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With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–7+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.
A biographical database from Wilson, encompassing all the trusted Wilson resources including Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, Current Biography, and the Junior Authors & Illustrators Series. In addition to this list, Biography Reference Bank contains links to individual, full-text articles from the thousands of periodicals covered by other Wilson databases.
Get help with your schoolwork using Explora, a kid-friendly research experience from EBSCO. Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more! You’ll also find easy-to-read encyclopedia entries written specifically for kids and more than two million images of photos, maps and flags!
A fun, easy-to-use tool that can help you complete your research and classroom assignments. Using Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports.
A collection of over 3,900 videos covering K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and the humanities. Videos are in digestible chunks, approximately 10 minutes long, and purposed for viewing on the computer.
Scholastic Kids Press is a group of talented Kid Reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country and around the world. Since 2000, our award-winning young journalists have reported "news for kids, by kids," covering politics, entertainment, the environment, sports, and more in their hometowns and on the national stage.
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an interactive picture book experience.
Tutor.com connects students in kindergarten through 12th grade with expert tutors, giving them access to one-on-one homework help. It also offers professional writing help and test prep resources for the ACT and SAT. Available daily from 3:00pm to 10:00pm.
Get help identifying flint artifacts in Ohio. Use the Quick ID feature to identify your artifacts, peruse the glossary of terms and artifacts index, and learn more about Ohio's Prehistoric People.
Developed with experts on early childhood education, Early Learning is designed for preschool students with tools and content that reinforce early childhood curriculum via short videos, read-aloud stories, printable activities, and matching and tracing games, among others.
The ideal Spanish-language reference tool for those learning Spanish and ELL students. Browse features provide visual prompts, and bilingual features allow students to toggle between Spanish and English text. The site includes concise articles, videos, maps and activities.
An ideal learning resource for elementary-aged students designed to build confidence and encourage creativity with image-driven navigation and inquiry-based activities. The site features easy-to-read articles that can be read aloud or translated and a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.