BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs interactive, fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction content. It engages young students, reinforces reading skills, and introduces early readers to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Brain POP Jr.
Features approximately 600 brief animated movies on various topics in subjects like science, social studies, math, English, health, arts and music, and technology. Each movie is supported by additional activities related to the selected subject, such as an experiment, quiz, comic strip, timeline, or printable activities.
Britannica School Elementary
Britannica School is an exemplary encyclopedia with a version specifically for school age children, as well as pre-K and high school! With easy-to-read articles and age-appropriate reference and learning materials, this database is ideal for research or just to explore!
CultureGrams KIDS EDITION:
More than 200 engaging country reports written for upper-elementary students. All updates, including new countries and site enhancements as they happen, and unlimited printing rights of all content already formatted in printer-friendly PDF files. Includes a photo gallery containing 580 images representing 47 countries, videos, recipes, and more.
Flocabulary is a library of songs, videos and activities for K-12 online learning. Note: The raps are all rated by grade level- some are more appropriate for middle & high school.
Gale in Context Elementary
Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five, Gale in Context Elementary in an encyclopedia, but also contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines, it also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
"With a specialty in science and social studies, our team of talented writers, award-winning designers and illustrators, and subject-experts from leading institutions is committed to a single mission: to get children excited about reading and learning." Perfect for grades 3-8.
"National Geographic Kids is part of the National Geographic Virtual Library, which brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine- every page of everty issue - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos."
PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next:
"PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilitites, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas." There are 5 modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Sciences, and Health.
"PebbleGo Next maintains all the features you love about the original PebbleGo with content suitable for researchers ready to graduate to the next step. PebbleGo Next is designed for upper elementary students, grades 3-5, who are more proficient in navigating technology but still need some extra support, utilizing curriculum-aligned articles with more robust information for older students." There aer 5 modules: States, Science, American Indian History, Social Studies, and Biographies.
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science is a content-driven, visually stimulating, and media-rich online science resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. Dynamic videos enhance and extend learning. Interactive games reinforce skills and content.
TeachingBooks is a database of resources for children's and young adult books and their authors and illustrators. Use TeachingBooks to search titles, authors and illustrators, and find resources to engage readers. The resource collection includes short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more.
"Offering hundreds of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, TrueFlix® is a highly-engaging multimedia resource that can be used in the library, the classroom, on mobile devices, or at home."
"World Book Online delivers a progressive sequence of core databases supported by supplemental tools, such as language translation, graphic organizers, and unique Webquests. Moving from Early World of Learning to World Book Advanced, World Book Online aligns end-users with their appropriate learning levels."
Gale helps libraries connect to researchers who are in search of credible, timely content. Our wide range of online databases offers faculty, researchers, students, and adult learners open access to scholarly, peer-reviewed content they would not otherwise have access to."