Educational Websites


Find the best educational sites for kids or adults here for virtually any subject. The sites listed here provide substantial learning materials and are often free, but they require more discipline than resources in our Online Classes foramt because they are not guided - there are few assessments and no scheduled classes. These learning sites are often best used as a reference or a supplement to a textbook to help learn specific topics. Some also provide free educational games for kids to keep them engaged.

UsingEnglish.com

English as a Second Language (ESL)   1st - College | Online resource

Resources to learn the English language for ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP students and teachers. Browse our Glossary of Terms, join our busy forums, download our free language software, read our articles...

Free

VBScript Tutorials for beginners

VBScript   College | Online resource

VBScript is a propriety client side scripting language language by Microsoft, supported by Internet Explorer. Its is widely used in enterprises. This class will teach you basics of VBScript

Free

Vietnamese

Vietnamese   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Vietnamese in the real world is your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Our program lets you learn your second language the way you learned your first, with an intuitive, immersive...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

Vimeo Video School

Videography   7th - College | Online resource

Online video lessons and tutorials. Learn shooting, editing, and video production techniques, featuring director interviews and professional filmmaker tips.

Free

Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry   College | Website

The practice problems provided as part of this text are chiefly interactive, and should provide a useful assessment of the reader's understanding at various stages in the development of the...

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Free

Visualize World Geography

Geography   Kindergarten - High School | DVD, Online resource, Product

Most Americans can not answer correctly when asked the location of other world countries, or to name a country’s capital. Unfortunately, this kind of geographic illiteracy, in and of itself, give...

$249
Offers paid add-ons

Vocabulary Spelling City

Spelling   Kindergarten - High School | Website

Our program is proven effective and used by tens of thousands of parents and teachers globally. Used by Homeschoolers to enhance coursework. Over 40 Premium learning games & activities Word...

$35 yearly

Vote Smart - The Voter's Self Defense System

Politics   9th - College | Online resource

Vote Smart provides free, unbiased, in-depth information about current officials, candidates, issues, legislation, and voting. Non-partisan and nonprofit since 1988.

Free

Weather

Weather and Meteorology   2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice weather skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Web Lab

HTML & CSS   6th - High School | Website

Web Lab is a programming environment where you can make simple web pages using HTML and CSS. Design your web pages and share your site in seconds. Ages 13+, all modern browsers, English only

Free

Welcome to Evolution 101!

Evolution   9th - High School | Online resource

What is evolution and how does it work? Evolution 101 provides the nuts-and-bolts on the patterns and mechanisms of evolution.

Free

Word 2016 Tutorial

Microsoft Word   6th - College | Online resource

Word 2016 is the word processing application in the Microsoft Office 2016 suite. Get help producing and sharing documents here. Word Basics 1 Getting Started with Word 2 Understanding OneDrive 3...

Free

Word Games & Quizzes

Spelling   3rd - College | Game, Website

Challenge yourself with dozens of word games, puzzles, crosswords, and quizzes with new content every day!  Provided by Merriam-Webster, the authority on words and language.

Free

Wordly Wise 3000

Vocabulary   Kindergarten - High School | Book, Online resource

Wordly Wise 3000® 4th Edition provides direct academic vocabulary instruction to develop the critical link between vocabulary and reading comprehension. The robust activities, student engagement,...

$17 yearly

Word problems

Math   Pre-K - 9th | Online resource

Practice word problems skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

World Geography Homeschool Curriculum

Geography   6th - 8th | Online resource, Product

World Geography is a highly integrated, homeschool geography curriculum that provides rich content with rigor, skills, and document-based instruction. World Geography © 2012 is a highly integrated,...

$225

World History Curriculum

World History   9th - High School | Online resource

Social Studies Origins of Western Thinking Unit Preview, Western Law and its Influences, Thinkers of the Enlightenment The Quest for Liberty Unit Preview, Formulating a Plan for Liberty, The Spread...

$360 yearly

World History: Patterns of Interaction Homeschool Package

World History   9th - High School | Online resource, Product

Buy grade 9-12 World History: Patterns of Interaction Homeschool Package, ISBN: 9780544145894 online. Shop directly from HMH now! Our Social Studies homeschool programs for grades 6-12 help...

$117

World Maps - Geography

Geography   5th - 9th | Online resource

World geography quizzes galore – over 250 fun online map games teach capitals, country locations, and more. Also info on the culture, history, and much more. This site provides free information on...

Free

Writing Navigator

Writing & Composition   6th - High School | iPhone/iPad, Online resource

The four products in this series guide students through the writing process: planning, drafting, revising, and publishing.

Free

XtraMath

Arithmetic   2nd | Online resource

ExtraMath is an online site that provides free instruction and practice on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Free

Yousician – Your personal music teacher

Musical Instruments (Learn to Play)   6th - College | Online resource

STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIALS Yousician guides you with easy step-by-step tutorials and gives you exercises that fit your level. GET REAL FEEDBACK Get instant feedback on your accuracy and rhythm as you...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

YoYo Chinese

Chinese (Mandarin)   High School - College | Online resource

Learn with clearly-explained video lessons made for English speakers

Free

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