Free Literacy Resources
Free Reference Tools
RefDesk - Ref Desk provides reference information, facts and news.
Acronym Finder - Type in any acronym or abbreviation, and this site will tell you what it stands for.
iTools - iTools provides access to some of the internet's best tools such as a translator, web search, dictionary, quotations, biographies, etc.
Government Reference - Find anything you need to know about the United States government on this site.
University of Albany Reference Page - The reference page at the University at Albany provides links for all your needs. This page is extremely useful!
Rhyme Zone - Trying to find a rhyming word? Type your word in the blank, and the site returns words that rhyme with it.
Visuwords - Find out how words are related and what part of speech they belong to with this graphical dictionary.
Altapedia - This site provides physical and political maps of the world as well as facts and statistics.
Citation Tools & Information
Popular Sites Used Students
Need a suggestion on what to read next? Check out the numerous suggestion sites here.
Bibliomania - Free Online Literature and Study Guides
Fantastic Fiction - Find new releases and information on series & sequels
Homework Helper - Find links to numerous helpful sites here or search by school subject to get sites specific to your class.
Homework Center - Find links to useful tools to help you in any subject.
Quizlet - Make your own flashcards.
Study Stack - Another flashcard site.
Tutor.com - Free tutoring for military families
Sheppard Software Games - Search by subject.
Gamequarium - More games by subject.
College Information & Assistance
College for Texans - Everything you need to know to plan for college.
Apply Texas -Texas Common Application
FASFA - Financial Aid
Fast Web - Free Scholarship Search
Wiki - This page has links to everything you need to know to choose a college, pick a career, prepare for tests and write college entry essays.
eThemes - Student safe online resources from the University of Missouri.
Google Scholar - Driven by Google, Google Scholar "Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles."
Clipart, Images, Sounds & More
Elementary School Links
E-Zines (electronic magazines)
Literature & Reading
Music / Multi-media / Images
P.E. and Sports