Education Resources and Homework Assistance

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This is a free online writing resource is provided by faculty and departments at Purdue University, and can help students with improving their writing skills with attention to grammar, styles, research, and appropriate citations.

Purdue Online Writing Resources for Grades 7-12 (OWL)
This is another free online writing resource provided by faculty and departments at Purdue University, which specifically addresses the writing skills and learning needs of 7-12 school students.

Science Fair Resources
This resource guide Web site provides recommendations useful for finding and creating Science Fair projects. “It is separated into four sections: print resources, web resources, videos, and other resources.”

Khan Academy
“The Khan Academy is a free online education resource and offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They cover topic areas in math, science, computer programming, arts and humanities, economics, standardized test preparation and more.”

Learn More Indiana
This website offers information to guide and assist anyone interested in attending college. It offers content on college and career selection as well as funding options for a two or four year, public or private personal education plan. Be sure to look the page and menus over carefully so as to not miss out on exploring the numerous links to information sources.

Indiana Career Ready
For individuals considering learning or changing a career but might not be interested in going to college, this website offers post-secondary education information and options so that individuals can make informed decisions about choices with regard to personal skill sets and goals in obtaining education requirements in a particular field, as well as job training, certification, and more.

Independent Colleges of Indiana
For those who are considering college options within Indiana, this website offers information focused specifically on Indiana’s 30 private, non-profit, regionally-accredited colleges and universities, many of which are nationally acclaimed for their excellence in education.

Education Game: FreeRice
Freerice is a 100% non-profit website that is owned by and supports the United Nations World Food Program (UNWFP), whose office is located in Rome, Italy.
Freerice has two goals:
Provide education to everyone for free.
Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free.

The site content offers practice for image (i.e. art works) and word recognition (vocabulary building) in selected topic areas. Each time you answer a question correctly, the banner ad that you see generates enough money for the World Food Program to buy 10 grains of rice to help the UNWFP reach Zero Hunger around the world.