Help From a Tutor Reference Tools Assignments & Projects
Search the Web Useful Sites for Homework Help State Test Preparation


Help From a Tutor:

Get live homework help with a tutor through Brainfuse HelpNow!
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Reference Tools:

National Geographic Kids Peruse their magazines, pictures and books online!

WordCentral Look words up in this fun dictionary!

Merriam-Webster Online Definitions include the part of speech; pronunciation, including audio; and links to words used in the definition. Also here are a thesaurus, a Spanish-English dictionary, a medical dictionary, word games, and more.

For the pre-K–2 set, check out Little Explorers: Picture Dictionary with Links

Search the Web:

ASK Kids A search engine designed for kids. It also helps you with your search by offering study help links.

KidsClick! Web search engine for kids by librarians.

Kids Search Tools This site combines kids search engines and helps you find the right search words to use.

Awesome Library This site organizes the Web with 31,000 carefully reviewed resources

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Useful Sites for Homework Help:

Brainfuse HelpNow! On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning. Provides homework help for elementary school students and parents, too!

Factmonster Homework Center This fun site offers help with research papers, studying tips, and provides reference sources. Great for homework help or for kids who are curious.

Homework Spot Offers links to other great homework help web sites.

Scholastic Homework Hub Try this site for help with research, writing papers, studying. It even offers practice quizzes!

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Science Buddies Need help coming up with a science experiment? Visit this website to learn how to do a science experiment and to find many ideas for science experiments. All of the science experiments are rated on a scale of 1-10 according to difficulty.

Science Fair Central This site offers all the help you need for your science fair project.

The Mineral & Gemstone Kingdom Offers guides to minerals and gemstones, a glossary of terms, and a photo gallery.

Citation Machine this citation tool aims to “make it so easy for student researchers to cite their information sources, they have virtually no reason not to.”

bibme The fast and easy bibliography maker.

Puzzlemaker This site makes it easy to create and print customized word searches, crossword puzzles and math puzzles using your own word lists. Great for projects or for studying your Spelling words!

Instructions for making a Diorama.

Need to find a book to read for a report? Try our Great Reads page for suggestions.

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State Test Preparation

Learning Express Library Database Practice tests for Math, Writing, Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar, and more!

EngageNY Explains Common Core Assessments.

StudyZone This site was put together by teaching professionals from the Oswego City School District to help students and teachers gain more information and preparation for New York State tests. Practice your vocabulary and help feed the world!

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For more information about anything on this site, please contact:

Children's Services
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631-941-4080 ext. 123

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