The Best Homework Websites for Kids and Teens

By Andreana Dermatis on Wednesday, December 9, 2015

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Homework can be a struggle for many children but the team at SCCFC is here to help! Our homework help guide, researched with children and adolescents in mind, combats homework woes with use of online resources. Exploring the web for the best homework help sites, as many of us know, can turn into a project,but the team at SCCFC has developed a compilation of sites to directly help children as well as adolescents in specific fields of study. The educational sites listed can provide assistance with fun and exciting tools online! No matter the device, young minds can be nourished by accessing these sites on the go.

 

Library Sources

National Science Direct Library

A site that directly connects you with a variety of sources such as History,Science,Social Sciences,Physics, Technology,Politics. Informational articles provide a tool to keep students up to date with research.  Content is directed to Pre K-Adult years.

Multnoma County Library

Library-based homework site for elementary and High school students. Organized by topics such as History, People and Places and Politics and Government.

 

Elementary School

MATHEMATICS

ABCya!

Games based on spelling,reading, skill building, mathematics provide the necessary tools Kindergarten thru 5th grades need. These necessary building blocks are the basis for higher level of education.

BrainPOP Jr.

An interactive site for toddlers and children years K-3. This site gives access through a year paid subscription. The site targets  specific access to classroom instruction, district, virtual school, homeschooling as well as family based learning. There is also free content for those seeking services and would like to test out the site to be a match for specific needs. A variety of topics covered include: Math, Sciences, Health, English.

Free Math Help

A site providing services for kindergarten thru high school. Basic mathematical functions to pre calculus are thoroughly explained on this site, with examples and feedback provided. With up to date discussions that can give extra ease to conscious student, eager to succeed.

1XL Math

Evaluate the skill level the child is in and builds off of this knowledge. Granting kids access to math and learning through a building process at their own pace.

SCIENCE

ABCMouse

Reading, Math,Science, Phonics the categories that make up the site used to focus on the development of toddlers and children ages 2-7.

Discovery Education

A science and math based homework site that allows children to be scientists of their own. Education on a site that opens the minds of young children to the vast information our world has.

KidSites

A link for educational services as well as fun activities for children. These services are free. A central link for parents seeking options for learning for their children. Connections to family favorites such as Clifford the Big Red Dog and Arthur. More suitable for the younger age groups.

National Geographic Kids

The center for education, a fun way for kids to get interested in our world through play based research.Age appropriate articles as well as games inform youth about wildlife and history of many nations.

PBS Kids

Learning using characters from children’s programming provide them with the opportunity to be engaged. Content covered includes choosing games with a higher level of difficulty for more of a challenge.  Learning through play is the best way for memorization and focus goals to be met. PBS kids goal is to meet specific criteria on their site cognitive, social, emotional and physical. Age ranges preschool through middle school.

SPELLING/GRAMMAR

Spelling City

A spelling and grammar based site that goes over the necessary functions needed for advance learning. The site also covers Literature,Math,Science and Social Sciences.

MEMORY /ORGANIZATION

Day One

A journaling program that allows you to set reminders, goals and save previous work to iCloud. Great for that extra reminder to get through busy homework schedules and deadlines.

Evernote

A place to save all your work, on this private free account. A portable workspace that can be accessed on a variety of media devices. This helpful tool can provide help for students young and old.

Prezi

A site that allows students to create presentations for public speaking. A new way to innovate young adult learning and hands on activity. Making research fun and interesting. A free service when signing up with a school email domain.

Quizlet

A site that allows you to use study tools provided on the free site to help with memory and rhetoric. Flash cards can be made for courses and then saved based on your online account file.For ages 12 and up.

READING

Reading Rockets

“Launching your readers!”, the objective of this site is to let kids know it’s the success of reading that can really produce a well developed student. A guide for students to find stories that will engage and provide the key building blocks for the future.

Scholastic: Open a World of Possible

An interactive site for ages 3-12. Familiar characters provide a draw for the more reluctant reader. Harry Potter as well as other popular literature characters bring forth imagination and interest to growing minds.

Starfall

Reading,Math,Phonics the basic scholastics every young child needs to grow. This site guides those in the right direction no matter the difficulty. Services are free with this play based learning site.

Time for Kids

A site designed to keep kids up to date with current events of today as well as provide homework help in writing styles,grammar and rhetoric with flash cards.

 

 

Middle School-High School

SCIENCE

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Allowing young and old to see science experiments through various videos demonstrated by Bill Nye the Science Guy. Click Here  for series of videos.

How Stuff Works

An up to date site about scientific changes in our world, helping students understand theory and facts.

MATH

1XL Math

Evaluate the skill level the child is in and builds off of this knowledge. Granting kids access to math and learning through a building process at their own pace.

Khan Academy

“You can learn anything” the first aspect that pulls you into the site. Affirming that anyone can seek knowledge on this free site. Math and Science are the key courses covered. The content provided are K-8 as well as high school.

BrainPOP

An interactive site for children ages Pre-K thru 12. This site gives access through a year paid subscription. The site targets  specific access to classroom instruction, district, virtual school, homeschooling as well as family based learning. There is also free content for those seeking services and would like to test out the site to be a match for specific needs. A variety of topics covered include: Math, Sciences, Health, English.

Shmoop

Online courses for grades 6-College Prep. There is a paid subscription for site use. The site covers Math, English, Science, Health/Physical & Counseling, History & Social Sciences,Computer Science and Test Prep.

 

 

 

Author: Andreana Dermatis (senior at URI, psychology major)