Homework Help for Teens
From "BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper" to "Homework NYC," BPL designed the following list of websites and databases to help you get your homework done. Well.
Articles & Databases
Literature Resource Center*
Offers literary criticism and literary biographies.
High School English
Includes a grammar cheat sheet and interactive quizzes, as well as sections on spelling, composition, and literature.
Sparknotes.com: No Fear Shakespeare
Read the No Fear Shakespeare editions of Shakespeare's plays here: the original text is presented with a modern translation. Look elsewhere on sparknotes.com for plot synopses and analyses of hundreds of books!
The OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue
Guides you through every stage of the writing process and then tells how you to cite everything once you're done.
Check out the online graphing calculator at this link, and look elsewhere on coolmath.com for lessons and help on pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and more.
Interactive Mathematics Online
Helpful for high school math, like geometry and trigonometry.
Fun Mathematics Lessons
Math puzzles and games help you learn and review fractions, cartography, geometry, and even calculus!
Science Review Games
Computer games like football and Deal or No Deal help you review science topics.
New York Science Teacher
Though this site was designed for teachers, there is a lot of useful information for students, including science labs and Regents reviews.
PBS NewsHour Extra
Current events updates written for students.
U S History and Government
Includes timelines, practice quizzes, and primary sources.
World History & Geography
Includes maps, Regents reviews, and current events.
BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper: Social Studies
Go here not just for general history and geography information, but also for links about politics and elections, and a huge section on maps and flags.
Learning Express Library*
Test prep material and practice exams for the GED, SAT and others, courses and quizzes on reading comprehension, math and writing, and college and job information.
Review, take practice exams, look at old Regents exams, and get study tips.
Intermediate Test Prep
Study for the New York state tests in ELA, Math and Social Studies for grades 5-8.
Tutoring and Homework Help
After-School Homework Helper Program
Check here to find closest branch to you staffed with a volunteer Homework Helper. Homework Helpers assist students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments in English, math, science, and other subjects.
Power My Learning
Curated lists of learning activities from around the web.
Tutoring Programs & Homework Help
Most of these tutors are free and are located in Brooklyn.
* This link to is one of our Articles & Databases. It requires a library card and PIN number.