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Useful links are provided to give students, parents and teachers easy access to educational and informational sites. If you come across a link that does not connect or that you feel contains inappropriate content, please fill out the feedback form. All links open in a new window.


College/ACT/SAT

www.act.org
Information about the ACT college entrance test, as well as resources to assist students and parents with preparing for college

www.collegeboard.com
Source for connecting students to college opportunity/success

www.takesat.com
Free study material for students taking SAT1


College / Scholarships / Financial Aid

www2.ccboe.com/students/scholarships.cfm
Charles County Scholarship Fund

www2.ccboe.com/students/colleges.cfm
A list of Colleges and Universities of Maryland with links to their homepages

www.csmd.edu
College of Southern Maryland

www.fafsa.ed.gov
Government-sponsored website that guides students and parents through the application process for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

www.edonline.com/cq/hbcu
A complete listing of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, along with other college and financial aid information

www.fastweb.com
Search for colleges and scholarships

www.finaid.com
SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

www.mhec.state.md.us
Maryland state government website that guides students and parents through the application process for state funding for higher education.

www.mdgo4it.org
Maryland state government website that helps students prepare for college.

www.marylandmentor.com
Source for higher education in Maryland: college applications, financial aid, campus directories, etc.

www.petersons.com
College search, test prep, financial aid

www.collegeanswer.com/selecting/content/sel_state_maryland.jsp
Planning for college


Homework Help

www.askusnow.info
24/7 live service of the Maryland Public Libraries

www.homeworkhelp.com
Homework help - subscription service

www.tutor.com
Live homework help - subscription service


English / Composition / Writing

www.handwritingworksheets.com
Handwriting worksheet maker

owl.english.purdue.edu
English for High School Students

sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/composition.html
Composition and Writing


History

www.nationalhistoryday.org
National History Day information

Civic Education

Maryland History Day

Maryland Mock Trial Program

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse

Maryland Student Service Learning

Our Documents.gov
Foundation of the United States


Interactive Learning / Study Tools

usa.cx.bridges.com
Interactive student resource

www.abcteach.com
Fun activities, worksheets - elementary level

www.enchantedlearning.com
Fun activities, worksheets - elementary level

http://quizhub.com/quiz/quizhub.cfm
Interactive learning , elementary/middle school

http://highschoolace.com/ace/ace.cfm
Online educational resources for high school students

www.nationalgeographic.com/kids
National Geographic for Kids


Learning Fun (Elementary Level)

www.billybear4kids.com/games/online/alphabet/abc.htm
Alphabet lessons

www.enchantedlearning.com/Rhymes.html
Nursery rhymes and rhyming activities

www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.php
Practice with alphabet, numbers, colors and more

www.lauranumeroff.com
Children's author Laura Numeroff's web site

www.pbskids.org
PBS favorites come to life (Arthur, Barney, etc.)
Games, stories, music, coloring

www.primarygames.com/reading.htm
Games that review reading/language arts skills

www.randomhouse.com/kids/junieb
Junie B. Jones site

www.randomhouse.com/kids/magictreehouse
Magic Tree House site

www.scholastic.com
Scholastic activities, books, characters

www.sesameworkshop.org
Sesame Street Workshop

www.seussville.com/seussville
Dr. Seuss web site

www.janbrett.com
Jan Brett web site (children's book author)


Math

www.math.com
All levels of math

www.aplusmath.com
For Elementary School Students

www.aaamath.com
For Middle School Students

www.mathforum.com
For Middle and High School Students

www.mathgoodies.com
For Middle and High School Students

www.explorelearning.com
Math page with interactive "gizmos" - High School Students


Reading

www.icdlbooks.org
International Children's Digital Library - Read books online, many titles, many languages!


Reference Resources

www.bartleby.com
Reference and research

www.biography.com
Biography reference

www.ccboe.com/library
Charles County Public Schools Libraries Page

www.ccboe.com/library/athome
Charles County Public Schools At-Home Library Resource
  - ask your school Librarian for username and password

www.howstuffworks.com
Learn how "stuff" of all kinds works!

www.infoplease.com
Information resource

www.mdkidspage.org
All about Maryland

www.refdesk.com
Online reference source

cosmos.somd.lib.md.us
Southern Maryland Regional Libraries (COSMOS)


School Notes

www.schoolnotes.com
View class notes (participating teachers only)


Science / Science Fair

http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/applets/Intro_physics/kisalev/
Interactive Physics and Math with Java

www.explorescience.com
Science page with interactive "gizmos"


More Great Web Sites for Kids

http://www.ala.org/
A collection of great sites for kids from the American Library Association

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