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 Basic offers Arabic, Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Levantine Arabic, Norwegian, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, ESL Arabic, ESL Cantonese Chinese, ESL French, ESL German, ESL Greek, ESL Italian, ESL Japanese, ESL Korean, ESL Mandarin Chinese, ESL Russian, and ESL Vietnamese. Mango Complete, for students who want to learn beyond the basics, offers Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Levantine Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Norwegian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, ESL Brazilian Portuguese, ESL French, ESL German, ESL Greek, ESL Italian, ESL Korean, ESL Mandarin Chinese, ESL Polish, and ESL 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.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Find easy-to-understand information on a variety of topics. This is a great resource for students of all ages.
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. [source list]
Kids Search provides access to books and encyclopedias, magazine and newspaper articles, and photos and video clips for elementary and middle school students. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included.
Read articles from over 50 popular children's magazines. Great for elementary school students and teachers searching for easy-to-understand information on current events, sports, hobbies, animals, and more.
Searchasaurus provides access to a dictionary, an encyclopedia, magazine articles, and an image library for elementary and middle school students. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included.
Student Research Center
Designed for students in grades 6 through 12, this database can be used to locate magazine and newspaper articles about a variety of topics. Searches MAS Ultra - School Edition, Newspaper Source, Health Source: Consumer Edition, American Heritage Dictionary and Columbia Encyclopedia. It also includes a Teacher Research interface, which searches Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier, and ERIC.
World Book Online
Explore easy to understand encyclopedia articles, as well as links to related websites and magazine articles. An atlas is also included. Entries incorporate sounds, pictures, videos and animations to make the information come alive. Great for students of all ages.
Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary Edition
This collection contains searchable full text for more than thirteen hundred popular nonfiction books for elementary school students. The database includes high-interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics, 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.
New Book of Popular Science
A fun and educational science encyclopedia with easy-to-understand articles, pictures and diagrams, fun facts, and links to carefully evaluated websites. Check out the science games, puzzles, brain teasers, and print a map of the night sky.
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.
America the Beautiful
Learn about the history, geography, economics, government, and culture of each state, plus Puerto Rico and the major territories. Look up state symbols, and find articles on famous people and places. Check out the games section and test your knowledge of state capitals, famous Americans, and more.
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.
Lands and Peoples
A fun and educational encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events. Each article describes a country's land, people, economy, history, and government. Check out the current news stories, atlas, and educational games including puzzles and brain teasers.
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.