Student Resources

Student Resource Pages- The links below will lead students to useful information and sites as identified by the faculty and staff of each building.


 


COMMONLY USED PROGRAMS:

ABC Mouse

 

BrainPop and BrainPop Jr.
 


CNN Student News


Accelerated Reader

Discovery Learning Videos
 

Easy-CBM

EDM-Every Day Math
 

Fast Forward- MS Only!

Folett Destiny Library

Imagine Learning


Kidz Type- Practice!

MathXL for School

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MobyMax

Moodle

PA Assessment Tutorials


Starfall Online (K-2)

TumbleBooks

 


Typing Pal - Elementary
Typing Pal - M.S.


WorldBook Online

 

 

 

 



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.

Kids.gov is a portal to government and kids’ sites and has links to homework helpers and other reference sites.
 
BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper has links to more than 700 homework helping sites. Resources are categorized by subject, such as Art/Music, English, Science and Foreign Languages. BJ also has a particularly useful section on search engines so you can eventually do your own searches.

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.

KidsClick! has an extensive list of online history and geography resources, including links to biographies of famous people. Browse the online index by topic. Under each link, KidsClick! helps you decide if the link is right for you by telling you the reading level of the material and whether there are pictures.
 
TravelPod has a fun, fast-paced geography game that quizzes students on world capitals. Browse the list of other challenges for quizzes on U.S. capitals and popular cities, “Flags of the World” and more.

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

 


Career Planning

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


 

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