The Alameda Free Library offers
free services to help students get through their homework:
At the Library: Homework Coaching for students in grades K-5:
Free homework coaching is provided by High School students for children in grades K- 5.Coaching is available on a first-come-first serve basis after school Monday through Friday 3:30 to 5:00 (excluding school and Library holidays).
Homework coaching begins Monday, Oct 6th, 2014 -- end of April, 2015
Reservations not required.
Call 747-7713 for more information.
Online: Tutorials/skills practice (and) live, online tutors for students in grades K-12
(all you need is a library card)
If fractions have you flummoxed, algebra makes you allergic or long division leaves you dazed, the Alameda Free Library can help. You have two online options:
Tutor. com connects students with qualified, experienced tutors, via the Internet. Students and tutors can engage in a controlled chat session, work on an interactive white board, share educational Web sites and send files back and forth for a rewarding learning experience.In addition to math tutors, Live Homework Help also has live (real people) tutors available to help with general science, social studies, and English homework assignments. Live Homework Help is available seven days a week from 1 to 10 p.m. in English and Spanish.
Learning Express "school center" is an online learning platform for students in grades K-12. Their resources can help students prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects. Get started by clicking on a "learning center": elementary, middle or high school. It also contains practice exams in most subject, college entrance and GED exam preparation (both in English & Spanish) as wells as basic skills improvement in reading, writing and math for all ages. Get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.
**Learning Express customers - Learning Express has updated their system and, as of June 30 2014, you will need to re-register to be able to continue using the service.**