We’re here to help you find and evaluate the information you need to do your homework. So, we're delighted to announce the addition of WebPath Express to our on-line catalog. Just click on the WebPath tab on the left side of the catalog to search for internet sites on a specific subject. You'll get a list, but not just any Google-like list! All of the suggested websites have been evaluated for accuracy and relevancy. The complete and lively descriptions let you know what you'll find on the site. You can find information in text, pictures or video: perfect for your next report or project. You can search for information appropriate for your grade.Your parents will know that the sites you use are safe.
Additionally, we’ve talked to lots of teachers and students in town and have created links to lead you to the other on-line sources, so that you’ll “nail” each assignment. Check out the following topics:
Grades: 5th and up; perfect for word lovers
What you’ll find: A thesurus; dictionary; help with questions about grammar and useage; a translator; links to literature online, fun & games, and writing resources
How does it work: Choose a category and click ’n go. You can enter a word and get
a definition, antonyms and synonyms. | www.thesaurus.com |
Grades: Middle School - High School
What you’ll find: Something good to read. Check out Helping Girls Succeed. Improve your research papers with the A Plus Research and Writing Guide. Figure out what to do with the rest of your life with Career Pathways.
How does it work: Click n’ go | www.ipl.org/teen |
Grades: Valuable for all students through middle school;
parents can help new readers.
What you’ll find: Links for all kinds of topics, from Science Fairs, to Geography to Literature. Great information for report writing, but also fun to browse on a rainy day (those craft ideas are terrific!)
How does it work: Click on a topic that interests you and IPL will take you right to the best links. | www.ipl.org/youth |
Grades: Grades: K Through 12
What you’ll find: Resources sorted by Grades, subject. Free K-12 homework resource center that simplifies the search for the best content online.
How does it work: Resources are sorted by grade level and subject, including English, math, science, social studies, art, music, technology, foreign language, health and more. The site also features a top-notch reference center, current events, co-curricular activities and study breaks, parent and teacher resources, and much more. | www.HomeworkSpot.com |
Grades: K Through 12
What you’ll find: Magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
How does it work: You are going to need your library card number to use this very useful resource. Once you have entered your library card, among other sources, look for:
- InfoTrac Kids Edition (K- 6)
- InfoTrac Junior Edition (Middle School - Junior High)
- InfoTrac Student Edition (High school)
Grades: K Through 12
What you'll find: Ask-an-expert math service. Ask Dr. Math a question using the Dr. Math Web form, or browse the extensive archive of previous questions and answers.
How does it work: Go to your grade level then check the FAQ or ask a question.
| www.mathforum.org/dr.math |