K-12 Resources

General Resources

E-Learning for Kids - A non-profit organization providing free, fun, curriculum-based quality primary education to all children world wide. 

Enchanted Learning - Provides templates and examples of many forms of graphic organizers to help in visualizing research.

HippoCampus - Explore over 7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas on this open-access, core academic collection.

TED Ed - Watch and listen to TED talks on a variety of topics, all from TED's youth and education initiative.

Language Arts & Literature

AR Book Finder - Search for Accelerated Reader books quickly and easily.

Bookshare - Free resource for those with learning barriers.

Chillola - Foreign language learning for kids, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian.

Poetry for Kids - Selections of poems suitable for elementary age students.

Purdue Writing Lab - Guides to help you write better papers and nail those citation styles.

Quill - Free writing and grammar activities for K-12 students.

Reading Planet - Reading activities for students aged 6 to 15.

Spelling City - Build vocabulary and reading comprehension through games.

Starfall - Free public service that helps children learn to read through phonics.

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Mathematics

Ask Dr. Math - Connect with a math tutor to ask questions to help with homework.

Cool Math 4 Kids - Fun and educational games about math with topic guides and more.

Math is Fun - Homework help for kids that is educational and fun.

Math Playground - Give Your Brain a Workout with fun math games.

The Mint - A website designed to teach children about money and finances.

WebMath - Generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, with step-by-step instructions on how to arrive at the answer.

Computers & Technology

Switchup - Browse lists of free in-person and online coding bootcamps designed to teach web design, user experience design, and programming in sessions lasting 4 weeks to 18 months.

History & Geography

America's Story from America's Libary - The Library of Congress teaches kids American History with information about people, states, and more.

BBC History for Kids - Learn about ancient history, British history, and historic figures through the BBC. This site is no longer updated, but the archive is available.

Ben's Guide -  A service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO) designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government.

National Geographic Kids - Learn about the World, the people, and the animals from National Geographic.

Seterra - Uses fun games to teach world geography.

Texas Beyond History - Games, facts, and adventures made for kids from the College of Liberal Arts at UT Austin.

Science

Climate Kids - An educational website hosted by NASA that teaches kids about the weather, energy, plants, animals, and technology.

NASA STEM Engagement - Official NASA-provided videos and activities for grades 9-12. Take part in challenge opportunities, find project ideas, and even look at certain e-books.

Science Fair Project Ideas - Over 1,200 free science fair projects for K-12 students. Browse the library or try the Topic Selection Wizard to find a science project idea.

Science Fair Projects - Hundreds of free, illustrated science fair projects, ideas, and experiments for elementary, middle, and high school.

SciGirls - Explore the PBS Sci Girls website with links to episodes, games, and education on science, engineering, and technology.