Resources for Students
Alabama Virtual Library
Connecting you to a world of knowledge, the Alabama Virtual Library provides students, teachers, and citizens of the state with online access to library information resources. This is a great resource for research projects! Users must first visit their local Alabama public library to request the AVL card. Students may visit the media center to request the AVL card.
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*(of literature, history, life)
The Khan Academy
Learn almost anything for free.
With a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 125 practice exercises, we're on a mission to help you learn whatever you want, whenever you want, at your own pace.
How it works for students
Students can make use of our extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.
- Complete custom self-paced learning tool
- A dynamic system for getting help
- A custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress
Coaches, parents, and teachers
Coaches, parents, and teachers have unprecedented visibility into what their students are learning and doing on the Khan Academy.
- Ability to see any student in detail
- A real-time class report for all students
- Better intelligence for doing targeted interventions
Explore HISTORY shows, watch videos and full episodes, play games and access articles on historical topics at History.com.
The largest and most trusted free online dictionary. Instantly look up accurate and extensive definitions and word meanings, and hear audio pronunciations. A thesaurus, translator, crossword solver, daily crossword puzzle and word games can all be found here.
Dynamic Periodic Table
You won't find another periodic table that crams so much information into one page. Use the check boxes at the top of the page to dynamically switch between simple
, with names
, with electron configuration
, and inline inner transition metals
. View as much or as little information as you'd like or your screen allows.
YALSA's Book Awards & Booklists
If you are looking for great teen books check this site out.
Resources for Teachers
Alabama Learning Exchange
Search Alabama Course of Studies for all subjects, lesson plans, Alabama Public Television etc.
Shmoop Overview for Teachers