Homework Help

Is Homework Taking too Long?

Many students with dyslexia take twice as much time to complete assignments than the average student.  What’s more, they may retain less when finished.  As a result, many of these learners are working overtime.  They need strategies and tricks to make the process more manageable and memorable.  Here are some helpful homework sites that can assist with the learning process.

Helpful Homework Sites:

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    • Boozeman Science:  videos in the sciences
    • Brain Pop:  animated, curriculum-based instruction 
    • Bright Storm: video-based classes for standardizes tests and academic subjects
    • EZ Bib: citations, note taking, and research tools 
    • Fact Monster:  homework help 
    • Getafive: video lessons for acing the AP exams
    • Google Calendar:  calendar/planner
    • Google Docs:  word processing, presentations, and spreadsheets
    • Kahoot: game-based system for group discussions, test prep, and activities
    • Khan Academy: instructional videos and activities for academic and test prep
    • NASA Space Place: space science and technology information and activities
    • Prezi:  online presentation creator
    • Quizlet: flashcards, games, activities and test prep
    • Rewordify:  simplifies text into easier wording
    • Scrible: research tool that highlights, annotates, create citations, and organizes text
    • Shakespeare Online: simplifies and translates Shakespeare's work  
    • Shmoop: courses, test preparation resources, and learning guides
    • Sheppard Software: interactive activities and games for subject-based learning
    • Smithsonian Ed. Students: history, science, and social studies learning materials
    • Super Summary: in-depth study guides written by teachers and scholars.
    • Sweet Search: searches only the 35,000 websites with approved content by experts, librarians, and teachers
    • TedEd: curated educational videos, by  talented educators and animators
    • Wolfram Alpha: computes answers in many subject areas