CHILDREN / TEEN RESOURCES
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content. We focus on skill mastery to help learners establish strong foundations, so there’s no limit to what they can learn next!
Britannica Library: Children
Britannica Library for Children is designed to engage younger learners. They can look for people, places and things. Watch and learn with videos and animations. Have fun with games and activities. Click the link below, and click on BritannicaLibrary, enter your library card number along with your zip code and login.
Britannica Library: Young Adults
Find fast answers and homework help. Explore videos and articles on famous people and places. Discover maps, photos and illustrations for school projects. Also includes tools and resources to make researching easier and more organized. Click the link below, and click on BritannicaLibrary, enter your library card number along with your zip code and login.
Get quick facts and in-depth information on a wide variety of subjects. Start research projects with multiple resources in on place. Find multimedia to use in projects and presentations. Click the link below, and click on BritannicaLibrary, enter your library card number along with your zip code and login.
MIT OpenCourseWare is an online publication of materials from over 2,500 MIT courses, freely sharing knowledge with learners and educators around the world.
University of California-Berkeley
UC Berkeley’s Webcast and Legacy Course Capture Content is a learning and review tool intended to assist UC Berkeley students in course work. Content is available to UC Berkeley community members with an active CalNet and bConnected (Google) identity.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As card holder in good standing from a public library in the Southwest Wisconsin Library System, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
Online Learning at Harvard Extension School
The online courses are grounded in a live experience. You will engage with your instructor, participate in peer discussions, and receive one-on-one support from teaching staff—all from your home or office.
Open Yale Courses
Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
Northstar Digital Literacy Project
Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges.
For almost 20 years, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.