Student Resources

Career Connections
  • Biographical Dictionary
    • This dictionary covers more than 19,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. The dictionary can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
  • Little Explorers PIcture Dictionary
    • from Enchanted Learning Illustrated dictionary entries! LITTLE EXPLORERS makes surfing the Internet very easy. A picture-dictionary format is used to link to hundreds of carefully-chosen child-friendly sites around the world. Since the pictures are links, even pre-readers can surf with a minimum of help and guidance from their favorite adult.
  • Merriam-Webster"s Learner"s Dictionary
    • Searchable by Keyword This dictionary site also has a thesaurus.
  • One Look Dictionary
    • Contains medical, science, computer and sports dictionaries.
  • The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus
    • A full dictionary and thesaurus look-up service is available. With over 100,000 entries and 50,000 headwords, you only need to look up a word once, with hyperlinks to synonyms, and similar or related words available where appropriate.
Homework Help
  • Color Landform Atlas of the United States
  • Discovery Education Homework Help
    • Developed by an elementary student, this site has grown to include an unbelievable number of homework and resource sites.
  • Homework Spot
    • This is a free K-12 homework resource portal that simplifies the search for the best resources for working on homework projects.n Organized by grade-level and topic, sites featured on are selected for their educational quality and utility.
  • KidsClick
    • This guide and search tool for kids was developed by the Ramapo Catskill Library System. It allows access to a database of wonderful web sites for kids. They may search by subject or category. If kids search by subject, they can choose a desired reading level.
  • National Geographic Maps
  • Google Earth

Teacher Resources

Board Manual Updates 2012
  • Book Wizard
    • Use Scholastic's Book Wizard to level your classroom library, find resources for the books you teach, and create reading lists with the click of a button. You can also plug a title into the BookAlike feature to find books with an easier, similar, or more difficult reading level.
  • Daily Starters
    • Fun, fast math and language arts prompts and questions, including Teachable Moments from history and Fun Facts. Sort by grade (PreK-8), and project them onto your interactive whiteboard or print copies for your students.
  • National Science Teachers Association
    • The National Science Teachers Association site has a wealth of resources for classroom teachers.  It offers journal articles, experiment ideas, and the latest science stories in the news.
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