Resources for Students
Websites for Students
http://www.theproblemsite.com/ - You can solve a variety of problems here.
http://www.enchantedmind.com/puzzles/pentamino/pentamino.html This is an excellent exercise in visual spatial relationships and memory. Once you have accomplished it with the black squares in one place, then move the black square around and try again. This puzzle exercises the right brain very effectively.
http://www.mrnussbaum.com/ - This site is filled with games that will give you practice in skills you're learning at school.
http://www.funbrain.com/ - A potpourri of educational games, etc. Try it - it's fun!
Math Open Reference is a free online reference for geometry teachers and students. Math Open Reference features animated and interactive drawings to demonstrate geometry terms and concepts. The table of contents on Math Open Reference is divided into four basic categories; plane geometry, coordinate geometry, solid geometry, and function explorer tools.
http://www.algebrahelp.com/ - If you need an algebraic concept explained, you might just find some answers here.
http://www.coolmath4kids.com/ - Cool math 4 kids is an amusement park of math and more…
http://www.mathplayground.com/ - an action-packed site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic game and have some fun!
http://www.coolmath.com/ - For pre-algebra and up (ages 13 and over…
http://www.aaamath.com/ AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts. A wide range of lessons (Kindergarten through Eighth grade level) enables learning or review to occur at each individual's current level. Try the lesson pages by clicking on one of the grades at the top or a topic area on the left side of the page.
http://www.gigglepoetry.com/ - A fun site dealing with poetry.
http://www.kristinegeorge.com/ - (elementary and middle school students) This site promotes poetry and activities involving poetry for children along with information about the books of Kristine George.
http://www.shelsilverstein.com/ - (Elementary) Listen to Shel Silverstein's poems, play games, and download puzzles.
http://etext.virginia.edu/railton/ (elementary/middle/high) A site focusing on how Mark Twain and his works were created and defined, marketed and performed, reviewed and appreciated.
http://www.folger.edu/template.cfm?cid=588 (elementary/middle) Students learn about Shakespeare while working puzzles, answering quizzes, and learning new words.
http://lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp/~matsuoka/Dickens.html (middle/high) A very complete site from Japan on Charles Dickens, including links to a large number of additional resources.
http://www.timelesshemingway.com/ (middle/high) This site offers photos, FAQ's, a family tree, trivia, and links related to the famous American author, Ernest Heminway.
http://www.americanfolklore.net/ (middle/elementary)This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from all 50 states in the USA. Includes famous characters like Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Daniel Boone, and many more.
http://www.berenstainbears.com/ (primary) This official Berenstain Bears site includes activities and lists of books.
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/ Need help coming up with a science experiment? Visit this website to learn how to do a science experiment and to find many ideas for science experiments. All of the science experiments are rated on a scale of 1-10 according to difficulty. Free science fair project ideas, answers and tools for serious students
Music and Musicians Database - http://www.laphil.com/philpedia/musicians-database.cfm
Brought to you by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, this site allows people to browse music by title or composer. One can search for biographies of composers, conductors, musical artists, or even Los Angeles Philharmonic musicians. When conducting a search by composer, it displays upcoming performance dates at Walt Disney Concert Hall featuring that person's pieces. Also included are audio samples of various musical works.
SAT Question of the Day - http://apps.collegeboard.com/qotd/question.do
It's not too early to start practicing for the SAT! This page is provided by the College Board and features a daily practice question to help students prepare for the test. There is a link to a hint for those who are stumped. Students can see how well they stacked up against everyone else who tried this item. In addition, students can sign in to track their own statistics and may print practice questions.