Links to Resources used by High School Students
Study Island
Pearson SuccessNet
Mobile Apps for Education
Moodle

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/education/tutoring/

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Accelerated Math: https://hosted100.renlearn.com/25660/Public/RPM/Login/Login.aspx?srcID=s

 

Student Course Catalog

The catalog of student courses can be found here.

 

 

 

Web 2.0 Resources
Moodle– Upper Dauphin Area School District’s Moodle page.

Soshiku– free resource for students. The site allows students to track their classes and assignments, and will send reminders (email or SMS) for upcoming assignment due dates and test dates.

Dweeber– homework collaboration site that also has tools to help students learn better. It is described as a homework social network.

Google Student Blog– this blog site is a great resource for students who use Google’s products. It includes information, updates, how-to’s, tips, and much more on how to use Google’s applications as a student.

Scribblar– online meeting room / white board. Students can use it to collaborate on projects and to work on homework assignments together.

Evernote– free resource that allows you to easily capture information using whatever device or operating system you use. It then makes this information accessible and searchable from anywhere.

Dropbox– a service that allows you to sync your files on your computer with their system as a backup. This also allows you to access the files anywhere. You can also sync the files across multiple computers.

e-Learners– vast collection of web resources ranging from from Math help to time management.

Google Scholar– Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.

Career Planning
Counseling – Upper Dauphin’s High School Guidance website.

ACT Test Prep – Sample tests, tips, and other information from ACT, Inc.

College Answer – A wealth of information for students and parents. Includes information on preparing for standardized tests, selecting a college, financing a college education, submitting the FAFSA, and other topics. From Sallie Mae, Inc. A few sections of this site, like the Scholarship Search, require you to log in or register.

Collegeboard.org – From the association that brings you the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and AP programs. This site guides you through the college search, offers SAT registration and prep online.

Collegeboard.com: SAT – A full-length SAT practice test and scoring guide.

Online Test Page – Free SAT and ACT practice tests and drills.

Vocabulary: Most important SAT Words – Crossword and other puzzles to help you master vocabulary for the SAT. A sure way to increase your vocabulary regardless of whether you are apathetic, motivated, complacent, diligent, sanguine, reticent, loquacious, taciturn…

FAFSA on the Web – U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid online. Includes information on aid and online applications.

It All Adds Up – A site for teens who want to get ahead in their financial future. Online games and simulations to learn about topics like buying a car, saving and investing, and paying for college. Developed by the National Council on Economic Education.

RWM Vocational School Database – Lists post-secondary vocational schools in all 50 states.

U.S. News.Com Education – A very useful source for students selecting a college or university

www.passhe.edu
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). With 14 universities and 107,000 students. Costs, University highlights, links…everything you need to know about these 14 PA state schools.

 www.collegenavigator.gov
College Navigator – Very extensive National Search Engine

www.collegeportraits.org
(This is a great site to compare PUBLIC colleges – doesn’t include private colleges) The College Portrait website is a trustworthy source of basic, comparable information from over 300 public colleges and universities presented in a common, user-friendly format. Each institution’s College Portrait has a variety of information including the characteristics of students and faculty, admissions requirements, popular majors, average class sizes, campus safety, the future plans of graduates, and much more. Every College Portrait provides cost of attendance and financial aid information and an interactive tool for users to more specifically estimate their own costs at a particular institution. And only on a College Portrait can users find a snapshot of student experiences on campus and the expected learning gains of students in critical thinking and written communication.

http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org/

Helps prospective students judge college costs.

Copyright Friendly Image and Music Sites for Students
Library of Congress
NASA
National Geographic
Pics4 Learning
Web Gallery of Art
Royalty Free Music for Schools

 

The Upper Dauphin Area School District is not responsible for information contained on linked sites.