York Times Learning Network
New York Times is probably the best known newspaper in the United
States, and bills itself as containing "all the news thats fit
to print." The range of news stories which appear in the New
York Times, and the detail in which that news is covered, is really
hard to find anywhere else. The Learning Network is a special section
of the New York Times online edition, made especially for kids, will
help you relate news stories to larger issues affecting your life.
in learning more about the lives of well known people? This is the
place to be. Brief biographical information about over 20,000 personalities,
living and dead, can be found at this site. This is a commercial site,
but in spite of having the banner ads typical of such sites, it provides
a great deal of free information.
- An interactive
website that's got lots of stastistics to use for school!
Place, the National Inventors Hall of Fame, maintains this very useful
"Index of Inventions." They also have an index of inventors
which may be helpful to you if you're doing research in that area.
all kinds of nifty stuff about space exploration, the earth and our
learn-to-read website is offered free as a public service and also
offers reading and writing materials at a very low cost. The website
is designed primarily for first grade, but is also useful for pre-kindergarten,
kindergarten, and second grade.
Helpers and Other Links
Great Websites for Kids!
American Library Association has compiled a great list of websites
just for kids!
state of Indiana's Virtual Library now offers you a kids page designed
for seaching and finding information that most kids will use in school.
INSPIRE includes articles from newspapers, magazines, and encyclopedias,
and is a great resouce for anyone doing a school project, report,
or just a demanding homework assignment.
can find out more information about Indiana through Access Indiana
. Access Indiana provides links to points of interest such as the
Indiana Department of Tourism, Indiana State Museum and Historical
Sites, government offices of both elected and appointed officials,
and much more. There are also some fun activities for kids at the
of Environmental Management's Environmental Web Site for Kids.
Check it out!
math and science help? Check out AskRose, a homework hotline available
for 6th-12th graders. The homework hotline can also be contacted at
- A great
place to go for finding homework help on all kinds of topics!
Public Library: For Kids!
- A trusted
site for finding information on every topic you can think of!
- A safe
website for kids to learn lots about our government and have a good
time doing it!
- A health-focused
website with areas for kids, teens and parents alike!
- A great
website for finding book reviews, recommendations, author information
and lots more!
click a topic, and find pictures and links of trusted websites on
tons of topics!
online streaming videos of actors reading different children's books