Homework help

Students can browse through and use millions of flashcards created by other students and teachers, or they can make their own.  There are numerous study options.  Students can review their flashcards electronically or in print form.  In addition, they can play games that are generated from the information entered.  Finally, students can make a multiple choice, true and false, or fill-in test with the click of the mouse.  There are even visuals and a new feature that reads the information aloud.  Students can save their flashcards, share them with others, and even merge them for midterms or finals.

This is a not-for-profit organization that provides a free, high quality education to students around the world. They offer a growing collection of thousands of videos covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to physics, chemistry, history, SAT prep and more.  To top it off, they now have a practice/lesson component that is terrific.  This allows students to test their new knowledge, and if they get stuck, the website will walk them through the process and will even offer them the needed video tutorial!  They have built into this feature motivational tools such as avatars as well as feedback and progress summaries for parents and teachers.

Instead of searching the internet for answers, this service has its own engine that computes answers in many subject areas.  The resources on this website are growing rapidly and it already has a massive collection of knowledge.  Check it out and you will be amazed.  It’s fabulous for calculating difficult math problems, and is a great way to check homework.

Find and use scientific research findings in seconds.  It even provides quick and easy citations when using research and sites in a paper.

Bookshare is a nonprofit organization that offers recorded books for students with learning disabilities.  With documentation, you can get this service at no cost.

Learning Ally is a nonprofit organization that offers recorded books for students with learning disabilities.

This website offers over 30,000 free electronic books to read on a computer or portable device in a number of formats.  You can search by title and author and many of their titles are also available as audio editions.

Google Docs is a free Web-based application in which documents, presentations and spreadsheets can be created, edited and stored online.  Files can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection, and documents can be shared with and worked on by others.  They now offer a number of Apps that provide services such as a thesaurus and bibliography maker.

Google Calendar offers a free calendar that can be used on your computer, Ipad or even you phone.  You can color code your classes and even get it to send you reminders. 

Within the growing TED-Ed video library, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform. This platform also allows users to take any useful educational video, not just TED's, and easily create a customized lesson around the video. Users can distribute the lessons, publicly or privately, and track their impact on the world, a class, or an individual student.

This website is a cool website that offers video-based classes that are engaging, multisensory and offer real world examples.  They offer classes for the SATs, AP courses, and basic math, English, history and science.  You have to check this out!

EasyBib is a website that provides citations, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use .

This website offers some great interactive activities and games to help students learn maps, as well as math and language arts skills.

This website offers all of Shakespear's work and it also offers famous quotes and translations.

This science teacher, Paul Anderson, offers wonderful multisensory videos in the areas of biology, chemistry earth science, anatomy, physiology, statistics, physics and more.  Come check out his free videos and have also been translated into many languages.

Bring presentations to life with Prezi. Present your ideas on a large canvas, and show their relationship with scale and placement. Try Prezi now for free on Prezi.com

This is a great website that offers study guides, notes, online video classes and strategies for difficult highschool and college courses.  You can use the materials yourself, share your own study guides and create study groups with your friends or other students from around the globe.  Here is a sample of some of the topics that you can be assisted with: Chemistry, Anatomy, Geometry, Biology, Physics, Microbiology, Physiology, SAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, Calculus, Trigonometry, Algreba, Precalculus and more.

This is a great website that offers study guides, notes, online video classes and strategies for difficult highschool and college courses.  You can use the materials yourself, share your own study guides and create study groups with your friends or other students from around the globe.  Here is a sample of some of the topics that you can be assisted with: Chemistry, Anatomy, Geometry, Biology, Physics, Microbiology, Physiology, SAT, GRE, LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, Calculus, Trigonometry, Algreba, Precalculus and more.

This is a comprehensive website.  The goal of this nonprofit site is to help high school students meet the New York State Regents requirements in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

The Regents Review 2.0 collection offers videos produced by New York Network in collaboration with the Association of Public Broadcasting Stations of New York. These videos can be used to  help students prepare for the NY Regents examinations.

This website creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students. Their resources include movies, quizzes, experiments, timelines, activity pages, and much more covering hundreds of topics within Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Technology, Arts & Music, and Health. All content is aligned to and searchable by state standards. 

This website features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons for kindergarten through eighth grade level.   

FreeBookNotes.com is the  largest literature study guide search engine on the web. This site has scoured the web to track down all of the free book notes, study guides, book summaries, chapter summaries, and analyses available for thousands of books, plays, and poems.

Scrible is a site supported by the National Science Foundation that has brought web-based research into the Internet Era by allowing people to highlight, annotate pages, create citations in their browser.

This is a free site simplifies difficult text.  Enter hard sentences, whole chapters, or URLs  into the yellow box at the top of the page.  Click Rewordify text and you'll instantly see an easier version, for fast understanding.

Sweet Search searches the 35,000 websites that the site's staff of research experts, librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved. They use sites such as the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, PBS and university websites.

PhotoMath allows you to use your phone’s camera to take a picture of a math problem and it will instantly display the answer with a detailed step-by-step explanation.

This site offers video lessons that will help you ace your AP course and rock the exam with brief video lessons, review quizzes, and practice exams from expert teachers.

Kids.gov links kids, parents and teachers to information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations.  They offer some great links to lessons, games, and videos for K-8th-grade learners.

NumberNut works is like an interactive mathematics textbook. It can help students who have homework questions or who need review a specific topic.  It also offers so interactive activities that can help to reinforce new knowledge.

Many thanks to Alyssa R. for telling me about this site!  It offers a nice listing of useful online sites that can help you with grammar and Punctuation.

If you’re looking to teach math in a fun and engaging manner to kids from grade 1 through to grade 5, Monster Math is an excellent tool.

 GradeProof will help you edit your essay and come up with suggestions on how to fix any problems. It will also check for plagiarism and  will help you fix it. 

 Shakespeare Pro offers all of Shakespeare’s works complete with scene breakdowns and 20 short versions of Shakespeare’s plays for younger audiences. A great feature is that by tapping on a word it will display the definition in context.
Camscanner

By taking a photo of the page, this app will convert it to a searchable file you can edit. Perfect if you need a scanner on the go. 

This free app makes learning a lanuage a whole lot easier. 

This is a great way to engage elementary students with math. Cupcake lets students have fun with real life math running a cupcake business.

Thanks to a friendly referral from Elizabeth Crowley and one of her "superstar" students, Mia,  I'm happy to tell you about a selection of activities, games and other grammar resources offered by Maryville University.

Again, thanks to a friendly referral from Elizabeth Crowley, I'm happy to tell you about the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University that houses writing resources and instructional material.