Resources-Below you will find links to help you in a variety of subjects. You can find information on study tools, homework help, biography help, current events, career planning, AVID, gifted education and much more.
- Puzzlemaker Crossword, word search, math squares, etc. (Download sample crossword list)
- Study Stack Matching, crossword, flashcards
- NoteSake - Online note-taking resource
- QuizStar - Create online quizes
- Flashcard Maker - Online resource for creating flashcards
- Graphpaper - Variety of styles of graph paper.
On-Line Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Answers.com - Online Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and much more
Wikipedia - Wikipedia is a multilingual project to create a complete and accurate free content encyclopedia.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy – The manifestation of one of the most influential modern educational theories, the 6,900 entries in this major new reference work form the touchstone of what it means to be not only just a literate American but an active citizen in our multicultural democracy.
Free Dictionary - Online Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Thesaurus. Free Access.
Who2.com – Find famous people fast
Fact Monster - Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Homework Help
Reference Desk - The Single Best Source for Facts
Columbia Encyclopedia - Containing nearly 51,000 entries on a vast range of topics
InfoPlease - All the knowledge you need.
Encylopedia.com - Because knowledge is cool.
Google Search Features – Weather, Time, Calculator, Book Search, Synonym Search, Dictionary Definitions, Spell Checker, and more
HomeworkSpot – HomeworkSpot.com is a free homework information portal that features the very best K-12 homework-related sites together with engaging editorial in one high-utility, educational spot.
Math and Reading Help for Kids is a directory of articles offering tips for homework help, improving test scores, developing positive study habits, and more.
VoyCabulary makes the words on any webpage into links, so you can look them up with just a click--in a dictionary of your choice.
The Biography Maker - The Biography Maker is like those homework machines we have been hearing about for many years. It is designed to help you convert facts into insights, dull and boring information into fascination and magic. It will help you do a good job, but you must provide some of the "steam" to make it work well.
Biography Questions - A great resource to learn how to write a biography
Who2.com - Find Famous People Fast! Now with 2,693 famous people, characters and creatures
Biography.com - Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present.
People and Biographies – More than 30,000 biographies from Fact Monster's almanacs, dictionary, and encyclopedia.
How to write a bibliography
Landmarks Citation Machine - Citation Machine is an interactive Web tool designed to assist teachers and students in producing reference citations for crediting information from other people.
MLA Citation Style
My 2 Cents for Change – Just because you are not old enough to vote, doesn't mean you can't add your two cents. Add your voice, when added to others, can bring about change.
News for Kids
Time for Kids
Scholastic News Online
CNN Student News
Education World News for You
Internet Archive: Way Back Machine – Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago.
September 11, 2001 - The following tribute sites may contain graphic images that may not be suitable for young children.
America Remembers from CNN.com
"A More Perfect Union" – Full video address of Senator Barack Obama on race in America.
Free presentation resources for students & teachers! – Select from over 20,000 background slides for your next presentation. Most of the images are available in both 800x600 and 1024x768 sizes. Many of the backgrounds include transparent cutouts to layer over photographs. A friendly license allows teachers and students to use up to 50 items in a single, non-commercial project without further permission.
Supalogo – Make a text logo for free.
Black History Month
Black History Month from the History Channel
Black History Month Scavenger Hunt - Learn about famous black Americans while doing this scavenger hunt
Black History Month History and Timelines
Hispanic Heritage Month - Many great links
Social Studies Skills Tutor - Learn, practice, and apply social studies skills needed for assessment success through interactive lessons.
History Net: Where history lives on the Web
FirstGov for Kids - This site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Consumer Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
Eyewitness to History - Thousands of hand-selected and relevant pictures, slide-shows, videos, audio-clips, documents and other primary sources
Awesome Stories - A very well done site with some of the great stories in history
History Mystery - How would you like to become a great investigator — of history! I’m Professor Carlotta Facts, and I challenge you to solve the History Mystery! If you figure out the mystery in fewer clues, you earn a higher title as an investigator. So choose a game…and away we play!
Interactives – Become a document detective! Use your sleuthing skills to figure out when and where an historical event took place by examining some primary sources and using an educated guess to pinpoint them on a map and timeline. Then, test your document expertise and analytical skills by answering questions about them.
Smithsonian: History and Culture - A must see site with thousands of photographs from American history.
The Food Timeline - Ever wonder what the Vikings ate when they set off to explore the new world? How Thomas Jefferson made his ice cream? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip...and why?
War Stories - Read and see the stories of reporters who witnessed war up close.
FunBrain: This site allows you to take quizzes on all kinds of subjects. It really is fun!
The Peace Corps for Kids - Welcome to Kids World, brought to you by the Peace Corps. Join our pal, Traveler, as she explores the globe and learns about making a difference. Come on in to the home of adventure and service -- Peace Corps Kids World!
A Walk Through Time - Learn about the earliest clocks and how people kept time.
Measuring Worth - Purchasing Power of Money in the United States from 1774 to 2005
The History Place - A magazine of the past that's filled with pictures, helpful historical timelines, and homework help. Don't forget to click the picture of the week.
The World at Night - A beautiful image of the earth as it looks at night from space
Time and Date - Contains a variety of quick tools to help you keep the time and date straight. Among the tools are: World Clock, Time Zone Calculators, Time Zone Converter, Meeting Planner, Time Zone Abbreviations, Sun and Moon Calculators, Day and Night World Map, Moon Phase Calculator, and Distance Calculator
Middle School: Movin' On Up - Congrats! You never thought the moment would arrive, but here it is...you've finally graduated from elementary school! Now it's time to move on up to the big leagues. That's right...you're about to take on middle school.
Social Skills for Middle School Students - The importance of teaching social skills includes practical applications of the knowledge and values embedded in the literature. The extensions and applications naturally reinforce the acquisition of improved abilities in listening, speaking, reading and writing.
CareerShip – An online career exploration. Students can review careers by cluster, review the featured career, match careers to their interests, or search for a particular career.
Career and College Planning Resources - This page provides links for students and guidance counselors including resources to self assessments, career planning, career development and college planning.
Explore Career – What do you want to be?
JobStar Central – Links to over 300 free online salary surveys for a wide range of professions and settings.
Exploring Careers – Internet Activities
What's Your Learning Style? - Learning styles refer to the ways you prefer to approach new information. Each of us learns and processes information in our own special ways, though we share some learning patterns, preferences, and approaches. Knowing your own style also can help you to realize that other people may approach the same situation in a different way from your own.
What Interests You? - Exploring Career Information
Career Key - Explore careers and learn about what career interest you
Education Search - Find a school offering the degree you are looking for and learn about the school's surrounding area. Also a complete directory of informative career related articles.
CSU Mentor - Explore colleges and majors in the Cal State system
ASSIST – is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California’s public colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California.
Career and College Search Center – A guide to our major career and education resources.
Online Colleges and Universities – Welcome to Online Colleges and Universities.com! We are here to bring you the most up to date and complete information about online schooling available. From animal care to plumbing, we have the best online universities available for you. Please keep checking back as we will be continually updating the site with the latest trends and useful tips on study resources and degree tips.
FastWeb - Find college financial aid and scholarships
College Board - SAT Registration and College Admissions
National Parenting Center - Many articles related to adolescent issues and parenting
Parenting - Tips on parenting from the experts
Kids Health - The Web's most visited site about children's health
Teen Central - Welcome to Teen Central, the place to get teen help for teen problems. This web site is for teens and by teens. Looking for new options, new ideas, new friends? Got a story to tell, a wrong to right, a teen problem to sort out? You've come to the right site.
Costa's and Bloom's
Costa's Levels of Inquiry