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    USEFUL RESEARCH AND HOMEWORK 

    WEBSITES

     

    GENERAL/HOMEWORK

     

    http://www.ala.org/greatsites  

    700+ Great Sites for kids recommended by the American Library Association for kids and teens. Books to read, websites, lists of award winners, etc.

     

    http://infoplease.com        

    Info Please Kid’s Almanac  provides biographies, a daily almanac, and information on science and technology, history, world and U.S. news, arts and entertainment, countries, and more. 

     

    http://factmonster.com/  

    Fact Monster, produced by Information Please, provides homework help, a dictionary, an atlas, an almanac, timelines, and an encyclopedia.       

     

    www.multcolib.org/homework/  

    Multnomah County Public Library Homework Center concentrates on K-12 homework-related sites. Includes web resources that are reviewed by librarians.

     

    http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/homework_help_home.html   

    Sponsored by Discovery Education, this site covers subjects like world languages, health, math, research, science, social studies, technology. 

     

    http://homeworkspot.com    

    A free homework information portal that features K-12 homework-related sites that are grouped by grade level.

                  

    http://pbslearningmedia.org  

    Free access to thousands of innovative, standards-aligned digital resources.


    SPECIALIZED/RESEARCH

     

    NOVELNY: The New York Online Virtual Electronic Library is available 24/7, providing a wide variety of resources like books, magazines, newspapers, research and reference sources.

    http://www.novelnewyork.org/  

     

    THE ENCYCLOPEDIA MYTHICA: An encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legends for many cultures.

    www.pantheon.org      

     

    THE NEW TIMES LEARNING CONNECTION provides news summaries, a web navigator, resources and lesson plans for teachers, links to The New York Times Upfront and discussion guides for parents.

    http://www.nytimes.com/learning/

     

    THE NEW YORK TIMES is an online version of current and archival news articles. 

    http://nytimes.com/