links on this site connect students to resources which are recommended
because of their educational content value. I do not intend your child
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We recommend that you supervise and monitor your child’s internet
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Fun and Helpful Website:
For each correct answer, 10 grains of rice will be
donated to the World Food Programme to help in world hunger. WARNING:
This game may make you smarter. It may improve your speaking, writing,
thinking, grades or job performance! Subjects include: Art, Chemistry,
English, Spelling, Geography, Basic/Pre-Algebra math and multiplication,
Language Learning in French, German, Italian or Spanish.
San BernardinoCounty Library:
You will be required to have a valid San Bernardino County Library Card. if you do not you will be prompted to apply for one.
Help Now is a free online tutoring
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Help Now is offered seven days a week, from 3:00 – 10:00 pm. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available in all of the subject areas, 3:00-10:00 pm and seven days a week.
Help Now is available to library patrons through any library or home computer. Home authentication requires typing in a library card barcode number.
Help yourself learn to type or use the numerical pad in your
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as a leading learning method for their students.
Power Typing: Grade 2nd-8th
Straight-forward and basic typing lessons, games, and speed tests.
This allows you to take short tests in order to measure your WPM
(words per minute). What is also nice about this website is that it
gives you a grade based on your efforts on the test. You have the
ability to re-test and improve your grade. Also at the bottom of the
page there is a metronome you can use to help you establish a rhythm
while you type.
Cool Breeze: Grade K-8th
Very simple website that allows you to choose BEGINNER, NOVICE,
or ADVANCED. From there, you start the test and the computer will give
you a phrase to type. When you click DONE, the website will give you a
time and WPM result. This is a good way to help increase your speed in
Free Typing Game: Grade 2nd-8th
30 different lessons that can be used to enhance your keyboarding
experience. The other great element of this website is that you can
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Choose up to 30 different tests that you can time you on and
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minutes you want the test to be (1-5 minutes).
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National Library of Visual Manipulatives: UtahStateUniversity
Select Numbers Operations, Algebra, and Geometry by grade.
World of Math. com
Free math lessons and math homework help from
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and everyone can find solutions to their math questions.
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In geometry, a spidron is a continuous flat geometric
figure composed entirely of triangles, where, for every pair of joining
triangles, each has a leg of the other as one of its legs, and neither
has any point inside the interior of the other. Why not give it a try?
University of California:
World and American history in California
MedMyst: Medical Mysteries on the Web:
Life science information presented in a futuristic interactive
game format. Learn how infectious diseases are spread by solving medical
mysteries. This site is aligned with the National Education Content
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The Science Page:
If you are hooked on science you will enjoy these science and
science education sites. A portal to other links that may be helpful to
Center for Disease Control and Prevention:
Government website that has the latest in information on diseases
and conditions, environmental health, healthy living, flu, injury and
English and Literature Homework:
Interactive Quizzes by Tammi Maloney:
Quizzes on all subjects for all grades.
McDougal Littell (textbooks)
McDougall Littell textbook companion website for the following textbooks:
7th Grade Language of Literature 8th Grade Language of Literature
Language Network Language Network
World History Creating America
Infoplease Homework Central: Homework Helper
Free homework help,
for all subjects and grade levels. If you go to the home page it can
seem very intimidating, but stick to the grade level and it is easier to
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh:
Get online help from real tutors for grades 4th and up in English, math, science and history.
Reference information you can trust. Encyclopedia.com has more
than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and
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secondary school level.
Index for Science Homework Sites
List of science subjects and sites that may help you.
Fact Monster by Pearson Education:
Fun interactive visually appealing site.
Internet Safety and Netiquette:
Netiquette for Internet Communication
“Common courtesy, social graces and socially acceptable
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your credibility and your levels of professionalism and ethics will be
judged by how you communicate with others online”
Quote from netmanners.com
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Excellent site. There is a “DO and DON”T poster you can print and post by your home computer as a reminder.
Explains that there are different rules for different types of
electronic forums. Lists some essential rules for those wanting to
participate in any type of electronic discussion. In this instance,
Wikipedia is a reliable source.
Learn the Net:
Easy to use site with 10 clear and useful guidelines, succinct and clearly stated.
Ten little common courtesies for the internet. Includes a “Netiquette Quiz”
Net for Beginners:
Current list of abbreviations for use in informal internet
communication, such as chat rooms. Most abbreviations are not for use in