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Friday, October 10, 2008

Getting Organized for School - Online Homework Help

Mary Meehan in her article School Rules: Tips for Parents offers some homework resources for kids:

- "Infoplease
is a free reference site including an encyclopedia, dictionary, almanacs and a "Homework Center" that covers English, math, history, geography, science and social studies. Plus it has a "Skills" section to help improve study, writing, speaking and research abilities.

- Need help with homework or a school project? Discovery Education provides "Homework Help" to students in all grades with links to loads of sites. The links are convienently organized according to subject.

- Homework Spot offers links to Web sites grouped by grade level.

- Scho
lastic's "Homework Hub" offers free tools, tips and activities arranged according to grade and subject. In addition, it provides an online store offering Scholastic brand products.

- Homeworkhelp.com offers live, online tutoring with personalized programs for fourth to 12th grade students. Users must purchase levels of membership ranging from $30 to $175.”

Do you recommend other homework resources?

Source: School Rules: Tips for Parents by Mary Meehan, Dow Jones MarketWatch.

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