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Student/Parent Resources

Last Updated: 8/3/2020 5:07 PM

On this page users will find resources for all areas to support their educational endeavors. 

Microsoft Student Select Program Available

Software Discount Through KDE?
Through KDE, students and faculty may purchase Microsoft Software products at discount pricing through the Microsoft Student Select program. The Kentucky Department of Education academic software purchase site provides deep discounts on popular software titles at great academic pricing of up to 90% off regular price.

Link to the FAQ page for Software Licensing (The “Loading Window” will not go away. Just close it.)


Link to the Student Select Purchasing site which contains product and pricing information


Student Resources

Practice Test For National Assessments (Ex. ACT, ASVAB etc.)
Discovery Education
Khan Academy

With a library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 225 practice exerciseswe're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

Get Worksheets 
Educational CyberPlayground
Art and Music

Teacher Resources

Americas Library
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids 
Biology Lessons in English and Spanish from the University of Arizona
Education World
Great Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century From 
Handwritting Work Sheet Masker
Human Languages
Hyperhistory Online
Kentucky Department of Education
KET Encyclomedia
Khan Academy
Library of Congress
National Council for Social Studies
National Geographic
New York Times
PBS Reading Between the Lions
Peace Corps Kids World
Poesie francaise: Poetry selections for Competitions and classroom use.
Smithsonian Institution
Teaching with Historic Places
Text in Latin, French German and more.
The Internet Public Library
U.S. House of Representatives 
U.S. Senate 
United States of America Home Page 
White House 

Parental Resources

ACT Explore
The EXPLORE® program is designed to help eighth and ninth graders explore a broad range of options for their future. It prepares students not only for their high school coursework but for their post-high school choices as well.
ACT Plan
The PLAN® program helps 10th graders build a solid foundation for future academic and career success and provides information needed to address school districts' high-priority issues. It is a comprehensive guidance resource that helps students measure their current academic development, explore career/training options, and make plans for the remaining years of high school and post-graduation years.
Career Cruising
Help your child create an Individual Learning Plan
KET Encyclomedia
This easy to use site makes homework a breeze.