Brainfuse offers online tutoring services for free with your CHPL card. Create a Brainfuse account to keep track of your progress. Available through June 30, 2022.
Creativebug.com has over 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists which you can use to develop your child’s art curriculum. From learning how to knit or crochet for the first time to creating your own planner from scratch, you’re sure to find a new artistic endeavor to explore with your child.
Search through over 2,000,000 magazines, biographical texts, primary sources, photos, maps and flags garnered towards a middle grade audience.
Search through over 21,000,000 pieces of content devoted to presenting multiple sides of various topics and events.
Other Online Resources for Teens
This useful website was created by Cherry Hill West students for their school community. Find information and tips on wellness topics including mental health, time management, nutrition, and COVID-19
Free access to New Jersey-specific study exams to help prepare for your driving tests.
Harvard offers a variety of online courses both for free and at a certain prices. Course lengths range from 2 to 6 weeks. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, computer science, opera by century, religion and more!
Free online courses covering a wide range of subjects including AP and SAT/ACT test prep. Narrow down courses by grade and subject.
A free web-based career navigation system, funded by the New Jersey Department of Education, that provides comprehensive information for middle and high school students to develop well informed college and career plans. It includes tools that encourage self-assessment, career and post-secondary education exploration, goal setting, and decision making. The site helps students make informed decisions about their future based on relevant actionable information.
Teach yourself how to code with Scratch. You can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
All of these mini TED talks are less than 10 minutes and full of interesting and trivial information. Narrow down videos by area of interest (the arts, science and technology, psychology and more). Find out who the world’s first author was or contemplate the meaning of life.
Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, at the moment a web user types in their math problem and clicks “solve.” In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer.