Student Resource Pages- The links below will lead students to useful information and sites as identified by the faculty and staff of each building.
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BrainPop and BrainPop Jr.
Discovery Learning Videos
EDM-Every Day Math
Fast Forward- MS Only!
Folett Destiny Library
Web Resources for Elementary Students:
The American Library Association (ALA) has a list of sites that can be a great help for any homework assignment in history, math, social sciences, art, literature, science and many more subjects. Click the big “Search” button to search the sites chosen by the ALA.
Educational Sites for Elementary Students
Web Resources for Middle School Students
Fact Monster's Homework Center is a great reference for all your subjects. Look for maps, important documents, timelines and information about cities, population, government structure and funny laws.
Kaboose Funschool offers several challenging games that test your understanding of social studies topics. Most of the games focus on geography, so hopefully you’ve been keeping up in school.
Quizlet is an online flashcard site. Become a member for free and then enter vocabulary words or other flashcard material into the site; Quizlet then makes flashcards and generates tests to help you learn new material.Jiskha.com is the place to go for fast answers. More than 200 experts volunteer to assist students with their homework every day. Simply post your question and one or more Jiskha.com certified teachers will respond, sometimes as soon as within an hour. There’s also a Search feature for finding a specific topic and an extensive reference section with helpful links.
Web Resources for High School Students
Soshiku- free resource for students. The site allows students to track their classes and assignments, and will send reminders (email or SMS) for upcoming assignment due dates and test dates.
Dweeber- homework collaboration site that also has tools to help students learn better. It is described as a homework social network.
Google Student Blog- this blog site is a great resource for students who use Google's products. It includes information, updates, how-to's, tips, and much more on how to use Google's applications as a student.
Scribblar- online meeting room / white board. Students can use it to collaborate on projects and to work on homework assignments together.
Evernote- free resource that allows you to easily capture information using whatever device or operating system you use. It then makes this information accessible and searchable from anywhere.
Dropbox- a service that allows you to sync your files on your computer with their system as a backup. This also allows you to access the files anywhere. You can also sync the files across multiple computers.
e-Learners- vast collection of web resources ranging from from Math help to time management.
Google Scholar- Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
Direct Links to Useful Middle School and High School Student Sites
ACT Test Prep - Sample tests, tips, and other information from ACT, Inc.
College Answer - A wealth of information for students and parents. Includes information on preparing for standardized tests, selecting a college, financing a college education, submitting the FAFSA, and other topics. From Sallie Mae, Inc. A few sections of this site, like the Scholarship Search, require you to log in or register.
Collegeboard.org - From the association that brings you the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and AP programs. This site guides you through the college search, offers SAT registration and prep online.
Collegeboard.com: SAT - A full-length SAT practice test and scoring guide.
Online Test Page - Free SAT and ACT practice tests and drills.
Vocabulary: Most important SAT Words - Crossword and other puzzles to help you master vocabulary for the SAT. A sure way to increase your vocabulary regardless of whether you are apathetic, motivated, complacent, diligent, sanguine, reticent, loquacious, taciturn…
FAFSA on the Web - U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid online. Includes information on aid and online applications.
It All Adds Up - A site for teens who want to get ahead in their financial future. Online games and simulations to learn about topics like buying a car, saving and investing, and paying for college. Developed by the National Council on Economic Education.
RWM Vocational School Database - Lists post-secondary vocational schools in all 50 states.
U.S. News.Com Education - A very useful source for students selecting a college or university.
Guide to Paying for Online Colleges- This resource outlines the different types of aid available to online students, including scholarships, loans, and other types of higher educational funds.
Student Survey-"Paper vs Online" - 2016 7th-11th Grade Survey to share their thoughts are about "paper & pencil" tests vs "online" testing.
Copyright Friendly Image and Music Sites for Students
The Southern Columbia Area School District is not responsible for information contained via linked sites.