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  URLwire for Tuesday, August 29, 2000   ---
Portal To Best Online Homework Sites Launched At HomeworkSpot.com

Developed by StartSpot Mediaworks, publisher of the highly acclaimed LibrarySpot.com reference portal, HomeworkSpot.com (http://www.homeworkspot.com) is a free site that
provides the very best online K-12 homework helpers in one high-utility, educational spot. HomeworkSpot.com is a powerful new resource that provides easy access to the best online homework helpers for English, math, science, social studies, art, music, technology, foreign language, life skills, health and more. Featured sites are organized into
grade-appropriate categories for elementary, middle and high school.
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"With the leadership of educators, librarians and journalists on our staff and the help of students, teachers and parents around the country, we've brought the best resources to the surface and organized them into age-appropriate categories. HomeworkSpot.com is designed to empower students, arouse their curiosity, save them time, expose them to real world applications and support their efforts to grow and explore."
 
--  Lauren Zollinger
StartSpot Mediaworks editorial director
The site's reference center provides access to powerful reference tools including the world's best libraries, museums and current event sources, subject experts, biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, maps and more. HomeworkSpot.com also takes students on virtual field trips and expeditions to the National Zoo, an elephant sanctuary, Mt. Everest and beyond. Topical themes cover dinosaurs, the human body, outer space and more. When students finish their homework, they can dive into extracurricular activities and fun study breaks.

"There is no shortage of educational content on the Web," said Lauren Zollinger, StartSpot Mediaworks editorial director. "With the leadership of educators, librarians and journalists on our staff and the help of students, teachers and parents around the country, we've brought the best resources to the surface and organized them into age-appropriate categories. 

HomeworkSpot.com is designed to empower students, arouse their curiosity, save them time, expose them to real world applications and support their efforts to grow and explore."

Having trouble with math? Query a mathematician, look-up information in a math glossary or try some practice problems. Need a science fair project idea? Discover sites that spark ideas and provide step-by-step help. Want to practice French? Read newspapers from Paris or look-up vocabulary words.
Need to write a book report? Research authors, explore literary criticism and learn how to cite sources. From biology to mythology and debate to U.S. states, the answers begin at HomeworkSpot.com.

Published by StartSpot Mediaworks, Inc. (http://www.startspot.com), HomeworkSpot.com is the newest site in a growing network of award-winning vertical information portals designed to make finding the best topical information on the Internet a quick, easy and enjoyable experience. Current sites in the StartSpot.com Network include LibrarySpot.com, BookSpot.com, GovSpot.com, CinemaSpot.com and others. Collectively, they have received more than 60 awards and honors. Headquartered in the Northwestern University/Evanston Research Park in Evanston, Ill., StartSpot Mediaworks strives to create exemplary, high-utility Web resources that also engage, enlighten and inspire.

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