Here’s a list of links where you can get help and direction in completing various assignments — from doing research and improving skills to organizing your thoughts and ideas.
The Nora School has a subscription to the SIRS databases, which includes SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, SKS WebSelect, SIRS Interactive Citizenship, and SIRS Discoverer.
To access the databases, go to http://sks.sirs.com
From home, your login ID is: NORAHOME and the password is: 20910.
Khan Academy, 2,100 short videos, mostly math and science, ranging from basic math through advanced calculus, biology, chemsitry and physics.
Tips for effective research
Search the Internet with Teoma
Search the Internet with Yahoo!
Search the Internet with Google
The District of Columbia Public Library
Prince George’s County Library
Alexandria Public Library
Fairfax County Public Library
Library of Congress
Books on Tape
For checking current homework assignments, use The Nora School’s PlusPortal account. Current students receive passwords from the school administration, and parents are sent an email with the password and user information.