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Provides new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics and disciplines including but not limited to American history, business, criminal justice, environmental science, literature, politics and religion. Provides engaging reference, periodical and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies and science.

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Create an account and download the app so you can access anywhere. Online version of the popular encyclopedia is great for general information and school projects for children and adults including non-fiction ebooks for students and WorldBook in Spanish and French. Mission Engage all of our communities, inspire lifelong learning, and provide universal access to a broad range of information, ideas, and entertainment.

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ERIC Searchable database of articles some full text from education-related journals, aimed at college students and educators. The library has recruited diverse university student tutors to address this need, but these tutors usually stay for a just a few months. This remains a difficult problem for the library.

Josie surprised me by saying, "Having homework help in the library is a problem. Students often need to travel long distances to get there and it gets dark early in Seattle much of year. It would make the service more accessible to both students and parents. This would entail diagnostic testing to discover learning gaps and remediation work plans to address missing skills.

Josie sees a strong future in this core area of need that libraries could address. Skip to main content. Jim Lynch 18 May - Online Homework Help There are two main commercial tutoring services in use by libraries currently. In-Person Homework Help Many, if not most, libraries have after-school programs where a tutor and volunteer assistants give students personal help with school assignments. What Should Be Improved Josie Watanabe has found that the chat format in online tutoring is hard for some students to use, particularly in formulating questions.

In an Ideal World … Josie surprised me by saying, "Having homework help in the library is a problem. The workbook contains forms for use in a homework program as well. Of course, there are many different types of intellectual disabilities. This free service was started by students from several universities. TutorChatLive is a free nonprofit online chat tutoring service.

It is a nonprofit founded by students from the University of Pennsylvania and provides underserved students in grades 6 through 12 with free live online help on homework. Does your library offer homework help?

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Even when the library is closed, student patrons have access to online homework help when they need it by logging in to the service with their library card numbers. Some libraries, like the Dallas Public Library, rely almost entirely on online homework tutoring.

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This program is funded by grants to the Chicago Public Library Foundation. Online Live one-on-one homework help is available online every day from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. through Brainfuse. Sep 12,  · Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small. Brooklyn Public Library - Kensington Library MM/DD/YYYY Share. Are you in grades K-8 and need help with your homework? Come to Homework Help at the library. No question is too big or small. Kensington Library.

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Homework helpers are also available to answer homework questions about their children's homework and offer suggestions on how parents can help kids with school assignments at home. Live one-on-one homework help is available online public day from 2 p. *During the Hosmer Library renovation, homework help will be at Sabathani Community Center, E. 38th St., Minneapolis. Math tutoring by specialists provided by Catalyst Learning Center at Franklin Library on Wednesdays and Thursdays, p.m. Homework Help tutoring is made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.