Online Learning for High School Students

Whether you are teaching and learning from home, looking for educational resources to supplement your curricula, or seeking some extra practice exercises to reinforce concepts and skills, Danbury Library has you covered. Scroll below to find a wealth of web-based research sites, educational videos, online tutorials and more.

State Research Databases

Find books, articles and primary sources to help you with your homework.

LOC Teen Readers and Writers

The Library of Congress Teen Page has tons of books and resources to discover and videos to inspire you!

Teen Ink

Teen Ink is a national magazine and website devoted entirely to teen writing and art. It’s the primary place to publish your creative work!

Khan Academy

The Khan Academy platform contains practice exercises, instructional videos, dashboard analytics and teacher tools which empower learners in and outside of the classroom to study at their own pace.

Girls Who Code: Code at Home

Free computer science activities for students, educators and parents.

Teen Book Cloud

TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks featuring a selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting!

Library Digital Content

Have a dance party with Freegal music, watch an educational documentary on Kanopy, check out an ebook or audiobook with OverDrive, or enjoy checkouts of movies and more through Hoopla.

Young Writers Society

An online community for young writers ages 13+.

GCF Learn Free

From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.

Crash Course

Crash Course presents engaging, entertaining educational videos on a large range of topics targeted to high school students through adults. Their videos have been viewed hundreds of millions of times on YouTube. Crash Course was created by Hank Green and John Green, best-selling author of “The Fault in our Stars.”

College and Career Resources

Adventures in Education

Tools, resources, and money management tips to help you make college a success.

College Board

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success.

College Source

CollegeSource® Online is a database of 155,858 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other resources.

FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid is an Office of the U.S. Department of Education

FinAid

Information on financial aid for college and tips on how to help ease the burden of college expenses.

Free Scholarship Search

Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion. Scholarship information is based on the
College Board’s Annual Survey of Financial Aid Programs.

Get My Future

Find the ideal career for you! Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

Jobs for Teens

The largest free website on the internet that helps teens find a job.

Mapping Your Future

Mapping Your Future is a nonprofit organization committed to helping students, families, and schools navigate the higher education and student loan processes through trusted career, college, and financial aid counseling and resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The job information site of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.