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Students - Helpful Tech Resources

Brandeis Students Main Page for Online Resources

NISD Parent and Student Connection Links

Left Link: Shortcut to check student's grades.
Right link: Access curriculum, online resources, and other important information.

There are several textbook publishers that have material for students online. 
** Please check with your teacher for the username and password information**:

Online Textbook Information



Password Needed

English (All Levels)

Holt McDougal Online


International Languages  

McDougal Littell - CLASSZONE


Science - Bio  

Online Biology Textbook


Science - Chemistry

Holt McDougal Online


SS - World Geography Practice Quizzes

World Geography Today


SS - World Geography Textbook World Geography Textbook link


SS - US History

The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century

SS - World History      

Glencoe World History

Questia School and

Useful Links

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The fastest way to create accurate, comprehensive works cited lists. EasyBib formats citations according to the 7th ed. of MLA, 5th ed. of APA, and 15th ed. of Chicago (7th ed. Turabian)
Citation machine by The Landmark Project is designed to help student and professional researchers to properly credit the sources used.
Great resource to watch and learn how to log on to s-Files network storage area.
Learning how to find the information you need on the Internet, and how to evaluate and appropriately use the information you find, can be challenging for both parents and students. The following is a look at some of the most comprehensive—and reliable—educational websites a student can bookmark and use to research school projects and homework assignments.
If you bought a computer a few years ago, it would invariably come with a free CD-Rom encyclopedia. At the time it seemed like a life-changer, but after an hour or two spent looking at ancient wildlife clips and a timeline about the Romans, the excitement wore off. Today’s internet equivalents are bigger, faster and more interactive...

Useful Web Sites

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Students are encouraged to come and take advantage of our extensive collection - both text and digital.
Great Site for Math and Science Tutoring - The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with the mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work.
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
Math web site created by bronco students for bronco students. Great links here to support math concepts and assist in studying.

Open Source Software

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Create and share your work online Upload from and save to your desktop Edit anytime, from anywhere Pick who can access your documents Share changes in real time Files are stored securely online It's FREE!'s Mission Statement is... To create, as a community, the leading international office suite that will run on all major platforms and provide access to all functionality and data through open-component based APIs and an XML-based file format.
Office Web Apps in Windows Live give you browser-based viewing and editing of Office documents from anywhere you have a connection to the Web. If you have Microsoft Office 2010, you can save Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents directly from your Office program to SkyDrive, the free online storage service from Windows Live. Even if you don’t have Office 2010 you can store documents on your SkyDrive and start using Office Web Apps right away.