Learning Resources

All ages

Duolingo uses games that make learning a language fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock and move up to the next level.

GCFLearnFree creates and provides free, quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life.

Khan Academy provides resources that are completely free forever, regardless of whether you're a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years.

LearningExpress Library - Practice, lessons and study aids to help you do your best in school.

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.

World Factbook - This site consists of country profiles including geographical information, population, age structure and religions and it also includes country maps and flags. You can locate Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of foreign governments.

Also explore a multitude of topics with databases provided by the State Library of Kansas. The databases can be accessed from home, but require a State of Kansas Library eCard, available for free at the Library's Reference Desk. 


Preschool/Elementary

ABCmouse - Kids age 2 to 8 learn to read through phonics, as well as learn lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more.

Explora Kids - Search and browse information on all topics through the State Library of Kansas.

 

Middle School

Explora Middle School - Search information on a number of subjects from the State Library of Kansas for your school reports.

 

High School

Driver Education Program - Free practice tests and access to Kansas handbooks.

Explora High School - Search numerous databases provided by the State Library of Kansas on scholarly subjects.

 

College & Adult

Education Abstracts provides indexing and abstracts for more than 680 periodicals and yearbooks, dating as far back as 1983. Books on education published after 1995 are also indexed. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.

Explora Public Libraries - Search databases provided by the State Library of Kansas on a variety of subjects. 

K-State Research and Extension - Information on business and economy, crops and livestock, the environment, health and nutrition, home, family and youth, and lawn and garden.

Techboomers is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life. Users can access free video and article tutorials in a language suited to those who may not be the most tech-savvy. These tutorials teach the easiest and most efficient ways to use websites and applications, as well as how the Internet can improve one's quality of life.