Howard County Library

  • A First-Rate Second Opinion

    live homework help - free online help from real tutors logoHave you already assigned the first of many research papers or essays to your students?  Would you now like to point them in the direction of FREE writing review and suggestions? If so, take a moment to encourage them to use Howard County Library System’s online homework assistance.

    This service features, among other useful aspects, a writing lab where students can actually upload versions of their original papers to receive a “second opinion” from the experts.  These experts check the students’ submissions for grammar and content, then reply to the students with suggestions and tips to consider while drafting the final versions of their assignments!

    In addition to writing assistance, Online Homework Assistance experts also offer your students confidential access to additional assistance/tutoring in the following areas:

    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Foreign Languages
    • Test Preparation

    Remember, this service is FREE!  Encourage your students to take advantage of this and other services offered by the Howard County Library System via hclibrary.org/students.

    Brian Hart – Howard County Library System, Savage Branch

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  • Live Homework Help

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    One of the most valuable resources we have to offer students is Live Homework Help.

    Sometimes when students are away from your classroom and fervently completing their homework assignments, they encounter obstacles. When this happens, students should know that they can use their Howard County Library card to access a live tutor seven days a week from 2:00 pm to 1:00 am! Tutors are available to help students in fourth through twelfth grades with math, science, social studies, and English.

    Just who are these tutors? They are certified teachers, college professors, professional tutors, graduate school students, and undergraduates from top universities. Their job is to work one-on-one with students via the internet. Tutors are trained to teach the material, not simply spoon-feed answers, so you can be sure that your students are learning and practicing the material from your classroom, not just taking the easy way out!

    Tutors use robust electronic tools, like interactive whiteboards for geometry diagrams. With a bit of advanced notice, they’ll review student essays and reports.

    Follow this link to learn more or, better yet, log on and try it out for yourself!

     

    Amy Stephens – Howard County Library Glenwood Branch

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  • Preparing for Semester Exams

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    It’s time for high school semester exams!

    If your students need additional assistance “cramming” for exams, recommend Live Homework Help. Live tutors are available…for free…seven days a week from 2:00 pm to midnight. Tutors can provide individual instruction in math, science, English, and social studies. All students need is a Library card and access to the internet.

    Here’s what students are saying about this service:

    “I am so thankful that this service is offered. It is there to give me individualized
    help when no one else can. I will definitely be back again.”

    “They answered my questions really fast and asked me questions until I understood everything exactly…
    I really liked that!”

    “This is really great! I have been working on things with my teachers, and this just helps even more!
    All of my friends use it too! Thanks!”

    Good luck on exams!

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