Websites for Kids
Websites recommended from the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Sweet Search
Websites for students that have been evaluated by research experts.

GoGooligans
Safe surfing for kids and teens.

Yahooligans
Browsable, searchable directory of websites for kids.

INTERNET SAFETY
Common Sense Media
Helpful tips for parents on Internet safety

Kid Safety on the Internet
Questions and answers to help kids protect themselves, handle emergencies, and deal with strangers. From the University of Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.  

Stay Safe Online
This website from the National Cyber Security Alliance offers excellent and thorough advice about online safety.

Net Smartz Kids
Empowering today's youth to make wise choices in their digital lives - on the Internet and in social media.

GENERAL
E-calc Calculator
Easy to use on-line calculator for students.

Merriam-Webster's Word Central
Merriam-Webster website has an easy to us dictionary and thesaurus for kids.  Try out the Alpha-bot! The word-spelling robot hosts the latest amazing word game and challenges spellers of all ages.

 

 

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