This page is designed to help students and parent to find resources that will
aid in student achievement. There is access to a range of resources from
student grades to current events to history information. Please feel free to
e-mail me with suggestion to be added to this page.
Gradebook on-line tracking system for parents.
Gradebook on-line tracking system for students.
Chicago Public Library - This site allows students for find information for
any research project or paper or just a good book.
FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Seniors can apply for free
money from the government to help with college. Seniors are encouraged to
apply early for the best opportunity for grants.
Study Habits - This is one of many web pages that can help you become a more
successful student. It offers suggestions on a variety of topics from time
management to getting the main idea to preparing an outline for a paper. Find
what works for you as an individual. Remember these are suggestions, you need
to see what fits you.
Dictionary.com-Steinmetz has a school wide program that promotes the expansion
of student vocabulary. Each week students will receive new words. This site
will allow each student to further examine the definition of those words as
well as utilize the thesaurus to learn synonyms and antonyms. Furthermore
students will be able to define new words they find in their homework
Economic/Financial Dictionary - This information comes from the world of
banking and investing, providing users with thorough and reliable meanings to
all the most common, and even uncommon, financial terms.
Additionally, the financial dictionary includes Investopedia.com. Featuring
definitions of more than 5,000 terms, 1000 plus articles, and 500 pages of in-
depth tutorials relating to investing, Investopedia.com appeals primarily to
users who want to learn the language of investments.
History For Kids-Allows students for exlpore history on topics that range from
the history of India to Roman architecture to Islam.
The History Channel-Allows students to find recources ranging from speeches to
timelines. It also provides information on topics ranging from culture to war
to historical figures. The site includes a listing of programs offered so
students may watch at home as well as obtain copies of dvds/videos offered for
The History Channel in Spanish-The site allows students who are bilingual or
still learning English to explore all that history has to offer. The site
provides access to the history and culture of Latin America as well as U.S.
and World topics.
The CIA World Factbook - A good resource for getting started on a research
paper or just to find out information about some place in the world.
Chicago Tribune - Keep in touch with current events in Chicago and around the
Washington Post - Keep in touch with current events from the nation's capital
and around the nation.
BBC News - Keep in touch with world events from overseas news sources.
CNN in Spanish - Keep in touch with current events around the nation and
around the world in Spanish. Great for students learning English or
Polish News - A neighborhood based website that provides bilingual current
events for the nation and the world.
The New York Times: The World - A link to world events and issues. Click on
Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe or the Middle East to get update
Wall Street Journal-International and national news with a business and
CNN offer the latest financial information and market reports for Fortune,
Money, and Business 2.0
Young Money Magazine, the leading magazine for college students and young
adults on money management, careers, investing, financial aid, credit and
New York Stock Exchange-News, current data and other information from official
website of NYSE.
NASDAQ-Detailed market and security information for the Nasdaq "Over The
Counter" stock exchange.
Bloomberg provides financial backround and stock prices.
The National Archives - As the nation's record keeper, it is our vision that
all Americans will understand the vital role records play in a democracy, and
their own personal stake in the National Archives. Our holdings and diverse
programs will be available to more people than ever before through modern
technology and dynamic partnerships. The stories of our nation and our people
are told in the records and artifacts cared for in NARA facilities around the
country. We want all Americans to be inspired to explore the records of their
Volunteer Match - We make it easy for you to find a volunteer opportunity
that fits your interests, skills and schedule. Listed below are the great
tools and services available to our members.
Mayor Daley's Summer Work Program - Jobs for young people ages 14 to 21.