Independent Learning and Homework Help

Featured Resources

Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families

Tutor.com provides round-the-clock access to professional tutors who can assist students with homework, test preparation, resume writing, and more. Visit the site to see if you are eligible and register for the free, online program.


General Homework Help
Army OneSource
Attention Army Kids Get Real-time help with free online tutoring for grades k-12.
 
Atomic Learning
Education solutions to help learners of all ages embrace technology.
 
BrainPOP!
Founded in 1999, BrainPOP® creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
 
Britannica Learning Zone
The Britannica Learning Zone is a classroom-tested, interactive learning environment that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities to help grow their minds, their spirits, and their intellectual horizons.
 
ClassBrain.com
Provides students, teachers, and parents with quick, manageable access to information and educational tools.
 
Discovery Education Homework Help
Tools to help you study, games to challenge your mind, and tons of great clip art to use. In addition, there are nearly a dozen learning adventures that let you explore everything from Ancient Egypt to the Space Station.
 
eLibrary
eLibrary offers more than 1,500 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips. See your school library information specialist for passwords
 
Fact Cite
Includes the Lincoln Libraries of Sports Champions, Greek and Roman Mythology, American History, Shapes of Society, Biographies.
 
Fact Monster
Online Almanac, Encyclopedia and Homework Help
 
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies. New sites are added regularly.
 
Homework Spot
Elementary, Middle and High School resources in various subjects as well as activities, tips and articles.
 
Jiskha Homework Help
Homework help for PreK- college in subjects ranging from art and music to math and physical education.
 
Kid Space @ ipl2: Information You Can Trust
The Internet Public Library (IPL) is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. The website "ipl2: information you can trust" is a result of merging the collections of resources from IPL and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) websites.
 
Kids Know It Network
A free children's learning network with links to free educational websites, games, and resources.
 
Note Taking Help
The articles on this website are designed to teach you note taking strategies and to help you determine if a particular note taking strategy makes sense in a particular situation, to help you choose the note taking strategy that works best for you, and to help you determine whether a particular piece of information is important to note.
 
Smithsonian
Explore the exhibitions, take part in activities and more!
 
Smithsonian Education
Smithsonian Museum for Students: Arts; Science and Nature; History and Culture; People and Places
 
Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families
Military families get help from a professional tutor anytime you need it, for FREE. Tutors are online 24/7 and eligible military families in the Army, Marines, Navy, and Air Force can take advantage of this military family program to get help with more than 16 subjects. DoDEA Non-Military Students: Access for students attending Department of Defense Schools not included in the eligibility statement above, is being provided by Tutor.com through an arrangement with the Department of Defense Education Activity. If you are attending a DoD school, but do not meet the requirements in the eligibility statement above, you can create an account.
 
Yahoo! KIDS
A Web resources for kids.
Subject Specific Resources

Research Tools

Encyclopedia.com
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, biographies and more.
 
Executive Summary
CSI Executive Summary
 
Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
 
Government Agency Pages for Kids
Listing of Government Agency Pages for Kids from LegalMatch.com
 
InfoPlease
A comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records. A single search engine allows you to search all these sources at once.
 
ProQuest Professional Education
ProQuest Professional Education is a comprehensive reference collection for K-12 professional development and continuing education. See your school Information Specialist for passwords.
 
RefDesk.com
Indexes and reviews of quality, credible, and timely reference resources that are free and family-friendly.
 
School Profile
CSI Information
 
SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer is a general reference resource for young researchers that makes learning fun and intuitive. Helps students in grades 1-9 develop their research, writing, language and computer skills.
 
Student Edition
This periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcast, and reference books for information.
 
Student Resources In Context
For a generation accustomed to using the web to find their answers, Student Resources in Context is a cross-curricular breakthrough.
 
Thesaurus.com
Sister site of Dictionary.com - a free reliable synonym search tool.
 
U.S. Copyright Office
Information about online copyright registration; key publications including informational circulars, application forms for copyright registration, links to the copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations; and more.