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Duolingo Games that make learning a language fun and addictive
GCFLearnFree Free, quality, innovative online learning opportunities for improving technology, literacy and math skills
Google Scholar Search scholarly literature, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions.
Homeschooling Books and Resources
LearningExpress* Practice, lessons and study aids
Mango Languages* Online language-learning resources
OWL: Online Writing Lab Information on the writing process, grammar, and citing work.
Public Library of Science Nonprofit organization that accelerates progress in science and medicine by bringing scientists together to share their work as rapidly and as widely as possible.
ReadWriteThink Access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction, Kindergarten through Grade 12.
State Library of Kansas* provides databases on a multitude of topics. *Home access requires a State of Kansas Library eCard, available for free at the Library’s Reference desk.
Today’s Science* More than 6,000 original articles, hundreds of videos, as well as discussion questions, crossword puzzles, editorial cartoons and curriculum tools connecting science as it’s taught in classrooms with the discoveries being made every day by scientists around the world.
WebMath Solve and understand problems in general math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus.
World Factbook Country profiles including geographical information, population, age structure and religions, country maps, flags and government officials.
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.
Bookflix* Digital resource from the State Library of Kansas. Storybooks paired with a nonfiction ebook, with narration and read-along features.
Explora Kids* Browse and search for articles, essays and primary source documents from reputable publishers, recognized by library professionals and selected for use for elementary school research projects.
6 x 6 This parent-friendly early literacy program emphasizes the six skills that parents and caregivers can help children develop, before they learn to read, at about the age six.
Storyline Online Videos produced by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
TumbleBook Library* Ebooks for kids from the State Library of Kansas.
Unite for Literacy Free resource reads picture books to children. Multiple languages available.
Explora Middle School* Browse and search for articles, essays and primary source documents from reputable publishers, recognized by library professionals and selected for use for middle school school research projects.
Driver Education Program Free practice tests and access to Kansas handbooks.
Explora High School* Browse and search for articles, essays and primary source documents from reputable publishers, recognized by library professionals and selected for use for high school research projects.
College & Adult
Explora Multi-Search* Browse and search for articles, essays and primary source documents from reputable publishers, recognized by library professionals and selected for general adult research.
The Great Courses are a video series presented by award-winning experts from respected institutions who are selected for their ability to teach. Lectures are available on a wide variety of topics. Log in to your hoopla and Kanopy account for free access with your library card.
K-State Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship Open access to research and scholarly work produced at Kansas State University, as well as digital collections of K-State, Kansas and agricultural history.
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.
2018 Kansas Kids Count report A joint effort by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Kansas Action for Children. KIDS COUNT provides an annual snapshot of how Kansas children are doing when compared to their peers on the national, state and county levels.
Kansas Statistical Abstract (KSA)-52nd Edition Contains data collected through August 2018 for sixteen categories of information: Agriculture; Banking and Finance; Business, Industry, and Exports; Climate; Communications and Information; Courts, Crime, and Public Safety; Education; Employment and Earnings; Energy and Natural Resources; Government; Housing and Construction; Income; Parks and Recreation; Population; Transportation; and Vital Statistics and Health. Users may access the KSA as frequently as needed, print single pages, chapters, or the entire book, or download the file directly to a computer or other device for fast and convenient access.
Techboomers Free educational website that teaches basic computer skills through video and article tutorials
Universal Class* Online resource for more than 500 non-credit, continuing education courses provided through the State Library of Kansas