Kids’ Homework Help

Recommended websites and databases for homework help!

Websites & Databases

50states.com (States and Capitals)
Whether you are writing a report or planning a trip, this guide to the 50 US states is a great resource. Provides pictures of state symbols, statistical information, and links to many other related sights.

Code.Org
Anyone can learn computer science. Coding is easy! Code.org’s courses and activities are free! It’s easier and more fun than you think. >Watch a video about coding.

Code.org’s Glossary of Coding Terms
Are you confused by the terms used during coding? Check out this glossary to learn what words like “bug” and “packet” mean in the coding world.

Credo
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

Gale in Context: Elementary (InfoBits)
Kids InfoBits is continuously updated and contains content in popular subject categories including Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology, and more.

Gale: Opposing Viewpoints in Context
This database explores opposing sides of the most important issues and is designed to empower learners to develop their own opinions based off of research.

Grammar Check
Need help proofreading? Copy and paste your text into the box on Grammar Check’s home page in order to find spelling and grammatical errors.

>Homework Spot
HomeworkSpot.com is a free homework information web site that features the very best k-12 homework-related sites for the best resources for English, math, science, history, art, music, technology, foreign language, college prep, health, life skills, extracurricular activities and much more.

>Khan Academy
This is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Check out their >YouTube Channel for tutorials and fun videos.

>Know Your Rights
This informational handout introduces concepts central to intellectual freedom and the library’s role in protecting First Amendment Rights.