Resources

The following websites are guaranteed to help students both inside and outside of the classroom. Please take an opportunity to visit each website and explore what it has to offer. If you have a great student resource website that is not listed below, please contact us and let us know so that we may add it to our growing list.  Thank you.

With over 3,300 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, Khan Academy is on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

Parents and students can use Infinite Campus to view grades, track missing assignments, communicate with teachers, and monitor attendance. A majority of teachers on campus update student scores on a weekly to bi-weekly basis.

The Library Media Center at Saugus High School is an excellent resource for all students. Helpful tools include: Multiple database search engines, Destiny Quest, Reserach & Writing Guides, and links to other libraries in our county. If you need to write a research paper for your class, make this website your first stop.

TED

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. TED.com houses the best talks and performances from TED and partners available to the world, for free.

One of the greatest resources for today’s students. Google Drive allows students to create and house an unlimited number of essays, spreadsheets, and slideshows online and edit from anywhere. Multiple students can collaborate on a single document in real-time, making flash drives and email attachments obsolete.

Never forget a homework assignment again with this computer program and app. Evernote can house thousands of notes, images, webpages, sound clips, and more in a cloud-based storage system that you can access from your computer and phone. It’s like having an unlimited number of high-tech sticky notes in your pocket.

Spark

Powered by Barnes & Noble, Sparknotes.com is one of the most popular websites for high school and college students. The website is widely known for its summaries and in-depth analysis of 1,000’s of literary works, “No Fear” translations of difficult texts into modern-day English, and test prep material for the ACT, SAT, and AP exams. Oh, by the way, it’s completely FREE!!!

An absolute MUST for students who are planning to attend any type of college or trade school, collegeboard.com is a one-stop destination for college planning and SAT signups.

Bibliographies and citations in MLA format are automatically created for students using easybib.com. The FREE website takes care of the guessing game when it comes to correctly formatting a works cited page for your essay. In the past decade, almost zero college students have ever written out their bibliography by hand or by memory…why should you?