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Children's Education

Children's Education Resources

Table of Contents

Databases
General Children's Education
Home Schooling
School Evaluations

Databases

If you are outside of the library, you will need your library’s username and password to access these resources. Ask your librarian.

Explora
Explora offers online resources for elementary, middle school, and high school students. Explora can help with homework assignments, research papers, and finding information about events, people, and places. Explora is part of EBSCOhost.

Britannica
Designed for elementary and middle school students as well as
homeschoolers, this educational site provides fast answers and homework help, videos games and articles, and maps and illustrations to use in school projects.

General Children's Education

Literacy Central at Reading is Fundamental
Explore free digital resources including activities, games, and videos for your children’s favorite books. The site includes sections for teachers, parents, and volunteers.

PBS Parents
PBS Parents contains information on child development and early learning and also offers access to educational games and activities inspired by PBS KIDS programs.

¡Colorín Colorado!
This site serves educators and families of English language learners in Grades PreK-12, providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities around the country.
Colorín Colorado es el principal sitio web nacional que presta servicio a maestros y familias de estudiantes del idioma inglés de los grados PreK-12, ha ofrecido información basada en la investigación, actividades y consejos para padres, escuelas y comunidades de todo el país.

Khan Academy
From kindergarten to calculus, practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard empower learners to study at their own pace.

Schmoop
Aimed at middle school through college students, this education subscription site known for its humor has lots of free content for students: an essay lab, subject learning guides, quizzes, videos, and more.

KnightCite
This free online citation generator service simplifies the task of compiling an accurate bibliography. Three bibliographic styles are offered: MLA, APA, and Chicago.

Home Schooling

Home School Page of Oklahoma Department of Education
Find legal guidelines and educational resources for schooling your children at home.

Oklahoma Academic Standards
From the State Department of Education, these expectations for what students should know and be able to do by the end of the school year can provide a guide for home schooling families.

National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI)
NHERI conducts and collects research about homeschooling and publishes the research journal, Home School Researcher. The institute has hundreds of research works documented and catalogued on home schooling, many of which were done by NHERI.

Homeschool World
Practical Homeschooling magazine promotes homeschooling with articles, organization and event lists, and experts for the home schooling information.

School Evaluations

U.S. News High School Rankings
The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 22,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Oklahoma School Profiles
The Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability makes available data on student, teacher, and school performance as well as other measures through a variety of reports.

National Center for Education Statistics
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. They provide scientific evidence to inform education practice and policy and to share this information in formats that are useful and accessible to educators, parents, policymakers, researchers, and the public.

Oklahoma School Performance Reviews
This review program was authorized by the Oklahoma Legislature to develop findings, commendations, and recommendations for individual school districts regarding containing costs,  improving management strategies, and promoting better education for Oklahoma children.

Vocational & College
Adult Learning