Educational Resources

Howard County Library

Free resources are available through the Howard County Library to help students with homework, projects and reports.

Ask Us Now!  Chat with librarians for help with research, navigating the Internet, and answers to questions. Librarians are online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

LearnATest:  Online practice tests and courses, including advanced placement, SAT and other undergraduate/graduate school entrance exams, and job related tests in areas such as nursing, teaching, and the military. Get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and analysis of results.

Online Catalog, Research subjects and titles, Databases: The Library subscribes to databases in the areas of biography, books andreading, countries, cultures and maps, encyclopedias, government, history, literature, study and criticism, newspapers, magazines, and current events, science, student resources, and more.

Live Homework Help:  Students in grades 4-12 interact with tutors in math, science, English, and social studies. Tutors available seven days a week, 2 pm until midnight.

Telephone Reference:  During regular library hours, call the information desk at any branch for short answers such as: What is the capital of Kenya?  Who was the 25th president of the United States? How do I cite a magazine article in my bibliography?


BBMS Math Wiki

The BBMS math team would like to let you know that we now have a Math Wikispace on the web to assist you and your student at home.  The wiki has links to our teacher web pages, SMART pages with helpful links to K-12 appropriate sites, links to each textbook, online quiz links for each section in our textbooks, course specific Web sites, and much more!

Please take a look and let us know how we can further assist you as a team here at BBMS. We can make a difference!


HCPSS Web Site

More free resources are available through the school system website.  Once online at, click on “Resources for Parents” or “Resources for Students”, and select curriculum related links by grade and subject. (Parents, you will love this website with information specific to each grade and subject!)


BBMS Media Center

See Bonnie Branch’s  Media Center’s Wiki for middle school curriculum links, online access to the BBMS Library Catalog, additional online databases, news links and cool links for students.

Note: Some of the referenced websites are subscription based and thus require user id’s and passwords to log in.  Students should all have a sticker in the back of their agenda book with the log in information.  If they lose the sticker, they can ask for another one in the Media Center.  Contact BBMS Media Specialist Adam Yeargin at or Media Assistant Tiffany Wendt at with any questions.


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