The Schoolteacher

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NoveList K-8

  • Book reviews and suggested reading lists for students Kindergarten through 8th grade
  • Lexile scores for books

Use it for: Book reports, finding a book to read

Lynda.com

  • Premiere provider of computer training video tutorials.
  • Basic computer skills and advanced software applications, e.g., (HTML, Javascript, jQuery)

Use it for: Computer training and learning new software 

Tumblebooks

  • Interactive, talking picture books for kids
  • Works with Flash player directly in web browser; no downloading required

Use it for: An fun way for kids to read, entertainment on long car rides

World Almanac for Kids

  • Encyclopedia articles and videos for kids
  • Fun, easy to navigate interface

Use it for: General research

Tutor.com

  • Live 1-on-1 help in math, science, English, and social studies from noon to midnight
  • Writing center for help with essays
  • Grade school to college level

Use it for: Extra help with assignments, proofreading essays

Student Resource Center

  • General database of primary sources, journals, magazines and newspaper articles for middle school and high school students.

Use it For: School projects and general research

Curriculum Resource Center

  • Printable handouts, timelines, diagrams, experiments, and classroom activities
  • All subjects

Use it for: Classroom materials, worksheets, study guides. 

Biography in Context

  • Individual biographies for over 500,000 people.
  • Images, videos, and research tips

Use it for: School projects, learning more about a person that what’s on their Wikipedia page

A to Z Maps

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data
  • Weather, fishing, political maps
  • NASA maps

Use it for: Gathering GIS data, preparing for travel, printing educational material and handouts