Homework & Research Help for Teens
There are loads of resources to help you with your homework. Library databases have lots of useful information that’s not necessarily available through Google. Plus, you know you can trust this information. Many websites can also help you with your homework, but make sure you’re safe while surfing the Internet, that the websites you find are from reliable sources, and learn how to cite those sources.
The databases here have lots of information not typically available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log into some of them.
|Khan Academy – “Learn almost anything for free.”
3300 videos explain many subjects.
|LinkedIn Learning – Your Tutor is Waiting! LinkedIn Learning is an online learning resource, which offers thousands of courses on a wide variety of topics. Learn technology, creative and business skills online. For more information see here.|
|Mango Language Learning – Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for real communication. It’s the fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! Visit our Guide to Mango to get started.|
|Points to the Past – Search primary resource materials, such as maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, periodicals, portraits, correspondence, sermons, poems, and more. Contains materials from sources such as The Financial Times, Associated Press, Illustrated London News, the Smithsonian Institution, Indigenous Peoples: North America, slavery and anti-slavery documents, state papers, 18th- and 19th-century collections, and more. Genealogists, historians, and scholarly researchers will love this.|
Can You Trust That Website?
Citing Sources: Writing a Bibliography
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