Homework Help for Kids
Online Learning and Tutors
Live Homework Help from Tutor.com
Live Homework Help connects students with expert tutors for live, one-on-one help with homework assignments. Use Live Homework Help from your home computer or inside the Library to complete your homework assignments and improve your grades. Available seven days a week for English and Spanish-speaking students in grades K-12 from noon to midnight. In addition, the Skills Center is open 24/7 and offers thousands of worksheets, tutorials, study guides, practice tests, and more.
Mango’s online language learning system focuses on teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Each lesson combines real-life situations and audio from native speakers with an easy-to-follow interface and simple, clear instructions. Mango also uses fully interactive feature films to help users master new languages. Mango offers over 40 languages including Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, and Spanish.
MUZZY Online offers children an opportunity to learn new languages through an interactive, self-directed program. Languages included are English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Kids of all ages will love searching for answers to their questions with this fun, easy-to-use resource which contains magazine articles, newspaper articles, reference books, pictures, maps, audio and video clips, TV and radio transcripts, and links to carefully selected websites.
Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids
Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids offers a fun way to gain new knowledge. Students will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. From one page, you can link to encyclopedias, Britannica-approved Web sites, and a Student Center with “How To” guides for school reports, an atlas, biographies, multimedia, and other learning materials.
Explora for Kids
Explora for Kids is a great place for students to do research on current and popular topics.
Elementary students can search for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, and more. It includes easy-to-understand articles from over one hundred children's magazines, newspapers, and reference books.
World Book Kids
Explore a version of World Book Encyclopedia just for kids! Find fun facts about any topic you can think of for school reports and more.
BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Early World of Learning
The Early World of Learning has stories, games, and more to help you learn new things! Explore Trek's World and learn fun facts, too!
NoveList K-8 Plus
Need help finding good books to read? Novelist K-8 helps kids and young teens do just that! Use your favorite books and authors to find new adventures! If you can't think of a book you've liked in the past, simply choose a topic of interest and explore lists of recommended books. NoveList K-8 Plus includes both fiction and nonfiction titles. Teachers will find thematic units and other resources for incorporating fiction and nonfiction into the classroom, as well.
OverDrive Digital Downloads for Kids
OverDrive has a specially-designed site that only includes eBooks, audiobooks, and picture books for kids. The eBooks can be downloaded to your computer and put on an eReader (like Kindle) or listening devices like an MP3 player or iPod. OverDrive also offers a Help section to answer your questions.
Something About the Author Online
Something About the Author Online covers the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. In addition to the information found in the print version of this reference source, the online edition also includes hundreds of specially commissioned autobiographical essays that are illustrated with personal photos and present an entertaining and informative first-person perspective on the lives and careers of these authors and illustrators.
TrueFlix offers the award-winning True Books content to help students build literacy skills as they learn about a variety of subjects. All of the 47 True Book titles are accompanied by related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.
TumbleBook Library is a collection of animated talking picture books for children. TumbleBook Library's collection includes a variety of books such as children's audiobooks and read-along books, graphic novels, math stories, nonfiction books, titles in foreign languages, and educator resources.
Amazing Animals of the World
Amazing Animals of the World is a very colorful and interesting resource for elementary school students and above. It provides information on different animal species for reports and also includes learning games such as the "Jungle Jumble".
National Geographic Kids
In this resource you will find the National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month embargo), two hundred National Geographic Kids books, and five hundred kid-friendly, downloadable images. It offers endless opportunities for kids to explore their world and instills a love of learning, nature, and other cultures.
Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife. Science Reference Center also includes articles for teachers correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
ScienceFlix is for students interested in learning more about science. It includes topics such as earth science, life science, space, health, technology, and more. You’ll also find science projects and experiments you can try!
Find information on more than 200 countries around the world and learn about the 50 states. The Kids Edition features more than 80 country reports written for elementary students with easy-to-understand information and fun facts. Check out the recipe collection containing five recipes from each country.
Research in Context
Research in Context will help students research topics such as geography, government, literature, science, and more!
World Geography and Culture Online
Teachers and students will find printable maps and flags of continents, countries, the United States, and Canadian provinces. Vital statistics, government, and demographic information is also available. Use the graphing tool to compare key statistics for up to four countries or states.