Online Information Resources

Research Databases

  • TexShare - for education, news, and DIY. 
  • Internet Archive - a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, and more.
  • Texas Law Help - free, reliable legal information.
      

 

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.
  • www.playkidsgames.com – Geared at grades 1st – 8th, Play Kids Games offer kids a safe environment to discover their abilities and learn new skills with interactive and fun computer games.
  • 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!

Wordpad/Word
www.sabrinasterling.com 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
http://inpics.net – Advanced online tutorials with pictures.
 

Typing
https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/z3c6tfr
www.freetypinggame.net

www.powertyping.com/qwerty/lessonsq.html 

Mouse Practice
www.gamequarium.com/learntousemouse.html


Keyboarding Practice
http://www.gamequarium.com/keyboarding3.htm