Library Media Center Staff

Research and Teaching Tools

  • Research

    • eLibrary Elementary: Searches articles, videos, pictures, and sounds.
    • Encyclopedia Britannica 
    • Gale Databases: Searches hundreds of magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias for articles.
    • History Study CenterCollection of primary and secondary sources on Global History.
    • Kids InfoBits: Modern, graphic database for young researchers.
    • Newsbank: NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.
    • Noodle Tools: Create, compile, and keep track of your MLA and APA citations.  Students may share work digitally with their teachers. 
    • Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Information and opinions on hundreds of today's controversial topics.
    • Pebble Go: A research database in the areas of animals, science, biographies, and social studies.
    • SIRS Knowledge Source: Great research tool for controversial and current health and social topic

    Teaching

    • BrainPop: Database of animated, curriculum-based videos integrated with quizzes and interactive activities.
    • BrainPop Jr:  Database of animated, curriculum-based videos integrated with quizzes and interactive activities.
    • Explore Learning - Gizmos: Online library of interactive online simulations for math and science education in grades 3-12.
    • Flocabulary: Library of songs, videos, and activities geared toward high student engagement.
    • IXL: Standards-aligned interactive Math and ELA practice for students.
    • Mystery Science: Open-and-go lesson plans in science, aligned to NGSS. 
    • RazKids and Reading A-Z: Guided reading program with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes.
    • Splashmath: Interactive math practice for young learners.
    • TumbleBook Library: Collection of fiction and non-fiction books in an animated, read-aloud format.