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Homework Help

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Math and ELA

  • Scholastic is offering free resources and printable worksheets
  • k-5 learning: offers free math worksheets covers math skills from numbers and counting through fractions, decimals, word problems and more. All worksheets are printable files with answers on the 2nd page.
  • Reading is Fundamental (RIF) Literacy Central: This award-winning digital library hosts over 10,000 resources directly tied to the books teachers, caregivers and community partners turn to everyday. Organize all of your book resources in one place, create and share book lists, find helpful reading tips and strategies and track student reading progress by creating and signing into a free account
  • Save with Stories: let some of your favorite celebrities read the bedtime story tonight!
  • ReadWorks (requires free account*): k-12 reading comprehension tools and skills driven by cognitive science to move students to deeper understanding of the written word
  • Greg Tang’s website has math games and challenges
  • Khan Academy Kids: Inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery with a free, fun educational program for children ages two to eight.
  • Storyline Online: more online story videos, this time read by the authors and other famous people!

Language Learning

Art, Music, and Culture

Draw with Jarret Krosoczka, author and illustrator of the Lunch Lady series!

History and Geography

Physical Education

  • Bokskids.org has lots of fun physical activities for kids
  • Go Noodle has great movement and mindfulness videos.

I’d like to learn a little bit of everything, please!

  • BrainFuse HelpNow: Brainfuse HelpNow offers one-to-one live online tutoring sessions with an expert tutor for all ages, Kindergarten to adult, in English and Spanish.  Brainfuse offers homework help, writing lab assistance, targeted skills building, test prep, video lessons and study tools.  All for free with a Needham library card!
  • Multnomah County Library Homework Center: Browse through the homework topics that provide links to informative websites.
  • Kid Space @ the Internet Public Library: Look up reference questions, browse different subjects, learn how to make crafts, and lots more.
  • Kids Infobits* (*can only use inside the library) Search for information about a variety of subjects, including animals, plants, transportation, and more.
  • Scavenger Hunts by Let’s Roam: who likes scavenger hunts!? Scavenger hunts are the best way to go out and explore a city! Find tours in Boston (and lots of other places too) and roam! There are historical ones, art ones, and so much more!
  • PBS Kids: uses the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity.
  • ABCya! is a free educational games website that’s organized by grade level and subject area. With a bit of help from adults, it’s easy for kids to access tons of games.
  • MrNussbaum.com offers dozens of interactive games specifically designed to pinpoint one or several essential concepts taught in elementary years, and dozens of research themes designed to make the process of gathering information interactive and enjoyable.
  • CrashCourse: learn history and biology (and lots of other neat stuff) from John and Hank Green!

The Library will be closed April 15th for Patriots' Day