Parents & Students

Dear Students & Parents,

Education today is challenging, complex – and more exciting than ever! Here are some helpful resources that will help you and your children make the most of their studies!

Common Sense Media is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives. (link to www.commonsensemedia.org)
Help Your Child Learn Math (link to www.webmath.com)

Do you ever get stuck on a math problem, and you just can’t remember how to tackle it? Now what was it that my teacher said about order of operations or how do I know which fraction is bigger? Click here to connect to Webmath for help with your math homework!

National Geographic for Kids (link to www.nationalgeographic.com)

Looking for a map of the world? Interested in knowing more about World War II? Visit this site and download interesting historical podcasts, maps, historical timelines and more!

Online Dictionary (link to www.dictionary.com)

Don’t have a dictionary on hand? Finding the definition is a snap! Just click here to look up a new word that will impress your friends.

Free Online Library (link to www.readprint.com)

Reading Hamlet, Moby Dick and The Canterbury Tales has never been so easy! Connoisseurs of the classics will love this free website that offers thousands of free books for students, parents and teachers. Use the author index to search the library and you will have instant access to thousands of texts!

The Newseum (link to www.newseum.org)

Wondering what’s going on in the world? Visit The Newseum and gain instant access to 525 front pages from newspapers around the world!

Technology Resource (link to www.mainelearns.org)

Maine’s Learning Technology Initiative is one of a kind. Go to mainelearns.org to find out more about this exciting project and to access a number of helpful online resources, including The Big 6 Research Process and other important information.

MARVEL Databases (link to http://libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/)

Thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books are available anywhere in the State of Maine through the online resources of MARVEL! Maine’s Virtual Library.
Directions for creating an account are listed on the site.

SAT Prep Course
STEP 1: Go to the SAT Prep Course site: www.collegeboard.com.

STEP 2: Click on “The Official SAT Online Course” (on right)
and click “Subscribe Now.”

STEP 3: On the “Students” side, click “Register Now!” (see bottom left).

STEP 4: Enter Brewer’s school code: 200155 and click “Submit”

STEP 5: Create an account

STEP 6: Begin the course.

Free Clip Art & licensed images.

These sites have royalty free clip art that students may use in projects. Some of the clip art used on this site came from these sources. We are providing links back as a thank you for allowing us to use free artwork on our site.

link to www.teacherfiles.com/clip_art.htm
link to www.school-clip-art.com
link to www.creativecommons.org/

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