Online Resources for Students

School Resources

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Google Classroom

iXL is a math & language arts practice website for K-12 education. It has unlimited questions of thousands of math topics

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Trello

Trello is a project management software that is a great aid in planning your school work and making sure you don't miss any assignments

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Purdue Online Writing Lab

The following overview should help you better understand how to cite sources using MLA 9th edition, including how to format the Works Cited page and in-text citations.

Typing.com

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Typing.com is a FREE online typing tutor, and digital literacy platform used by millions of students and education professionals around the world. We aim to provide valuable (and free) learning tools to as many schools, teachers, and students as possible.

 

AfterSchool Programs

Brooklyn Robot Foundry

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Brooklyn Robot Foundry offers STEAM classes for children, and sometimes adults, all over the country from its base in Brooklyn, NY.  The goal of the Robot Foundry is to share the fun of STEAM learning with children everywhere and inspire them to continue a life full of exploration, problem-solving, and imagination.

 

Jobs, Internships & Volunteering

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Saltz Internship Program

The Saltz Internship Program is an education and employment program for New York City high school students, aged fourteen years and up. Interns facilitate science conversations using artifacts, specimens, models, and scientific tools on mobile stations throughout the museum and at dioramas and displays in museum halls with museum visitors. 

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The HOPP Summer Student Program provides high school students with hands-on experience in laboratory techniques. Students conduct independent research projects and attend enriching training sessions and tours designed to support their interest in the clinical side of translational research and fuel their curiosity for science.

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Futures and Options Career Essentials Program

Students in the Futures and Options Career Essentials Program participate in 13 supervised workshops that focus on communication, presentation and workplace etiquette skills. Career Essentials High School is open to any high school student who resides in the five boroughs of New York City. Students have the opportunity to network with and learn from fellow peers from different boroughs and schools.  

 

Education

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers educations videos for any level of any subject from elementary school math to AP courses

 

Legal Assistance

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US Passport Application

Thousands of Post Offices™ accept first-time passport applications for the U.S. Department of State and offer products and services for both first-time and renewal passport applications. Some locations can take your passport photo.

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Department of Motor Vehicles

DMV issues secure identity documents, delivers essential motor vehicle and driver related services, and administers motor vehicle laws enacted to promote safety and protect consumers.

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USA.gov

USAGov's mission is to make it easier for everyone to find and understand the government services and information they need—anytime, anywhere, any way they want. We think about how people search for government information, and how they use it. This helps us simplify and organize it in a way that makes sense.

 
 

Health & Wellness

HiteSite

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The Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) is an online directory offering information on more than 6,000 health and social services available to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals in New York City, Long Island and Westchester. Free and open to the public, HITE helps connect users to vital community services quickly and easily. 

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Thrive Learning Center

The Thrive Learning Center can help deepen your skills and knowledge about mental health issues, so you feel more able to talk to someone about their mental health challenges, and guide them in the right direction.

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Health & Wellness resources from Dep. of Ed

New York City schools offer many health services to support student health. School physicians and nurses conduct physical exams and help manage the health of students with health issues like asthma, allergies and diabetes

NYC Parks

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NYC Parks is the steward of more than 30,000 acres of land — 14 percent of New York City — including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets. We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 65 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches. We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums. We look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks. We are New York City's principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals.

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MyPlate by USDA

The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance.

Your food plan is personalized, based on your Age, Sex, Height, Weight, Physical activity level

Kids Health

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Nemours Children's Health is committed to transforming the health of children by going beyond medicine to improve the health of the world in which every child lives. 

Here's what you'll find on Nemours KidsHealth.org: Doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics — from before birth through the teen years, Separate sections for parentskids, and teens, each created with your questions in mind, Easy-to-follow articles, slideshows, videos, and health tools designed to help families learn, grow, and be their best, Free lesson plans and programs for teachers and early childhood educators.

Digital Media

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OpenShot Video Editing

OpenShot Video Editor is a free, open-source video editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows. OpenShot is an easy to use, quick to learn, and surprisingly powerful video editor. Easily cut, slice, and edit any video or film. Check out the full feature listview screenshots, or watch videos of OpenShot in action!

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Canva

Canva is an online design and publishing tool with a mission to empower everyone in the world to design anything and publish anywhere