For online practice tests and tutorial courses for students, see LearningExpress Library database. (Choose School Center. Requires a library card.)
- DK Find Out!
This highly visual site offers articles, quizzes and videos to help kids learn and explore the world.
- Khan Academy
This site offers free educational videos for kids and teens. Content includes math, science, history, reading, test preparation and more. Sign up for a free account and log in to track your progress.
Create a free account to read articles about current events and other topics. Each article is available in five reading levels from elementary to MAX (the original version). Articles come from Newsela’s content partners such as The Washington Post, Scientific American and Smithsonian.com. You may practice writing responses and answer quiz questions about what you’ve read. Some articles are also available in Spanish.
The Smithsonian Institutions are world-renowned facilities of research and education. There are a variety of subjects of interest and primary resources for research needs. Kids and teens can learn about art, history, culture, science and nature. Also check out Open Access for free use pictures from all the Smithsonian museums and collections.
Students can discover big ideas by watching short, animated videos. The subjects include math, arts, science and social studies. TED-Ed encourages students to create their own TED-style talks. This project is part of TED: Ideas Worth Spreading.