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- Academic Support and Homework Tips
- General Topics of Interest
- ABCs for Success
Academic Support and Homework Tips
Homework Hub by Scholastic
A very user friendly site for students with information on main topics including: practice, organize, prepare, research and write. Also includes “Top Tip of the Week” submitted by students.
BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper
BJ Pinchbeck started this website with his dad when he was just 9 years old. He has more than 800 fantastic educational links for students (and parents) to use to help with their homework.
Discovery Education Homework Help
This site has homework help for the four core subjects of math, science, English and social studies in addition to numerous other subjects including world languages, health, technology, and visual and performing arts. It includes short videos about various subject area topics and games for students to practice their skills.
A resource containing tips for improving study skills such as note-taking, solving math word problems, dealing with test anxiety, effective listening, and much more.
This is a study skills resource site covering a wide variety of topics. Check it out.
General Topics of Interest
It’s My Life: PBS Kids GO!
It's My Life deals with life and the stuff that kids deal with every day. Whatever problem you're dealing with, believe it or not, other kids and teens have gone through the same thing. You can read informative articles, share your stories, play games and activities, take quizzes and polls, watch video clips of other kids talking about their feelings and experiences, get advice from older kids and experts, and contribute your own comments and questions. It's My Life is organized across six topic "channels": Friends, Family, School, Body, Emotions, and Money.
Kids Health is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. One of the things that makes Kids Health special is that it's really three sites in one: with sections for parents, kids, and teens.
ABCs for Success
A: Ask questions of teachers, counselors, and interested adults.
B: Be on time; Be willing to learn; Breaks--take them when studying.
C: Complete your assigned tasks; Creativity--use it daily; Celebrate your accomplishments.
D: Discuss ideas with others; Don't procrastinate.
E: Eat well.
F: Focus on your goals and priorities; remain Focused all year.
G: Get organized; Go to the library; use Good penmanship.
H: Have confidence and ambition.
I: Involve yourself in things you like; Initiative--take it.
J: Join friends in fun and relaxing activities from time to time.
K: Know your limitations.
L: Learn good communication skills; Listen; Lighten up.
M: Make up missed work; Manage your time wisely.
N: No cell phones/TV/music while studying.
O: Operate with a positive attitude; Organize your life.
P: Plan your goals; Pay attention in class; Persevere.
Q: Question your priorities from time to time.
R: Read before bed; Research well your options in life.
S: Sleep--get enough; Stay informed; Stress--avoid it.
T: Teamwork; Time management; Try again.
U: Use every resource available.
V: Volunteer and tutor.
W: Write thank-you notes; Web sites--find the most useful ones.
X: eXamine your goals; eXplore the possibilities; be eXemplary; promote eXcellence in all you do.
Y: You--take time for yourself.
Z: Zeal--demonstrate enthusiasm and intensive interest in something; don't be a Zombie.