Online Information Resources

Helpful Links

  • TexShare - for education, news, and DIY. 
  • Internet Archive - a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, and more.
  • ComicsPlus Library Edition - free comic books!  All you need is your library card number and PIN (contact the library if you don't have this one).  On the go? The ComicsPlus Library Edition app is also available for free on your Apple and Android mobile devices.
  • Driving-Tests.org - Driver's Ed tests, DMV handbooks, & extensive FAQs, all in one place!  Car, motorcycle, and CDL tests.  ¡en español también!
  • Texas Law Help - free, reliable legal information.
  • Tax Withholding Estimator - perform a quick "paycheck checkup".
       

 

Websites for Kids & Teens

  • https://myf2b.com/my_library/ - Aimed at pre-k through 3rd grade, Footsteps 2 Brilliance helps become stronger readers through the use of games and activities. Available in English and Spanish.
  • www.funbrain.com – Funbrain, created for kids from pre-k through 8th grade, offers interactive games that help develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. There is also a variety of literature available to read online.
  • www.abcya.com – Geared toward pre-k through 5th grade, abcya.com has educational videos and learning games. www.pbskids.org – Reading adventures, contests and games. Personalized reading games to prepare your children for school.
  • www.sesamestreet.org Interactive games such as: Cooking with Cookie, Super Elmo’s ABC Jump, Grover’s Story Circle, and many more.
  • http://www.nick.com – This site had LOTS of kid friendly online games featuring characters from favorite Nickelodeon shows.
  • http://www.nickjr.com – Similar to nick.com, this site features a lot of games that are based on popular Nickelodeon characters, but geared to the younger kids.
  • http://lol.disney.com/games - Games, videos, coloring pages, and more!
  • http://www.thekidzpage.com – Hundreds of free kids games, puzzles, activities, coloring pages, clip art, and more for children, families, parents, teachers… Kids of all ages are invited to play!

Coding

codesters.com

studio.code.org

scratch.mit.edu

codemonkey.com

scratchjr.org

Math
Math Antics
 

Wordpad/Word
Computer teacher Ms. Sterling has a website that has videos, quizzes, and exercises for Word Pad. Most of these lessons also apply for Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Office
Advanced online tutorials with pictures click here.

Typing
Dance Mat Typing
Free Typing Game
Qwerty Power Typing 

Mouse Practice
Dragon Drop
Mouse Control Skills - collection of tutorials 
 
Keyboarding Practice
Keyboard Climber 2