Internet Resources - Education



Databases

  • BookFlix
    Outside the Library: BookFlix Access from Home
    Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource for children in grades PreK-3. It pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks (some in Spanish). It includes read-aloud supports so students can hear each book narrated and also hear definitions of key words. Specifically created to support non-, beginning and reluctant readers.

    Browse related subjects: Audio Books, Authors, Children's Literature, Education, Games, Spanish Language
  • Brainfuse HelpNow
    Free Academic Help at All Levels. Brainfuse offers live online tutoring in elementary, middle school, high school, college, and adult education. SAT/ACT/GED/Citizenship test help is also available. Writing a paper? Send your paper to a tutor and receive a response within 24 hours. Job seekers can also get resume and job finding assistance in the Adult Learning Center. Maestros en español disponible.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Employment, Jobs, Schools, Spanish Language, Teen Homework Help, Tests
  • Education Research Complete
    Education Research Complete is a bibliographic and full-text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
    Browse related subjects: Education
  • ERIC
    The Education Resources Information Center provides the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Indexes, Schools
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Includes e-books on the following topics: General Reference, Education, History, Nation and the World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.
    Browse related subjects: Countries, Education, History, Religion, Science, Social Issues
  • Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED)
    A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words — past and present — from across the English-speaking world.
    Browse related subjects: Dictionaries
  • Student Research Center
    Full text search on popular magazines aimed towards high school students. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Magazine Articles
  • Testing and Education Reference Center
    Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life, from high school to college and beyond. The site offers practice tests and courses, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, scholarship search tools, a resume builder, career models, and more.
    Browse related subjects: Careers, Colleges and Universities, Education, Employment, Schools

Recommended Websites

  • California Dept. of Education
    Provides a wealth of information on education issues in California. Includes links to the Academic Performance Index (API) (reports, guides and information on the accountability program measuring the academic performance and growth of schools), Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Results (program information and measurements on how well students are learning basic academic skills), and Contents Standards (descriptions of the knowledge, skills, and concepts that students should acquire in each grade level).
    Browse related subjects: Education, Schools
  • College Board
    The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Provides information about entrance tests (SAT, PSAT, AP, CLEP), scholarships and financial aid, how to find a college and select a major, and much more.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities
  • Ed-Data
    The Education Data Partnership is a collaboration of the Alameda County Office of Education, the California Department of Education, EdSource, and the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team. Ed-Data provides Base API reports at the school, district, and statewide level. You can also "Compare Schools" and "Compare Districts" to see how your school or district stacks up against others in the state. The School Characteristics Index (SCI), a number used to identify a school's demographics and challenges, is now available in each school's Base and Growth API reports.
    Browse related subjects: California, Education, Schools, Statistics, Tests
  • English as a Second Language
    Welcome to this English as a Second Language website, a starting point for ESL learners who want to study English through the Web.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Languages
  • Online Schools Directory
    Onlineschools.org is one of the few places offering a comprehensive listing of schools with online programs. The directory is updated annually and is free.
    Browse related subjects: Careers, Directories, Education, Schools
  • Scholarships 4 School
    The purpose of this free website is to provide students with the tools they need to make informed decisions about obtaining scholarships and other forms of financial aid.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Education, Schools
  • Test Prep Review
    Provides basic information about a large number of university entrance exams, including the SAT, ACT, LSAT, CBEST, MCAT, and many more. Includes general information on how to take a test, and links for college contacts.
    Browse related subjects: Colleges and Universities, Tests

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Longest Mountain Ranges

The ten longest mountain ranges in the world:

1. Andes: 4,500 miles
2. Rocky Mountains: 3,000 miles
3. Himalayas: 2,400 miles
4. Great Dividing Range: 2,250 miles
5. Transantarctic Mountains: 2,200 miles
6. Brazilian Coastal Range: 1,900 miles
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