9 Homework Help Resources for Teens

Exam season is on the way which means stress levels are at an all time high! Thankfully, EPL has a lot of resources to help teens with studying and their homework help needs.

1. Brainfuse HelpNow

Get homework help and support from the Brainfuse HelpNow experts. While students in grades K-12 can get online tutoring help at the push of a button, Brainfuse HelpNow also offers support for university courses, adult learners and resumé writing for all ages. Students can chat live with online tutors and create study aids customized to their learning needs.

2. Canada In Context

Canada In Context is your go-to resource for authoritative reference material that is focuses on the Canadian perspective. With news articles, images, audio files, academic journals and more, it’s the perfect resource to support social studies learning. Write a paper, do an inquiry project or create a timeline—the possibilities are endless!

3. Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus fills all your read-alike needs for young readers. It contains reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction and can be used to find just the right book for kids in Kindergarten to Grade 8. Written by public librarians, teachers and school media specialists, you know these recommendations are coming from read-alike experts.

4. Science Reference Source

If Canada In Context is your go-to Canadian Content resource, then Science Reference Source is your go-to science research source resource. It contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. With more than 1,000 science experiments and more than 2,000 science videos, Science Reference Source helps students in grades 7-12 explore everything from health and medicine to mathematics, physics, scientists, technology and wildlife.

5. Solaro

Solaro provides the same great Alberta-specific curriculum information you find in their Keys and SNAP publications. You can create a Solaro account and work through course lessons, reviews and quizzes, tracking your progress as you go. It covers grades 3-12 Alberta curriculum.

6. Teen Health & Wellness

Teen Health & Wellness is your safe space for curricular and self-help support. As a trusted source for what matters most to teens, this resource provides support for mental health, life skills, mindfulness, bullying, fostering relationships and more. You can read stories for teens, by teens, submit a question to Dr. Jan for advice and even visit the Calm Room to watch kitties play! There is also a listing of Alberta-specific crisis hotlines for teens.

7. World Book Advanced

World Book Advanced is your one-stop shop reference tool. Aimed at students in Grade 8 and above, it includes full encyclopedia content—but it’s also supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links and special reports. It even includes a citation builder, dictionary, resource guides and the ability to create individual research accounts so students can save their articles and citations.

8. World Book Student

World Book Student is a level below World Book Advanced. It’s geared towards elementary and middle school students and contains more than 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 biographies, a dictionary and atlas, videos and animations and correlations to provincial curriculum standards.

Note: You can access this resource through the World Book Kids link in our collection

9. World Book Timelines

Ready to time travel? World Book Timelines offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight topics: continents, countries, regions, literature, notable people (including a section on notable Canadians), science and technology, sports and games, systems and institutions, the arts and world history. It even allows students to create their own timelines and add events, descriptions and media. Another perfect project idea!

Note: You can access this resource through the World Book Kids link in our collection

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