Online Resources for Students
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HISD Library Resources - https://www.houstonisd.org/Page/93089To use NEWSELA, the parent will need to create an account and add the child as a student OR the student can use their class account. This is a great resource for non-fiction reading. There are daily articles from 40-plus news publications—from Associated Press to Washington Post. They are rewritten at five different reading levels. Multiple-choice questions also accompany each leveled article.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.
This unique database provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations. It includes full-text newspapers and periodicals as well as hundreds of thousands of images, videos and audio selections.
Homework help with math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more.
Science, math, and technology information articles, images, diagrams, videos, current events, experiments, biographies, and more. Hear text read aloud.
Lessons complete with free media spanning multiple subjects for preschool through 12th grade.Improve typing skills and prepare for testing.