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Holt McDougal Online - Mathematics
This is the video, interactive website that your mathematics teacher has provided for you alongside your classroom academics. See your teacher in order to get your login and password.
Khan Academy is a completely free interactive video based website that allows you and your child to engage in science, mathematics, economics, finance, history and many other educational courses.
Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, at the moment a web user types in their math problem and clicks "solve." In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer.
Science Homework Help
This site from Discovery Education offers resources to help students connect science content to things they can see and experience. Videos, Interactive Explorations, and Interactive Videos engage students and encourage them to explore more on their own with your help.
Math Homework Help
This site from Discovery Education offers resources to help students master the basics of mathematics of numbers and number operations. Videos and tutorials explain basic operations and help with the mastery of math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division--essential building blocks for success in mathematics.
Social Studies Homework Help
This site from Discovery Education offers video chapters and web resources to assist students with understanding the election process, as well as the powers of and people behind the U.S. presidency.
English Homework Help
This site from Discovery Education offers video chapters and web resources will assist students with their written and verbal communication skills. Content areas included are grammar, composition, and mechanics from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
MLA and APA Research and Citation Formatting Tips
Check out the Purdue Online Writing Lab at the link above.
Finance in the Classroom Student Printables
Girls & STEM
Building a STEM Pipeline for Girls and Women: The American Association of University Women is committed to encouraging women and girls to pursue STEM fields. They provide summer camps and conferences to engage girls in STEM activities, provide fellowships and scholarships for young women in STEM programs in college, and advocate on a statewide and national level for policies that increase access to STEM education for women and girls.
Engaging Girls in STEM | National Girls Collaborative Project: This Web site summarizes current research focused on what works to engage and support girls in STEM.
SciGirls Connect: SciGirls' videos, interactive Web site, and hands-on activities work together to inspire, enable, and maximize STEM learning and participation for all girls, with an eye toward future STEM careers.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Women in STEM: The development of world-class talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is critical to America's global leadership.
Resources for Women in Computer Technology
This resource reviews the history of women in computer science, explores career opportunities and identifies resources to help women explore and grow in computer science fields.
A Guide for Minorities in STEM: Increasing Workplace Diversity
The resource covers the importance of STEM programs being more inclusive to women and minorities, and ways this can be achieved. The guide also provides resources for minority college students in STEM programs, along with scholarships for women, African American, American Indian, and Hispanic STEM students. I believe it would be a great additional tool for women and other minority students to refer back to in order to further their STEM education and careers.